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  1. Zumba fundraiser will benefit Silver Spring fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Displaced victims of the deadly Flower Branch Apartments fire and explosion earlier this month have a long way to go toward recovery - and there's a Zumba-related fundraiser for them this weekend. The Zumbathon Fundraiser will be on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Washington Adventist University Student Center in Takoma Park, Maryland.

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  2. Photographer seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agencyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... company accusing her of copyright infringement for using one of her own photographs online. Highsmith lives in Takoma Park, Maryland. She wasn't in Manhattan federal court Wednesday for a conference on the lawsuit. Seattle-based Getty says the ...

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  3. George Curry | Journalist, 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    George E. Curry, 69, of Laurel, Md., a journalist, civil rights activist, and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, died Saturday, Aug. 20, at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Md. Curry's syndicated column was carried in more than 200 African American-owned newspapers, and he served two stints as editor-in-chief of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a news service for black papers.

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  4. George Curry, black press advocate and Knoxville College grad has died Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Glover. According to the Associated Press, Curry died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room there. Curry lived in Laurel, Maryland. Curry graduated from Knoxville ...

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  5. Prominent African American journalist diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC 27

    ... has died. He was 69. Charlotte Purvis says Curry died suddenly Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room. Curry lived in Laurel, Maryland. Curry's syndicated column appeared in more ...

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  6. George E. Curry, journalist who led black publication Emerge, dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Washington Post

    George E. Curry, who grew up in a segregated Alabama housing project and became a prominent black journalist, notably as editor of the feisty, short-lived magazine Emerge, died Aug. 20 at a hospital in Takoma Park, Md. He was 69. His partner, Ann Ragland, said he died after being taken to the emergency room but did not know the immediate cause.

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  7. Prominent black journalist George Curry diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The China Post

    George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room there, his sister, Charlotte Purvis, said Sunday.

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  8. Journalist, Civil Rights Activist George Curry DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Outlook

    George E Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room there, his sister, Charlotte Purvis, said yesterday.

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  9. Photo: George E. Curry, former editor-in-chief of the NatRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... newspapers around the United States - died suddenly Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Md. He was 69.

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  10. Death of retired painter and beloved grandfather in Md. apartment fire confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Washington Post

    ... in an earlier interview as she waited for word about the search and identification. Angie Paniagua, who lives in Takoma Park, said she got to the building within 20 minutes after the explosion and like other relatives had spent time at the site as ...

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  11. Benton County effort to adopt ranked-choice voting cleared for November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | OregonLive.com

    ... for at least some of their elections include Minneapolis, San Francisco, Oakland, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Takoma Park, Maryland. Voters in Maine will decide in November whether to make their state the first in the United States to adopt ...

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  12. A bipartisan friendship: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter FranchotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Washington Post

    ... about the administration's hiring and firing practices. Franchot was a young, progressive delegate representing Takoma Park in Montgomery County. These days, the animosity between the two is gone. In its place is a bipartisan friendship that stands ...

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  13. How to Help the Piney Branch Apartment Explosion VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | CBS Local

    ... Spring, MD 20904 [*] Write LONG BRANCH FIRE in check memo Takoma Police Department Collection Donations The Takoma Park Police Department will be collecting donations for the families who were displaced from their homes after a three-alarm fire at ...

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  14. The Latest: Hospitals say most injured in fire were releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | WJRT

    ... She said two were admitted and three were to be released Thursday afternoon. Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, says in a post on its website that nine people injured in the fire were brought to the emergency department. The ...

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  15. Two dead, 31 injured in huge fire, explosion at Maryland apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Post-gazette.com

    ... patients, but declined to release their conditions. Some had already gone home. Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Md., said it had received nine patients and several had been treated and released as of 10:30 a.m. One was transferred and ...

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  16. Police: Number of people missing still unknown after deadly Md. apartment explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... reunification centers " at the nearby Long Branch Community Center and the Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park. About 100 residents of the apartment complex were displaced by the fire, officials said. The two dead victims have not yet ...

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  17. 2 found dead, others missing after explosion ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | KBMT

    ... For those missing relatives you can walk into the Rolling Terrace Elementary School, 705 Bayfield Street, Takoma Park, for immediate attention. A shelter was set up last night at Long Branch Community Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, ...

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  18. Statement on Apartment Fire in Silver SpringRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital , a not-for-profit, 232-bed acute-care facility located in Takoma Park, Maryland, is part of Adventist HealthCare's system of complete health-care services. Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist ...

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  19. How to help victims of the Silver Spring apartment explosion, fireRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Officials have also set up a reunification center at Rolling Terrace Elementary School at 705 Bayfield St. in Takoma Park, Maryland, where friends and family members can search for missing relatives. There is currently no need for volunteers, ...

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  20. New voting method could be on way for Benton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | OregonLive.com

    ... for at least some of their elections include Minneapolis, San Francisco, Oakland, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Takoma Park, Maryland. Maine voters this November will have the chance to make their state the first in the country to adopt ranked-choice ...

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