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UPDATED: College Park non-citizen voting does not pass after all

13-09-2017 Hits:172 Local Courtney Jacobs - avatar Courtney Jacobs

COLLEGE PARK – After four long hours in an over-packed room in College Park, the College Park City Council finally came to a decision for Charter Resolution 17-CR-02, which would...

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METRO SERIES: Metro union leader says workers afraid to report safety problems

13-09-2017 Hits:399 Local Kathleen Stubbs, photo by Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Kathleen Stubbs, photo by Candace Rojo Keyes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Metro union workers claim Metro management is the biggest problem in guaranteeing safety.

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PGCPS celebrates new dual enrollment programs

13-09-2017 Hits:610 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

UPPER MARLBORO – More than 60 students in Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) are on track to graduate with more than just a high school diploma thanks to two...

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State News

METRO SERIES: Revenue drop, pension liabilities harming system

13-09-2017 Hits:165 State Suzanne Pollak - avatar Suzanne Pollak

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With ridership continuing to decline, revenues from fares also decreasing despite rate increases and at least a half a dozen pending lawsuits with claims of $1 million...

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Federal funds secured, Purple Line breaks ground

30-08-2017 Hits:359 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

GLENRIDGE – The Purple Line has literally been decades in the making, and on Monday, shovels finally went into the ground.

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Goddard scientists, county residents take in solar eclipse

23-08-2017 Hits:863 State Emily Blackner, photo courtesy Rebecca Oxley - avatar Emily Blackner, photo courtesy Rebecca Oxley

SEABROOK – Millions around the country looked skyward on Monday for the total solar eclipse. Scientists at the Greenbelt-based NASA Goddard Space Flight Center were among them, and used the...

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Crime

One found dead in early-morning fire

15-09-2017 Hits:204 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

HILLCREST HEIGHTS -- An adult male was found dead early Friday morning after firefighters navigated their way through an extremely cluttered house on fire.

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Police make arrest in eight-year cold case

13-09-2017 Hits:169 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

LANDOVER – It took detectives from Prince George's County Police Department's Cold Case Unit more than eight years, but they can now close a case related to a June 2...

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Two people killed in two different accidents on Saturday

13-09-2017 Hits:218 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY – Two people were killed and two others were injured Saturday in two separate accidents in the county.

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Sports

Flowers stays unbeaten with win over Roosevelt

18-09-2017 Hits:151 Sports Kenneth Lee, photo by Michael Smith - avatar Kenneth Lee, photo by Michael Smith

HYATTSVILLE – On a warm and windy afternoon at the newly built Fairmont Heights High School, the duo of quarterback Julius Duvall and receiver Daniel Buchanan combined for 81-of-168 passing...

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Patten-Bongono connection lifts High Point to third straight win

18-09-2017 Hits:236 Sports Courtney Jacobs, photo by Michael Smith - avatar Courtney Jacobs, photo by Michael Smith

CAPITOL HEIGHTS – The Central Falcons and High Point Eagles fought to the very last second, with the Eagles stealing the game at home on Sept. 16, winning 22-16.

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Entertainment

Students bring history alive, wow crowd at historic Warner Theatre

12-07-2017 Hits:903 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Many history buffs know the story of Harriet Tubman, the former slave from Dorchester County, who escaped to freedom and later helped other slaves accomplish the same. But...

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Local museum revives spirit of ‘Chocolate City,’ preserves history and culture

14-06-2017 Hits:906 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

NORTH BRENTWOOD – Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) is located within the first municipality in Prince George’s County which was incorporated by African Americans. North Brentwood is...

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Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:2700 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

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.

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