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  1. Should decline of neighborhood schools cause discomfort?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    I try to impress my grandsons with tales of my difficult childhood. Unlike them, I say, I walked to school every day.

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  2. Style Invitational: Hearts of dorkness for valentinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    To my Costco cashier: If you would be my one true guy I'd stand in line for days and days. Since without you I can't buy My 15-gallon mayonnaise.

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  3. Vistoa s feel-good R&B feels differentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    As an artist, Visto has a few admirable New Year's resolutions and he's willing to rattle them off over the phone: "To abolish the whole idea of celebrity, and embrace vulnerability, and embrace who you are." Right on.

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  4. Md. buys homes, land for Purple Line amid uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

    Maryland officials have continued to buy homes and pursue leasing parts of residents' yards in Montgomery and Prince George's counties to make way for a Purple Line, even as Maryland Gov.-elect Larry Hogan considers whether to cancel the light-rail project. Some residents along the planned 16-mile rail alignment between Bethesda and New Carrollton said they had assumed the state would hold off until Hogan decided whether to kill the project, delay it or proceed with construction.

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  5. Montgomery County neglect inquiry shines spotlight on 'free-range' parentingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

    Danielle and Alexander Meitiv let their children, 10 and six, walk home alone from a park a mile away from their house. Now, Montgomery County is investigating the couple for child neglect.

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  6. Dvorak: Why are we criminalizing childhood independence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Washington Post

    They showed up at the Silver Spring home of Danielle and Alexander Meitiv last month. And again this week. 1 comment

  7. William Cavitt, Commerce official and Prince George's activist, dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Washington Post

    William H. Cavitt, a federal executive who in retirement became a community activist in Prince George's County, where he opposed development that would dramatically alter the character of his neighborhood, died Jan. 6 at a hospital in Silver Spring, Md. He was 74. Mr. Cavitt, an economist, spent 34 years with the Commerce Department and retired in the mid-1990s as director of the import policy division.

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  8. Metro incident reminds disabled riders of specific dangers in emergency situationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    A woman is transported in a wheelchair onto an ambulance from a smoke-filled Metro tunnel on Jan. 12. It's easy to criticize Metro. Between the train delays, the crime and the ever-increasing costs, the transit system is a juicy target for those looking for a reason to be upset.

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  9. Montgomery trash collectors' strike ends as dispute goes to mediationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Washington Post

    Trash and recycling collectors who serve about 46,000 Montgomery County households a week ended an 11-day strike Thursday and returned to work. An estimated 65 workers and their company, Unity Disposal of Laurel, have agreed to take the dispute to a federal mediator.

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  10. Entertainment events in Montgomery County, Jan. 8-14, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Washington Post

    "From Beyond the Arch" This multimedia exhibition by students from Berman Hebrew Academy opens Thursday. A reception will be held Sunday 2-4 p.m. Through Jan. 28. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville.

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  11. Georgia Avenue northbound closed in Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Washington Post

    The exit ramp from the outer loop of the Beltway onto Georgia Avenue is closed because of police activity, according to a Twitter message from Montgomery County police. In another Twitter message, police said they are responding to a call for a possible suicide attempt.

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  12. Four siblings sent to prison for robberies around DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Washington Post

    Four siblings who authorities say robbed a convenience store and a bank in a May 2014 "family crime outing" were sentenced Tuesday. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman gave the family - three brothers and their sister - varying terms in prison in connection with the robberies, which officials said were carried out over a 36-hour period in Silver Spring and Northwest Washington.

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  13. D.C. siblings sentenced to months in prison for robbery of convenience store, bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Washington Post

    Four D.C. siblings, who authorities say robbed a convenience store and a bank in a May 2014 "family crime outing," were sentenced Tuesday. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman sentenced the family - three brothers and their sister - to various months in prison in connection with the robberies, which officials said happened over a 36-hour period in Silver Spring, Md.

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  14. With snowy weather, crashes on roads and school delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Washington Post

    Authorities around the region reported no major crashes related to the snowfall early Tuesday, but warned motorists to allow extra time and slow down. There was a crash on the outer loop of the Beltway between Connecticut Avenue and Rockville Pike that was causing some minor traffic delays, according to fire officials in Montgomery County.

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  15. A 27-year-old snapshot that holds upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Washington Post

    A photograph speaks to us from the past, a reminder of what was and how much has changed since. Rather like a wine encyclopedia.

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  16. Case of controversial fence that sits in path of Purple Line gets dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Washington Post

    A Montgomery County judge has dismissed a case against a landowner in a battle over a fence that sits on part of the planned route for a 16-mile Purple Line transitway. The rail line has long been controversial.

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  17. Everything you need to know about U.S. prospect Gedion ZelalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | The Washington Post

    The Twitterverse and Intertubes are abuzz today about Gedion Zelalem , the young soccer player who wants to play for the U.S. national team. He plays primarily for the youth squad and, if he remains on his promising trajectory, he'll continue to be integrated into the first team.

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  18. As enrollment grows, Montgomerya s portable classes lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | The Washington Post

    Students return to their classrooms after recess to portables built on the campus of Rachel Carson Elementary School in Gaithersburg. Due to a growing student population, overcrowded schools have had portable buildings constructed to help alleviate the problem.

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  19. Mauricio Morales-Caceres charged in Silver Spring killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police said they've arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a killing in a Silver Spring home. Mauricio Morales-Caceres has been charged with first degree murder in the Dec. 23 death of Oscar Uriel Navarro , according to police.

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  20. Value Added: Former 'America's Most Wanted' producer finds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | The Washington Post

    Knowing what you don't know is valuable. I now know I was not born with the entrepreneurial gene.

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