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County and nonprofits team up for health care access

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County and nonprofits team up for health care access

ADELPHI – Feb. 19 marked a historic day for Prince George’s County as business leaders, nonprofit organizations and the county government joined forces to address the issue of increasing health care access for the county’s most underserved residents. 

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Overcoming the odds

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Overcoming the odds

LARGO - Black History Month may be coming to an end, but Charlene Dukes continues to work to educate young minds.

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Progress made, but challenges still exist for county to achieve racial equality

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Progress made, but challenges still exist for county to achieve racial equality

While Prince George’s County has come a long way since the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, some officials say the county still faces challenges regarding racism.

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State News

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Coalition pushes for public information reform

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Coalition pushes for public information reform

ANNAPOLIS – Forty-five years after the implementation of Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) a coalition of legislators and interest groups hope to update the law to include more specific provisions regarding its enforcement, regulation and clarification. 

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Commission makes recommendations to help Maryland realize its potential

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Commission makes recommendations to help Maryland realize its potential

ANNAPOLIS— Maryland has not reached its economic potential according to a report released by the Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission last week.

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Governor proposes repeal of state’s “rain tax” law

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Governor proposes repeal of state’s “rain tax” law

ANNAPOLIS—Gov. Larry Hogan kept the promise he made in his State of the State address and moved forward on Tuesday proposing a bill to repeal the state’s stormwater management fee law.

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Crime

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Woman charged with killing boyfriend

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Woman charged with killing boyfriend

TEMPLE HILLS – Prince George’s County Police arrested a woman accused of killing her boyfriend in Hillcrest Heights. 

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Teen charged in triple shooting

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Teen charged in triple shooting

CLINTON – The Prince George’s County Police Department charged a male teenager in connection with shooting two other teenagers inside his Clinton home last week. 

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Driver rams dump truck into two police cruisers

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Driver rams dump truck into two police cruisers

GLENARDEN – Prince George’s County police have charged a man with attempting murder after they say he intentionally crashed a dump truck into two police cruisers Wednesday afternoon following an argument with two officers.

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Sports

With playoffs set to begin, county bracket appears wide open

With playoffs set to begin, county bracket appears wide open

With the various region tournaments set to get underway on Friday with the long term goal of reaching the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland a top priority for the county boys’ basketball teams, the 4A South Region bracket appears to be the most contentious, wide-open of them all.

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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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