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  1. Educator in Montgomery County charged with sexual abuse of minorRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Robert Otis Wilson, 23, of the 14000 block of Grand Pre Avenue in Silver Spring was arrested and charged Thursday for allegedly engaging in abuse of a girl who was a student at Loiederman Middle School in Silver Spring. Wilson worked as an educator at the school.

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  2. Lanham man charged with murder in death of toddler, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Prince George's County police said they have arrested a 29-year-old Lanham, Md., man in connection with the death of a toddler. Joshua Riley, of the 9900 block of Good Luck Road, has been charged with murder in the death of 23-month-old Anthony Winfrey of Lanham.

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  3. Montgomery seeks clarity stemming from a free-rangea parenting debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police released the audio from the 911 call reporting Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, 10 and 6, walking down the street unaccompanied. Montgomery County police said that a call came in to check on the children's welfare shortly before 5 p.m. As Maryland's "free-range" parents face a neglect investigation for allowing their young children to walk home alone from a Silver Spring park, county officials have pressed for more answers about general police and child-welfare practices that the widely debated case has brought to the surface.

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  4. Donald R. Quayle, first president of National Public Radio, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    Donald R. Quayle, a public broadcasting executive who helped establish National Public Radio in 1970 and served as its first president, died April 16 at a hospital in Silver Spring, Md. He was 84 and a Bethesda resident.

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  5. Montgomery council, Leggett clash over details of White Oak Gateway planRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County's joint venture with a private developer to create a new health-and-science town center in its long-overlooked eastern sector has snagged over County Council concerns that the proposed first phase of the plan relies too heavily on new residential construction. Council members also said Tuesday that they wanted to see the final agreement between County Executive Isiah Leggett and Percontee, the developer, before they approve sale of a 115-acre county-owned site that would be a key part of the planned "LifeSci Village."

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  6. Nine-week-old puppy rescued from pipe in Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    The incident began around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Silver Spring at University Boulevard and Williamsburg Drive when a 9-week-old Pomeranian named Blue got trapped in a roughly 6-inch diameter PVC pipe that was 12 feet below the ground, firefighters said. It wasn't exactly clear how Blue got stuck in the pipe near Blair High School.

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  7. Weather Gang: Thunderstorms pelted D.C. metro with up to quarter-size hailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    Monday night's storm packed a punch in a couple of ways, including torrential rain and frequent lightning. But the storms also carried at least one decent hail core with them, which pelted parts of the metro with pea to nickel-sized ice.

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  8. Spectacular storm system moves through D.C. areaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | The Washington Post

    The intense thunderstorms that crashed and flashed across the Washington area Monday night seemed more spectacular than destructive, and people who watched them seemed content to settle for the sights and sounds. "It was beautiful," said Leah Kasowitz, who watched from her balcony in Southwest Washington, describing the event as a "perfect spring storm."

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  9. valerie_straussRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Washington Post

    Third grade students Ana Claire, Dylan Perez-Duarte and Olufemi Murdoch build a bridge with blocks as they learn about suspension bridges and wear lab coats at their school Glenallan Elementary in Silver Spring, MD on September 20, 2013. Science is one of those subjects that everybody agrees is of the highest importance but somehow manages to get short shrift when it comes to policy.

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  10. Maryland state Sen. Jamie B. Raskin announces bid for seat in CongressRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Washington Post

    State Sen. Jamie B. Raskin formally announced his candidacy Sunday for Maryland's 8th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Chris Van Hollen . Raskin, 52, who represents Takoma Park and Silver Spring in the state Senate, is the second Democrat officially to enter what is expected to be a closely contested race.

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  11. Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston? Which one to draft? Ita s no contest.Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Washington Post

    So, Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston? Who will be the superior NFL quarterback? At this moment, Mel Kiper Jr. and Mike Mayock are debating this at an NFL Draftniks Anonymous meeting in Todd McShay's basement. Mariota or Winston? It's like the argument that Eddie had with Shrevie and Modell in the 1982 film "Diner:" "Sinatra or Mathis?" Boogie ended the Sinatra-or-Mathis dispute by simply saying, "Presley."

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  12. State Sen. Jamie Raskin announces run for Van Hollen seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Washington Post

    State Sen. Jamie B. Raskin formally announced his candidacy Sunday for the Maryland 8th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Chris Van Hollen . Raskin, 52, who represents Takoma Park and Silver Spring in the state Senate, is the second Democrat to officially enter what is expected to be a closely contested race.

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  13. Free-range' parentsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police released the audio from the 911 call reporting Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, 10 and 6, walking down the street unaccompanied.

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  14. "Free-range" flap in Maryland fans flames of national debate on parentingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police released the audio from the 911 call reporting Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, 10 and 6, walking down the street unaccompanied.

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  15. High school on lockdown after nearby shootingRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    A person was shot in Silver Spring on Friday morning during an apparent robbery attempt, causing nearby Montgomery Blair High School to lock its doors while police looked for a suspect. Montgomery County Police Capt.

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  16. Metro Transit Police plan weekend emergency response drill at Greenbelt stationRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

    According to a Metro spokeswoman, the drill was not in response to Wednesday's bridge collapse at the station . The drill - the first in a quarterly series to improve responder training in the wake of a fatal smoke incident in January - was already planned, according to a Metro news release.

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  17. Montgomery County appeals case of fence built in Purple Line pathRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

    The case of a Chevy Chase homeowner who built his back fence in the path of a light-rail Purple Line proposed for the Maryland suburbs might be headed to the state's highest court. A final ruling in the fence fight could affect dozens of Chevy Chase and Bethesda residents who live along the rail alignment.

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  18. Parents rally around 'free-range family' with petitions, protest plansRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police released the audio from the 911 call reporting Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, 10 and 6, walking down the street unaccompanied. Montgomery County police said that a call came in to check on the children's welfare shortly before 5 p.m. The public has rallied in support of Maryland's widely known "free-range" parents on a Facebook page, on news sites and in at least two online petitions calling for changes in how government agencies get involved in decisions by parents about what is best for their children.

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  19. Parents rally around a free-range familya with petitions, protest plansRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police released the audio from the 911 call reporting Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, 10 and 6, walking down the street unaccompanied. Montgomery County police said that a call came in to check on the children's welfare shortly before 5 p.m. The public has rallied in support of Maryland's widely known "free-range" parents on a Facebook page , on news sites, and in at least two online petitions calling for changes in how government agencies get involved in decisions by parents about what is best for their children.

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  20. Free-rang' kidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Montgomery County Police released the audio from the 911 call reporting Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, 10 and 6, walking down the street unaccompanied. Montgomery County police said that a call came in to check on the children's welfare shortly before 5 p.m. A man in Silver Spring reported that he was walking his dog and spotted "two kids that are unaccompanied, and they've been walking around for probably about 20 minutes by themselves."

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