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Shake-ups in county schools continue

28-09-2016 Hits:21 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Shake-ups in county schools continue

UPPER MARLBORO – Weeks after the loss of the county’s Head Start grant rocked the community, Prince George’s County Schools (PGCPS) is still trying to tread water with new shake-ups and a state-run investigation.

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S.T.A.R. holds community vigil

28-09-2016 Hits:26 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

S.T.A.R. holds community vigil

LANHAM – When someone is murdered, a family loses a mother, a father or a child.

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Fallen firefighters remembered

28-09-2016 Hits:35 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Fallen firefighters remembered

LANDOVER HILLS – Family members, friends and fellow firefighters gathered at the Cranford-Graves Fire Services Building in Landover Hills on Saturday for a Prince George's County Founders Day Celebration and Fallen Firefighters Memorial to pay tribute to 10 volunteers and two firefighters of the county fire department.

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Your water at home: The Sentinel's investigation

21-09-2016 Hits:377 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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Metro proposes four options for operating hours

14-09-2016 Hits:282 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Metro proposes four options for operating hours

WASHINGTON D.C. – Metrorail’s service hours will be changing next year, but officials don’t know yet what those changes will be.

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Judge's decision halting Purple Line appealed

08-09-2016 Hits:1342 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

WASHINGTON D.C. – State officials are pushing back against the decision of a federal judge to halt construction of the Purple Line.

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Crime

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Bladensburg High School student dies after possible accidental shooting

26-09-2016 Hits:55 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

BLADENSBURG – A shooting in a Bladensburg apartment building left a 16-year-old Bladensburg High School student dead.

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Woman stabbed to death in Capitol Heights

22-09-2016 Hits:191 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Woman stabbed to death in Capitol Heights

CAPITOL HEIGHTS – A woman was stabbed to death early Wednesday morning at a trailer park community in Ritchie and police have arrested the person who has committed the county’s 72nd homicide of the year.

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Man charged with manslaughter of six-month-old baby

21-09-2016 Hits:112 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Man charged with manslaughter of six-month-old baby

CAPITOL HEIGHTS – A 48-year-old Capitol Heights man is being charged with the murder of a sixth-month-old baby boy who he was caring for on Sept. 13 at his home.

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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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