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September 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Victims Scammed Out of $300,000 in Fake Gold Deal

His name was “Mike,” he lived in Gaithersburg, and he had a lot of gold to sell. But two men found out that maybe his name was Mike and maybe he lived in Gaithersburg, but he wasn’t selling gold — he was selling copper, and the victims were out of $300,000, according to Montgomery County […]

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June 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Say Gold Scam Targets Chinese Residents

Montgomery County police are looking for two men whom they believe perpetrated two scams in the county where they present a bit of real gold and at the end of a transaction, the scammers have the victim’s money and the victims are left with worthless, fake gold. Police say they have arrest warrants for Xiaoping […]

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August 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Conger Receives Gold Medal Despite Being Replaced on Olympic Relay Final (PHOTO)

After swimming the fastest split in the preliminary round with a time of 1:45.73, Rockville native Jack Conger was set to compete in the men’s 4x200m relay final race on Tuesday, but men’s U.S. Olympic swimming head coach, Bob Bowman changed the roster late in the day adding in Michael Phelps instead. Phelps along with the rest […]

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August 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ledecky and Phelps Continue Gold Medal Streak at Olympics (VIDEOS & PHOTO)

Bethesda native Katie Ledecky won her second gold medal at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday in the 200m freestyle with a time of 53.73 seconds, while Michael Phelps proved why he’s one of the most celebrated Olympians of all-time, adding two more gold medals to his collection after winning the 200m butterfly and the 4x200m freestyle relay. “It […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins Gold Medal in 400-Meter Free, and Sets Another World Record

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky won her first gold medal of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Sunday night with a time of 3:56.46 in the 400-meter freestyle, breaking the world record she set back in 2014. “It feels great,” Ledecky said in an interview with NBC following her epic swim. Her gold medal follows the silver […]

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September 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

artist rendering of new Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

Holy Cross Open House Set for Sept. 21 (VIDEO)

When Holy Cross Hospital opens its doors on October 1st in Germantown, it will be the county’s first new hospital in 35 years. Located off I-270 on Observation Drive, the 237,000 square foot facility will meet LEED gold standards and have the latest medical technology, including a state of the art emergency department. You can […]

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July 28, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Free (Video)

UPDATED Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky (16), a rising junior at the Stone Ridge School, has set a world record in the 1,500 freestyle at the World Championships in Barcelona with a record time of 15:36.53 smashing the previous record by six seconds. Just two days on July 28, Ledecky brought home gold winning the 400 free with a […]

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