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County celebrates 35th anniversary of National Night Out

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BOWIE - As cities across the nation marked the 35th anniversary of National Night Out, Prince George’s County communities chimed in to celebrate a night of music, food, and community...

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PGCPS Stuff-A-Bus event gives back to community

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LARGO — Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) continued their Stuff-A-Bus campaign at Largo Plaza Shopping Center in collaboration with National Night Out to emphasize bringing the community together for...

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BOE holds an emergency meeting

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UPPER MARLBORO — The Board of Education held a short Emergency Special Board Meeting on Aug. 9 to discuss Interim CEO Monica Goldson’s contract following an Emergency Executive Session.

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State News

Prince George’s County sees steady increase in death to opioid addiction

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CHEVERLY — On July 26, the Hogan Administration released a statement detailing its fight against the rise in opioid-related deaths in Maryland and the Maryland Department of Health released its...

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Army Research facilities partner with UMD and UMBC

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COLLEGE PARK — The University System of Maryland (USM) and the U.S. Army Research Lab (ARL) launched a new research and education partnership on July 2.

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The Alliance For Retired Americans celebrate the 53rd anniversary of Medicare

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COLLEGE PARK — The Maryland/DC Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) held a gathering to celebrate the 53rd anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid to bring awareness to the importance of both...

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Crime

Officer on leave after killing burglary suspect

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CLINTON – A Prince George's County police officer has been placed on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man in his 20's May 14 during a robbery at a...

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Shooting at Seabrook-based church

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SEABROOK – An early Sunday morning shooting at a Seabrook church has left a man in critical condition.

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House fire claims the life of county resident

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BELTSVILLE – An early Saturday morning house fire on May 12 in Beltsville has taken the life of a mother of three children.

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Sports

This Week in Sports Photos

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Our Prince George's Sentinel photographers captured some powerful images this week from the sports world. Don't forget to come back every week and look at some of our other galleries...

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Acosta’s last-minute hat trick edges United past Orlando

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – After opening Audi Field this year in Washington, D.C., D.C. United's own soccer-specific stadium, on July 14, it took less than one month for United to record...

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Outlaws nullify a Bayhawks championship run

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ANNAPOLIS – The Chesapeake Bayhawks season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs on Aug. 11 after the Denver Outlaws defeated them on a late goal...

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Entertainment

‘Swing!’ excites all in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

15-08-2018 Hits:1285 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

LANCASTER, Pennsylvania – In late summer, some may be looking for a short excursion not too far from home. One such place is Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the home of the...

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The Color Purple features superb singing and acting

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WASHINGTON, D.C – The Color Purple is at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theatre through Aug. 26 and, despite director John Doyle’s much scaled down and minimalist set and production, still...

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A delightfully menacing ‘Dinner’ hits the spot

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SILVER SPRING – “Dinner,”a fabulous and challenging play by Moira Buffini, is now appearing at Silver Spring’s The Highwood Theatre performed by the 4615 Theatre Company. The production is something...

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