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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 the NAACP Ben Jealous called out Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on his stance on women’s reproductive rights while collecting a key endorsement.

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In the pursuit of civility

The old-fashioned snail mail letter was quick and to the point as well as being in all caps:

“The felon Hillary lost her fat sloppy ass and you fruit cakes just can not get over that fact. Now go to your safe place and whack off you sick piece of sh*t.”

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Capitol Heights candidates talk community engagement

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Capitol Heights 03CAPITOL HEIGHTS – As the town of Capitol Heights gears up for its municipal election on May 7, residents have a plethora of candidates for town council and mayor to select from. During a candidate forum at the local fire station on April 26, residents were able to listen as the candidates described their own qualifications and visions for the area.

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Primary Election Coverage: District 2 Candidates

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D2Candace Hollingsworth courtesy photoD2Deni Taveras courtesy photoSEABROOK – In the race for Prince George’s County District 2 councilmember, Hyattsville Mayor Candace Hollingsworth is challenging incumbent Deni Taveras. Both candidates have filed as Democrats, so the June primary will likely determine the November victor of the position.

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County Council unanimously votes against pay raise

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CountyCouncil2017UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Council unanimously voted on March 20 to accept all the Compensation Review Board’s recommendations except the suggested one-time pay increase for county council members of $10,000 per annum to offset the loss of their automobile allowance. The approved recommendations include offering slightly higher salaries for the chair and vice-chair of the county council and adjusting the county council and county executive salaries based on cost-of-living changes.  

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Woolfley wins in historic special election

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Bowie election courtesy photoBOWIE – Dufour Woolfley won the March 12 Bowie special election for the District 2 city councilmember seat by a significant margin. The special election followed the city’s first ever recorded recall election, in which voters recalled long-time City Councilwoman Diane Polangin in December.

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