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Audit recommends changes for University of Maryland to prevent another breach

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Audit recommends changes for University of Maryland to prevent another breach

COLLEGE PARK—A state audit of the University of Maryland’s Division of Information Technology (DIT) found the university did not use firewalls to secure all network segments and it failed to ensure all computers had anti-malware software installed and were kept up to date.

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State delegate proposes bill calling for school board to ban credit cards

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State delegate proposes bill calling for school board to ban credit cards

For the second year in a row, a delegate from Prince George’s County will propose a bill to ban the use of taxpayer-funded credit cards by the county’s Board of Education, and the legislation has the support of at least one board member.

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Plans to build sidewalks near Melwood Elementary underway

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Plans to build sidewalks near Melwood Elementary underway

UPPER MARLBORO – After 14 years of concerns from Melwood Elementary School parents, the sidewalks will finally be constructed by Woodyard Road.

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Maryland healthcare enrollment website “running smoothly”

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Maryland healthcare enrollment website “running smoothly”

After Maryland’s healthcare enrollment website experienced problems last year, officials say there have been no reported problems so far this year. 

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Maryland officials laud Obama's immigration plan

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Maryland officials laud Obama's immigration plan

WASHINGTON – In a move lauded by Democrats and lambasted by Republicans, President Barack Obama announced his plan Thursday night to sign an executive order shielding five million illegal immigrants being deported.

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Democratic incumbents rack up General Assembly victories in Prince George's

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Democratic incumbents rack up General Assembly victories in Prince George's

ANNAPOLIS - As voter precincts completed their reporting early Wednesday morning, the Congressional and General Assembly seats representing Prince George’s County districts continued to be held by incumbents.

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Police arrest three teens in gang-related murder

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Police arrest three teens in gang-related murder

CLINTON – It took less than 24 hours for homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department to arrest three teenagers they believe killed a 17-year-old boy whose body was found Wednesday afternoon at the Tanglewood Community Park.

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Police warn residents to not leave cars unattended

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Police warn residents to not leave cars unattended

BOWIE – With temperatures dropping and winter quickly approaching, Prince George’s County police are warning residents: do not turn your car on and leave it unattended.

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D.C. man stabbed to death in Landover

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D.C. man stabbed to death in Landover

A 32-year-old District of Columbia man is dead after he was stabbed to death early Sunday morning during a fight at the Local Celebrity Banquet Hall in Landover.

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Sports

Fultz leads DeMatha past Chaminade at National High School Hoops Festival

Fultz leads DeMatha past Chaminade at National High School Hoops Festival

HYATTSVILLE – DeMatha junior guard Markelle Fultz was greeted by Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon with open arms following his dynamic performance Saturday in the National High School Hoops Festival at Morgan and Kathy Wootten Gymnasium.

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Features

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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.  

Auto body mechanic uses scrap metal to create masterpieces

Auto body mechanic uses scrap metal to create masterpieces

MARLOW HEIGHTS – For one employee at Sheehy Ford, the body shop is not only a work place—it is also a treasure chest of art supplies.

Local artists show off their work at Hyattsville Arts Festival

Local artists show off their work at Hyattsville Arts Festival

HYATTSVILLE – Nestled in the middle of dozens of booths at the city’s arts festival were the colorful vibrant paintings from local artist Jay Durrah.