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

    Sunday Sep 2 | 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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  2. 'They must have some idea': Residents want more details about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | 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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  3. Pedestrian killed near Glenmont Metro station in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 | 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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  4. Melania Trump implores all to #BeBest, but her husband isn't listeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. With urging from Montgomery Co. officials, Metro preps to ramp up Shady Grove service in early 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County officials say that Metro's new fleet of 7000-series cars have now made it possible - and essential - to restore full rush-hour service to the Shady Grove end of the Red Line. Metro officials are considering increasing the frequency of rush-hour service to Shady Grove by January 2019, in response to calls from Montgomery County officials who have urged the transit agency to end the practice known as "Red Line turn-backs."

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  16. Red Line turn-backs unlikely to end, Metro saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County residents thought Metro's fleet of new 7000-series trains would mean the end of vexatious "turn-backs" that require longer waits for commuters traveling to Shady Grove and Glenmont stations. They were wrong.

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  17. Chelsea Manning on why she's running for Senate: 'The establishment needs to be challenged.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | The Washington Post

    In New York City, she noticed an overwhelming number of heavily armed police. It reminded her of what she describes as the suppression of protests around President Trump's inauguration a few months earlier, and riots after the 2016 Freddie Gray incident, in which Gray was fatally injured in police custody in Baltimore.

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  18. Montgomery residents deserve more representationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Washington Post

    If Montgomery County were a state, it would be the 45th-biggest by population, with a larger budget than Delaware. Yet, the million people who call Montgomery County home are represented by nine democratically elected County Council members and one executive.

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  19. 'Our Green Book was our survival tool': The history of traveling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Her mom always smiled - except when the family made its annual summer drive to visit the grandparents in Magnolia, Ark. "The smiles were gone while we were traveling," said Gloria Gardner, 77. It was the 1940s, and traveling to her parents' home town was not approached lightly after the family moved to Muskegon, Mich., during the Great Migration.

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  20. Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in first major trade actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Washington Post

    An employee inspects solar cells moving along the production line at the Trina Solar Ltd. factory in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, on Friday, April 24, 2015. Trina Solar is the world's biggest solar manufacturer.

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