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County baseball and softball players honored in Scholastic Awards

20-06-2018 Hits:131 Local Brandy L. Simms - avatar Brandy L. Simms

LANDOVER – Prince George’s County student-athletes and community leaders were honored at the 2018 Scholastic Awards at Kentland Community Center on June 13.

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Baker focuses on first-time voters as early voting begins

20-06-2018 Hits:283 Local José Umaña  - avatar José Umaña

LANDOVER – As early voting polls for the primary elections opened on June 14, Maryland gubernatorial candidate and currently Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III made one final...

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The Green Man Festival raises environmental awareness

18-05-2018 Hits:604 Local Jessica Ricks - avatar Jessica Ricks

GREENBELT – The community in Greenbelt came together to celebrate the earth and the preservation of the forests during the 14th anniversary of the Green Man Festival on May 12...

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State News

State lawmakers discuss plan to keep health care individual mandate

17-01-2018 Hits:9886 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland state lawmakers and health care advocates announced a plan on Jan. 9 to continue the health care individual mandate in the state.

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Appeals Court: Purple Line can move forward

03-01-2018 Hits:29766 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

UPPER MARLBORO –  A decision by a U.S. Appeals Court will allow construction on the Purple Line to continue.

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Proposed FBI headquarters may bring the project to the county

20-12-2017 Hits:20483 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

UPPER MARLBORO - The FBI has has needed a new headquarters for over a decade. The J. Edgar Hoover Building on Pennsylvania Avenue is too small to house the entire...

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Crime

Officer on leave after killing burglary suspect

15-05-2018 Hits:7336 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

CLINTON – A Prince George's County police officer has been placed on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man in his 20's May 14 during a robbery at a...

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Shooting at Seabrook-based church

15-05-2018 Hits:7931 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

SEABROOK – An early Sunday morning shooting at a Seabrook church has left a man in critical condition.

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House fire claims the life of county resident

15-05-2018 Hits:7487 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

BELTSVILLE – An early Saturday morning house fire on May 12 in Beltsville has taken the life of a mother of three children.

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Sports

UMD football team dealing with death of Jordan McNair

20-06-2018 Hits:103 Sports Jeff Seidel - avatar Jeff Seidel

BALTIMORE—The University of Maryland football team had to deal with a painful loss last week.

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Bowie takes down Georgetown Prep in summer league play

20-06-2018 Hits:157 Sports Traevon Benjamin - avatar Traevon Benjamin

HYATTSVILLE – Coming off back-to-back losses, Georgetown Preparatory School had a chance to redeem themselves against the Bowie High School on June 17 during a summer league basketball match.

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Quigley severely headbutted, fight ruled no contest

20-06-2018 Hits:126 Sports Ron Harris - avatar Ron Harris

LAUREL – Raymond Serrano headbutted Gerome Quigley in the first round of a fight on June 16 at the Garden Ice House in Laurel. Both fighters came out for the...

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Entertainment

‘The Scottsboro Boys’ at Signature Theater powerfully portrays a shameful era in the U.S. legal system in the Jim Crow South

21-06-2018 Hits:95 Entertainment Edith Billups - avatar Edith Billups

ARLINGTON – “The Scottsboro Boys," a play about one of the great miscarriages of justice in the U.S. legal system, is onstage at the Signature Theater in Arlington and could...

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Can humor point the way to political reconciliation?

20-06-2018 Hits:103 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It is no secret that there is currently a great political divide in U.S. society. Under such conditions, how is it possible for dialogue to move forward...

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'Ragtime' in a Minor Key at Bowie Playhouse

20-06-2018 Hits:204 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

BOWIE – “Patriotism was a reliable sentiment in the early 1900’s,” writes E.L. Doctorow in his well-regarded 1975 novel “Ragtime.” “Teddy Roosevelt was President. The population customarily gathered in great...

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