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Baker proposes $3.84 billion budget, funds new initiatives

23-03-2017 Hits:270 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Baker proposes $3.84 billion budget, funds new initiatives

UPPER MARLBORO – County Executive Rushern Baker, III unveiled his fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget proposal last week, one that contains further investments in county programs amidst the uncertainty of what potential federal cuts and a full year of MGM revenues will bring.

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Confusion over MGM table game revenue use plagues LDC

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Confusion over MGM table game revenue use plagues LDC

FORT WASHINGTON – As revenues from MGM National Harbor start to roll in, questions about how it should be distributed continue to plague the local development council (LDC).

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Hyattsville introduces proposed fiscal year 2018 budget

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Hyattsville introduces proposed fiscal year 2018 budget

HYATTSVILLE – Things in Hyattsville are on the up-and-up in terms of the fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which allows for increases in funds across the board.

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Washington Wednesday: Local reps lead fight against Trump agenda

23-03-2017 Hits:313 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Washington Wednesday: Local reps lead fight against Trump agenda

CAPITOL HILL – The members of Congress representing Prince George’s County are taking leading roles in the fight against President Donald Trump’s agenda, be it his budget proposal or the Trump-supported Republican plan to repeal Obamacare.

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Van Hollen blasts Trump budget cuts

17-03-2017 Hits:381 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Van Hollen blasts Trump budget cuts

CAPITOL HILL – Senator Chris Van Hollen came out strongly against the budget proposal unveiled by President Donald Trump, which features harsh cuts to many federal agencies.

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Metro advances budget proposal with fare hikes but fewer cuts

15-03-2017 Hits:1527 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Metro advances budget proposal with fare hikes but fewer cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Metro fare hikes are one step closer thanks to a committee vote, but they won’t come with as many reductions in service as originally proposed.

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Two people shot in College Park apartment

27-03-2017 Hits:63 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Two people shot in College Park apartment

COLLEGE PARK – One person is dead and a second person is in stable condition after a shooting inside a College Park apartment complex.

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Shooting at Laurel apartment complex leaves one dead

27-03-2017 Hits:63 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

LAUREL – Detectives from the Prince George's Police Department Homicide Unit are investigating the county's 21st homicide that occurred early Saturday morning at a Laurel apartment complex.

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Teenager gunned down in Landover

27-03-2017 Hits:50 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

LANDOVER – A 15-year-old teenager was gunned down in front of his home Saturday night in the Kent Village community of Landover.

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Sports

Local boxers winning under the radar

Local boxers winning under the radar

SEABROOK - Over the past few weeks, two local fighters have fought away from the Metropolitan area and came home victorious.

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Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

SPRINGDALE – Justina Thompson, a Springdale resident who has worked as a licensed cosmetologist for 34 years, wants to make the world, as well as her clients, more beautiful.

African drum and dance troupe celebrates 33 years with show

African drum and dance troupe celebrates 33 years with show

MOUNT RAINIER – Explosive drum beats and energetic African dancing infused with African culture served as a fitting celebration of Black History Month for dance troupe Soul in Motion Players (SIMPINC).

PHOTOS: Brandywine Elementary library ribbon cutting

PHOTOS: Brandywine Elementary library ribbon cutting

Check out our gallery from the recent ribbon cutting at Brandywine Elementary School, where they celebrated the grand reopening of their newly-renovated library. The renovation was made possible through The Heart of America Foundation in partnership with Prince George's County Public Schools.  You can find the gallery here: http://smu.gs/2jDqKZ7

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