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  1. Rockville man charged with sex offenses against 2 women he met on Tindr newRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Rockville man has been charged with sex offenses and assault after police say he performed sex acts on two women without their consent. Black was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual offense and one count of second-degree assault.

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  2. Md. inventor aims to inspire young women newRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Maryland inventor wants to inspire other young women and girls to dream big and follow their goals. On Wednesday, the International Day of the Girl, she shared her journey from being a kid interested in science to an entrepreneur.

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  3. Montgomery Co. to hear from public on latest bill to boost minimum wage newRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Residents and business owners will be able to weigh in Tuesday night on Montgomery County's latest attempt to boost the county's minimum wage. The latest bill introduced by Councilmember Marc Elrich is different from one that failed earlier this year: It offers a slower phase-in period for small businesses with fewer than 25 employees, tax-exempt businesses and home-based services such as day cares.

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  4. Md-based organic chain opens first Philly store newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Rockville, Maryland-based MOM's Organic Market, which marked its 30th anniversary this summer, will open its third location outside of the D.C., Virginia and Maryland area this week in downtown Philadelphia. In addition to 15 stores in Maryland, Virginia and the District, MOM's has another store in the Philadelphia suburb of Bryn Mawr, and a location in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

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  5. Rockvillea s Grunley Construction gets $11M Washington Monument contract newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The National Park Service has awarded Rockville, Maryland-based Grunley Construction Co. a contract worth $10.78 million for the replacement of the Washington Monument's aging elevator and for a new visitor screening center.

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  6. Md. defense lawyer represents Hollywood star a " in her movie debut newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A fixture on regional "best lawyer" lists, Sandler has been a defense attorney in many of the region's most high-profile cases since 1996, representing people charged with committing acts of violence. Later this week, Sandler makes her movie debut, as a producer and actor in the Los Angeles premiere of the new Eric Roberts film, "Unbridled."

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  7. Body found in Bethesda park IDa d as missing Carroll County man newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The body of a missing Carroll County man was found in a Bethesda creek Thursday evening, Montgomery County police said Friday. Authorities discovered the body of 40-year-old Daniel Taylor Evans of Sykesville, Maryland, in Booze Creek Stream Valley Park shortly before 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 after receiving a call from a Bethesda resident who lived near the park.

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  8. Former Montgomery Co. teacher gets 48 years in prison for sex crimes newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This photo provided by Montgomery Co Police shows John Vigna. The former Maryland elementary school teacher is facing sentencing after being convicted of child sexual abuse charges involving inappropriate touching of several students.

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  9. Speed cameras around DC, Md. raked in millions last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A sudden flash of light in the rearview mirror is a telltale sign that you were caught speeding by a photo-enforcement camera. It's an all too familiar sight in D.C. and the Maryland suburbs, where more than 2 million tickets were issued last year from speed cameras.

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  10. Steps from Lincoln Memorial: Dueling rallies promote free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At the National Mall Sunday afternoon, a few hundred people gathered with signs and flags to exercise their First Amendment rights. Both rally groups gathered near the Lincoln Memorial; one in support of free speech, the other just steps away to rally against hate speech.

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  11. Customers can reclaim clothes from evicted Montgomery Co. dry cleaners newRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Courtesy Custom Cleaners in Rockville, Maryland, has closed, but customers can pick up their clothing at the Montgomery County Council Office in Rockville. The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection is urging customers of the dry cleaners on 180 Rollins Avenue to file an online complaint with the office in order to pick up their items.

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  12. ICE: Md. teen facing weapons charges should not have been released newRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Silver Spring, Maryland, teen charged with bringing an assault rifle to his high school was released on bond despite having an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer in his name. Montgomery County police arrested Mario Granados-Alvarado, 18, at Einstein High School in Kensington, Maryland, on May 3 after finding an AR-15 in his car trunk , which they said was stolen from a Rockville police cruiser.

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  13. Glaxo invests $139M to expand in Rockville newRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline says it will invest $139 million in its biopharmaceutical manufacturing site in Rockville, Maryland, to support expanded production of a drug used to treat a form of lupus. GSK is currently awaiting FDA approval of a new subcutaneous, self-injectable version of its lupus drug, and said the Rockville site will also house production of that new version.

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  14. Congregations stand with Jewish community following threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At the same time the FBI announced the arrest of a Missouri man in connection with threats made against Jewish community centers Friday morning, a demonstration of solidarity was unfolding at a recently targeted center in Rockville. Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, told the crowd in Rockville that since the start of the year 122 threats had been made against Jewish communities in the United States and Canada, including two in recent weeks made against the Bender Jewish Community Center, where Friday's gathering was being held.

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  15. new Montgomery Co. school security leader charged with sex offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A security official at a Montgomery County high school has been charged with the sexual abuse of a student he met while working at the school. Mark C. Yantsos, 57, of Rockville, was arrested on Thursday on charges of sexual abuse of a minor and a fourth-degree sex offense, according to Montgomery County police.

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  16. 5th suspect in deadly park stabbing arrested in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A suspect in a June 2016 gang-related murder in a Gaithersburg park in Maryland has been arrested in Virginia, according to court records. Jose Coreas-Ventura has been described by Montgomery County Police as an armed and dangerous man as they looked for him in connection to 18-year-old Cristian Villagran-Morales' brutal death in the city's Malcolm King Park.

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  17. new Red lights going up at 2 Md. pedestrian crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A new signal is going up where the Matthew Henson Trail cuts across Maryland Route 586 at Turkey Branch Parkway in Rockville. The new signal will feature flashing yellow lights that will turn to solid red when a cyclist or pedestrian pushes a button, the Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration announced Tuesday.

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  18. new Attorney General Sessions criticizes Md. sanctuary billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions argued against a "sanctuary state" bill making its way through Maryland's General Assembly on Monday, saying the bill would put the state "more at risk for violence and crime," and that it's "not good policy." The Maryland Law Enforcement and Governmental Trust Act , sponsored by Sen. Victor Ramirez, D-Prince George's County, in the Senate, would bar local and state authorities from asking people who have been arrested, and crime victims about their citizenship status.

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  19. School visit by DeVos, Hogan overshadowed by rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos joined Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to visit an elementary school Thursday. But any talk of vouchers or other academic policies was overshadowed by last week's news of a rape in a Rockville High School bathroom.

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  20. new Md. officials hit with hate mail over immigration ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    As Rockville City Council members consider an ordinance that would bar police from asking about immigration status while enforcing the law, hate-laced emails have been sent to the mayor and council. Two of the emails, obtained by WTOP, contain graphic insults wishing harm to the council members who support the proposed ordinance.

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