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Hyattsville unanimously passes non-citizen voting

06-12-2016 Hits:3338 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Hyattsville unanimously passes non-citizen voting

HYATTSVILLE – A two-year debate, filled with passion on both sides, has finally come to a conclusion after Hyattsville’s City Council unanimously voted to allow non-United States citizens to vote in municipal elections.

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Officials take part in fire department groundbreaking in Seat Pleasant

05-12-2016 Hits:528 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Officials take part in fire department groundbreaking in Seat Pleasant

SEAT PLEASANT – On Dec. 1, officials from the Prince George's County Fire Department, along with Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, III and other county officials, took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new state-of-the-art fire station in Seat Pleasant.

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State News

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Judge reaffirms halt of Purple Line construction

30-11-2016 Hits:305 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Judge reaffirms halt of Purple Line construction

SEABROOK – Purple Line opponents had an extra reason to be thankful last week after a federal judge reaffirmed his decision halting construction on the light rail project.

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Legislators question cost of Metro Safety Commission

09-11-2016 Hits:378 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Legislators question cost of Metro Safety Commission

ANNAPOLIS – While Metro is asking for increased financial contributions to better handle safety problems, Maryland’s General Assembly is worrying about the costs of setting up a new safety oversight organization.

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State cuts county disparity grant, UMD budget

09-11-2016 Hits:363 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

State cuts county disparity grant, UMD budget

ANNAPOLIS – Only four months into the fiscal year, the state of Maryland is already imposing budget cuts onto many of its agencies, including several cuts that impact Prince George’s County.

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Crime

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Two firefighters indicted after fighting other firefighters on scene

07-12-2016 Hits:19 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

WEST LANHAM HILLS – Two volunteer firefighters from the West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department were indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday for their actions at a house fire last December.

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County officer indicted after hitting suspect with cruiser

02-12-2016 Hits:108 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

UPPER MARLBORO – An 11-year veteran of the Prince George's County Police Department has been indicted on one count of second-degree assault and one count of misconduct in office for striking a suspect with his police cruiser during a pursuit this summer.

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Bladensburg sees another homicide

02-12-2016 Hits:84 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Bladensburg sees another homicide

BLADENSBURG – Just before 7 a.m. on Nov. 30, patrol units from the Bladensburg Town Police Department, along with units from Prince George's County Fire and Police Departments, responded to the 5300 block of Crittenden Street just off Edmonson Road for a report of a man lying in the middle of street.

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Sports

Supporting cast helps Maryland in comeback victory over OK St.

Supporting cast helps Maryland in comeback victory over OK St.

COLLEGE PARK – Down 12 points with less than 13 minutes to go, the Maryland Terrapins were on the cusp of losing their second basketball game in a row.

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Features

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PHOTOS: PGCPS Marching Band Showcase

PHOTOS: PGCPS Marching Band Showcase

Check out the sights from Prince George's County Public Schools' Marching Band Showcase that took place last week at High Point High School.

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.

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