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Laurel passes updated master plan

28-07-2016 Hits:17 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Laurel passes updated master plan

LAUREL – Laurel’s mayor and city council members are looking forward to what the city’s master plan will bring, which is fitting given what a year’s worth of work and 241 pages of information and analysis represent: how to prepare for the future.

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Whole Foods set to begin internal construction by the end of the month

27-07-2016 Hits:421 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Whole Foods set to begin internal construction by the end of the month

RIVERDALE – Construction for the highly anticipated Whole Foods Market as part of the new Riverdale Park Station is set to begin by the end of the month.

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PGCPS passes new student safety policies

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PGCPS passes new student safety policies

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Board of Education held an emergency session last week to pass new student safety policies and procedures to ensure implementation before school starts in August.

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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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