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  1. Savopoulos family thanks law enforcement after arrest in slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Police apprehended late Thursday night the suspect in the gruesome killings of three members of a Northwest Washington family and a housekeeper, D.C. Police apprehended late Thursday night the suspect in the gruesome killings of three members of a Northwest Washington family and a housekeeper, D.C. D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier, right, and Mayor Muriel E. Bowser attend a news conference with murder suspect Daron Dylon Wint shown to the public. Wint, 34, is charged in a warrant with first-degree murder while armed.

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  2. Suspect in quadruple killings worked for victims' family business, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said in a news conference that Daron Dylon Wint, the suspect in the quadruple homicide in Northwest Washington, is in Brooklyn. D.C. police on Thursday said the suspect in the quadruple slaying in Upper Northwest Washington at one point worked for the victims' family business and is believed to be in New York.

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  3. Montgomery, Prince George's leaders make final pitch for Purple LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III , left, and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett , seen in Baltimore on May 8, met Thursday with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan about the future of the light-rail Purple Line. Montgomery and Prince George's leaders made a final push Thursday to persuade Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to build the Purple Line, stressing the economic benefits a light rail could bring to the region.

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  4. D.C. quadruple killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said in a news conference that Daron Dylon Wint, the suspect in the quadruple homicide in Northwest Washington, is in Brooklyn. D.C. police on Thursday said the suspect in the quadruple slaying in Upper Northwest Washington at one point worked for the victims' family business and is believed to be in New York.

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  5. Long-planned Prince Georgea s transit center to open this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    Construction of a long-awaited transit center in Langley Park is near completion and the facility is slated to open this fall, Maryland transportation officials said. Metro is expected to take over the management and operations of the $34.8-million Takoma-Langley Crossroads Transit Center after construction is completed this summer, and thousands of commuters could be boarding buses there as early as this fall.

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  6. Need another Purple Line prognosticator? Wea ve got one.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Washington Post

    In the "will he or won't he?" speculation over whether Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will build the Purple Line or scrap it, you can count a high-ranking state official among the optimists. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says he has no inside knowledge of what Hogan will decide, but if he had to bet, he'd go with the governor approving a less expensive version of the light-rail project.

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  7. Dr. Gridlock: Woman struck by Red Line train at Silver Spring Metro stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Washington Post

    A first responder leaves Metro's Silver Spring station Sunday after a Red Line train struck a woman there. Courtesy of the Prince George's County Fire and Rescue Department.

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  8. Discovery Channel has sick burn of Penguins, who arena t in Stanley Cup playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Post

    Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are long-gone from the Stanley Cup playoffs, eliminated in the first round by the New York Rangers. But that didn't stop the Dicovery Channel, based in Silver Spring, Md., from posting a sizzling Twitter burn about the team, which just happens to be the archrival of the Washington Capitals.

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  9. Silver Spring residents petition for Purple Line changes near schools, homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Washington Post

    More than 500 people have signed an online petition urging Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to make street crossings safer if the state builds a light-rail Purple Line that would run trains in front of two Silver Spring schools. The petition posted on change.org May 6 says the Maryland Transit Administration isn't planning to do enough to reduce a rail line's impacts on neighborhoods east of Rock Creek, particularly along Wayne Avenue east of downtown Silver Spring.

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  10. Monica serenades Bliss nightclub, and Rep. Tammy Duckworth celebrates ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Washington Post

    From commencement ceremonies to Mother's Day festivities, VIPs like FLOTUS and Rep. Tammy Duckworth kept busy over the weekend. Other A-listers like Ciara and Monica turned up in the District.

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  11. Music teacher who sexually abused more than a dozen girls pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Washington Post

    Former music teacher Lawrence Joynes pleaded guilty Monday morning to sexually abusing 14 minors, partially resolving a sweeping investigation into his conduct with students he taught in Montgomery County elementary and middle schools. Joynes, who taught for 27 years in 11 Montgomery schools, officially accepted responsibility for abusing students in kindergarten through second grade while he worked at New Hampshire Estates Elementary School in Silver Spring, Md.

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  12. Maryland park event brings together support for a free rangea parentsRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | The Washington Post

    Few children walked home alone. But a couple dozen families brought them to play at a Silver Spring park Saturday to show their support for Maryland's widely known "free range" parents and their ideas about allowing children more independence.

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  13. Street Smart: Mrs. Ka s Restaurant and Barrel Bar, Silver Spring, Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Washington Post

    With its sloped roof, green shutters and Tudor lines, the cottage-like building at Colesville Road and Dale Drive in Silver Spring stands out among mid-century churches and post-World War II ranch houses. The stucco, circa-1900 structure -which wouldn't look out of place in "The Hobbit" - once functioned as a tollhouse on the then-private road.

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  14. Stuff to do in D.C., Maryland and Virginia from May 7-May 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Washington Post

    Ben Folds and yMusic Ever wondered what Ben Folds, above, classics like "Brick" and "Annie Waits" might sound like with an orchestra? Find out when Folds plays the Lincoln Theatre with yMusic, a classical sextet that has worked with artists like Son Lux and Sufjan Stevens. It's part of a tour in support of the upcoming Folds-yMusic collaborative album.

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  15. Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, May 7-13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Washington Post

    Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6700.

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  16. Prince George's County Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | The Washington Post

    These were among cases received recently by the Prince George's County Animal Management Division. Call 301-780-7200 for directions to the county animal shelter, hours of operation, and adoption and licensing procedures.

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  17. Almost half of Obamacare exchanges are struggling over their futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Washington Post

    Volunteer Tony Hausner, left, assists an enrollee arriving to a health insurance education and enrollment event in Silver Spring, Md. Government-run health insurance exchanges are at the core of the Affordable Care Act.

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  18. The Baltimore riots and the price paid by all of usRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Washington Post

    We have to explore the why behind the anger that led to the rioting in Baltimore to prevent it from happening again. I look at so many things through a prism of personal finance.

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  19. Former Obama aide, announces run for Van Hollen seatRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Washington Post

    Will Jawando, a former Obama administration aide and Education Department official, said Tuesday he will run for the 8th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Chris Van Hollen . Jawando, 33, who lives in Silver Spring, filed notice of his candidacy with the Federal Election Commission earlier this week and said he will make a formal announcement next month.

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  20. George W. Bush, saying voters do not like dynasties, plans to stay off campaign trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Washington Post

    Former president George W. Bush plans to stay off the 2016 campaign trail as his younger brother prepares to mount a presidential bid, telling a group of Republican Jewish donors here that he does not want to fuel an anti-dynastic backlash. At a closed-door dinner Saturday night before nearly 800 members of the Republican Jewish Coalition, the 43rd president noted that it could hurt former Florida governor Jeb Bush if he campaigned alongside another Bush who served in the White House, according to several attendees.

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