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1 min ago | NBC Washington

Maryland Man Convicted of Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend

A Maryland man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend last year was convicted Friday and now faces life in prison.

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Related Topix: Aspen Hill, MD

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Tech Council of Maryland looks to play bigger role in Baltimore

The Tech Council of Maryland hopes a new office at the University of Maryland BioPark will help the organization play a bigger role in technology and life sciences in Baltimore.

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6 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Man, 24, indicted in kidnapping, assault of Md. judge

A 24-year-old man has been indicted on charges that he kidnapped and assaulted a Montgomery County judge who was also his girlfriend earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Germantown, MD, Gaithersburg, MD

7 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Rockville Pike plan goes to mayor, City Council

The future of Rockville's main commercial strip will be in the spotlight Monday, as a new plan to overhaul Rockville Pike lands in the laps of the mayor and City Council.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Cortez Journal News

Looking at the increasingly messy world of smart guns

The Andy Raymond rant is a thing to behold. Raymond, the co-owner of Engage Armament in Montgomery County, Maryland, is one of the two gun dealers who, a few months ago, tried to sell the Armatix iP1 x2013 aka, the first commercially available x201csmart gunx201d x2013 to his customers.He thought that not only did he have...

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Related Topix: Opinion

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Common Core work group meets for first time

A state Common Core work group picked to review the controversial educational standards met Thursday for the first time to review the standards and how local school districts would implement them.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Calvert County, MD

WUSA-TV Washington

MISSING: 56-year-old woman from Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police need your help with finding a missing 56-year-old woman.

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Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Q & A with Howard Co. Police Chief Gary Gardner

On July 1, Gary Gardner replaced Bill McMahon as Chief of the Howard County Police Department.

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Related Topix: Howard County, MD, Columbia, MD, Frederick, MD, Eastern Kentucky University

Gazette.net

Michael Riley named director of Montgomery County Department of Parks

Riley has been with the parks department for 30 years, climbing the ranks from a staff engineer to his most recent job, the deputy director for administration.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBS Local

Driver Critical After 4-Car Crash on Columbia Pike

ROCKVILLE, Md . - Montgomery County police are investigating a four-car crash on Columbia Pike that left one driver in critical condition.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD

TBD.com

Woman severely hurt after car overturns in 3-vehicle crash on Route 29 in Silver Spring

A woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a three-car collision along Route 29 Wednesday that left her trapped in her overturned vehicle on Wednesday.

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The Washington Post

Interest groups line up behind their choices for Montgomery Planning Board chair

The five finalists for Montgomery Planning Board chair brought a cover-all-the bases caution to their four and a half hours of interviews with the County Council on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Silver Spring, MD, Rockville, MD

Gazette.net

Montgomery County theater team set for Capital Fringe Festival

Director Ally Ettman of Bethesda , and producer Bill Goodman of Chevy Chase , work with actor Dexter Hamlett of Silver Spring , during a rehearsal of “Chesapeake” on Monday at the Bedroom at Fort Fringe in Washington, D.C. Director Ally Ettman of Bethesda watches during a tech rehearsal of “Chesapeake” on Monday at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Chevy Chase (Washington, DC), Chevy Chase, MD, Silver Spring, MD

Gazette.net

Montgomery County officials grapple with student achievement gap

Montgomery County's longstanding student achievement gap will bring together county and school officials as they try to hammer out ways to shrink those differences between high schools that have low or high levels of student poverty.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Germantown, MD

Gazette.net

End adolescent GPA watching in Montgomery County

We agree wholeheartedly with Silver Spring parents who want Westover Elementary School to abolish its National Elementary Honor Society program.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Opinion

WUSA-TV Washington

Police: Man trying to steal chicken wings bites guard

Montgomery County police have arrested a man who they say bit a security guard while trying to steal a bag of chicken Police: Man trying to steal chicken wings bites guard SILVER SPRING, Md.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Drugs

Gazette.net

Police investigating death of Silver Spring girl hit by SUV in parking lot

Montgomery County police have identified the driver of an SUV that struck and killed a teenage girl in a Silver Spring school parking lot last week.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Gazette.net

County looking for buyers for 1922 bank building in Germantown historic district

The Germantown Historical Society has leased the historic Germantown bank at the MARC station from the county since 2003.

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Related Topix: Germantown, MD

CBS Local

Thousands Without Power In Metro Area

As of 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pepco was reporting some 29,000 customers in Montgomery County without power.

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Related Topix: Potomac, MD

CNN

BAN Pesticides in Montgomery County, Maryland

Let our lawmakers know Montgomery County residents are tired of running for cover every time lawn pesticide companies come around to assault our families and neighborhoods! SIGN this petition to ask Montgomery County lawmakers to be leaders in giving us public health rights and protect us from toxic cosmetic lawn pesticides -- What are Cosmetic ... (more)

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Entomology, Science, Takoma Park (Washington, DC)

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