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Crossland students help rebuild local McDonald’s

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Crossland students help rebuild local McDonald’s

FORT WASHINGTON – Almost a year after an electrical fire destroyed a local McDonald’s restaurant, a brand new one has been built and will open Saturday thanks to the help of some Crossland High School students.

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New church catered toward millennials opens in Bowie

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New church catered toward millennials opens in Bowie

BOWIE – Restoration Praise Center, a new Seventh-day Adventist church, opened its doors on Old Stage Road last Saturday with a goal of meeting the community’s needs, ministering to millennials and sharing the gospel news. 

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GSA delays release of environmental impact statements for potential FBI sites until fall

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GSA delays release of environmental impact statements for potential FBI sites until fall

GREENBELT – The General Services Administration (GSA) has pushed back the release date of draft environmental impact statements for each of the possible sites for the new FBI headquarters, but the project manager for the Greenbelt site said he has no concerns.

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Public Service Commission approves Pepco/Exelon merger

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Public Service Commission approves Pepco/Exelon merger

Chicago-based Exelon Corporation agreed to Tuesday to comply with the conditions put forth by the Maryland Public Service Commission to move forward with a merger with Pepco Holdings, Inc.

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Baltimore Burns

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Baltimore Burns

BALTIMORE – Fires burned and stores got looted as anger and violence escalated in the city on the day Freddie Gray was laid to rest.

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General Assembly approves Public Information Act reform

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General Assembly approves Public Information Act reform

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland General Assembly passed a bill before the end of its legislative session Monday night that provides reform of the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) which advocates of the bill say will provide greater transparency and access to public information.

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County police officer arrested and charged with murder

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County police officer arrested and charged with murder

WALDORF– The Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) has suspended one of its officers without pay after the Charles County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) charged him with murder on Monday.

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Elementary school teacher charged with sexual abuse

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Elementary school teacher charged with sexual abuse

LAUREL – Prince George’s County Police arrested and charged a William Paca Elementary School teacher last Wednesday with sexual abuse for a series of alleged incidents with one of his male students.

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Police search for “menace” who stole boy’s wheelchair

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Police search for “menace” who stole boy’s wheelchair

Days after a man allegedly stole 4-year-old Langley Park resident Joshua Romero’s wheelchair, another Prince George’s County resident stepped forward to give the boy a replacement. 

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Sports

Baysox fall to Flying Squirrels

Baysox fall to Flying Squirrels

BOWIE – In the final game of their homestand on Sunday afternoon the Bowie Baysox fell behind quickly and were upended by the visiting Richmond Flying Squirrels, who cruised to a 9-4 victory.

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Local musician finds her calling and “It’s Alright”

Local musician finds her calling and “It’s Alright”

When Akeira Cramer attended high school, she had never had any formal music training and just participated in school musicals and plays. 

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. 

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