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  1. Conference calls: Readers share their best, er, worst meeting storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events History does not record the details of the very first business meeting. Perhaps it was a group of early hominids discussing who would be hunters and who would be gatherers.

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  2. On a winter's nature walk, you might happen upon headgearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    David Luttenberg, 10, of Silver Spring, Maryland, got lucky on his walk through Colmar Manor Park. He found an antler, which deer lose like baby teeth and regrow every year.

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  3. Suburbs turning to transit rethink their beloved parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    A 28-story building recently approved for downtown Bethesda will sit atop both a Metro Red Line station and a stop on the future light-rail Purple Line. A cycling and jogging trail will run beneath it, and dozens of shops and restaurants will be within walking distance.

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  4. Tensions escalate between Montgomery and church over possible black cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    Harvey Matthews, left, and Marsha Coleman-Adebayo at meeting of Montgomery County Planning Board meeting in Silver Spring, Md., on Thursday. Members of an African American church in Bethesda are escalating their efforts to halt major construction in the Westbard neighborhood, delivering a petition with about 130 signatures on Thursday to the Montgomery County Planning Board.

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  5. Redskins games will be back on WMAL for first time since last Super Bowl winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    The Redskins are returning to WMAL Radio. While Dan Snyder-owned ESPN 980 will remain the Redskins' flagship station, and WWXT 92.7 FM and WWXX 94.3 FM will continue to broadcast games, the team on Wednesday announced that WMAL's 105.9 FM and 630 AM stations will also carry games beginning in the 2017 season.

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  6. These teens are working to cure cancer and solve the mysteries of the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    Prathik Naidu, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va., is one of 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the nation's best-known and most competitive science fairs. His project examines the DNA in cancer cells.

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  7. Montgomery County moves to preserve century-old bridge with ties to segregationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Washington Post

    Charlotte A. Coffield, 83, shown in September next to the Talbot Avenue bridge in the Montgomery County community of Lyttonsville. The Montgomery County Council has directed the county to explore moving a century-old bridge that served as a lifeline to African American residents during segregation, potentially saving the crossing from being demolished to make way for the Purple Line.

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  8. Reversal of fortune: Some people love backing into a parking space. Some hate it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Washington Post

    Most drivers using this aboveground parking garage in Silver Spring, Md., pull in. Hard-core reversers think it's safer to back in.

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  9. A worried immigrant receives a flood of support from his fellow AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

    Jalal Al Farttoosi at his barbershop in Silver Spring, Md. In the sink are flowers he has received from customers and others as a show of support.

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  10. Protesters gather outside Gov. Hogan's residence demanding he take on TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    FEBRUARY 1: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was the target of a protest Saturday by demonstrators who want him to take a hard line against President Trump's policies. Hundreds of protesters gathered on Saturday in Annapolis outside the residence of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan , demanding that he wield his status as a Republican governor of a moderate state to condemn President Trump's Cabinet nominations as well as his actions against refugees.

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  11. Suspect in triple homicide in critical condition from self-inflicted gunshot wounds, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Washington Post

    The suspect in a triple homicide remained in the hospital Monday in critical condition, suffering from self-inflicted gunshot wounds, Prince George's authorities said. The fatal triple shooting happened about 2 a.m. at the Blue Sunday Bar and Grill in the 6800 block of Race Track Road.

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  12. Silver Spring man dies in crash on Interstate 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    A Silver Spring man was killed early Sunday in a car crash on Interstate 95 in the Beltsville area of Prince George's County, the Maryland state police said. The victim was identified as Ermis Molina-Cornejo, 36. The crash occurred about 6:30 a.m. near Powder Mill Road when his car sideswiped another vehicle, went out of control and swerved off the road, the police said.

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  13. Three employees fatally shot at Bowie restaurant early SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    Three people were fatally shot at a Bowie restaurant early Sunday, in an eruption of workplace violence that Prince George's County police said resulted from a dispute between employees. Police were called to the Blue Sunday Bar & Grill in the 6800 block of Race Track Road in Bowie about 2 a.m. and found three people with upper-body gunshot wounds, according to the Bowie police department.

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  14. Two fatally shot at Bowie restaurant in workplace violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    Two people were killed and another was injured at a Bowie restaurant early Sunday, in what Prince George's County police said was a case of workplace violence as a result of dispute between employees. Police were called to the Blue Sunday Bar & Grill in the 6800 block of Race Track Road in Bowie about 2 a.m. and found three people with upper-body trauma from gunshot wounds, according to the Bowie Police Department.

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  15. String of armed robberies at pharmacies in Montgomery CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    An armed man robbed two pharmacies and tried to rob a third early Thursday morning in Montgomery County, authorities said. The first incident happened around 2:50 a.m. at the CVS in the 5900 block of Arlington Road in Bethesda.

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  16. It was the election outcome that shocked everyone: Montgomery County in 1962Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    The area around the Wheaton Metro station is seen in 2012. Montgomery County is a diverse, bustling place, but that wasn't always the case.

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  17. Along with Chelsea Manning, here are the other people who received...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning, right, who later changed his name to Chelsea Manning, arrives at the courtroom for the fourth day of his court-martial at Fort Meade, Maryland, June 10, 2013. President Obama granted commutations to 209 people and pardoned 64 others Tuesday.

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  18. 82-year-old woman hit by car, seriously injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | The Washington Post

    An 82-year-old woman was hit by a car and seriously injured Sunday in the Wheaton area of Montgomery County, the police said.

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  19. A new sports venue for Silver Spring?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County has been talking about building a sports and entertainment arena for a decade. Now, officials want to build it in downtown Silver Spring on the site of a couple of aging parking garages.

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  20. Montgomery proposal for $15 an hour minimum wage faces uncertain prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Legislation to raise Montgomery's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, scheduled for a county council vote on Tuesday, faces an uncertain fate as supporters work to head off a possible veto by County Executive Isiah Leggett . While alliances could easily shift, the bill sponsored by council member Marc Elrich , currently holds a slender 5-4 majority--enough for passage but short of the six votes needed to override a veto.

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