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District Council to review Wal-Mart expansion

30-06-2016 Hits:34 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

District Council to review Wal-Mart expansion

UPPER MARLBORO – The fight against the expansion of the Capital Plaza Wal-Mart is set to continue after the District Council voted 8-0 to hold the case for further review.

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TNI program expands with new neighborhoods, dedicated staff

30-06-2016 Hits:62 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

TNI program expands with new neighborhoods, dedicated staff

LANDOVER – The Baker Administration is transforming its signature initiative in its fourth year in order to showcase the successes of the Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative (TNI) and spread them to other areas of the county.

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County EDC plays matchmaker for transportation contracts

29-06-2016 Hits:142 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

County EDC plays matchmaker for transportation contracts

LARGO – Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Coleman is not shy about his desires for business owners in the county.

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State News

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FBI proposals submitted as state pledges funding

30-06-2016 Hits:18 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

FBI proposals submitted as state pledges funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bids for the design and construction of a new, consolidated headquarters for the FBI were submitted in time for the June 22 deadline, marking another step towards potentially bringing 11,000 jobs to Prince George’s County.

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CASA, community react to the Supreme Court's immigration decision

29-06-2016 Hits:105 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

CASA, community react to the Supreme Court's immigration decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Although the Supreme Court’s 4-4 deadlock on President Barack Obama’s executive action to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation will not set a precedent in the high court, it was a hard blow to immigrant families and their advocates.

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County representatives part of sit-in for gun control

23-06-2016 Hits:302 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

County representatives part of sit-in for gun control

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Local members of Congress are participating in a sit-in in the Well of the House of Representatives that is entering its second day in an effort to force House leadership to vote on gun control measures.

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Crime

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VIDEO: Police seeking help in triple homicide

28-06-2016 Hits:79 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

VIDEO: Police seeking help in triple homicide

DISTRICT HEIGHTS – Three people are dead and two others are in serious condition after a shooting at a Forestville home Friday night.

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D.C. police may have stopped mass shooting with arrest

24-06-2016 Hits:236 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington D.C. police may have stopped a massive shooting in Greenbelt after they arrested a 17-year-old District of Columbian boy who told his ex-girlfriend he would shoot her, her family, her mother’s workplace and then open fire at students at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt.

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Detectives investigating homicide in Oxon Hill

20-06-2016 Hits:208 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Detectives investigating homicide in Oxon Hill

OXON HILL – Early Saturday morning in Oxon Hill, homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department responded to the county’s 45th homicide of the year when an adult male was shot and killed in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

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Sports

Divas move on to semifinals with win over Pittsburgh

Divas move on to semifinals with win over Pittsburgh

LANDOVER – The D.C. Divas continued their quest to repeat as Women’s Football Alliance National Champions as they took on the Pittsburgh Passion in the first round of the playoffs on Saturday.

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Features

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Your go-to guide for everything Fourth of July

Your go-to guide for everything Fourth of July

SEABROOK – It’s the United States of America’s birthday on Monday and while fireworks are illegal for residents in Prince George’s County, there are plenty of places to see fireworks in the county – and numerous celebrations to attend.

High school students think creatively, honor black innovators

High school students think creatively, honor black innovators

BRENTWOOD – It is not every day that 13 high school students have the opportunity to showcase their artwork in a museum while honoring the contributions of Black innovators who have shaped and impacted our world.

Second annual Prince George’s Book Festival features diverse local, national talent

Second annual Prince George’s Book Festival features diverse local, national talent

LANDOVER – Approximately 500 adults and children attended the second Prince George’s Book Festival on May 14 at the Wayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Center in Landover.

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