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  1. Damascus tuning up for run at region titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Gazette.net

    Tom Fedor/The Gazette Magruder's Stephanie Davis competes in the class 4A girls' 200 meter dash during the MPSSAA Maryland state track and field championships at Morgan State University on Friday evening, May 23, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. The Swarmin' Hornets posted several top-notch performances in Saturday's Last Track to Philly Invitational hosted by Georgetown Prep, a meet Damascus coach Jason Bozicevich said was a good opportunity for his athletes to fine tune some things as they get ready for the upcoming Class 3A West Region and state championship meets.

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  2. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... which cost $4-million. The company also replaced 20-miles of underground distribution cable in west Frederick and Damascus in Maryland, and Shepardstown and Lost River in West Virginia. That cost $4.5-million, according to Potomac Edison. The ...

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  3. Obituary Notice: Mary R. BillotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | GantDaily.com

    ... ggests that memorial contributions be made to the Sarcoma Research Foundation of America, 9899 Main St., Suite 204, Damascus, MD 20872.

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  4. Memo To Mediaite: Please Stop Sucking Up To CNN's Brian StelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    ... mom, "Donna," waltzed into a really terrible live shot Stelter did by Skype from his mother's living room in Damascus, Maryland. Mediaite 's headline is ridiculous: "CNN Made Brian Stelter Report From His Mom's House." Please. Oh, the network made ...

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  5. Cougars top Hornets in Christmas ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    No matter what the sport, if there is a close game coming down to the wire, one play usually makes all the difference. That one play came with 31.5 seconds left in regulation as Jefferson guard Kirsten Doleman picked up a loose ball in the paint, took a shot and drew a foul in the championship game of the Gold's Gym Cougar Christmas Classic against Damascus, Maryland, on Saturday night.

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  6. Hornets top HedgesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | 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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  7. CNN's Brian Stelter Reports Live From Mom's Living Room On ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | 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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  8. Montgomery County to probe handling of abuse allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  9. Hearing postponed for accused Damascus middle school groperRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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  10. Fix the channelsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  11. Obituary Notice: Mabel Jean Shubert ReasingerRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  12. Down three touchdowns, Franklin scores 35 points in a row and repeats as 3A championsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  13. Montgomery police seek victims, witnesses, in schools caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  14. Day care approved for Damascus churchRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  15. Montgomery schools work group examining child abuse policies, processesRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  16. Chicken rescue underway in Damascus after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | 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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  17. Barn catches fire in DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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