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  • How about a gas tax decrease?

    It is not surprising that people such as Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III are calling again for an increase in the gas tax ("Calls for new road and transit funding," Dec. 13). Look around at all the other transportation projects...
  • Ken Ulman's Ravens/Redskins challenge to Rushern Baker

    Ken Ulman's Ravens/Redskins challenge to Rushern Baker
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman threw down the football gauntlet Wednesday to his Prince George's counterpart. With the Ravens set to take on the Redskins on Sunday, Ulman -- a huge Ravens fan -- sent an online challenge to Rushern Baker. If the Ravens...
  • Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses

    Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses
    Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth. For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
  • Referendum petition drive targets Prince George's schools takeover bill

    Referendum petition drive targets Prince George's schools takeover bill
    A signature-collecting petition drive has started in Prince George's County to try to force County Executive Rushern Baker III's impending school takeover to a 2014 referendum. The Citizens for an Elected Board has to collect 8,000 signatures by May...
  • 3 bids entered for Prince George's casino site

    3 bids entered for Prince George's casino site
    Two more bidders emerged Friday — one a surprise — to compete against MGM Resorts International for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County, which stands with the state to reap millions of dollars from the project. Penn...
  • Four Prince George's Board of Education members to be appointed

    Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III and the County Council are currently accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving in appointment positions on the Board of Education. Baker will appoint three residents. The county...
  • District 1 candidates prepare for second forum

    Laurel residents will have their second opportunity in less than a week to see Zabrina Epps and David Murray — the two candidates for the District 1 seat on the Prince George's County Board of Education — speak to the issues at a forum Monday,...
  • Letter: District 21 officials endorse Epps for school board

    Prince George's schools need new, experienced leadership to recruit a top notch new superintendent of schools and make local schools increasingly attractive to families who live here and those who are considering where to live. There are two candidates...
  • After 25 years, Maggie Hubbard leaves St. Mary of the Mills School

    After a quarter of a century, St. Mary of the Mills School in Laurel will be losing a familiar face: Maggie Hubbard is leaving to become director of special education for the Archdiocese of Washington. Hubbard has been at St. Mary's for 25 years, as a...
  • Same-sex marriage backers raise $3.2 million

    The main group supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland has raised $3.2 million and still has $1.2 million in its war chest to defend the law in the Nov. 6 referendum, according to a disclosure filed last night with the State Board of Elections. Among...
  • Former county executive Wayne Curry enters casino fray

    A new player entered the fight in favor of expanded gambling as Wayne K. Curry, a former  Prince George’s County executive, registered a pro-Question 7 ballot committee Thursday. Curry’s committee, Maryland First NOW - Vote Yes On 7, Inc., is...
  • Incumbent District 1 school board rep resigns

    Incumbent District 1 school board rep resigns
    Rosalind Johnson, the Prince George's County Board of Education member representing District 1, resigned from her position Tuesday, Oct. 16. Johnson's resignation follows a report Monday, Oct. 15 from The Washington Post that she was no longer living...