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Prince George’s County sees steady increase in death to opioid addiction

fentanylCHEVERLY — On July 26, the Hogan Administration released a statement detailing its fight against the rise in opioid-related deaths in Maryland and the Maryland Department of Health released its Unintentional Drug And Alcohol-Related Intoxication Death Report for the entirety of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018 which shows that overdose deaths in Prince George’s County have been increasing steadily over the past 10 years.

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Nonprofits merge to thwart domestic violence in county

UPPER MARLBORO – As the Prince George’s County Council Domestic Violence Grant Program begins to receive applications, two area nonprofits are planning to merge to better assist victims with housing and informational needs better.

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Goldson announces appointments to Executive Leadership Team

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PGCPSSEABROOK – On July 31, Dr. Monica Goldson, the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), has officially announced appointments of the staff to the Prince George’s County Public Schools executive leadership team.

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Tropical Smoothie Café set to open in Iverson Mall

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Tropical SmoothieTEMPLE HILLS – A black-entrepreneur power couple is set to open a new Tropical Smoothie Café in early September, as part of a $30 million renovation project that’s being applied to the Shops at Iverson (Iverson Mall).

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Monica Goldson takes over as new BOE Interim CEO

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UPPER MARLBORO – On July 23, the Prince George’s County Board of Education announced Dr. Monica Goldson as the Interim Chief Executive Officer for the 2018-2019 school year.

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County Council opposes Hogan’s proposed parkway changes

Larry HoganUPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County Council issued a letter to Governor Larry Hogan opposing his proposal to transfer I-295, the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, to the State of Maryland for expansion and the implementation of toll lanes on July 17.

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