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FILE - This Friday Aug. 31, 2012, file photo shows French energy giant Total CEO Christophe de Margerie delivering his speech during the MEDEF summer Forum, on the campus of the HEC School of Management in Jouy en Josas, near Paris, France. The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said. Total "confirms with deep regret and sadness" that Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie died in a private plane crash at the Moscow airport, the company said in a press release dated Tuesday and posted on its website. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File)
Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunkRussian investigators: driver of snowplow that hit plane, killing Total CEO, was drunk
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Oscar Pistorius sits in court for the last day of sentencing procedures where the defense and prosecution will put their case for and against sentencing, in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Pistorius was found guilty last month of culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp  on Valentine's Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Mujahid Safodien, Pool)
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencingOscar Pistorius in court for sentencing in girlfriend's killing
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Dufner returns from injury at Perth InternationalDufner returns to tournament play at Perth International after a lengthy injury layoff
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Head of Iran's chief clerical body dead at 83Head of Iran's influential clerical body, Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani, dead at 83
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San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey talks to the media during baseball player availability at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. The Kansas City Royals will host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Buster's back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ringPosey catches on fast, stars at the plate and behind it as Giants bid for 3rd title in 5 years
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FILE - In this May 7, 1981, file photo, fashion designer Oscar de la Renta and actress Dolores del Rio are pose at the Casita Maria Benefit dinner at the Pierre Hotel in New York where the two were honored. The fashion designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/File)
Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82Designer Oscar de la Renta, beloved by first ladies, socialites and starlets, dead at 82
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A photo of Louis Armstrong is framed by his trumpet at the Louis Armstrong House Museum on Friday Oct. 17, 2014 in New York. The image is part of the collection from photographer Jack Bradley, whose close friendship with Armstrong gave him unrestricted access to make thousands of photographs of the great jazz musician.  A portion of his collection is featured in a new exhibition opening Tuesday at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona, Queens. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Museum shows Louis Armstrong photos by friendNYC exhibit of Louis Armstrong photographs by Jack Bradley includes rare, poignant images
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FILE - In this May 3, 2010 file photo, Oprah Winfrey, right, and Oscar de la Renta arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala, in New York.  The designer, de la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82.(AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, favorite of movie stars and socialites, dies at 82
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2012 file photo, Peter Jackson is interviewed at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.  Jackson's movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.  Financial documents filed this month in New Zealand, where the films are being made, show production costs through March had reached 934 million New Zealand dollars ($745 million)(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 millionCost of making 3 'Hobbit' movies rises to $745 million as epic sets new spending benchmarks
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2008, file photo, designer Oscar de la Renta is applauded after the presentation of his fall 2008 collection during Fashion Week in New York. The designer, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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  • Montgomery County has new unit to fight elderly abuse

    There's a new task force in Montgomery County with one mission: making sure people who prey on the elderly are brought to justice. It's an effort being spearheaded by the State's Attorney's Office called Crimes Against Seniors and Vulnerable Adults. TBD.com, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 11:35 PM
  • Gambrills Man Killed in Howard County Crash: Police

    A 29-year-old Gambrills man was killed and two others were injured in a crash in Howard County Sunday morning, according to the Howard County Police Department . At approximately 4:36 a.m. on Sunday, Nicholas Thomas Morrison was driving west on Guilford Road near Stirling Bridge Drive when his 2002 Nissan Frontier went off the road and hit a tree, police reported. Patch.com, Sun, Oct 19 2014 @ 01:27 PM
  • Council Disqualifies Ufholz

    According to the town's charter Ufholz doesn't meet the town's residency requirements.The charter states a candidate for council must be a resident, and domiciled in Ocean City for at least four months prior to the election. Ufholz said he has been a property owner of a condo on 88th street since 1975, and a permanent resident of Ocean City since 2008. WBOC-TV Salisbury, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 10:27 PM
  • Where does Montgomery County buy its liquor?

    A report commissioned by the county's Department of Liquor Control shows how much money each of the county's 25 retail liquor, wine and beer stores brought in from July 2012 to July 2013. The report was made public last week as DLC Director George Griffin appeared in front of the Council's Public Safety Committee. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 10:05 AM
  • Find Flu Vaccine Clinic Closest to Silver Spring

    As the flu season ramps up, Montgomery County will offer flu vaccine clinics - both shots and the flu mist - starting this week. The flu vaccinations are available by appointment at clinics and high schools in Montgomery County; schedule appointments on the county's website or call 311. Patch.com, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 09:43 AM
  • Snapshots of candidates for at-large seats on Montgomery County Council

    The nine candidates vying for four at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council want many of the same things: better schools, less traffic, more jobs, affordable housing. What separates them is how they propose to achieve those ends. The Washington Post, Sun, Oct 19 2014 @ 08:25 PM
  • 6 injured when Md. fire truck, ambulance collide

    Six people were injured, five of whom were taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a fire truck and ambulance collided at an intersection, Montgomery County Fire told CBS DC . U/D - Aspen Hill/Parkland, all injuries NLT, Total 6 being transported, incl 1 Priority 2, serious, but NLT 5 Priority 3, NLT for check-up U/D Aspen Hill Rd near Parkland Dr, fire engine EMS unit collided while enroute to call, EMS evaluating, Lanes BLOCKED The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of EMS1.com or its staff. EMS1, Thu, Oct 16 2014 @ 04:06 PM
  • Former city police officer pleads guilty to $30K in workers' comp fraud

    A former Baltimore police officer who now works for the Montgomery County police department pleaded guilty Thursday felony workers' compensation fraud. Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams sentenced Officer Gilbert L. Payne to a three-year suspended sentence and 300 hours of community service. The Baltimore Sun, Thu, Oct 16 2014 @ 12:33 PM
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