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  1. Boys' soccer Top 10: The road warriors at Bethesda-Chevy Chase eye one more upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | The Washington Post

    Bethesda-Chevy Chase poses with the Maryland 4A West region championship trophy following a 3-0 win over Gaithersburg on Nov. 8 Bethesda-Chevy Chase celebrated its senior night at Wootton and played a home playoff game at Whitman. Due to construction on their field over the past two seasons, the Barons practiced at Walter Johnson or a neighborhood park and played every game away from East-West Highway.

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  2. After his father's death, Northwest's star running back got help from a barberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | The Washington Post

    Juwon Farri before Northwest's Northwest's 49-24 win over Richard Montgomery on Oct. 13. His gaze fixed on his reflection in the barbershop mirror, Juwon Farri sits quietly in a leather chair as Karim Bevans reaches for an electric clipper. It's an early October afternoon in Gaithersburg and Farri is at Bevans Grooming with the shop's owner.

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  3. Page Lester, Gavin McElhennon win DCSAA cross-country championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | The Washington Post

    National Cathedral senior Page Lester crosses the finish line at the DCSAA cross-country championships. After expending all of her energy Saturday to complete the 5K course at Kenilworth-Parkside Recreation Center in 18 minutes 5 seconds, National Cathedral's Page Lester fell to the grass just beyond the finish line.

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  4. Windshields shattered on I -270 in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | The Washington Post

    Windows were shattered Friday night on four vehicles on Interstate 270 in Montgomery County, and state police said they were investigating. No injuries were reported in the incidents, which occurred north of Rockville and south of Gaithersburg, near Interstate 370,.

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  5. New schools and classroom additions planned for fast-growing Md. school systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack R. Smith proposed a $1.8 billion school plan for school construction projects over six years. Gaithersburg would get a new high school - and an old high school in the North Bethesda area would reopen - under a sweeping construction plan unveiled by Montgomery County's schools superintendent.

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  6. Cisco buys Maryland-based BroadSoft for $1.9 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | The Washington Post

    BroadSoft, the Gaithersburg, Md.-based company that handles the software phone carriers and large businesses use to manage call conferencing, announced Monday that it is being sold to California-based telecommunications giant Cisco as both companies seek to harness the changes brought by cloud computing. The $1.9 billion deal represents a 2 percent premium over Friday's closing stock price.

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  7. Flying the friendly skies: An owl takes flight, but not in the way you'd expectRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    Paula Goldberg, executive director of City Wildlife, and Peter Glassman, director of the Friendship Hospital for Animals, prepare to fly Owl 17-1308 to Akron, Ohio. I'm sorry, there's just something silly about taking an owl on an airplane.

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  8. Popular after-school program reaches agreement with Justice DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The Justice Department reached an agreement with Bar-T Year Round Programs for Kids in Montgomery County, Md., resolving a complaint involving a student who has autism spectrum disorder. REUTERS/Mike Blake Federal officials have settled a discrimination complaint against a popular after-school child-care provider in the Washington suburbs, requiringmeasures to accommodate children with disabilities.

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  9. With so many features, Gaithersburg townhouses should have a higher price tagRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    In the 15-residence development, Townhome at Parklands, townhouses start at $569,900 and rise to more than $600,000 for an end unit. For Rick and Jennifer Rademacher, what distinguishes the new Parklands townhouses from similar developments in Montgomery County with high-end features is the base price tag: $569,900.

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  10. Woman reports being raped at bus stop in Gaithersburg, Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A woman told police she was raped during an attack while waiting to catch a bus Friday morning in Gaithersburg, Md. The incident happened around 6:12 a.m. at a bus stop near Watkins Mill Road and Travis Lane in Montgomery County.

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  11. Police arrest after-school program worker for touching 10-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County detectives arrested Roy Andres Simmons III on charges he inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl at a Potomac after school program in 2016. A former paraeducator and after-school program employee turned himself into Montgomery County police Thursday to face charges that he inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl at a Potomac elementary school in November 2016, officials said.

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  12. As days get short, police and safety advocates warn of pedestrian riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    As the season changes and the days grow shorter, law enforcement and safety officials are reminding motorists and pedestrians that fall is one of the most dangerous times of the year for people to cross streets and roads. The advisory comes after two recent pedestrian deaths in the Washington metro area and concern about the recent overall increase in pedestrian deaths nationwide, perhaps as a result of distracted driving.

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  13. Worker exposed to potential unsafe dose of radiation at federal labRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A National Institute of Standards and Technology facility in Gaithersburg, Md., is undergoing a special inspection following an incident in August that led to an employee potentially receiving an unsafe dose of radiation. Initial testing showed the employee had absorbed a higher level of radiation than the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the federal body that oversees the handling of radioactive material and is heading the inspection, recommends an individual experience over the course of a year.

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  14. Police identify man found dead after Bethesda house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A 21-year-old man found dead after a Bethesda house fire this month was identified by authorities Wednesday as Askia Khafra, 21. Khafra's body was found Sept. 10 in the home, in the 5200 block of Danbury Road.

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  15. 'Guns' running: A distinctive sculpture from D.C.'s dark days is on the move againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Mother-and-son artists Esther and Michael Augsburger created "Guns Into Plowshares" as a message of nonviolence. It was originally located in Judiciary Square, but in 2011 it stood in front of the D.C. police deparment's evidence control facility near Blue Plains.

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  16. A workhorse telescope is back in Gaithersburg, Md., not far from its old homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Earl Williams, an observer in the 1940s with the what was then called the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - today's National Geodetic Survey - looks through the telescope in Gaithersburg, Md., that helped scientists study the Chandler wobble. Until it was shuttered in 1982, the observatory was one of five around the world that studied a wobble in the Earth's axis.

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  17. 4The story behind Logica s powerful suicide prevention anthem a 1-800-273-8255aRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Khalid, Logic, and Alessia Cara perform "1-800-273-8255" at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. At the VMAs on Sunday night, rapper Logic shared the stage with suicide attempt survivors as he offered an emotional performance of his anthem "1-800-273-8255," named after the suicide prevention hotline.

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  18. The story behind Logic's powerful suicide prevention anthem '1-800-273-8255'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Ninme

    Khalid, Logic, and Alessia Cara perform "1-800-273-8255" at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. At the VMAs Sunday night, rapper Logic shared the stage with suicide attempt survivors as he offered an emotional performance of his anthem "1-800-273-855," named after the suicide prevention hotline.

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  19. How to fix up an old steamer trunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Q: We have an old steamer trunk that belonged to my great grandparents. It is in excellent condition inside and out except for the leather handles on each side, which have rotted away.

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  20. D.C. region misses out on big Powerball jackpot, but scores two $1 million prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Alas, the Mid-Atlantic missed out on the biggest piece of the Powerball jackpot when a $758.7 million ticket was sold in Massachusetts - the largest single-ticket payout in U.S. history. But that doesn't mean there's nothing to celebrate: One $1 million ticket was sold in Virginia, and another was sold in Maryland.

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