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Council seeks options for school CIP funding

18-10-2017 Hits:538 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

UPPER MARLBORO – Members of the Prince George’s County Council believe the county government does not have the funds to close the gap between state funding and what Prince George’s...

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Members of Greenbelt City Council criticize maglev project

18-10-2017 Hits:1258 Local Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

GREENBELT – During a Greenbelt City Council meeting and a separate work session with Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail (BWRR) representatives last week, city officials and residents criticized the damage a...

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Festival del Rio Anacostia offers Latino community opportunity to learn about environmental issues

18-10-2017 Hits:669 Local Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

BLADENSBURG – About 300 people attended the Second Annual Festival del Rio Anacostia, or Anacostia River Festival, at the Bladensburg Waterfront Park on Oct. 14.

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State News

METRO SERIES: Metro passenger remembers 2015 Metrorail smoke incident

04-10-2017 Hits:272 State Vic Simon - avatar Vic Simon

“This is it. This is how I’ll die.” That’s what Tom Davey thought during the bleakest moments in the January 2015 Metrorail smoke incident that claimed the life of another passenger...

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METRO SERIES: Lawsuits, ACLU cast shadow on Metro Transit Police

04-10-2017 Hits:266 State Matt Hooke - avatar Matt Hooke

WASHINTONG, D.C. – Metro Transit Police Officers connected with excessive force lawsuits still work on the force and are in charge of keeping Metro riders safe.

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Immigration issues divide Congress following recess

20-09-2017 Hits:957 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Although Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is making headlines, last week, the U.S. House instead debated another immigration-related measure: the Criminal Alien Gang Removal Act.

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Urbanski charged with hate crime, faces life sentence

18-10-2017 Hits:90 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

UPPER MARLBORO – On Tuesday, a grand jury indicted a 22-year-old former University of Maryland student who stabbed 23-year-old Bowie State University student Lt. Richard Collins, III to death in...

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One arrest made in University of Maryland shooting

18-10-2017 Hits:117 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

COLLEGE PARK – It took less than 48 hours for detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department to make an arrest in a Saturday night shooting in College Park.

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Suitland man arrested for child pornography

18-10-2017 Hits:299 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

SUITLAND – A 37-year-old Suitland man was arrested Friday by Maryland State Police Investigators and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.

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No. 3 Maryland men’s soccer falls to Georgetown for first loss of season

18-10-2017 Hits:119 Sports Jose Umana - avatar Jose Umana

COLLEGE PARK – Despite out-shooting its opponents 12-6, an 87th minute goal by striker Jacob Montes gave No. 13 Georgetown a stunning 1-0 over the previously undefeated Maryland Terrapins men’s...

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VIDEO: Set piece goals push Northwestern past DuVal, 4-2

18-10-2017 Hits:310 Sports Jose Umana, photo by Michael Smith, video by Jose Umana and Daniel Kucin Jr. - avatar Jose Umana, photo by Michael Smith, video by Jose Umana and Daniel Kucin Jr.

HYATTSVILLE – Despite taking shot after shot, the Northwestern boys’ soccer team could not score. The Wildcats, known for their build-up attack through quick passing, could not find the scoring touch...

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Roosevelt volleyball remains undefeated with win over Bowie

18-10-2017 Hits:306 Sports Courtney Jacobs, photo by Michael Smith - avatar Courtney Jacobs, photo by Michael Smith

GREENBELT – The two best girls’ volleyball teams in Prince George’s County, Bowie and Eleanor Roosevelt, faced off in an intense battle on Oct. 13. The rivalry has not disappointed in...

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Students bring history alive, wow crowd at historic Warner Theatre

12-07-2017 Hits:1277 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Many history buffs know the story of Harriet Tubman, the former slave from Dorchester County, who escaped to freedom and later helped other slaves accomplish the same. But...

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Local museum revives spirit of ‘Chocolate City,’ preserves history and culture

14-06-2017 Hits:1250 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

NORTH BRENTWOOD – Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) is located within the first municipality in Prince George’s County which was incorporated by African Americans. North Brentwood is...

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Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:3080 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

SPRINGDALE – Justina Thompson, a Springdale resident who has worked as a licensed cosmetologist for 34 years, wants to make the world, as well as her clients, more beautiful.

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