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Old Greenbelt Theatre delayed once again as renovation continues

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Old Greenbelt Theatre delayed once again as renovation continues

GREENBELT – The long-awaited opening of the Old Greenbelt Theatre may be on hold again, according to city officials, because the contractor still needs to finish the renovations

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City manager proposes $26.4 million budget for Greenbelt

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City manager proposes $26.4 million budget for Greenbelt

GREENBELT – The city is finally beginning to recover from the Great Recession, City Manager Michael McLaughlin to the Mayor and City Council last night after her proposed a “breakout” $26.4 million operating budget for 2016.

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District Council gives preliminary approval for Melford development

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District Council gives preliminary approval for Melford development

UPPER MARLBORO – Despite slight concerns about traffic and transportation, the Prince George’s County District Council approved a conceptual site plan to add residential development at the Melford Business Park in Bowie. 

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Public Information Act reform continues to gain momentum

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Public Information Act reform continues to gain momentum

ANNAPOLIS – A proposal to reform the Maryland Public Information Act continues to gain momentum following Senate and House hearings last week regarding several bills on the topic. 

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Candidates Line Up For Edwards’ Congressional Seat

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Candidates Line Up For Edwards’ Congressional Seat

LANHAM – The wheel continues to turn as candidates have begun to line up for Rep. Donna Edwards’ (D-Md.) seat in the House of Representatives after she announced last week she will run for Senate in the 2016 election.

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State Senate committee hears testimony on pot bills

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State Senate committee hears testimony on pot bills

ANNAPOLIS – Three bills regarding the use and regulation of marijuana in Maryland received hearings in front of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Wednesday, including the Marijuana Control and Revenue Act of 2015. 

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Grand jury indicts county police officer

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Grand jury indicts county police officer

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Police Department has suspended one of its officers without pay after a grand jury indicted him on assault charges for allegedly putting a gun to a Bowie man’s head.

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Police arrest suspect in Maryland shooting spree

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Police arrest suspect in Maryland shooting spree

LAUREL – The Anne Arundel County Police Department arrested a suspect Wednesday morning in connection to a shooting that took place on the InterCounty Connector/MD-200 Tuesday afternoon as well as three other shootings the previous week.

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Police arrest suspect in bank robbery

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Police arrest suspect in bank robbery

Prince George’s County Police arrested and charged the suspect in connection with a bank robbery in College Park Wednesday.

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Sports

Maryland women advance to Sweet 16

Maryland women advance to Sweet 16

After owning a four-point lead at the intermission, the University of Maryland women’s basketball team emerged from the locker room for the second half of its NCAA second round game against undefeated Princeton with a purpose on Monday evening.

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Features

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Owning consignment shop a “dream come true” for local business owners

Owning consignment shop a “dream come true” for local business owners

BOWIE — For Dina Bennett and Karen Whitney, owning and operating their own local consignment and boutique is a dream come true.

Prince George’s only winery provides country feel

Prince George’s only winery provides country feel

BRANDYWINE – For the owners of the Romano Vineyard and Winery the business is not only about selling wine—it’s also about making customers feel like they are a part of the family. 

Local chef has big dreams

Local chef has big dreams

  BOWIE – For one local chef, what started as serving a complimentary dish at a birthday party has blossomed into a successful catering company.  

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