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Maryland State attorney John McCarthy spoke about murder cases he had handled. Ben Lickerman
Maryland State attorney John McCarthy spoke about murder cases he had handled.

Blair holds second annual Crime and Punishment day

On Nov. 20, Blair held their second annual Crime and Punishment day in order to give students the opportunity to explore different areas of forensic science. The day consisted of a variety of professionals from different fields coming in to speak to students.

Senior creates girls' leadership program for middle school students

For the 2014-15 school year, senior Christina McCann created a girls' leadership program at Parkland Middle School.

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MCPS institutes precautions against Ebola

In response to national concern about the Ebola virus, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) health staff developed new policies for schools to isolate any potential cases of Ebola among students.

Math Honor Society to begin at Blair

Math teachers Christina Martin and Kristin Werdann are co-sponsoring a Math Honor Society at Blair and aim to have the club up and running within the next few weeks. The Math Honor Society will help bring attention to students at Blair who have a particular interest in mathematics and encourage them to pursue that interest.

Blair's rain garden receives updates

Blair's horticulture club created the rain garden to help prevent the deposition of polluted runoff rainwater into Sligo Creek, where it then flows into the Chesapeake Bay.

Scholarship program available for DREAMers at Blair

TheDream.US is a program designed to help create college opportunities for undocumented high schoolers and it is open for Blair students to apply. The program has a list of partner colleges, which allow students who receive the scholarship attend their school.

Muslim Student Association revived after a three-year hiatus

After three years of scattered activity, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) has been made an official club at Blair with librarian Andrea Lamphier as teacher sponsor.
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What’s up with the Secret Service?

But the apparent increase of scandals for the agency in the past few years has begged the question: What is going on with the Secret Service?

Midterms debrief: 2014 election results and what they mean

What to expect on Nov. 4

Predictions and polling have given Republicans an edge in the upcoming race for control of the Senate.However, Nate Silver, the man who predicted all 50 states correctly in the 2012 presidential election, only gives the Republicans a 62 percent chance of winning a majority this Tuesday.