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Hyattsville receives updates on public works projects

27-07-2016 Hits:6 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Hyattsville receives updates on public works projects

HYATTSVILLE – Many Hyattsville projects are coming to fruition in the coming weeks after months of dialogue and planning.  

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Despite protest, council approves Wal-Mart expansion

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Despite protest, council approves Wal-Mart expansion

UPPER MARLBORO – Citizens rallying outside the County Administration Building Monday shouted “Prince George’s Deserves Better,” but they don’t feel they received it.

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Residents of Greenbelt oppose speculative high rise development

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Residents of Greenbelt oppose speculative high rise development

GREENBELT – Although they didn’t speak in rhyme, Greenbelt residents definitely channeled Dr. Suess’ “The Lorax” character in speaking for the trees in their city.

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

13-07-2016 Hits:376 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

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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

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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

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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:138 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

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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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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.

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.

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