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  1. Montgomery County school board needs a lesson in responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    THE STRICT new rules put in place by the Montgomery County school board to govern member spending are aimed at reassuring taxpayers that their money is being wisely spent.

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  2. School disciplinary suspensions plummet in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    High school suspensions in Montgomery County plummeted nearly 37 percent in the past school year as the district made concerted efforts to use alternatives to out-of-school punishment and reduce racial disparities in discipline.

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  3. Montgomery County Council approves White Oak Science Gateway planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    The Montgomery County Council gave final approval Tuesday to an ambitious land-use plan designed to spur creation of a new science-focused town center in the county's long-neglected eastern sector.

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  4. 5Afghan president's cousin assassinated by suicide bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai's cousin, Hashmat Khalil Karzai, was killed at his residence by a suicide bomber on Tuesday in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, officials said.

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  5. Afghan president's cousin assassinated by suicide bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai's cousin, Hashmat Khalil Karzai, was killed at his residence by a suicide bomber on Tuesday in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, officials said.

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  6. Montgomery County police identify officer involved in fatal shooting at bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County police identified the officer who fatally shot a 54-year-old man reportedly armed with a knife inside a bank in Silver Spring.

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  7. Glenn Becka s theatrical attack on Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

    Conservative media star Glenn Beck led a national strategy session to kill the Common Core State Standards late Tuesday night, using a two-hour simulcast into movie theaters across the country as a way to embolden critics of the standards and recruit more foot soldiers to the cause. 40 comments

  8. Montgomery Council nears final approval of major plan for White OakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    The Montgomery County Council cleared the way Tuesday for final approval of the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan next week, deciding that the potential economic benefits for a long-neglected region of the county overrode concerns about traffic.

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  9. Montgomery County may set aside transportation rules for White Oak projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    To accommodate a 300-acre life-sciences center in White Oak, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has proposed setting aside policies that require that new construction and transportation improvements go hand in hand Leggett's initiative, presented Wednesday, comes as the County Council deliberates over the White Oak Science Gateway Master ... (more)

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  10. Forum Theatre unveils ambitious seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    With the 2014-15 season kinda sorta already underway, we sample today the late-reporting Forum Theatre and its new slate of offerings.

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  11. Confused enrollees pose new challenge for ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    Counselor Leslie Curley, left, helps Linda Cole find a physician under her new private health plan.

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  12. Man sentenced to 57 years in Montgomery child abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    A Silver Spring man was sentenced Tuesday to 57 years in prison for abusing five children in a case the judge called the "most horrific" she has seen.

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  13. Local digest: A roundup of D.C.-area news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    A 25-year-old D.C. man died days after a single-car crash in Chevy Chase, Md., police said Tuesday.

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  14. The Download: Montgomery County courts data centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | The Washington Post

    The massive structures, which house racks of servers and other information technology equipment used by companies to store data and keep computer networks humming, have the potential to bring fresh tax revenue to county coffers.

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  15. Montgomery algebra failures mean some students have to bail on summer plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Washington Post

    The day of her son's eighth-grade promotion ceremony in Montgomery County, Susan Townsend got word that the teen had failed his Algebra 1 final exam .

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  16. Metro hopes longer buses will ease riders frustration in busy corridorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | The Washington Post

    If you catch a bus along the 16th Street corridor during the morning commute, chances are you've had a crowded bus pass you by without stopping.

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  17. Local digestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    A woman died Thursday after a hit-and-run involving a Jeep pushed her car into an SUV and another car that was stopped at an intersection, Montgomery County police said.

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  18. Prince George's County Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Washington Post

    These were among cases received recently by the Prince George's County Animal Management Division.

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  19. Interest groups line up behind their choices for Montgomery Planning Board chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Washington Post

    The five finalists for Montgomery Planning Board chair brought a cover-all-the bases caution to their four and a half hours of interviews with the County Council on Tuesday.

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  20. Behind a rare, rogue lightning flash in Silver SpringRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    Depiction of a "bolt from the blue" that occurred at 9:35 pm on June 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The lightning photograph captures only a small portion of a much larger flash as observed by the Washington D.C. Lightning Mapping Array .

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