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Early voting turnout up from 2010

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Early voting turnout up from 2010

Early voting turnout is up from four years ago, according to the Maryland Board of Elections, and there have been no reported problems at any of the precincts in Prince George’s County.

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Bowie has not sufficiently planned for transit growth, official says

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Bowie has not sufficiently planned for transit growth, official says

  BOWIE – The Mayor and City Council addressed a need for more transportation but at least one county official says the there has not been sufficient planning for transit growth in the city.

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Fire department prepared for possible Ebola cases

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Fire department prepared for possible Ebola cases

While officials maintain that an Ebola case occurring in the county is unlikely, the Prince George's County Fire Department has purchased 600 hazardous materials suits just in case an incident occurs. 

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Hillary Clinton and others stump for Anthony Brown

31-10-2014 Hits:289 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Hillary Clinton and others stump for Anthony Brown

COLLEGE PARK – Hillary Clinton and several other political figures came together to give the students at University of Maryland and the citizens of the city a final nudge to get out and vote for Democratic candidate Lt. Governor Anthony Brown as the next governor of Maryland.

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Obama Endorses Anthony Brown

22-10-2014 Hits:682 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Obama Endorses Anthony Brown

UPPER MARLBORO—U.S. President Barack Obama and thousands of supporters from across Maryland attended a rally at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School Saturday to support Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s bid to become the state’s next governor and to encourage people to participate in early voting.  

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Hoyer and Cardin introduce My Brother’s Keeper initiative at Bowie State

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Hoyer and Cardin introduce My Brother’s Keeper initiative at Bowie State

BOWIE — Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) collaborated with Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim to highlight President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.

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Substitute teacher from Fort Washington charged with sexual abuse

24-10-2014 Hits:606 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Substitute teacher from Fort Washington charged with sexual abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Metropolitan police charged and arrested a substitute teacher from Fort Washington Tuesday with sexually abusing a minor on her first day on the job.

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Authorities seek help in finding person who killed postal worker

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Authorities seek help in finding person who killed postal worker

CHEVERLY – Postal inspectors are asking for the public’s help in identifying an SUV that could be a possible lead in finding the person who killed a postal worker in 2013.

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Police make arrest in Bowie homicide

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Police make arrest in Bowie homicide

BOWIE – Prince George's County police arrested 19-year-old Deon Eugene Warren Wednesday evening for allegedly killing a 39-year-old city resident Tuesday evening outside of a local swim club.

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Sports

Hyattsville native commits to Colorado State

Hyattsville native commits to Colorado State

Hyattsville native Emmanuel Omogbo has verbally committed to play college basketball at Colorado State University.

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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.