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County receives high marks for waste diversion and recycling

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County receives high marks for waste diversion and recycling

Prince George’s County recently ranks No. 1 in the state of Maryland for waste diversion for the first time and No. 2 in recycling, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).

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Four incumbents throw their hats into the ring as Hyattsville city election approaches

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Four incumbents throw their hats into the ring as Hyattsville city election approaches

HYATTSVILLE – With the city’s biennial election approaching this May, four councilmembers have disclosed their plans to run in the election.

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School board approves $1.93 billion budget request

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School board approves $1.93 billion budget request

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Board of Education passed a $1.93 billion budget request for fiscal year 2016 Feb. 24, a 7.6 percent increase from current fiscal year’s operating budget.  

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State News

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Bill governing use of police body cameras draws testimony

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Bill governing use of police body cameras draws testimony

Maryland residents hoping for police accountability reform might see a change this year if a bill going through the General Assembly passes this session.

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Coalition pushes for public information reform

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Coalition pushes for public information reform

ANNAPOLIS – Forty-five years after the implementation of Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) a coalition of legislators and interest groups hope to update the law to include more specific provisions regarding its enforcement, regulation and clarification. 

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Commission makes recommendations to help Maryland realize its potential

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Commission makes recommendations to help Maryland realize its potential

ANNAPOLIS— Maryland has not reached its economic potential according to a report released by the Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission last week.

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Crime

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Police arrest suspect in bank robbery

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Police arrest suspect in bank robbery

Prince George’s County Police arrested and charged the suspect in connection with a bank robbery in College Park Wednesday.

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Woman charged with killing boyfriend

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Woman charged with killing boyfriend

TEMPLE HILLS – Prince George’s County Police arrested a woman accused of killing her boyfriend in Hillcrest Heights. 

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Teen charged in triple shooting

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Teen charged in triple shooting

CLINTON – The Prince George’s County Police Department charged a male teenager in connection with shooting two other teenagers inside his Clinton home last week. 

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Sports

Bowie prevails in overtime against Suitland

Bowie prevails in overtime against Suitland

BOWIE - After ending the third quarter on a 15-0 run to forge a commanding 58-42 lead heading into the final frame of Friday’s 4A South Region opener, the Bowie High School boys’ basketball team appeared on the verge of coasting past Suitland and into Tuesday’s quarterfinals.

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Features

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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. 

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.  

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