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  1. Montgomery official apologizes for $58,000 public records feeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A senior Montgomery County official has apologized to a Wheaton neighborhood activist for a March 19 letter saying it would take three months and cost $58,407 to comply with a records request for information about a planned library and recreation center . "Please accept my apology for the impersonal tone of the letter," general services director David Dise said in a March 25 e-mail to Kim Persaud, president of the Wheaton Regional Park Neighborhood Association.

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  2. Suburbs such as Montgomery County rethink transit to court millennialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The Silver Spring Transit Center would be a stop on the proposed Purple Line, but the light-rail project's future remains uncertain. After moving to Washington from Akron, Ohio, six years ago, Katie Reed and her husband, Brian, happily ditched their two cars to live in Chinatown, where they enjoy walking to restaurants and shops.

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  3. Silver Spring families head over heels about hosting Danish gymnastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    Gail Gugel, center, who is hosting members of the 2015 National Danish Gymnastics Performance Team, shows a photo of the 2010 team that she hosted to Mathias Skole, 23, Lotte Bjornholt Fink, 21, and Simon Nissen, 23, all of Denmark. Hammond grew up in Denmark and moved to the Washington region in 1989 after falling in love with the U.S.-born Scott Hammond.

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  4. Meet the Maryland schoolteacher whose novel inspired the steamy show a The RoyalsaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    Michelle Ray, a Montgomery County sixth-grade teacher, enjoys her 15 minutes of fame a few seconds at a time: Each week, her name flashes across TVs in the credits of the new E! show " The Royals ." Ray's young-adult novel " Falling for Hamlet ," a modern-day retelling of the Shakespeare play, is the "inspiration" behind the soapy series starring Elizabeth Hurley as the matriarch of a palace full of would-be monarchs and pill-popping trainwrecks.

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  5. The funk and the fury of Turnstilea s a Nonstop FeelingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    Turnstile, a Baltimore-based hardcore band, is playing on the "Sleep When I Die" tour with New Found Glory, This Wild Life and Turnover. Sometime between the dawn of Bad Brains and the umpteenth iteration of Warped Tour, American hardcore cannibalized itself into oblivion.

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  6. Backstage with Jesus and Hitler in Ruhla s epic a Passion PlayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    The temptations of Sarah Ruhl's "Passion Play" include cameos by Elizabeth I, Adolf Hitler and Ronald Reagan, each briefly swanning through with a stateliness that keeps them well above the fray. And such a fray it is.

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  7. Montgomery officials say Wheaton activist is asking a $58,000 questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    When community leaders heard that Montgomery County officials were trimming the size of a long-awaited library and recreation center because the project's estimated cost has risen to $89 million, they wanted details. Kim Persaud, president of the Wheaton Regional Park Neighborhood Association, filed a request under the Maryland Public Information Act for all correspondence between the county and Grimm + Parker, the architectural firm hired to design the project, to see what reductions were being considered.

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    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    Aaron Auerbach, a hematopathologist, looks at a human tissue sample on a light microscope at the Joint Pathology Center in Silver Spring, MD on April 5, 2012. The White House was so concerned last year that a crackdown on federal travel and training was undermining the standing of U.S. scientists that it ordered a survey of scientist-heavy agencies across government to see how bad things were.

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  9. Man, 81, is struck and killed by pickup in Montgomery County, Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    An 81-year-old man trying to walk across a busy Montgomery County road Tuesday morning was struck by a Ford F-250 pickup truck and died several hours later at a hospital, authorities said. Police identified the victim as Ernest Malvin Rounds of Silver Spring.

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  10. Fatal crash victim identified as 19-year-old from Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Park Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash last week on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway as Terrance Terrelle Lagrue, 19, of Silver Spring. Police have not identified the driver of the other car involved in the collision that killed Lagrue.

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  11. Montgomerya s minority achievement gap a focus at community forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Washington Post

    FILE: Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School 10th graders, Oussama Ould, 16, left, Irvin Torres, 15, middle, and Salif Tounkara, 15, right, listen to a discussion following a special presentation of the video, "We Too Are B-CC," during English class on Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Bethesda. The message in Silver Spring was clear: As Montgomery County leaders search for a new school superintendent , they should look for someone committed to tackling achievement gaps by race and ethnicity in a district with a growing minority enrollment.

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  12. What will happen to the Quarry House if Bombay Gaylord is demolished?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Washington Post

    If Twitter could speak, it would have been wailing loudly on Thursday over the wreckage at 8401 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring following a two-alarm fire early in the morning . Fans of both Bombay Gaylord and Quarry House Tavern were typing anguished messages , many almost throbbing at the loss of these institutions, no matter how temporary.

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  13. Silver Springa s Quarry House Tavern and Bombay Gaylord closed following two-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    Nick Lopata was one of about 30 people enjoying a late-night drink at Quarry House Tavern , the venerable watering hole in downtown Silver Spring, when patrons smelled smoke in the back room of the historic tavern. Someone dismissed their concerns, noting that employees had just blown out candles.

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  14. Wyominga s Derek Cooke Jr. takes unlikely road from D.C. to the NCAA tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    The story of how District native Derek Cooke Jr. went from basketball novice to an essential part of Wyoming 's first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002 in a matter of five years begins with a bowl of cereal. Cooke graduated from Prince George's County's Friendly High in 2009 as an honor roll student and football standout.

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  15. Fire damages several businesses in downtown Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    The incident began around 2 a.m. Thursday in the 8400 block of Georgia Avenue, according to Twitter messages from Montgomery County fire department officials. Several other businesses were damaged, including the Bombay Gaylord Indian and the Mandarin Chinese restaurants, along with the Quarry House Tavern.

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  16. Ride On buses testing a turn alert system to improve safety of pedestrians, cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Washington Post

    Some buses in Montgomery County now have an automated voice system that alerts pedestrians when a bus is making a turn. The County's Ride On bus system is testing the warning technology as part of an effort to improve traffic safety in Silver Spring, one of the county's densest areas with a growing number of pedestrian and bicyclists sharing the road with buses and other vehicles.

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  17. Text messages lead to arrest in Montgomery County slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Washington Post

    Text messages between two men - just before one of them was shot - led to a first-degree murder arrest Tuesday night by Montgomery County police, officials said Wednesday. Erick Ramirez, 24, of the 8300 block of Piney Branch Road, was apprehended in the District, where he is awaiting extradition to Montgomery, police said.

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  18. Man, 24, dies after shooting in Silver Spring, Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    A man who was shot Monday night in Silver Spring died in a hospital Tuesday, and detectives are investigating the case as a homicide, Montgomery County police said. About 8:25 p.m. Monday, police officers and paramedics went to the scene of a shooting near Piney Branch Road and Dale Drive.

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  19. Monday night shooting victim in Montgomery County dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    A 24-year-old-man shot Monday night in Silver Spring died in a hospital early Tuesday, and detectives are investigating the case as a homicide, Montgomery County police said. Officials identified the man as Jonathan Lopez of the 3800 block of 39th Street in Brentwood, Md.

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  20. Bowser, Baker, Leggett sign joint compact to 'end' homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    With rhetorical flourishes and promises of a new day, the elected leaders of the District and Montgomery and Prince George's counties signed an agreement on Tuesday to develop a regional strategy for ending homelessness. None of the three Democrats - D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett - claimed to have the solution to homelessness, a problem that afflicts an estimated 12,000 people across the Washington region.

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