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  1. Metro says Silver Spring Transit Center needs yet more repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Metro has told Montgomery County officials that some of the recent repairs to the Silver Spring Transit Center are showing "signs of degradation," and it is asking the county for $15 million to cover future maintenance and repair. County officials, in turn, accuse Metro of attempting to hold "hostage" the delivery of the problem-plagued facility to the transit agency until its demands are met.

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  2. Pepco says it cut hundreds of trees to protect power for thousands of peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    The chain saws have quieted. Crews of tree-cutters, and the police summoned to protect them from angry homeowners, are largely gone.

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  3. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Washington Post

    Jean M. Stocker, 72, a registered nurse for a home health-care service, died June 24 at a hospital in Berlin, Md. She had a severe asthma attack, said her sister, Claire Lavoie.

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  4. Traffic, transit tips for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Washington Post

    Midsummer weekends won't get much better than the warm, relatively dry one forecast by the Capital Weather Gang . The Metrorail disruptions are relatively light - all the stations are open - but you will need to watch the wide gaps between trains on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

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  5. About 3,000 Pepco customers are without power in D.C. and Montgomery CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    Updated at 12:50 p.m. About 1,400 of the Pepco customers in Montgomery County were without power Wednesday afternoon after a Metro train on the Red Line hit some downed power lines near the Grosvenor stop. Authorities said a crew that was cutting grass near the Grosvenor stop hit a support wire that belonged to Pepco.

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  6. MARC trains back to normal, but some crowding expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    The MARC Brunswick Line returned to normal operations Tuesday morning, but officials warned of potential delays and crowding. On Monday, a train crashed into a dump truck on the tracks in Montgomery County, suspending service for nearly three hours.

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  7. Local digestRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    Nignan, who lived in Gaithersburg, collided with an Acura SUV as he rode his Augusta motorcycle at Frederick Road and Christopher Avenue, police said. The driver of the SUV and two passengers were not injured.

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  8. Police: Man claimed to be officer, sexually assaulted woman in hotelRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    A Silver Spring man told a woman he was a police officer, handcuffed her and sexually assaulted her, Montgomery County police said. Nicholas Morales-Macedo, 24, was arrested Friday, more than three years after the crime.

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  9. MARC train and dump truck collide in Montgomery County; Brunswick Line service suspendedRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    A MARC train and a dump truck crashed in Montgomery County, injuring at least one person and stopping traffic for both cars and trains. All Brunswick Line service has been suspended indefinitely.

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  10. After decades in D.C., the Islander closes its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    Longtime friends Grace W. Ridgley and Andrew Steed spend their evening at the Islander Caribbean Restaurant and Lounge before its closure on U Street. Bonita Billups surrounded herself with lifelong friends at a white-cloth-covered table packed with bottles of champagne on ice.

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  11. Denizens marks one year in Silver Spring with parties and a new beerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    Denizens Brewing marks its first anniversary in Silver Spring on Thursday and is celebrating with a full weekend of events, including an all-day happy hour and a brewery open house. Here's the full schedule of events, a quick look back at Denizens' first year and a peek at what's ahead.

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  12. Police investigate homicide at parking garage of Wheaton Metro stopRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Authorities in Montgomery County are continuing to investigate a shooting that left a man dead at a parking garage of the Metro stop in Wheaton. The incident began around 7 p.m. Tuesday on the upper level of a parking garage at the Wheaton Metro stop when police responded to a report of shots fired.

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  13. Person shot at Wheaton Metro stationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    A person was shot at the Wheaton Metro station at 7:06 p.m., Montgomery County police spokeswoman Ana Tejada said. The county fire department said on Twitter that the victim was shot in the parking garage at the station and was being transported to a trauma center.

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  14. In Purple Line rail project, a tale of two countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    The Silver Spring Transit Center is one of the proposed stations on the Purple Line, seen here in a file photo. When activist Alice Bishop looks at the blighted shopping center along Kenilworth Avenue in Riverdale Park, where the Giant and even the IHOP have left, she thinks of downtown Silver Spring - and envisions the light-rail Purple Line bringing a similar economic lift to her Prince George's County neighborhood.

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  15. New condos in downtown Silver Spring designed for first-time buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    This rendering shows what Octave 1320, a new nine-story condominium development at 1320 Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring, is expected to look like upon completion in the fall. Herbert Casey has watched the transformation of Silver Spring from quiet suburb to a vibrant hub of restaurants and nightlife during his lifetime residency in the Montgomery County suburb.

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  16. Marylanda s highest court to hear Purple Line fence fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County is appealing a state court judge's dismissal of a $500 citation alleging that Ajay Bhatt built his fence illegally on public land preserved for a Purple Line. Maryland's highest court has agreed to consider the legality of a Chevy Chase homeowner's back fence built 14 feet beyond his property line, on land the state plans to use to build a light-rail Purple Line in the Washington suburbs.

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  17. Silver Spring man found guilty in stabbings outside Rockville Metro stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Washington Post

    A Montgomery County jury found a Silver Spring man guilty of stabbing two people at a Metro bus stop outside the Rockville station. In the incident Dec. 14, Cooper reportedly yelled profanities at two people and then used a knife to stab both of them several times before fleeing.

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  18. After Silver Spring fire, a search for home occupantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    Firefighters in Montgomery County said Wednesday they are looking for anyone who may have been inside a Silver Spring home when a fire broke out. The fire in the 12000 block of White Oak Drive of a two-story home began around 3 a.m. and caused the roof to collapse, according to Pete Piringer, a spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue department.

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  19. Seventh-day Adventists to decide whether women can become clergyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Washington Post

    Tens of thousands of Seventh-day Adventists are meeting this week to face an issue as divisive as any in the Protestant group's 152-year history: Does the Bible allow women to be ordained as clergy? The question has special complexity for Adventists, who to this day revere one of their founders who saw visions, a writer named Ellen White who is described in documents from her lifetime as "ordained." What it means to be ordained, what the Bible says about women's leadership, what to do with women's spiritual gifts, and whether different regions of the 18-million-member faith can disagree culminate in a vote Wednesday.

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  20. Fighting Md.'s surge in heroin use requires a new strategy, task force toldRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    Bob Kozloski has had two missions since his son died three years ago from an OxyContin overdose: honoring his son's memory and helping others avoid the same fate. Thursday morning, he drove 40 miles from his home in Frederick to Silver Spring to testify before a Maryland task force assigned to combat the opioid epidemic in the state.

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