2013 | News

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Man Convicted of Sex Assault and Burglaries Sentenced to Life In Prison – Kevin Darnell Ray, 34, of Fort Washington on Monday was sentenced to life in prison plus 220 years for forcing his way into a Bethesda home, sexually assaulting a housekeeper and tying up two residents at gunpoint in January 2012. Circuit Court Judge David A. Boynton said Ray has no chance at rehabilitation. Ray has other charges pending in area courts including armed carjacking, rape, assault and bank robbery. [Washington Post]

Bethesda Company Creates Digital Diabetes Device – Bethesda-based Telcare developed a handheld electronic monitor that will let diabetics send results of glucose tests with doctors, parents or other caregivers almost instantly. The technology has garnered interest from employers looking to save money on health insurance costs. [The Gazette]

New School Boundaries, School Choices To Fix Segregation in MCPS Schools? – Blogger Dan Reed, who recently concluded a series on segregation in the county’s schol system, suggests new school boundaries to improve racial balance and “controlled choice” consortia of high schools that would allow students from a wider area to attend schools such as Bethesda-Chevy Chase. [Just Up The Pike]

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