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  1. Going Out GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    "Snowtree" is one of the photos in Jonathan Weiner's solo exhibition "Our Nation's River, A Journey Down the Potomac in Photographs" at Glen Echo Park. Logic The rapper with local roots stops by on his Under Pressure World Tour.

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  2. Montgomery County Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    These cases were received by the Montgomery County Animal Services Division. For information, call 240-773-5900.

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  3. Killing Purple Line would be radical stepRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Planning for the Purple Line has included years of public review, including this open house in Silver Spring. If Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan kills the Purple Line, as some transportation advocates fear , it would be a sharp departure from the recent history of highway and transit projects in the D.C. region.

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  4. Decision in a free-rangea case does not end debate about parenting and safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Washington Post

    The Maryland parents who let their children walk home from a park in Silver Spring were found responsible for "unsubstantiated" child neglect in a decision that has not fully resolved their clash with authorities over their views on parenting and children's safety. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv hoped the nationally debated case - which has lit up social media and brought a dozen television film crews to their home - would be dismissed following a two-month investigation by Montgomery County Child Protective Services.

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  5. Local Digest: Arrest in Friday's shooting near Southeast D.C. schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Washington Post

    D.C. police have arrested a 19-year-old in connection with a shooting Friday afternoon not far from Stanton Elementary School in Southeast. Jerlyu Wood was arrested Saturday and charged with assault with intent to kill in connection with the shooting, which occurred about 4 p.m. Friday in the 2500 block of Alabama Avenue SE.

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  6. Assisted-living complex in Silver Spring to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    Springhouse of Silver Spring will close this June because of the pending sale of the assisted-living apartment building, according to residents and a notice circulated by management this week. The notice, dated Feb. 25, says that the landowner, HCP, Inc., is putting the property up for sale and that potential buyers might not continue to operate the property as a senior-living facility.

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  7. William Hooker and Oscar Micheaux, visionaries across eras and art formsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    William Hooker is sitting on a marble bench at Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium on a recent Friday, nursing a coffee and holding forth. The 68-year-old drummer is voluble and enthusiastic and direct - like the way he plays his instrument.

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  8. Police: Man exposes himself to woman, tries to rape second woman in Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    A woman fought off an attempted rape on Wednesday night by a man who police say also exposed himself to another woman earlier in the night. Montgomery County police spokeswoman Nicole Gamard said that the man, described in a police statement as being in his late 20s or early 30s, first approached a 36-year-old woman, asked her for sex, then pulled his pants down to expose himself to her.

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  9. Montgomery superintendent search revs up, with forums plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    An online survey for those interested in expressing opinions about what's most important in a new schools leader was posted late Tuesday on the district's Web site, and community forums are planned for next week. The search follows the recent resignation of Superintendent Joshua P. Starr , who lacked majority support for his reappointment, according to county officials who spoke to The Washington Post.

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  10. Documents: Driver in fatal DC crash may have been on drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    Court records say the driver of an SUV that killed a young attorney and injured another person in downtown Washington, D.C. appeared to be under the influence of drugs and was driving 40 mph over the speed limit at the time of the crash. The Metropolitan Police Department had said 33-year-old James Chandler of Silver Spring, Maryland was charged with involuntary manslaughter in Monday's crash but court documents obtained Wednesday say he's charged with second-degree murder. 8 comments

  11. D.C. Police: Motorist in pedestrian fatality appeared to be on narcoticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    The motorist who drove his SUV onto a sidewalk in downtown Washington on Monday - killing an attorney on his way to night classes at Georgetown's law school - appeared to be under the influence of narcotics and had previous speeding citations, according to court records. James Brooks Chandler, 33, of Silver Spring, Md., was charged on Tuesday with second-degree murder in the death of Philip Snodgrass , assistant general counsel at the National Federation of Federal Employees, the country's oldest union representing 100,000 government workers across the country.

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  12. Former martial arts teacher charged with abusing student for 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    A martial arts teacher has been charged with sexually abusing a student over a 10-year period beginning in 1984. Montgomery County police said Thursday that they believe that Jorge Raul Allica, 56, who also taught in the Prince George's County school system, may have abused other victims as well.

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  13. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    Evelyn Plaut, 87, an executive assistant from 1983 to 1998 at the Bureau of National Affairs, now Bloomberg BNA, died Feb. 9 at a Rockville nursing home. The cause was complications from Alzheimer's disease, said a son, Roger Plaut.

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  14. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    Charles J. Glass, 87, a retired captain in the Coast Guard who later worked as a specialist in standardization of ambulance and emergency medical services for the Department of Transportation, died Jan. 11 at his home in Silver Spring, Md. The cause was kidney failure, said a daughter, Cathleen Glass.

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  15. Where We Live: Ashburton in Bethesda, bisected by the BeltwayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    Bill Kane bought his house in Bethesda's Ashburton neighborhood in 1959, paying $28,000 for the brand-new brick split-level built by Aldon Properties. He found himself part of "a huge enclave of Catholics" drawn to nearby Saint Jane Frances de Chantal Church and School on Old Georgetown Road, and he and his wife raised nine children in the home.

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  16. Four children hurt after bus driver slams on brakes in Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    Their injuries were not serious, and it initially appeared that they were the only ones hurt out of about 50 people on board, Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesman Pete Piringer said on Twitter. The bus did not hit anything.

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  17. Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Feb. 12-18, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    "Rapture, Blister, Burn" The comedy centers on two women, an academic and a homemaker, jealous of each other's lives. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 22. Post-show talkbacks on Thursday, Sunday and Wednesday.

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  18. Montgomery student, 13, dies after harming himself in school bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Washington Post

    A 13-year old boy at Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring harmed himself in a locked school bathroom Monday and died from his injuries, Montgomery County school officials said.

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  19. District to try woman 2nd time in cousin's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Washington Post

    District prosecutors told a D.C. Superior Court Judge Monday they will hold a second trial for a Silver Spring woman charged with fatally shooting her cousin as part of a $100,000 insurance scheme. Prosecutors said Claire Rice, 67, who was having financial problems and was faced with eviction, took out the insurance policy on her 58-year-old cousin, Anthony Rice, 58, and then walked him into a Northeast park and shot him three times in the chest and head.

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  20. Man reportedly fired shots into Silver Spring landscaping businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police said officers are on the scene Monday of a landscaping company in Silver Spring where an armed man is believed to have barricaded himself on the property. There are no reports of injuries.

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