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Baker appoints new, returning members to board of education

16-08-2017 Hits:62 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

UPPER MARLBORO – Until last March, Donna Wiseman spent her life preparing young adults to teach in Prince George’s County and the state of Maryland, but now she’ll be taking...

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Buck Lodge Middle one of 12 in country to receive athletic grant

16-08-2017 Hits:533 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

ADELPHI – Buck Lodge Middle School is one of only three schools in the state and 12 in the country to receive a $100,000 grant for a brand new fitness...

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Hyattsville breaks ground on new DPW building

16-08-2017 Hits:46 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

HYATTSVILLE – Working toilets and a woman’s locker room are just a part of what the brand new Hyattsville Department of Public Works building will hold when it is finally...

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State News

Jealous seeks Democratic governor nod

16-08-2017 Hits:65 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

SEABROOK – Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous thinks education and technology is the path forward for Prince George’s County, and the state.

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WSSC board ranks priorities in new rate structure process

09-08-2017 Hits:392 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

LAUREL – As the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) works on its new rate structure, the commissioners are weighing in with their priorities.

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GSA, FBI face questions on HQ cancelation

09-08-2017 Hits:412 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

SEABROOK – A Congressional hearing about the unexpected cancelation of the FBI headquarters consolidation yielded few new insights.

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Crime

Detectives investigating murder-suicide in Largo

16-08-2017 Hits:116 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

LARGO – Prince George's County Police Department homicide detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Tuesday night inside a senior living community condominium in Largo.

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Police arrest man for District Heights shooting

16-08-2017 Hits:38 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

DISTRICT HEIGHTS – After an extensive investigation by detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department's homicide unit, detectives were able to arrest 38-year-old Martinez Ferrell of the 1000 block...

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Two teens arrested for stabbing homeless man to death

14-08-2017 Hits:55 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

ADELPHI – Detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit arrested two teenagers last Wednesday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man at an Adelphi...

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Sports

D.C. United goes on spending spree at transfer deadline

16-08-2017 Hits:107 Sports Jose Umana, photos courtesy DC United - avatar Jose Umana, photos courtesy DC United

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With less than a third of the 2017 season remaining, D.C. United opened its checkbook and reinforced the roster by adding four new players before the transfer...

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Washington Redskins inconsistent in preseason opener

16-08-2017 Hits:97 Sports Daniel Kucin Jr. - avatar Daniel Kucin Jr.

LANHAM – The Washington Redskins’ offense was lackluster and could not manage 50 total yards against the Baltimore Ravens.

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Bowie takes two-of-three from Portland as season nears end

16-08-2017 Hits:69 Sports Jeff Seidel - avatar Jeff Seidel

BOWIE – As the season ticks down toward its conclusion, the Bowie Baysox need every win they can get. And they came out on top in two of three games...

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Entertainment

Students bring history alive, wow crowd at historic Warner Theatre

12-07-2017 Hits:629 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Many history buffs know the story of Harriet Tubman, the former slave from Dorchester County, who escaped to freedom and later helped other slaves accomplish the same. But...

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Local museum revives spirit of ‘Chocolate City,’ preserves history and culture

14-06-2017 Hits:646 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

NORTH BRENTWOOD – Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) is located within the first municipality in Prince George’s County which was incorporated by African Americans. North Brentwood is...

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Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:2410 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

SPRINGDALE – Justina Thompson, a Springdale resident who has worked as a licensed cosmetologist for 34 years, wants to make the world, as well as her clients, more beautiful.

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