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Two-alarm fire erupts in Lanham apartment complex

14-12-2017 Hits:122 Local Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

LANHAM – One firefighter was injured and one person was rescued after a two-alarm fire erupted Thursday morning at a Lanham apartment complex.

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County Council elects new leadership

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UPPER MARLBORO – During the annual gavel exchange ceremony, the Prince George’s County Council elected its new chair and vice chair for the next legislative year.

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Bowie District 2 gears up for city’s first recall election

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BOWIE – Bowie District 2 Councilwoman Diane Polangin has served in her post since 2007. Now, what officials believe to be the first recall election in the city’s history may...

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State News

County leaders sign agreement to protect communities along Purple Line

06-12-2017 Hits:515 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

COLLEGE PARK – A new agreement signed by county, community and business leaders aims to protect the estimated 10,000 low-income families who live along the route of the future Purple...

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WSSC decides on preferred rate structures

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LAUREL – After months of planning and numerous public hearings, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) determined the three rate structures it prefers.

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Maryland lawmakers to fight drug price gouging

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CALVERTON – A prescription for Albuterol, a generic drug used to treat asthma, used to cost just $11. But in six months time, the price rose to $434 – an increase...

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Crime

Man arrested for making bomb threat at power plant

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LANDOVER – A 22-year-old Temple Hills man has been arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat against a power plant in Brandywine.

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Two shot, one killed in Seat Pleasant

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SEAT PLEASANT – One person is dead and a second person is in critical condition after they were shot in front of a house in Seat Pleasant.

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Man arrested for impersonating an officer, raping victims

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LANGLEY PARK – An Upper Marlboro man who owns a security company and works as a security guard was arrested on Nov. 29 by Prince George's County Police for allegedly...

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Sports

Bowie boys’ basketball team rebuilding for prolonged success

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BOWIE – The Bowie boys’ basketball team is ready to rebuild after losing a star player.

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DeMatha looking to win first WCAC title since 2011

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HYATTSVILLE – While the DeMatha Catholic High School gym boasts a large banner proclaiming the basketball team’s 39 Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) championships, it has been some time since...

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Fairmont Heights boys looking to make another championship run

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CAPITOL HEIGHTS – Fairmont Heights is one of the oldest high schools in Maryland. Established in 1950, Fairmont Heights has been a staple in the community for education and youth...

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Entertainment

Students bring history alive, wow crowd at historic Warner Theatre

12-07-2017 Hits:1816 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

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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:3611 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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