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  1. Hornets top HedgesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... to wait until its first possession of the second quarter for another shot to fall. But by then, it was too late. Damascus, Maryland (6-1), used the lack of Eagle offense to its advantage as it got out to a lead early in its 52-16 win in the Gold's ...

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  2. CNN's Brian Stelter Reports Live From Mom's Living Room On ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Switched

    Brian Stelter isn't going to let a little thing like Christmas stand in his way of reporting the news. Following a segment on the release of Sony's "The Interview" Thursday, CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield wouldn't let Stelter sign off before calling the "Reliable Sources" host out for joining remotely from a little town called Damascus, Maryland.

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  3. Montgomery County to probe handling of abuse allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery officials have scheduled a public session to examine the county school system's child abuse policies and procedures amid heightened concerns about how the district addresses alleged incidents of sexual abuse on school grounds. The action follows an uproar about two arrests for inappropriate touching of students that went undisclosed for weeks at Damascus and Germantown middle schools.

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  4. Hearing postponed for accused Damascus middle school groperRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WUSA-TV Washington

    The man accused of groping a 12-year-old student at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus had his court hearing postponed Hearing postponed for accused Damascus middle school groper DAMASCUS, Md. -- The man accused of groping a 12-year-old student at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus had his court hearing postponed Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1DnMWKR John Epps, Jr. left the Montgomery County Courthouse with his coat over his head, and refused to answer any questions about the allegations DAMASCUS, Md.

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  5. Fix the channelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gazette.net

    ... information they need about their children's safety. In October, a contractor at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus was arrested, accused of inappropriately touching a 12-year-old student. Later that month, a substitute teacher at Roberto ...

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  6. Obituary Notice: Mabel Jean Shubert ReasingerRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | GantDaily.com

    ... to quilt, embroider, sew and go to auctions. She is survived by four sons, Dennis Reasinger and his wife, Doreen of Damascus, Md.; Brian Reasinger and his wife, Alison of Whitehall; Kevin Reasinger and his wife, Karen of Treasure Lake; and Charles ...

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  7. Down three touchdowns, Franklin scores 35 points in a row and repeats as 3A championsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Baltimore Sun

    Franklin head coach Anthony Burgos and his team celebrate with the trophy after beating Damascus during the state Class 3A championship. Franklin head coach Anthony Burgos and his team celebrate with the trophy after beating Damascus during the state Class 3A championship.

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  8. Montgomery police seek victims, witnesses, in schools caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Washington Post

    ... a month of the alleged inappropriate touching of a student by a contract worker at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus. The Baker principal has said she was trying to protect the victim's privacy and apologized to parents. Montgomery school ...

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  9. Day care approved for Damascus churchRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    The Tri-County Baptist Church in Damascus won approval Nov. 13 from the Montgomery County Planning Board to open a weekday child day care center within the church building at the corner of Damascus Road and Long Corner Road. The center, which must have six or fewer staff members, would accommodate about 30 children, according to a planner's report.

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  10. Montgomery schools work group examining child abuse policies, processesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    ... One incident happened at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown and another at Baker Middle School in Damascus. Zuckerman said group members also are looking at a possible employee code of conduct and talking about the database the system ...

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  11. Chicken rescue underway in Damascus after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Damascus, Md. An unusual animal rescue effort is underway after an afternoon fire destroyed one family's small barn on Gue Road in Damascus Chicken rescue underway in Damascus after fire Damascus, Md.

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  12. Barn catches fire in DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WUSA-TV Washington

    There were no human injuries in a barn fire in Damascus on Wednesday but several chickens died, according to Montgomery County fire spokesperson Pete Piringer. Barn catches fire in Damascus There were no human injuries in a barn fire in Damascus on Wednesday but several chickens died, according to Montgomery County fire spokesperson Pete Piringer.

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  13. Cell tower proposed to be built on Clemente groundsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Gazette.net

    ... the school's security camera systems was arrested on charges of groping a student at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus. According to Johnson, the decision is in the hands of Barkley, but some people who attended the meeting thought that the ...

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  14. UMBC upsets Terps; Hoyas and U-Va. teams advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Cup in three weeks. "There were a lot of people who didn't pick us to win," said Harris, a junior midfielder from Damascus, Md., who played at McDonogh School. "That's the thing. We wanted to prove everyone wrong, and proving everyone wrong makes us ...

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  15. Principal tells parents of in-school molestation in letterRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Nearly a month after a contract worker was accused of sexually assaulting a middle school student while in school, the principal has sent a letter home to parents. The principal at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus, Maryland, tells parents in a letter dated Nov. 3 that a temporary contract worker was arrested for "inappropriately touching" a student.

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  16. Principal apologizes for lack of notification about abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... have been affected until she reflected on a case unfolding around the same time at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus. Baker's principal, Louise Worthington, came under fire in early November for failing to notify parents that a contract worker ...

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  17. Say school leaders should share as much as possible about staff allegations, behaviorRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County school officials said the county school system can clarify and improve the way principals communicate with parents when a staff member faces an allegation or has acted suspiciously. The principals at John T. Baker Middle School in Damascus and Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown recently sent letters out to their respective communities that included apologies for not telling parents earlier about two incidents involving individuals who worked at their schools and were arrested after being accused of inappropriately touching a student.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Frederick/Montgomery County Football Showdown: Undefeated Linganore at Undefeated Damascus plus Maryland Basketball and Football all this week on WFMD Radio and WFMD.COM!!!! The following sports programming can be heard this week on 930 WFMD Radio and the worldwide "live" streaming audio of wfmd.com: Monday, 11/17/14, 7:30 pm Opening Tip: Men's College Basketball, Central Conn. State at Maryland .

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  19. Damascus cheer squad 3-peat championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Damascus cheer squad 3-peat champions The First Ladies of Damascus won its third straight Division 1 championship. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1qU6A6g DAMASCUS, Md.

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  20. Pasquale's to open Dec. 1 in East DundeeRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... Doyle, who lives in Oak Park, and Maggi, who lives in Maryland, also operate the original Pasquale's in Damascus, Maryland, and the original Blues BBQ and Grill in Roanoke, Virginia. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, ...

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