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  1. 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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  2. Girl Scouts choose transgender girls over $100,000 donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Washington Post

    Girl Scout Min Hunt-Neu looks over her cookie list in 2012 in Silver Spring, Md. Megan Ferland told Seattle Metropolitan that the Girl Scouts of Western Washington were "thrilled" to pull in a $100,000 donation earlier this year.

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  3. Hogan: Maryland will move forward on Purple Line, with counties' helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Washington Post

    Work is seen on a Purple Line station tunnel under a new library last month in Silver Spring, Md. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan gave tentative approval to the Purple Line Thursday, saying he is willing to build the light-rail line if Montgomery and Prince George's counties pick up more of the cost and the project is modified to save state taxpayers money.

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  4. Stuff to do in D.C., Maryland and Virginia from June 25-July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Washington Post

    D'Angelo and the Vanguard On Thursday, the king of neo-soul makes his long-awaited return to the D.C. area. But it's not just to relive past glory.

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  5. What dying office parks are doing to Montgomery CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Washington Post

    Some major employers, including government contractors and federal agencies, had departed such campuses in the suburban Maryland county in recent years. Marriott International said it planned to do the same .

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  6. Prospective condo owners, homebuyer aid programs aboundRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    Andrew Doepping used a program at a local lender to help him make a down payment on his first condo. When Andrew Doepping, 28, was looking to buy his first home this year, he had some help in the down payment department.

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  7. Montgomery County joins other localities providing paid sick leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Washington Post

    The Montgomery County Council, heeding a call from the Obama administration, passed paid sick-leave legislation Tuesday that will enable workers to stay home when they are ill or need to take care of a sick child, without losing salary. The final 9-to-0 vote came after debate on a flurry of amendments, backed mostly by the business community, to diminish the scope of the bill.

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  8. In two hours, man raped an acquaintance, then a stranger, police sayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | The Washington Post

    A Silver Spring man is accused of raping two women - first someone he knew, and then a stranger - in a span of two hours on Friday night. Prince George's County police say that Al Louis Bell, 22, who was arrested on Saturday, has confessed to both sexual assaults.

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  9. a Free rangea parents cleared in second neglect case after children walked aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Washington Post

    Alexander and Danielle Meitiv at home in Silver Spring, Md., on May 22, 2015. The Meitiv family came to national attention in January as they faced a Child Protective Services neglect investigation for letting their two children - Rafi, 10, and Dvora, 6 - walk home together unsupervised from a park about a mile away.

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  10. Straddling the digital and print ages, new Silver Spring Library opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Washington Post

    Patrons line up at the Fenton Street entrance during the grand opening Saturday for the recently completed Silver Spring Library. Fourteen-year-old Oumou Diop lost her old book hangout when the Borders in downtown Silver Spring closed in 2011.

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  11. AFI Docs: Why New Yorker cartoon editor let a filmmaker get a Very Semi-SeriousaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Washington Post

    Bob Mankoff at The New Yorker offices, where he is keeper of the funny. SUBMIT A CARTOON IDEA to The New Yorker and expect rejection.

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  12. The rent is too darn highRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Washington Post

    Many Montgomery County residents have little voice in how much it costs to live here. In Silver Spring, more than 60 percent of residents are renters .

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  13. D.C. region deals with power outages, cleanup after powerful overnight stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Washington Post

    Nearly 2,000 customers of Pepco were reported to be without power on Friday morning. The bulk of those customers - about 1,500 - were in the Gaithersburg area.

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  14. Maryland Beltway project at halfway pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Washington Post

    Westbound drivers swing left past workers to cross University Boulevard's Beltway bridge after the morning rush in 2014. The lengthy project to rebuild a heavily used bridge over the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring has reached a milestone, and drivers will notice.

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  15. Not all Red Line riders happy about ending Grosvenor turnbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Washington Post

    The arrival of more 7000 series rail cars will allow Metro to end the train turnbacks at Grosvenor. Metro's decision to buy an extra batch of new rail car s comes with the promise that, a few years from now, Red Line service north of Grosvenor will be more frequent.

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  16. lisa_reinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Washington Post

    The recent revelation that a senior official at the National Weather Service helped write his own job description for a cushy post-retirement consulting position - then was back at work the day after he left - has drawn scrutiny not just because of the eye-popping details. The Donald Jiron case, investigated by former Commerce Department Inspector General Todd Zinser, also has raised a key question: How often are revolving-door rules broken in government? Sen. John Thune , chairman of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, is asking the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration pointed questions about the practice of civil servants returning as contractors to pretty much the same job they had in government.

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  17. A's switch pitcher is fascinatingRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Washington Post

    Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Pat Venditte learned to pitch with both arms when he was 3 years old, and at 29, he's now made it to the major leagues. Nearly a half-century ago, we put a man on the moon.

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  18. Md. officials: Letting 'free range' kids walk or play alone is not neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Washington Post

    Supporters of free range parenting gather in Ellsworth Park, on May 9, 2015 in Silver Spring, Md. Maryland officials have taken steps to clarify their views about children playing or walking alone outdoors in a new policy directive that says Child Protective Services should not be involved in such cases unless children have been harmed or face a substantial risk of harm.

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  19. Md. officials: Letting a free rangea kids walk or play alone is not neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Washington Post

    Supporters of free range parenting gather in Ellsworth Park, on May 9, 2015 in Silver Spring, Md. Maryland officials took steps to clarify their views about children playing or walking alone outdoors in a new policy directive that says Child Protective Services should not be involved in such cases unless children have been harmed or face a substantial risk of harm.

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  20. Where transgender equality colors a Pomp and CircumstanceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | The Washington Post

    Chloe Martin-Poteet gets an assist with her graduation cap from her brother Julian Martin-Poteet at Blake High School on May 22, 2015, in Silver Spring, Md. This is the last year Blake will use two colors for its graduation robes.

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