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  1. 'I want you to be able to vote.' These judges are devoted to their role in democracy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Washington Post

    Nina Uzick, a Montgomery County election judges, guides potential election workers at a Future Vote training event last month in Rockville, Md. The sign hanging from a table in the crowded high school entryway blared an urgent directive: "DO MORE THAN VOTE!" Nina Uzick had been doing more nearly every day for weeks.

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  2. Even retirees with sizable assets can find qualifying for a mortgage challengingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | The Washington Post

    When applying for a mortgage or refinancing after you have retired, find a loan officer who understands the Fannie and Freddie programs, as well as options offered by private lenders. It's a common problem for retirees seeking to refinance or get a new mortgage: After their regular employment earnings stop flowing, their monthly incomes drop.

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  3. In suburban Maryland, housing market indicators move in opposite directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | The Washington Post

    While housing markets are often discussed on a regional basis, there can be vast differences between adjacent counties as well as between nearby neighborhoods. Regionally, the Washington area is experiencing price increases as well as slightly fewer sales, and there are indications that the years-long shortage of homes on the market may be easing.

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  4. Whom the FBI has spoken to in the Kavanaugh inquiry - and whom it hasn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Washington Post

    Christine Blasey Ford, surrounded by her lawyers, seats at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Sept. 27, 2018.

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  5. Montgomery council votes to allow farm-related events in ag reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, passed new rules allowing for more events and tasting rooms in the county's agricultural reserve. The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday voted to create new rules to attract more wineries and breweries to the county's protected agricultural reserve.

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  6. A Maryland school system looks for more diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County's school system is diverse, but its schools are less so. Some have high poverty rates, while others are tucked into affluent enclaves of the Maryland suburbs.

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  7. Montgomery prepares for an unusual event: A hotly contested general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | The Washington Post

    In a heavily blue jurisdiction where the Democratic primary has decided the outcome of the county executive's race since 1978, the run-up to November's general election promises to be a little different. Meanwhile, the Republican candidate, Robin Ficker, has access to serious cash for the first time, thanks to the county's public campaign financing system.

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  8. 'They must have some idea': Residents want more details about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Public comments submitted to Maryland transportation officials about a proposal to alleviate congestion on the Beltway and Interstate 270 raise concerns about widening the highways and the effect on private property. A top transportation official said Thursday the state intends to keep improvements within the existing right of way.

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  9. Pedestrian killed near Glenmont Metro station in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Washington Post

    A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed Monday night near the Glenmont Metro station in Montgomery County, authorities said. Monday's incident occurred about 8:25 p.m. in the 12500 block of Georgia Avenue, the police said.

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  10. Melania Trump implores all to #BeBest, but her husband isn't listeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Washington Post

    First lady Melania Trump spoke to a conference Monday about the dangers of bullying. But her words provoked questions about how often she speaks to her husband.

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  11. A research biologist was raped and killed 23 years ago. Police say...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Washington Post

    On a fall night 23 years ago, research biologist Le Bich-Thuy boarded a D.C. Metro train, exited at the Twinbrook station in Rockville, and walked home. The well-liked 42-year-old also played cello in a community orchestra.

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  12. How foreign-born players put the A'worldA' in World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The many countries represented on national team rosters at soccer's marquee quadrennial event reveal a connected planet and some creative definitions of "home."

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  13. Mateny Hill can't wait to be a neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | The Washington Post

    "We've met another couple who's moving in a month before us, and next week we'll meet other neighbors," Stacey Bostock said. Hosting friendly get-togethers for homeowners even before they move in is one of the ways Craftmark Homes brings together the community, said Liza Pence, Craftmark's sales manager for Mateny Hill, a new luxury townhouse community in Montgomery County.

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  14. Maryland health officials warn of possible measles exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Maryland health officials said Thursday that a person has been diagnosed with measles and warned that others in the D.C. region may have been exposed to the illness. The person contracted measles outside the country, was diagnosed on Wednesday and is getting treatment, Montgomery County said in a statement.

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  15. Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Mount Pleasant lists for $385,555Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Nearly every home buyer, even those with a $1 million budget, needs to make some compromises when choosing a home to buy. Those with a budget maxed out at $400,000 have fewer options in the expensive housing market in Washington, where the median sales price was $555,451 in March, according to Bright MLS, based in Rockville, Md.

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  16. Maryland to become second state to ban sale of puppies in stores. But ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Customers view puppies for sale at Just Puppies in Rockville, Md. Gov. Larry Hogan will sign a bill Tuesday making Maryland the second state to prohibit such sales.

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  17. They survived the Holocaust. Now the world is forgetting what they endured.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Holocaust survivor, Halinda Yasharoff, 85, shares her story during the annual brunch honoring survivors at The Progress Club in Rockville, Md. These Holocaust survivors - who range in age from 79 to 101 - gathered for an annual brunch Sunday in suburban Washington, where they were honored in the twilight of their extraordinary lives for what they had endured and how they had rebuilt in America.

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  18. Police: Woman was sexually assaulted aboard moving Metro Red Line trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Washington Post

    A 25-year-old man fondled and groped a Metro passenger on the Red Line as it passed through four stations in Maryland late last month, according to a police affidavit filed in Montgomery County District Court. The victim told police that the assault stopped only after she exited the train and boarded a more crowded train going the other direction.

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  19. Ex-youth minister gets 3 years in prison for molesting girl in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Former youth minister Brian Werth had a clear hope when he arrived in court: get a sentence short enough that he could serve it in the local jail rather than Maryland state prison. Werth had pleaded guilty to fondling a 16-year-old girl during an overnight teen event he had supervised at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Rockville.

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  20. School officials investigating allegations that Rockville freshman basketball player is 20 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The age of Rockville High School basketball player Jimmy Sorunke is being investigated at the state and local level, Montgomery County Public Schools spokesperson Derek Turner confirmed Monday. The investigation, spurred by a Deadspin story published Wednesday, started Thursday and is going through a mandatory five-day period, Turner said.

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