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City hopes to address aging water infrastructure

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City hopes to address aging water infrastructure

BOWIE – The mayor and city council reviewed about $10 million worth of expenses in less than two hours during their second budget work session Monday night, including figuring out how to fix the city’s aging water infrastructure.

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Bowie indoor-sports facility project hits a snag

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Bowie indoor-sports facility project hits a snag

BOWIE – The city’s plans to construct a new indoor-sports facility continues to run into snags after city staff told the mayor and council it found “fairly significant constraints” with each of the proposed sites for the project.

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Study touts projected economic benefits of Purple Line

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Study touts projected economic benefits of Purple Line

SILVER SPRING – Business representatives from Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties touted the predicted economic benefits of the Purple Line Monday at the release of an updated study on the 16-mile light rail system Monday.

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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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Baker endorses Van Hollen while majority of Council endorses Edwards

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Baker endorses Van Hollen while majority of Council endorses Edwards

COLMAR MANOR – County Executive Rushern Baker III and the County Council may find themselves at odds once again. 

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Artificial turf bill passes Senate, moves to House committee

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Artificial turf bill passes Senate, moves to House committee

A bill to construct artificial turf fields at all county high schools has received the support of the Prince George’s County Board of Education and continues to move through the legislature. 

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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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Suspect arrested, one dead after shooting at Census Bureau

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Suspect arrested, one dead after shooting at Census Bureau

WASHINGTON – The Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate a kidnapping, police chase and shooting that occurred between Prince George’s County lines and Washington, D.C. on April 9. 

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Grand jury indicts county police officer

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Grand jury indicts county police officer

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Police Department has suspended one of its officers without pay after a grand jury indicted him on assault charges for allegedly putting a gun to a Bowie man’s head.

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Sports

Rain doesn't stop Riverdale Baptist in 7-1 win

Rain doesn't stop Riverdale Baptist in 7-1 win

UPPER MARLBORO – On a day when a pre-game shower dampened the field, the Riverdale Baptist baseball team emerged from the clouds with a 7-1 victory over the visiting Potomac School on Wednesday afternoon.

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Features

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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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