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  1. Ex-Montgomery teacher sentenced to 40 years for sexual abuse of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Montgomery County judge sentenced former elementary school music teacher Joseph M. Quirk, 56, to 40 years in prison on Friday for sexually abusing 14 young children. A former Montgomery County music teacher was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Friday for sexually abusing 14 young children at an elementary school.

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  2. Montgomery County housing application moves onlineRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Washington Post

    People applying for housing assistance from Montgomery County will no longer need to file paper applications starting Aug. 24 because they will be able to apply online. A new Web site from the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County will allow applicants to submit a single form to apply to multiple housing programs.

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  3. Herbert Striner, a business school dean at American University, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Washington Post

    Herbert E. Striner, an economist who had served as dean of American University's school of continuing studies and its school of business administration, died Aug. 7 at a senior living community in Silver Spring, Md. He was 92. Dr. Striner served from 1969 to 1973 as dean of what is now the School of Professional and Extended Studies and from from 1975 to 1981 at what is now the Kogod School of Business.

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  4. Metro plans Sept. 20 opening of problem-plagued Silver Spring Transit CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Washington Post

    Metro plans to accept the Silver Spring Transit Center from Montgomery County as early as this week, and has set a Sept. 20 opening date for the problem-plagued facility.

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  5. 20-year-old man killed in RiverdaleRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | The Washington Post

    Prince George's County police have identified a man who was slain in Riverdale over the weekend as Felix Nazas, 20, of Silver Spring. Officers found Nazas suffering from gunshot wounds in a car about 5:40 a.m., police said.

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  6. Route 29 Batman is killed after his Batmobile breaks down along a Md. highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Washington Post

    Lenny B. Robinson, who was fatally struck by a car Sunday night on I-70 after his Batmobile broke down, spent hundreds of thousands on his costume and memorabilia to visit kids hospitalized with life-threatening illnesses. Leonard B. Robinson, who was fatally struck by a car Sunday night on I-70 after his batmobile broke down, spent thousands on his costume and memorabilia to visit local kids hospitalized with life-threatening illnesses.

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  7. Slash Run, a hair-metal homage to D.C. history with burgers and beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Washington Post

    The arrival of Slash Run on a sleepy stretch of Petworth pairs a menu of burgers, beer and brown liquor with a jukebox highlighting Metallica, Slade, Culture Club and even William Shatner. Restaurateurs Jackie Greenbaum and Gordon Banks are at it again, spinning good times in what Greenbaum calls a "just-beginning" part of the neighborhood.

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  8. 5Silver Spring parents charged in connection with toddler's deathRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Washington Post

    A Montgomery County toddler died after weeks of abuse and neglect at the hands of his parents, county police said. On Thursday, police arrested Jonathan Navarrete-Turcios, 30, and Blanca Rosa Reyes, 24, of Silver Spring on charges of second-degree murder, child abuse and neglect for the death of their son Matthew Navarrete-Reyes, who was 2 years old when he died on Feb. 13. Three weeks before his death, the couple reportedly told police, Reyes left Matthew sitting on the edge of the kitchen table while she went to check on one of the couple's two other children.

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  9. Silver Spring parents charged in connection with toddler's deathRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Washington Post

    A Montgomery County toddler died after weeks of abuse and neglect at the hands of his parents, county police said. On Tuesday, police requested arrest warrants charging Jonathan Navarrete-Turcios, 30, and Blanca Rosa Reyes, 24, of Silver Spring with second-degree murder, child abuse and neglect for the death of their son Matthew Navarrete-Reyes, who was two years old when he died on Feb. 13. Three weeks before his death, the couple reportedly told police, Reyes left Matthew sitting on the edge of the kitchen table while she went to check on one of the couple's two other children.

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  10. What's the price of a travel credit card headache? 'Free.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Washington Post

    An ad for a Delta credit card at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. Experts say these financial perks are legal, but not always worthwhile.

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  11. Water main break shuts down Piney Branch Road intersection in Silver SpringRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Washington Post

    Water has flooded several businesses and closed a section of Piney Branch Road near Flower Avenue in Silver Spring, after a 12-inch water pipe broke Wednesday morning. Firefighters are checking the extent of the flooding and for other hazards, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said in a tweet.

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  12. What's new with summer road work in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Washington Post

    The Maryland State Highway Administration keeps an online scorecard on its projects called e-Road Ready, and it has posted a midsummer update. This is helpful for all travelers in the D.C. suburbs, because much changes during the height of the construction season, when it seems like we can't get more than a few miles before encountering orange cones.

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  13. john_wagnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Washington Post

    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders won the endorsement of a national nurses union Monday, in a sign of the divide among organized labor groups over the Democratic race. National Nurses United, which represents 185,000 nurses across the country, announced its pick at an event in Oakland attend by Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont who has emerged as Hillary Rodham Clinton's chief rival for the Democratic nomination.

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  14. Hot topic: Could regularly eating spicy foods help you live longer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Washington Post

    Moo Yang, Gai Yang, Gai satay, Thai Taste crispy spring rolls, coconut shrimp, and fried fish cakes with spicy dipping sauces at the Thai Taste restaurant in Silver Spring, Md. A bite of a habanero, jalapeno or cayenne can pack such an ouch that all logic says they should repel those who attempt to consume them.

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  15. 4 wines to see you through AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Washington Post

    Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be sold at additional stores.

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  16. The Silver Spring Transit Center waiting gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Washington Post

    WELL OVER 20,000 passengers get on and off buses at Metro's Silver Spring station on weekdays, and if they share any particular virtue, there's a good bet that it's patience. A new transit center there that would simplify their trips and provide direct access to Metrorail and MARC trains has been practically a decade in the making.

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  17. Silver Spring's ho-hum libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Washington Post

    The new Silver Spring branch of the Montgomery County library opened to much fanfare . The building is big - five stories, three of which are for the library - and sits on one of the busiest corners downtown.

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  18. The Daily 202: Labor debates Hillary versus BernieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Washington Post

    CIO Richard Trumka is trying to navigate a divide in the federation he leads. Sanders has undeniably been a more reliable ally for unions on the issues they most care about, especially trade.

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  19. Some lanes blocked on Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring because of water main breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Washington Post

    Authorities said some lanes along Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road are blocked as crews continue to deal with a water main break in Silver Spring. Traffic Update: SB Colesville all lanes open.

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  20. Major water main break shuts down Georgia Avenue intersection in Silver SpringRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Water has flooded the roadway at the intersection of Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue, due to a break in a 16-inch pipe. #WSSC 16" water main break Silver Spring GA Ave at Colesville - avoid area.

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