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County water contains THMs, hardness but remains safe

28-09-2016 Hits:43 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

County water contains THMs, hardness but remains safe

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY – Despite occasional odors or discoloration, tap water in Prince George’s County is safe to drink, according to a six-month investigation by The Sentinel Newspapers.

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County citizens rally to repeal HB 1107

28-09-2016 Hits:46 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

County citizens rally to repeal HB 1107

UPPER MARLBORO – Shouts of “elected not appointed” and “Maxwell has got to go” echoed outside of the Prince George’s County Administration Building on Monday as a few dozen protestors rallied for the repeal of HB 1107.

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MGM Casino traffic plan previewed for LDC

28-09-2016 Hits:37 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

MGM Casino traffic plan previewed for LDC

FORT WASHINGTON – MGM officials say their new resort and casino could attract as many as 15,000 visitors each day, and local residents want reassurance that the ensuing traffic will be handled effectively.

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Judge rules WSSC rates 'unduly discriminatory'

28-09-2016 Hits:36 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Judge rules WSSC rates 'unduly discriminatory'

BALTIMORE – A judge from the state’s public service commission ruled the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) rate structure discriminates against classes of customers based on how many occupants live in a house.

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Democratic Central Committee takes no position on ballot questions

28-09-2016 Hits:126 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

SUITLAND – Voters have tough decisions to make when they go to the polls in November, and the Democratic Central Committee (DCC) faced an equally arduous decision in choosing who and what to endorse on its sample ballot.

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Your water at home: The Sentinel's investigation

21-09-2016 Hits:388 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Your water at home: The Sentinel's investigation

ROCKVILLE – Surface water in Montgomery and Prince George’s County contains fecal matter, while tap water and well water in the two counties has a variety of chemicals, turbidity and hardness issues – according to a six-month long investigation conducted by The Sentinel Newspapers.

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Father, son dead in apparent murder-suicide

29-09-2016 Hits:8 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

COLLEGE PARK -- A father and his son were found  shot to death Wednesday night inside a jeep in the parking lot of a College Park apartment complex.

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Bus aide charged in child abuse, molestation case

28-09-2016 Hits:67 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Bus aide charged in child abuse, molestation case

LANDOVER – A 38-year-old Prince George's school bus aide from Capitol Heights was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with the sexual abuse of two special needs students while on a Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) bus.

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Teenager arrested in accidental shooting of fellow high school student

28-09-2016 Hits:47 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Teenager arrested in accidental shooting of fellow high school student

BLADENSBURG – Detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit have arrested a 17-year-old Landover teenager for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old Bladensburg High School student.

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Sports

West Virginia tops BYU at FedExField, BSU's Jordan named CIAA Lineman of the Week

West Virginia tops BYU at FedExField, BSU's Jordan named CIAA Lineman of the Week

LANDOVER – West Virginia defeated BYU 35-32 in a hotly contested neutral site game at FedExField on Sept. 24.

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Prince George’s County Fair back at Showplace Arena, continues traditions

Prince George’s County Fair back at Showplace Arena, continues traditions

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Fair is set to return to The Showplace Arena this Thursday – a year after a double-booking pushed them from the site.

Brothers bring inspiring message to community in new sold-out play

Brothers bring inspiring message to community in new sold-out play

SPRINGDALE – A dynamic platform to inspire others began with a vision to create an original play called “Black Boy Blues” and steps that two local brothers took to launch a production company called Jenk Ink.

Pyramid Atlantic opens new home in Hyattsville

Pyramid Atlantic opens new home in Hyattsville

HYATTSVILLE – In a newly renovated building that pays homage to its history, donning industrial themes, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center opened in its new Prince George’s County home on Saturday.

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