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Three Capital Gazette victims had close ties to county

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COLLEGE PARK — Three dedicated employees of the Capital Gazette, mentors and friends to many, were tragically killed by a gunman who opened fire on their newspaper office in Annapolis...

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Nonprofit launches to increase employment in the county

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LARGO — The Workforce Services Division became incorporated as Employ Prince George’s, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with business owners and job seekers to increase employment in Prince George’s...

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Hyattsville Police Chief retires after over 44 years of police work

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SEABROOK – Colonel Douglas Holland announced his retirement as the chief of police for the City of Hyattsville after nearly 20 years in the position on June 27.

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State News

NAACP calls for answers amid MVA voter registration error

11-07-2018 Hits:169 State Jessica Ricks - avatar Jessica Ricks

GLEN BURNIE — Following the voter registration error at the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) during the primary elections, the Maryland State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of...

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Jealous goes on offensive against Hogan after primary victory

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SILVER SPRING – Two weeks after capturing 39.6 percent of the primary vote to win the Democratic nomination for Governor for the state of Maryland, former president and CEO of...

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Laurel native rains terror on Capital Gazette newsroom

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LAUREL – Tragedy struck a newsroom on June 28 in the afternoon when a gunman targeted The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis and killed five people while leaving several injured...

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Officer on leave after killing burglary suspect

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CLINTON – A Prince George's County police officer has been placed on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man in his 20's May 14 during a robbery at a...

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Shooting at Seabrook-based church

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SEABROOK – An early Sunday morning shooting at a Seabrook church has left a man in critical condition.

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House fire claims the life of county resident

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BELTSVILLE – An early Saturday morning house fire on May 12 in Beltsville has taken the life of a mother of three children.

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Early hitting success enough for Baysox series win over Harrisburg

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BOWIE – Entering the Bowie Baysox clubhouse after their victory over the Harrisburg Senators on July 8, players surrounded each other with smiles and warm embraces.

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Wayne Rooney is finally a member of D.C. United

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – After months of rumors and speculation, D.C. United confirmed their signing of English striker Wayne Rooney on June 28.

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Christinaki skips senior year with Lady Terps to play pro in Europe

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COLLEGE PARK – After one season with the University of Maryland Women’s Basketball team, guard/forward Eleanna Christinaki has elected to return home to Europe to play with the Greece National...

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A stunning 'Mamma Mia!' at Toby's Dinner Theatre

11-07-2018 Hits:1552 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo - avatar Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo

COLUMBIA – I must admit that I went to see Toby’s Dinner Theatre’s production of “Mamma Mia!” in Columbia with some trepidation. On the one hand, my prior experiences with...

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UniverSoul Circus celebrates 25th anniversary at National Harbor

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OXON HILL – In 1994, Cedric Walker, an African-American entrepreneur, realized a long-time dream when his UniverSoul Circus debuted in Atlanta’s old Fulton County Stadium, kicking off in the parking...

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in beautiful outdoor setting

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ELLICOTT CITY – “What masques, what dances shall we have to wear away this long age of three hours between our after supper and bedtime?” asks Duke Theseus in Shakespeare’s...

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