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Baker delivers final State of the County address

Baker1BOWIE – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, III joined the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce at the Country Club of Woodmore on March 8 to deliver his final State of the County address. Throughout his speech, Baker reflected on the progress in the county, specifically in job creation and development, during the last seven years and the role local jurisdictions have had in this evolution.

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County executive candidates debate education, funding

princegeorges county sealLARGO – Prince George’s county executive candidates addressed issues ranging from education to food deserts during a forum hosted at Prince George’s Community College by the League of Women Voters of Prince George’s County on March 10.

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Class Notes – What’s happening in education

PGCPS LOGO 2017 COLORSEABROOK — Education never stops in Prince George’s County and sometimes it is hard to keep up with it all. Here are some education-related headlines that did not make the paper over the past month.

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Planning board approves DPW site conservation plan

HVL DPW02UPPER MARLBORO — The plans for the city of Hyattsville’s new Department of Public Works (DPW) facility have jumped through one more hoop after the Prince George’s County Planning Board approved the conservation plan for the site.

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EDC launches workspace for start-ups

EDC courtesy photoLARGO – County officials and the Prince George’s County Economic Develop Corporation (EDC) opened the EDC’s Innovation Station Accelerator in Largo with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 28.

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Man suffers heart attack during celebration of life

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IMG 2776LANHAM – On Feb. 25 in a crowd including hundreds of mourners were starting to celebrate the life of Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin at the Diyanet Center of America in Lanham who was shot and killed on Feb. 21 in Brandywine, an adult male suffered a severe heart attack inside the center.

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PGPD officer laid to rest after giving his life to save another

1LANHAM – Hundreds gathered outside of the Diyanet Center of America on Good Luck Road in Lanham to say goodbye and pray for Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin before he was laid to rest Friday.

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