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At-large council members proposal to go to referendum

28-07-2016 Hits:10 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

At-large council members proposal to go to referendum

UPPER MARLBORO – The county council voted; now it’s the citizens’ turn.

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Cities come together to remember victims of violence

28-07-2016 Hits:27 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Cities come together to remember victims of violence

HYATTSVILLE – The candles wouldn’t say lit. The heat alone would have made most stay away, but nothing stopped the residents and leaders of local communities from mourning and celebrating the lives of those lost to violence in the past weeks, months and years.

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Youth service bureaus fighting governor’s office over funding

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Youth service bureaus fighting governor’s office over funding

COLLEGE PARK – Local agencies devoted to helping youth are asking for help of their own in getting promised state funding.

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State News

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Metro reports “state of good repair” for Surge 2 tracks

13-07-2016 Hits:384 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Metro reports “state of good repair” for Surge 2 tracks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – County commuters handled the shutdown of portions of the D.C. Metrorail’s Orange, Blue and Silver lines as well as officials could have requested of them. Now, Metro is saying it did its part as well, completing all the necessary repairs during the two-week SafeTrack Surge 2.

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FBI proposals submitted as state pledges funding

30-06-2016 Hits:1100 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:365 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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Two stabbed, one pedestrian struck at Addison Road Metro station

21-07-2016 Hits:221 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Two stabbed, one pedestrian struck at Addison Road Metro station

SEAT PLEASANT – It was a deadly day at the Addison Road – Seat Pleasant Metro station on Wednesday, as two people were stabbed- one fatally- and a third fatally struck by a vehicle, all in a four-hour span.

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Officer on leave after striking, killing man with car in Langley Park

18-07-2016 Hits:145 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

LANGLEY PARK – A Prince George's County police officer is on administrative leave after he struck and killed an adult male early Sunday morning in Langley Park.

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Man robs College Park students while they are playing Pokemon Go

14-07-2016 Hits:227 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Man robs College Park students while they are playing Pokemon Go

COLLEGE PARK – Over the last week, thousands, if not millions, of people have gone wild over the new Pokémon Go game which allows players to capture, battle and train virtual Pokémon who appear throughout the real world. The game makes use of the camera and GPS of compatible devices.

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Sports

Markelle Fultz leads Team USA

Markelle Fultz leads Team USA

CHILE – Recent DeMatha graduate Markelle Fultz captured a gold medal Saturday night in Chile.

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Performing arts center gives glimpse of Broadway, offers dance to youth

Performing arts center gives glimpse of Broadway, offers dance to youth

TEMPLE HILLS - Many parents in Prince George’s County enroll their children in a variety of summer day camps ranging from engineering to basketball to arts and crafts.

A taste of historical gossip explored in community theater

A taste of historical gossip explored in community theater

GREENBELT – Prince Georgians who want to try their hand at acting, or those who enjoy seeing eclectic performances, can find a host of productions in community theater venues all around the county.

Montpelier Arts Center hosts sculpture exhibit, open til end of July

Montpelier Arts Center hosts sculpture exhibit, open til end of July

LAUREL – The Montpelier Arts Center recently held its 35th Annual Invitational Sculpture Exhibition: Spatial Interpretation, inside its main gallery.

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