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Rockville, Maryland is located in Montgomery County. Zip codes in Rockville, MD include 20857, 20852, and 20849. The median home price in Rockville is $429,000 which is roughly $293/per square foot. More Rockville information.

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19 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Man charged after abuse of seven horses

Robert Curry Sr. of Rockville, Maryland was charged for not providing water, shelter food or veterinary care for his seven horses. Animal services originally responded to a report of animal cruelty on July 10. According to a release, they were starving, covered in sores and bites and didn't have water.

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Yesterday | Circulation

Increased Levels of Copeptin Before Clinical Diagnosis of Preelcampsia [Original Article]

From the Epidemiology Branch and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch in the Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD; Glotech, Inc, Rockville, MD ; and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis . Correspondence to Edwina Yeung, Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, 7B03, Bethesda, MD 20892.

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Yesterday | Bloomberg

Balding at 45 Spurs Higher Prostate Cancer Risks: Study

Balding middle-aged men have a greater chance of getting aggressive prostate cancer later in life than those with a full head of hair, say researchers who suggest the result may one day help doctors predict the disease. The study reviewed the cases of 39,070 men 55 to 74 years old who were asked to use a pictorial to identify their own baldness at age 45. Those with moderate hair loss on the front and crown of the head were 39 percent more at risk of getting fast-growing, aggressive prostate cancer, the study found.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Freshnews

eBusiness Integrators (EBI) Now RedLine Performance Solutions

We are pleased to announce we are renaming eBusiness Integrators, LLC to RedLine Performance Solutions, LLC . The change is effective immediately.

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Daily Record

Maryland rates in top places to live

Five Maryland communities have made Livability.com's list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the United States: Rockville , Frederick , Towson , North Bethesda and Silver Spring . This was the website's second ranking of small to midsized cities.

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The Washington Post

Montgomery County police build homicide case against mother of missing children

Police are building a homicide case against Catherine Hoggle, the 27-year-old Montgomery County woman who went missing for five days and hasn't told police what happened to her two young children. "We keep a ray of hope, but from what she said and what we know about what information that should be provided about them, and that she hasn't contacted them, this is the natural progression for us," said Capt.

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CBS Local

Mother Refuses To Give Police Missing Kids' Whereabouts

ROCKVILLE, Md. - The search continues. Two Montgomery County toddlers are still missing.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Washington Post

A Montgomery County campaign finance bill empowers small donors

MARYLAND HAS long offered candidates for statewide office the option of public financing for their campaigns, but candidates at the local level have to raise money the old-fashioned way. More often than not, particularly in big suburban jurisdictions like Montgomery County, that means going hat in hand to big-money interests, such as developers and public-employee labor unions.

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The Motley Fool

Refinance Into an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

If you are interested in the lowest possible mortgage rate for your refinance , consider refinancing into an adjustable-rate mortgage, or ARM. Because ARMs tend to have lower initial interest rates than their traditional 30-year fixed-rate counterparts, ARM refinances are especially popular when mortgage rates begin to rise and consumers need a lower-cost option.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

495 Express Lanes free for one week during off-peak hours

To save a few minutes off on their commute through Virginia, many travelers pay to use the 495 Express Lanes. Now, commuters can get a free week of rides in the fast lanes.

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Gazette.net

Dona t like the name White Flint? How about Rocksy?

Here are the 10 finalist names to brand and market the White Flint area: • Quartz District • Uptown • Metropolitan White Flint • The Stem • Market District • Slate District • Rockline • Pike District • The Summit • Rocksy That may be the top choice among some of the stakeholders who were presented with a list of new names being pitched to help rebrand the area around the White Flint Metro station in North Bethesda. A group of developers in the area has hired the branding firm Streetsense to help pick the name.

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Courthouse News Service

Federal Contractor Pays $1.5M for Bias

Statistical survey firm Westat, a federal contractor, will pay $1.5 million to settle claims it failed to give equal employment opportunities to thousands of minorities and women in eight states. The Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs said Wednesday it discovered that the Rockville, Md.-based company used a selection process that "systematically discriminated" against 2,153 African American, 825 Asian American and 35 Hispanic applicants from Oct. 1, 2008, to Sept.

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Gazette.net

City projects delayed by lack of funds

As Montgomery County officials and legislators work to secure more state school funding, they'll have support from Rockville's leaders. The city's mayor and council said Monday that advocating for capital school projects is one of their legislative priorities for the coming year.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Former walk-on Hollins making mark at WR for UNC

The former walk-on has two long touchdowns on just four catches this year. He knows that conversion rate can't last but hopes it marks the start of a steady role in the no-huddle attack.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Record

Monument Bank relocating from downtown Bethesda

Monument Bank will move from its two offices in downtown Bethesda to Park Plaza I in North Rockville later this year. CBRE arranged for the bank to lease 24,000 square feet of space at the Carr Properties-owned Class A office building, located at 2101 Gaither Road.

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The Washington Post

Montgomery warns about new whooping cough case

Health officials have confirmed another case of whooping cough among Montgomery County students, 16 of whom have become sick since an outbreak in the first week of school. The newest case was confirmed Wednesday at Gaithersburg High School, the eighth county public school in less than three weeks with a whooping cough diagnosis.

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Scientific American

Vaginal Microbe Yields Novel Antibiotic

Bacteria living on human bodies contain genes that are likely to code for a vast number of drug-like molecules - including a new antibiotic made by bacteria that live in the vagina, researchers report in this week's issue of Cell . "They have shown that there is a huge diverse potential of the microbiome for producing antimicrobial molecules," says Marc Ouellette, a microbiologist at the University of Laval's Hospital Centre in Quebec, Canada, who was not involved in the research.

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TVA hopes to load fuel at Watts Bar 2 nuclear power plant in March 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority is targeting March 2015 to start loading fuel at the Watts Bar 2 nuclear plant in Tennessee, the federal utility noted recently in documents made public by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission . "Startup testing and system turnovers support a March 2015 fuel load date," TVA said in documents presented to NRC staff July 22. The documents from the briefing were posted on an NRC web site Sept.

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Gazette.net

Art by prison inmates displayed in Rockville

Paintings by former and current inmates in the Washington, D.C., prison system that express the challenges of confinement are on display through November at Ingleside at King Farm, 701 King Farm Blvd., Rockville. The exhibit features 28 paintings by men participating in the Lorton Arts Program, an award-winning nonprofit that provides visual arts training and arts-based rehabilitative services to residents of the city's Department of Corrections Detention Facility.

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Examiner.com

Homework is banned in schools that have adopted the no-homework policy

According to WTHR News on Tuesday, some students don't have to worry about homework any more because it has been banned in their school. Some schools are fed up with students stressing out over homework, and they are opting out of homework altogether.

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