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  1. Md. man sentenced for luring 12-year-old girl into sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Rockville, Maryland, man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for sexually exploiting a minor over the internet. Jose Adalberto Sandoval Quinonez, 26, had admitted to the charge of coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.

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  2. Rockville getting new wineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cooper's Hawk Winery , a restaurant chain with in-house wineries and tasting rooms, will open its fourth Washington area location in Rockville at developer Fougler-Pratt's Research Row at 1401 Research Blvd. The Woodridge, Illinois-based company, which produces its own wines with grapes it sources from around the world, has other area locations in Annapolis, Ashburn and Reston. Cooper's Hawk will occupy about 12,400 square feet at Research Row.

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  3. Parents raise questions after Md. school bus driver accused of sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At a public meeting Wednesday night at school headquarters, parents of special education students asked if school bus cameras could be made to provide images monitored in real-time. Parents also asked that all school bus drivers' names be made available.

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  4. 3 pedestrians killed on Montgomery Co. roads in last 10 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police in Montgomery County, Maryland, are investigating the latest in a string of fatal crashes involving pedestrians who were hit by vehicles while crossing area roadways. At about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, an unidentified man was struck and killed while crossing Georgia Avenue near the Glenmont Metro station.

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  5. Police release sketch of pantsless man wanted in Rockville sex assault newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police need help identifying a man who they said grabbed a woman and tried to force off her clothes at a Rockville, Maryland, apartment complex earlier this week. A sketch of the suspect was released Friday.

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  6. New therapy shows promise for kids with potentially deadly allergy newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At a doctor's office in Rockville, Maryland, 17-year-old Nick Opack takes a bite of peanut flour mixed with chocolate pudding. The Gaithersburg teenager doesn't like the taste of it, but he said the concoction has changed his life.

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  7. Seeking US Senate seat, Independent Simon lands on Md. ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It took more than 10,000 signatures on a petition, but Neal Simon has made it. He submitted 12,000 signatures to the Montgomery County Board of Elections and now he has landed a spot on the ballot as an independent in the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent Sen. Democrat Ben Cardin.

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  8. Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson visit ailing Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Franklin's publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Franklin's ex-husband, actor Glynn Turman, also visited the Queen of Soul, who is seriously ill.

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  9. 3 injured in severe collision on Rockville Pike updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    According to a tweet from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Steve Mann, two people were being treated for minor injuries, while a third's injuries were more critical. MCFRS on the scene of a collision with entrapment on NB Frederick Ave at Indiana in Rockville.

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  10. Md. ramps up fight against human trafficking with funding, new state positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Maryland is accelerating its fight against human trafficking with millions of dollars in state funding to support or create multiple initiatives that help victims and go after criminals. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said as a father, he finds human trafficking despicable.

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  11. Dispatchers: Metro station manager stabbed - irate' man with pocket knife in self-defense newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Metro and D.C. police are investigating what happened moments before a Metro manager stabbed a man trying to force his way into the kiosk at the Friendship Heights station. In audio obtained by NBC Washington, dispatchers are heard saying a man was trying to force his way into the manager's kiosk when a struggle began.

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  12. a Feasible projectsa approved to help Md. commuters ditch cars newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Four projects designed to help Maryland commuters travel without using their cars have been approved for federal grants by local planners. The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board voted Wednesday to select recipients of more than $1.2 million through the Federal Highway Administration's Transportation Alternatives Program .

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  13. 2 Montgomery Co. massage parlor workers charged with prostitution, human trafficking newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Montgomery County police have arrested and charged two women as part of an investigation into of prostitution and human trafficking-related offenses at massage parlors. Police arrested 42-year-old Manni Chen and 51-year-old Guihong Wei Tuesday after they discovered they were working and living in a massage parlor located at 966 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, Maryland, and providing sexual services to male customers.

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  14. Speed camera ticket scam targets Montgomery Co. drivers by email newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    You may never drive over the speed limit, but if you do, there's a scam making the rounds you should know about. It involves an email notice that you've gotten a speed camera ticket.

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  15. Metro ready to add Red Line service, end Grosvenor turnback newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Metro would run all rush-hour Red Line trains to Shady Grove, doubling service through Rockville, under a recommendation set to be voted on Thursday by the Metro Board. The measure would settle a long-running debate , and if it's approved, Metro would run trains every four minutes on the Red Line between Shady Grove and Silver Spring starting in late December, rather than turning around every second train at Grosvenor-Strathmore.

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  16. Seafood chain Slapfish signs on for Ballston Quarter, One Loudoun newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Slapfish , a small but growing casual seafood chain that started as a Huntington Beach, California, food truck in 2011, has expanded its first foray into the D.C. market. Slapfish said in February that it would open its first D.C.-area location this summer in Rockville, Maryland.

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  17. Sketch of rapist, murderer in Montgomery Co. cold cases released newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department's Cold Case Squad released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in a series of the rapes and a murder that happened more than 20 years. Police said in a news release they were able to build the sketch from DNA the suspect left at the crime scenes.

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  18. Enterprise opens 10,000th location - and it's on Rockville Pike newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car hit a milestone this week: The car rental company has opened it's 10,000th global location - and it is on Rockville Pike in Rockville, Maryland. It is Enterprise's 100th location in Maryland, and it's 172nd location in the greater Washington region.

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  19. Watch out for home generator safety issues this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A man stands in font of empty shelves where generators are kept at The Home Depot ahead of a tropical storm on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center to elevate its readiness level and is making state resources available for preparation and possible rescue and recovery actions amid forecasts a tropical storm will make landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast.

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  20. Tractor, boat burn in shed that caught fire at Montgomery Co. park newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Montgomery County firefighters battled a large fire Saturday in Gaithersburg - a day after a fire broke out at a Rockville recycling plant that took all night to extinguish. It happened at Seneca Creek State Park.

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