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MGM Casino traffic plan previewed for LDC

28-09-2016 Hits:8 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

MGM Casino traffic plan previewed for LDC

FORT WASHINGTON – MGM officials say their new resort and casino could attract as many as 15,000 visitors each day, and local residents want reassurance that the ensuing traffic will be handled effectively.

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PGCPS anticipates Tulip Grove contract by February

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PGCPS anticipates Tulip Grove contract by February

BOWIE – Tulip Grove Elementary parents are finally getting answers about delays to the school’s renovations as the project sits nearly two years behind schedule.

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Greenbelt council approves drug take-back program

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Greenbelt council approves drug take-back program

GREENBELT – Patients can go to a pharmacy to pick up their prescription drugs, but may not know where to turn to dispose of unused doses.

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State News

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Democratic Central Committee takes no position on ballot questions

28-09-2016 Hits:79 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

SUITLAND – Voters have tough decisions to make when they go to the polls in November, and the Democratic Central Committee (DCC) faced an equally arduous decision in choosing who and what to endorse on its sample ballot.

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Your water at home: The Sentinel's investigation

21-09-2016 Hits:385 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Your water at home: The Sentinel's investigation

ROCKVILLE – Surface water in Montgomery and Prince George’s County contains fecal matter, while tap water and well water in the two counties has a variety of chemicals, turbidity and hardness issues – according to a six-month long investigation conducted by The Sentinel Newspapers.

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Metro proposes four options for operating hours

14-09-2016 Hits:292 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Metro proposes four options for operating hours

WASHINGTON D.C. – Metrorail’s service hours will be changing next year, but officials don’t know yet what those changes will be.

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Bus aide charged in child abuse, molestation case

28-09-2016 Hits:49 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Bus aide charged in child abuse, molestation case

LANDOVER – A 38-year-old Prince George's school bus aide from Capitol Heights was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with the sexual abuse of two special needs students while on a Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) bus.

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Teenager arrested in accidental shooting of fellow high school student

28-09-2016 Hits:44 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Teenager arrested in accidental shooting of fellow high school student

BLADENSBURG – Detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit have arrested a 17-year-old Landover teenager for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old Bladensburg High School student.

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Bladensburg High School student dies after possible accidental shooting

26-09-2016 Hits:61 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

BLADENSBURG – A shooting in a Bladensburg apartment building left a 16-year-old Bladensburg High School student dead.

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Sports

West Virginia tops BYU at FedExField, BSU's Jordan named CIAA Lineman of the Week

West Virginia tops BYU at FedExField, BSU's Jordan named CIAA Lineman of the Week

LANDOVER – West Virginia defeated BYU 35-32 in a hotly contested neutral site game at FedExField on Sept. 24.

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Prince George’s County Fair back at Showplace Arena, continues traditions

Prince George’s County Fair back at Showplace Arena, continues traditions

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Fair is set to return to The Showplace Arena this Thursday – a year after a double-booking pushed them from the site.

Brothers bring inspiring message to community in new sold-out play

Brothers bring inspiring message to community in new sold-out play

SPRINGDALE – A dynamic platform to inspire others began with a vision to create an original play called “Black Boy Blues” and steps that two local brothers took to launch a production company called Jenk Ink.

Pyramid Atlantic opens new home in Hyattsville

Pyramid Atlantic opens new home in Hyattsville

HYATTSVILLE – In a newly renovated building that pays homage to its history, donning industrial themes, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center opened in its new Prince George’s County home on Saturday.

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