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CertifiKid goes national after $600K ‘Shark Tank’ investment (access required)

A website based in Potomac that offers discounts on activities for children and families has expanded from offering the deals in specific markets to offering them across America. CertifiKid LLC received a $600,000 investment after appearing last year from Kevin O’Leary, ...

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Maryland lawyer’s uncle, buried as unknown soldier, returning home (access required)

WASHINGTON — Gerard Murphy never met his uncle Richard. But the Potomac, Maryland, native grew up hearing stories of the former journalist who enlisted in the Marines during World War II and disappeared during the Jan. 15, 1944, amphibious assault ...

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‘The Potomac Lice Lady’ is a sought-after nitpicker (access required)

WASHINGTON — The cars, some from as far as Georgia, pull up to the stately brick home tucked into an affluent Washington suburb. Some of the people who emerge are tearful, others are panicked. Most are itchy. A small sign ...

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Cumberland targets kayaking sites

(AP) Officials from the city of Cumberland and the National Park Service are making progress toward a Potomac River public access point for kayakers and canoeists. The Cumberland Times-News reported that officials toured several potential launch sites Monday. Most say ...

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Tiger’s tournament headed to Avenel

(AP) Tiger Woods’ tournament will have yet another new home in 2017. Organizers announced Thursday that the 2017 Quicken Loans National will be played at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Potomac. It’s the golf course that used to be ...

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Allegany bridge over Potomac reopens

(AP) A Potomac River toll bridge linking Allegany County to Green Spring, West Virginia, is back in business. The Cumberland Times-News reported that the reopening Tuesday of the Oldtown Bridge came about 10 weeks after it was damaged by flooding. ...

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