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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • More than 300,000 still without power after deadly storm

    More than 300,000 still without power after deadly storm
    A deadly storm, fueled by extreme heat and humidity, left Maryland in a state of emergency that continued Sunday, with hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power, with some residents expected to remain in the dark over the next week. The...
  • More than 257,000 still without power in extreme heat

    More than 257,000 still without power in extreme heat
    BGE officials continued to scramble Sunday to restore power to nearly more than 257,000 customers as the area suffered with temperatures near 100 degrees for a third day and braced for a chaotic Monday-morning commute. After the state was rocked Friday...
  • 11 Md. firms make list of top-grossing black-owned companies

    Eleven Maryland companies rank among the nation's top-grossing black-owned businesses, according to Black Enterprise magazine. Baltimore-based Brown Capital Management LLC ranked eighth in the asset managers category. Profit Investments of Silver...
  • O'Malley says utilities should explore burying some power lines

    Gov. Martin O'Malley joined Tuesday in calling for Maryland's utilities to explore burying at least some of their overhead power lines in the wake of the freak storm that left hundreds of thousands of households in the dark last week and vulnerable to a...
  • Cumberland man to serve 10 years for running child porn site

    A Cumberland man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 10 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release for his part in running a child pornography website, prosecutors said. George Sell, 70, pleaded guilty in November to conspiring...
  • College students rally on behalf of budget

    College students rally on behalf of budget
    Jonathan Jayes-Green graduated near the top of his high school class but couldn't afford to attend the four-year colleges that accepted him. Now he's an honor student at two-year Montgomery College, and he'd like to head off cuts to the school's budget....
  • Sister Mary Martha Geipe, educator

    Sister Mary Martha Geipe, educator
    Sister Mary Martha Geipe, a teacher, principal and pastoral minister, died of a stroke Dec. 20 at her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 88. Born Nancy Marie Geipe in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Anna...
  • Gerrymandered Congressional districts victimize voters

    As a victim of previous gerrymandering schemes in the Washington suburbs, I can only say that politicians and politics are out of control not only in Maryland but nationwide. Are state legislators and the governor completely blind to ethics as they toy...
  • Virginia scores Maryland tech firm

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Monday that Silver Spring-based Acentia will move its headquarters to Fairfax County where the company will invest $3.1 million and create 60 new jobs. "Fairfax County gives us access to the highly-skilled technical...
  • NAACP head calls for death penalty abolition this year

    Ben Jealous, the national NAACP president, came to Annapolis Tuesday to call on Maryland legislators to make this the year the state does away with the death penalty. Flanked by several legislators, Jealous said he intends to return to Annapolis...
  • Candidates run for Congress despite home address

    All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not. At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
  • Couples take heart in O'Malley decision on gay marriage

    Couples take heart in O'Malley decision on gay marriage
    Jon A. Kaplan imagines a beautiful wedding ceremony on the beaches of the Eastern Shore, followed by a big party in Baltimore, where he and partner Joel Pearson, have lived for more than a decade. Dan Gilbert likes the simplicity of signing a marriage...