| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
With the general election less than seven weeks away, candidates Zabrina Epps and David Murray are ramping up their efforts to claim the open District 1 seat on the Prince George's County Board of Education.
The seat is being left vacant by Rosalind...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Some gambling opponents are hoping to block a sixth casino from being built in Maryland by focusing their energy in one place: Prince George's County.
The county is a key battleground because of a provision in the new gambling law that says the state can...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:29 PM
County leaders from three of Maryland's largest jurisdictions stood side-by-side in Montgomery County urging voters to support gambling expansion.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker -- one of the staunchest supporters of gambling in the...
| Sep 21, 2012
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Thursday for the first time publicly endorsed the gambling expansion question that will appear on November's ballot in Maryland.
"It's about education; it's about jobs," Ulman said, speaking alongside Montgomery County...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:29 PM
As November gets closer, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III is increasing his efforts to drum up support for the gambling expansion question that will be on the ballot.
On Thursday, Baker organized a news conference, calling on fellow...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Last week, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman stood by two of his fellow county executives at a news conference in Silver Spring and endorsed the question on this fall's ballot that would expand gambling in Maryland.
We wish he hadn't.
Question 7 would...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Laurel's central location between four major jurisdictions makes it an ideal place for the state's first regional workforce center, where people can go to find job training, employment connections and host of other services.
"I'm very happy that they...
| Oct 13, 2012
Vocus Inc. is hiring hundreds of people, betting big that it will become a leading digital marketing firm for small and medium-sized businesses.
The Beltsville-based technology company is on track to hire around 500 people this year at its headquarters...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyis planning two days of meetings with key state leaders early next week that could determine whether he decides to call a special session on gambling expansion this summer.
The governor is planning to meet Monday with Mayor Stephanie...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:59 AM
After meeting with leaders from two of the state's largest counties and Baltimore city this morning Gov. Martin O'Malley declared that "progress is being made" on a consensus proposal to expand gambling in Maryland.
The state's political leaders have...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Side By Side's breakfast celebration and fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Bethany Community Church, 15720 Riding Stable Road.
Guest speaker is Prince George's CountyExecutive Rushern Baker. A free breakfast will be...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:22 PM
County leaders and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie-Rawlings-Blake came together Wednesday in Annapolis to fight the governor's proposal to shift part of the cost of teacher pensions to local governments, saying they would have to cut deeply into essential...