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Germantown, Maryland is located in Montgomery County. Zip codes in Germantown, MD include 20875, 20876, and 20874. The median home price in Germantown is $270,000 which is roughly $191/per square foot. More Germantown information.

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4 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Leggetta s budget proposal includes more police officers in Germantown

Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger appeared Thursday at a hearing on police spending in the fiscal 2015 operating budget proposed by County Executive Isiah Leggett .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Qiagen to depart old Digene HQ, expand two other Maryland campuses

Qiagen NV , the Dutch diagnostics technology company that bought Gaithersburg-based Digene for $1.6 billion in 2007, is preparing to clear out of Digene's old offices and move staff to an expanded Germantown headquarters.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Gazette.net

County study: Montgomery high-poverty schools face bigger gaps

Montgomery County's "high-poverty" and "low-poverty" high schools have moved farther apart over the past several years in terms of both academic performance and student demographics, according to a county government report released Tuesday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Gazette.net

Manger: Police wona t ignore pot despite decriminalization of small amounts

A Maryland law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana won't significantly lighten the enforcement workload, Montgomery County's police chief said.

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The Washington Post

Hot seat on Montgomery County Planning Board draws long list of candidates

As races for Montgomery County executive and county council gather momentum ahead of the June 25 primary, another important campaign is unfolding below the radar: the contest to be appointed to chair the planning board.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

a Adventist HealthCare ramps up Montgomery County competition with urgent care centers

Terry Forde, Adventist HealthCare's interim president and CEO said three plans urgent care centers in Montgomery County will help create a convenient option for patients in the area and "allow us to meet a growing need for health-care options for non-life threatening injuries and illness."

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Post-gazette.com

FNB acquires OBA Financial Services

FNB Corp. has announced plans for yet another acquisition, as the Hermitage bank continues to grow by buying smaller institutions.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Patch.com

Women Charged in Exorcism Killings of Children Likely to Use Insanity Defense

A Germantown mother and her her roommate, both accused of killing two children during an exorcism, will likely use insanity defenses at their trials later this year.

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CBS Local

Md. Meteorologist Always Had Head In The Clouds

WeatherBug meteorologist James West keeps track of the weather all year long, but what you may not know is that he lives in Frederick with his wife, his two daughters and two cats.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Washington Post

Md. lawmakers approve student sleep study; Insanity claim planned in killings of children

Maryland lawmakers approved legislation Friday that would require state health officials to conduct a study on the sleep needs of students and the experiences of school systems that have shifted the hours of their school days.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Woman accused in exorcism killings claims insanity

An attorney for one of two Montgomery County women accused of fatally stabbing two children in a bloody exorcism said in court Friday that he would pursue an insanity defense, known in Maryland as "not criminally responsible."

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Gazette.net

Bill protecting the transgendered passes House

Despite several attempts by opponents prevent its passage, a Senate bill to include gender identity in Maryland's anti-discrimination laws passed the House of Delegates intact Thursday.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Gazette.net

Bill protecting the transgendered passes House

Despite several attempts by opponents prevent its passage, a Senate bill to include gender identity in Maryland's anti-discrimination laws passed the House of Delegates intact Thursday.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Electronic Cigarette - The Effective Device To Quit Tobacco Addiction

The advantages of electronic cigarettes helped people in US to quit the harmful tobacco cigarettes.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Gazette.net

Pollard: Montgomery College needs $8 million more from county

Montgomery College's president said the school needs county money to staff a new bioscience center and add full-time faculty that County Executive Isiah Leggett did not include in his proposed operating budget.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

CBS Local

Wide Variety of Free Flicks Across D.C. Region

From movies for kids, to superhero action films, to sophisticated dramas for adults, to films featuring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, the choices abound.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pro-choicers adopt anti-abortion tactics

A Maryland-based group, Voice of Choice, did just that: It created an online map of more than 150 protesters across the nation who target doctors and health centers that provide legal abortions, complete with all the personal information it could find on each one.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Three rescued from fire in Germantown home

A two-alarm fire broke out in a townhouse in the 20200 block of Shipley Terrace in Germantown, Md.

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Gazette.net

Names & Faces: Adventist appoints interim president

He will begin the role in early April after Forde, 43, joined Adventist in 2011.

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Gazette.net

Pollard: Montgomery College needs $8 million more from county

Montgomery College's president said the school needs county money to staff a new bioscience center and add full-time faculty that County Executive Isiah Leggett did not include in his proposed operating budget.

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