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3 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Neighbors say theya ll continue push to preserve Kensington park

Opponents of a plan to build a middle school in what is now a neighborhood park say they're not giving up.

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7 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Montgomery begins to tally costs of energy proposals

As a package of environmental bills works its way toward a vote in the Montgomery County Council, county departments say some of the measures could cost millions.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Parents' Suit Against Md. Private School Dismissed

A Montgomery County judge has dismissed a couple's lawsuit alleging that a top private school jeopardized their son's college career by not doing enough to help him.

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Related Topix: Potomac, MD

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Parents' Lawsuit Against Top Prep School Tossed Out of Court

A Montgomery County judge has dismissed a couple's lawsuit alleging that a top private school in Potomac jeopardized their son's college career by not doing enough to help him.

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Related Topix: Potomac, MD

14 hrs ago | Gazette.net

County zoning hearings scheduled for April 29

The years-long battle between Costco and a coalition of residents, civic associations and environmental groups over whether the retail giant can open a 16-pump gas station at Westfield Wheaton mall rages on.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers

18 hrs ago | Gazette.net

As prom season nears, MADD targets underage drinking

As prom season and high school graduation approaches, underage drinking is on parents' minds.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Drugs

23 hrs ago | Politico

Chevy Chase hires again on Purple Line battle - AGA adds three amid ...

CHEVY CHASE HIRES AGAIN ON PURPLE LINE BATTLE: The town of Chevy Chase is bringing on additional lobbying reinforcements in their battle against a proposed Maryland light rail line.

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Related Topix: Chevy Chase, MD, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Daniel Lipinski, Silver Spring, MD, Republican, Bill Shuster, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Brown, Gansler, Mizeur Clash On Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Towson University, Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Gazette.net

Tavon Miles accused of killing Marc St. Aubin in March

Formal murder charges were brought Thursday against a Gaithersburg man who police accused of killing an Aspen Hill resident during an apparent robbery in March.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Gaithersburg, MD, Aspen Hill, MD

Gazette.net

Gaithersburg students deliver meals to the homeless

Students Todd Budd, 16, Cordell Riggs, 14, Chris White, 18, and Marquise Chambers, 16, all of The Foundation School of Montgomery County, drop off a food donation for the Home Builders Care Assessment Center on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD

Baltimore News

Man killed in single-car crash

Montgomery County Police say a man was killed when his car left the road, hit a utility pole and overturned.

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Related Topix: Beallsville, MD

CBS Local

FBI: Man Has Robbed 3 D.C. Area Banks Since January

Law enforcement officials are looking for this man who they say has robbed three banks in D.C. and Maryland since January.

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Related Topix: Lanham, MD, Chevy Chase, MD

Gazette.net

Easement hurdles getting in way of new horse trail in Boyds

Horse lovers in Montgomery County may get a new public riding trail around an approved subdivision straddling Peach Tree Road in Boyds.

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Related Topix: Boyds, MD, Rockville, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]

For many years, special interests - particularly the development industry - have played an inordinate role in financing the campaigns of county executive and county council candidates throughout Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Opinion

Patch.com

Job Openings in Bethesda, Silver Spring, Montgomery County

Here's a sampling of recent job postings in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Montgomery County: Administrative Assistant in Human Resources at The JBG Companies Medical Support Assistant at Defense Health Agency Materials Handler at National Gallery of Art Dog Walkers at Waggy Walkys Pet Care Guest Service Representative at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD, Chevy Chase, MD

Gazette.net

Media vet Pete Piringer returns to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service

Pete Piringer, the returning public information officer for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service, at a rural house fire in Dickerson.

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Related Topix: Dickerson, MD

Gazette.net

Thames looks to checkmate rivals in Montgomery District 5 race

Jeffrey Thames grew up playing chess with his father in Gary, Ind., learning the finer points of the game and the life lessons they can convey.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, White Oak, MD

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wired

Here's What Drone Attacks in America Would Look Like

"Baseball practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. According to records obtained from the FAA, which issued 1,428 domestic drone permits between 2007 and early 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Navy have applied for drone authorization in Montgomery County."

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Related Topix: National Institute of Standards and Technology, US Military, US Navy, Science / Technology, Robots, Photography, Arts

Gazette.net

Some Sherwood High seniors might miss prom

Some Sherwood High School students and parents are feeling like some seniors got stood up for prom - by their school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Sandy Spring, MD

CBS Local

Teenage Girl Missing in Montgomery County

A teenage girl is missing from Montgomery County and police are asking for the public's help in locating her.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Silver Spring, MD, Hyattsville, MD

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