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District Council sends Bowie Walmart plan back to planning board

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District Council sends Bowie Walmart plan back to planning board

UPPER MARLBORO—The Prince George’s County District Council decided Monday to remand the detailed site plan for a proposed Walmart store at the Duvall Village Shopping Center in Bowie back to the planning board.

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Local teacher wins on Wheel of Fortune

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Local teacher wins on Wheel of Fortune

FORESTVILLE – A Prince George’s County Public Schools elementary school teacher became the second Maryland teacher this week to win big on the Wheel of Fortune Thursday night.

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Board of Education settles with former Largo High School secretary

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Board of Education settles with former Largo High School secretary

GREENBELT – The Prince George’s County Board of Education agreed to an out-of-court settlement with a former Largo High School secretary who claimed the school’s principal discriminated against her.

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State News

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Cardin and Mikulski trying to find ways to help make it easier for students to pay for college

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Cardin and Mikulski trying to find ways to help make it easier for students to pay for college

BOWIE – U.S Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin are hoping to make students’ lives easier after visiting Bowie State University last week and hearing students’ concerns about student loans and debt.

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Maryland Healthcare Exchange Under Investigation

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Maryland Healthcare Exchange Under Investigation

Last Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (D-Md.) announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is beginning an investigation into the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and issued subpoeanas.

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Almost There...

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Almost There...

WASHINGTON – Prince George’s County is one step closer to becoming the home of the new FBI headquarters after the General Services Administration announced two county locations are among the finalists Tuesday.

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Crime

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Police arrest man who allegedly killed three-year-old girl

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Police arrest man who allegedly killed three-year-old girl

WASHINGTON – D.C. police arrested Davon Wallace Tuesday morning, bringing a 38-day search to an end.

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FBI aiding county police’s search for killer

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FBI aiding county police’s search for killer

LANDOVER - Prince George’s County police continue to search for the man accused of killing a three-year-old last month, and now the FBI has joined the search.

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Police arrest suspect accused of killing man while stealing cell phone

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Police arrest suspect accused of killing man while stealing cell phone

LANGLEY PARK – Prince George's County Police Department arrested a man accused of stabbing another man to death while stealing a cell phone.

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Sports

Douglass shuts down Gwynn Park 38-0 to stay undefeated

Douglass shuts down Gwynn Park 38-0 to stay undefeated

UPPER MARLBORO – “And the clock is now running,” the announcer said as the Frederick Douglass Eagles celebrated their fifth touchdown of the game against the Gwynn Park Yellow Jackets with five minutes left in the third quarter.

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Features

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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.

With help of GEICO, Publick Playhouse ready to entertain as season begins

With help of GEICO, Publick Playhouse ready to entertain as season begins

CHEVERLY – With the help of a generous grant from the GEICO Philanthropic Foundation, children who attend Title I elementary schools in Prince George’s County are able to attend shows at The Prince George’s Publick Playhouse for the Performing Arts for free.

Woman combines love of art and music using recycled materials

Woman combines love of art and music using recycled materials

GREENBELT – The phrase reduce, reuse and recycle has resonated into the artwork of a local artist.