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Prince George’s Community College and PGCPS react to President’s plan

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Prince George’s Community College and PGCPS react to President’s plan

LARGO – In his sixth State of the Union address on Jan. 20 President Barack Obama said 40 percent of college students choose community college, citing the statistic as one of the reasons he proposed a plan to make community college tuition free for students young and old nationwide. 

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Bowie State receives grant money for cybersecurity

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Bowie State receives grant money for cybersecurity

BOWIE – Bowie State University will receive $1.2 million through the U.S. Department of Energy during the next five years to equip people with the skills necessary for meeting the needs of the cybersecurity industry.

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Eisenhower Middle School gets new principal

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Eisenhower Middle School gets new principal

LAUREL – Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School finally has a new principal after the school system announced the appointment of John Mangrum to the position on Jan. 8.

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Progressive Maryland gearing up for upcoming state legislative session

23-12-2014 Hits:517 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Progressive Maryland gearing up for upcoming state legislative session

SILVER SPRING—While most people are winding down for the holidays, Progressive Maryland is gearing up.

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General Assembly Faces Busy Agenda Come January

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General Assembly Faces Busy Agenda Come January

As the General Assembly’s legislative session quickly approaches, legislators from across the state are preparing to take on issues including furthering marijuana reform and the placement of body cameras on police officers.

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Maryland healthcare enrollment website “running smoothly”

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Maryland healthcare enrollment website “running smoothly”

After Maryland’s healthcare enrollment website experienced problems last year, officials say there have been no reported problems so far this year. 

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Driver rams dump truck into two police cruisers

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Driver rams dump truck into two police cruisers

GLENARDEN – Prince George’s County police have charged a man with attempting murder after they say he intentionally crashed a dump truck into two police cruisers Wednesday afternoon following an argument with two officers.

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Police arrest three teens in gang-related murder

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Police arrest three teens in gang-related murder

CLINTON – It took less than 24 hours for homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department to arrest three teenagers they believe killed a 17-year-old boy whose body was found Wednesday afternoon at the Tanglewood Community Park.

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Police warn residents to not leave cars unattended

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Police warn residents to not leave cars unattended

BOWIE – With temperatures dropping and winter quickly approaching, Prince George’s County police are warning residents: do not turn your car on and leave it unattended.

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DeMatha takes down Georgetown Prep 5-2 on the ice

DeMatha takes down Georgetown Prep 5-2 on the ice

In one of those rare inter-county clashes on the ice each winter, the DeMatha Hockey team overcame two, one-goal deficits to dispose of visiting Georgetown Prep, 5-2, on Wednesday afternoon at the Garden’s Ice House in Laurel.

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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.  

Auto body mechanic uses scrap metal to create masterpieces

Auto body mechanic uses scrap metal to create masterpieces

MARLOW HEIGHTS – For one employee at Sheehy Ford, the body shop is not only a work place—it is also a treasure chest of art supplies.