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Silver Spring, Maryland is located in Montgomery County. Zip codes in Silver Spring, MD include 20997, 20906, and 20902. The median home price in Silver Spring is $379,900 which is roughly $237/per square foot. More Silver Spring information.

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Local news for Silver Spring, MD continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Montgomery County school board needs a lesson in responsibility

THE STRICT new rules put in place by the Montgomery County school board to govern member spending are aimed at reassuring taxpayers that their money is being wisely spent.

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5 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Former labor college campus sold to transit union

The Amalgamated Transit Union, which represents bus drivers, light rail operators and other transit workers, has purchased the 46-acre campus of the National Labor College in Silver Spring for $31.4 million and plans to move its headquarters there from Washington, D.C., officials said on Thursday.

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11 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Md. sex offender arrested for exposing self to 8-year-old

Metro Transit Police have arrested a man who they say exposed himself to an eight-year-old girl on a Metrobus.

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13 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Traffic Alert: Crash blocks Inner Loop after New Hampshire

Eastbound lanes of the Inner Loop are blocked after New Hampshire Ave due to a multi-car crash involving a tractor trailer.

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13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Monument Realty: National Labor College secretly sought out better offer

Monument Realty sued the National Labor College in a last-minute bid to block the college from selling its 46-acre campus in Silver Spring to another buyer and force the college to sell to it instead.

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14 hrs ago | Scientific American

FDA Debates Secrecy Surrounding Experimental Drugs

Drug regulators are weighting the merits of disclosing preliminary results from experiments to justify a drug's federal approval and then monitor its safety The practice of confidentiality has been debated by researchers and ethicists for some time, and FDA memos arguing in favor of withholding some interim data have not convinced everyone.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Newswise

A New Report Finds Clinically Significant Sunburns Highest Among...

SILVER SPRING, MD, July 30, 2014 - Females, white non-Hispanic, and younger service members had the highest incidence rates of sunburn diagnoses among active component service members, according to a new health surveillance report released today.

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Examiner.com

CLAW reggae band show at the Fillmore

This Thursday, catch the CLAW reggae band at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. CLAW reggae band consists of Neal 'Bam' Feldman on drums, DJ V on bass, Rick Napper on keyboards, Darnell Bell on percussion, Djando Smith on guitar, and The Starlight Rocker Yusuf Abdul-Azim on vocals.

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CBS Local

Police Seek Teen Suspect in Silver Spring Shooting

Police in Montgomery County are looking for several teenage boys after a woman was shot in Silver Spring early Wednesday morning.

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WUSA-TV Washington

5 things you need to know Wednesday

Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, July 30: 1. 18-year-old shot in Silver Spring, police seek teen suspect 5 things you need to know Wednesday WASHINGTON -- Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, July 30: 1. 18-year-old shot in Silver Spring, police seek teen suspect Check out this story on WUSA9.com: ... (more)

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Gazette.net

Suspensions fall further in Montgomery County high schools

The number of black and Hispanic high schoolers suspended from school fell in the second half of this past school year when compared with a year earlier, according to Montgomery County Public Schools data.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Montgomery County Council approves White Oak Science Gateway plan

The Montgomery County Council gave final approval Tuesday to an ambitious land-use plan designed to spur creation of a new science-focused town center in the county's long-neglected eastern sector.

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Examiner.com

George Pelecanos to appear for a reading to benefit library

The fourth book from the Derek Strange series written by George Pelecanos will be read by the author on July 31 for a library benefit.

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NatureNews

FDA debates trial-data secrecy

Despite a trend towards increased transparency in clinical-trial data, the US Food and Drug Administration is asking whether there are times when participants and researchers should be kept in the dark.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Deals for National Lasagna and National Chicken Wing day

From the world of 'there must be a holiday for that,' it's National Chicken Wing Day and National Lasagna Day.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

TBD.com

Triple threat: Takoma Park man, Morris Thweatt, arrested in trio of...

SILVER SPRING, Md. A Takoma Park man wanted by the FBI has been arrested and charged in a string of Silver Spring bank robberies, during which he claimed to have a bomb.

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The Charlotte Observer

Thunderstorm asthma exists, but doctors aren't sure why

Allergy sufferers often wish for rain, hoping it will wash away all the pollens and molds that stuff up their noses.

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Gazette.net

Four charged in Silver Spring armed robbery, kidnapping

Four people have been charged in connection with an armed robbery and kidnapping in June in which armed intruders held a man in a Silver Spring hotel room and forced his friend to withdraw money from a bank.

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Gazette.net

Silver Spring student rocks out in Germany

Peter Thuronyi, a Montgomery Blair High student who trains at the School of Rock in Silver Spring, plays his guitar on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

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U.U. World

From dormitory to transformational community

Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry. Social service agency supported by Boston-area UU congregations.

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