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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Review: Psychedelic Furs at Rams Head on Stage March 19

    Review: Psychedelic Furs at Rams Head on Stage March 19
    Reporter Matthew Hay Brown took a break from covering military affairs and national security to review the Psychedelic Furs' show at Rams Head on Stage Monday night. Is there anyone having more fun at a Psychedelic Furs show than frontman Richard...
  • Maryland proposes ban on 'forced bundling' by insurers

    Many consumers voluntarily buy more than one type of insurance from the same company so they can get a discount on premiums. But what if an insurer wouldn't sell you a homeowner's policy unless you also purchased auto insurance from it, too? Some...
  • Batman pulled over by police in Montgomery County

    Batman pulled over by police in Montgomery County
    In the movies, Gotham City police required a giant spotlight to find Batman. Montgomery County police didn't have to go quite so far, finding him cruising around in a Lamborghini Wednesday in Silver Spring and pulling the unidentified man over for not...
  • Gingrich brings presidential campaign to Maryland

    Gingrich brings presidential campaign to Maryland
    For Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, campaigning in Maryland on Tuesday represented something of a political homecoming. It was nearly 20 years ago that Gingrich, then a Georgia congressman, hatched the outlines of the "Contract with...
  • Missing Silver Spring man found dead in Anne Arundel Co.

    Police have identified the body found Sunday in Hanover as a man reported missing from Montgomery County last week. Police are investigating his death as a homicide. On Oct. 31, Montgomery County police said Manuel Enrique Diaz Gomez, 37, of the 9600...
  • O'Malley planning India trade mission

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to lead a trade mission to India, he said Tuesday, in what would be his second international trip this year. O'Malley said the purpose of the trip is jobs and that he hopes to go "before the year's end." "We're working...
  • Irene's impact on Md. businesses mixed

    Irene's impact on Md. businesses mixed
    Hurricane Irene did not inflict as much damage in Maryland as officials and residents had feared. But the storm came at a bad time for many businesses. Instead of shopping, eating out and spending money at summer attractions over the weekend, customers...
  • Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr.

    Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr.
    Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr., a retired career Army officer and a Vietnam War veteran who was chairman of the physics department at West Point for more than two decades, died Aug. 30 of cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in...
  • Pakistani national guilty of illegally exporting nuclear materials to U.S. enemies

    A 46-year-old Silver Spring man pleaded guilty Friday to illegally transporting nuclear materials to U.S. enemies in Pakistan, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced. Prosecutors said Nadeem Akhtar, a Pakistani national and lawful U.S. resident,...
  • Concert news: Deadmau5, Jill Scott, Height with Friends, Sting, Jonathan Richman, Arbouretum, The Bangles

    Concert news: Deadmau5, Jill Scott, Height with Friends, Sting, Jonathan Richman, Arbouretum, The Bangles
    After performing at Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Saturday, Deadmau5 will be back in Maryland later this month. He will appear at the new Fillmore Silver Spring September 21 and 22. Tickets, at $50, went on sale today. Brace yourself for all the kiddie...
  • Maryland Schools in the Path of the Purple Line

    COLLEGE PARK - Proposed construction on the Purple Line will not begin for at least another three years, but some local school leaders are concerned as state and county planners work to finalize a route. Under the current plan, the 16-mile light rail...
  • Four MD schools win "green ribbon" awards

    Four Maryland schools won recognition Monday in the U.S. Department of Education's first-ever listing of "green ribbon" schools, so honored because of their promotion of energy efficiency, environmental health and education. The four schools were...