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  1. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Shares Photos of Downtown Silver Spring Gas LeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    ... crew struck a 4-inch gas main on the construction site of the new, Silver Spring Public Library (Montgomery County Public Library). It took about 45-minutes to bring the incident under control and during that time, several blocks of Wayne Avenue and ...

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  2. Residents OK after Gaithersburg apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... suffered any serious injuries. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1yvfYH2 According to Montgomery County Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer, residents at a three-story building on North Summit Avenue were evacuated because of a ...

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  3. Police Arrest Teen in Synagogue VandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    A teenager has reportedly confessed to last week's vandalism at Shaare Torah Synagogue in Kentlands that included swastikas and racial epithets, and more arrests are expected, police say. Montgomery County Police and detectives from the Gaithersburg Police Department have arrested and charged Sebastian Espinoza-Carranza, 18, of the 16700 block of Sioux Lane in Gaithersburg, with the April 7 vandalism.

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  4. US Supreme Court's chief justice shows up for jury dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | ABA Journal

    ... John G. Roberts Jr. appeared for jury duty in Rockville and was asked a couple of questions concerning the Montgomery County case, but was soon excused, reports the Washington Post (reg. req.).

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  5. Free-rang' kidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police released the audio from the 911 call reporting Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, 10 and 6, walking down the street unaccompanied. Montgomery County police said that a call came in to check on the children's welfare shortly before 5 p.m. A man in Silver Spring reported that he was walking his dog and spotted "two kids that are unaccompanied, and they've been walking around for probably about 20 minutes by themselves."

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  6. Lonnae Oa Neal: Managing our free-ranging fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    ... andit's a signal that as adults, we're the ones who need to do some growing up. This week's news that Montgomery County police once again picked up a 10-year-old boy and his 6-year-old sister walking home unsupervised has rekindled a national debate ...

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  7. Fashion show fundraiser is SaturdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Gazette.net

    The Xi Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will host its 2015 Fashion Show Fundraiser and Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Montgomery County Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda. This year's theme is Fashions in Bloom 2015.

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  8. Arrest made in Gaithersburg synagogue vandalismRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... male was arrested Wednesday morning in connection to an act of vandalism at a synagogue in Gaithersburg , Montgomery County police announced. Adult male arrested early this AM for 4/7 act of vandalism at Shaare Torah Synagogue, Main St., Kentlands. ...

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  9. Man arrested in vandalism of Gaithersburg synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Police in Montgomery County said they arrested a man Wednesday in connection with vandalism at a synagogue in Gaithersburg, Md . The man's name was not immediately released.

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  10. Will start around the future Corridor Cities TransitwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County will begin work this summer to update its decade-old master plan for bikeways, starting near the planned route of the Corridor Cities Transitway. Montgomery's countywide Bicycle Master Plan dates to the 1970s and was last updated in 2005, said David Anspacher, planning coordinator with the Montgomery County Planning Department.

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  11. Just Where Is That Neglect Line?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Canadian Content

    Danielle Meitiv and her daughter, Dvora, 6, walk home from school in Silver Spring on Jan. 16. A familiar debate over how much freedom parents should give their children ignited Monday with the news that a Montgomery County couple had, once again, tangled with Child Protective Services for allowing their youngsters to take a walk on their own. A couple of months after Danielle and Alexander Meitiv were found responsible for 'unsubstantiated neglect' for letting Rafi, 10, and Dvora, 6, walk home from a park close to where they live in downtown Silver Spring, they gave the children permission to do it again.

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  12. Free-Range Parents Will SueCPS for Grabbing Their KidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lucianne.com

    The Meitivs are lawyering up, and will file some kind of lawsuit against Montgomery County, Maryland, officials who took their children while the youngsters were walking outside by themselves. Matthew Dowd, a partner at Wiley Rein LLP, will represent the Meitivs free of charge, according to this statement on Danielle MeitivA s Facebook wall: Matthew Dowd, a partner with Wiley Rein, states: "The Meitivs are rightfully outraged by the irresponsible actions of Maryland CPS and Montgomery County Police.

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  13. Local Organization to Honor Congressman Chris Van Hollen and 25th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PRWeb

    About 500 guests are expected at the Toast, which will benefit Jubilee's dynamic programs serving 135 adults throughout Montgomery County, allowing them to live as independently as possible, while staying close to family and friends. The event, 'Celebrating Milestones of Change', will also Toast two pieces of landmark legislation that have dramatically improved the lives of those with disabilities - The Americans with Disabilities Act , now celebrating its 25th year, created more opportunities for people with disabilities, and the recently passed ABLE Act, provided for greater financial freedom for people with disabilities and their families.

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  14. Whitman goalie keeps opponents off targetRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Gazette.net

    ... Whitman High School, is now the last line of defense for the Vikings boys lacrosse team. He's been one of Montgomery County's top keepers, stopping 86 of 119 shots (72.2 percent) this spring after being selected as a finalist for last year's Ensign ...

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  15. More former players return to coach softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Gazette.net

    ... women. Surprisingly, softball, a predominantly female sport, had one of the lowest percentages at 34.5. In Montgomery County, however, there has been a recent influx of young females - the majority of whom are former county athletes - taking up ...

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  16. New River Valley Leaders Form Group to Push for Rail ServiceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    New River Valley leaders are joining together to push for extending passenger rail service to the region. Organizers on Tuesday announced the formation of a group called New River Valley 2020: Putting Passengers on Track.

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  17. Montgomery council passes bill to protect employees who disclose salaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Gazette.net

    Companies that do business with Montgomery County would be prohibited from retaliating against employees who share information about their salary to co-workers or others, under a bill passed Tuesday by the County Council. The bill, expected to become law, would prevent county contractors or subcontractors from punishing employees who may discuss with one another how much they get paid, including in attempts to assert their rights to receive equal pay with other employees.

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  18. Maryland Hall getting record fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... still lags behind some of the bigger institutions in the state. Strathmore Hall Performing Arts Center in Montgomery County has pulled in $43.7 million in capital improvements between 1999 and 2014, according to the state data. "I compare it to ...

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  19. The best of intentions creates a 'free-range' debacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Washington Post

    THE DEBATE over "free-range parenting" has reignited in Montgomery County. A couple determined to let their young children wander unsupervised in Silver Spring has come into conflict a second time with child welfare authorities.

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  20. Montgomery Council proposes new curbs on predatory towingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Washington Post

    Towing companies that swoop in to haul away cars parked for a minute longer than the rules allow or that charge owners exorbitant fees to get their vehicles back would be more tightly regulated under legislation introduced by a Montgomery County Council member Tuesday. Towing from lots in shopping centers, apartment complexes and other private property is a $5 million a year business in Montgomery, county officials estimate, involving about 40,000 vehicles.

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