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Prince George's County

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  • Laurel offices close, trash rescheduled for Labor Day

    City and county offices in Laurel will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1, and trash and recycling collections will also be canceled or rescheduled for the Monday holiday. Trash and recycling usually collected by Laurel Department of...
  • Baltimore's casino reality [Editorial]

    Baltimore's casino reality  [Editorial]
    Tonight, Baltimore becomes a casino town. With the opening of the $442 million Horseshoe Casino Baltimore on Russell Street, the city enters an era of legalized slots, table games and poker that seemed impossible just a dozen years ago. Back then,...
  • O'Malley appoints General Assembly's top lawyer as judge

    O'Malley appoints General Assembly's top lawyer as judge
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed the lawyer who defends the General Assembly to a seat on the state's second highest court. O'Malley on Tuesday appointed Dan Friedman, an assistant attorney general, to the at-large position on Maryland's Court of...
  • Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike

    Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike
    Under Armour is working to land NBA superstar Kevin Durant as a pitch man — a sponsorship deal that could be one of the largest ever signed and give the Baltimore company a major inroad into the lucrative basketball marketplace. Signing the popular...
  • Four teens arrested in arson at Laurel school

    Four teens arrested in arson at Laurel school
    Four teens have been charged with arson in connection with a classroom fire at Deerfield Run Elementary School earlier this summer, Prince George's County fire officials announced this week. The incident occurred at about 6:10 p.m. on June 30 at...
  • Laurel High football points toward turnaround as season approaches

    Laurel High football points toward turnaround as season approaches
    After a 1-9 season last year and a 2-8 campaign in 2012, first-year Laurel football coach Delbert Hughes can summarize what he's looking for in one word: improvement. Hughes, a varsity assistant for the past two seasons, takes over for Todd Sommerville....
  • Patuxent Widowed Persons Service elects officers

    The Patuxent Widowed Persons Service elected the following officers for two-year terms beginning in September: Don Rich, of Greenbelt continues as president; and Dominic Giachino, of Laurel, is vice-president. Other officers are: Tom Jones, of Camp...
  • Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino

    Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino
    In the casino industry, they are known as "whales." At Maryland Live, they are plied with personal parties, guaranteed seating at concerts, free tickets to sporting events and even quarterly car detailing. Helena Wong, a former VIP host at the Hanover...
  • Horseshoe Casino gets approval for operating license

    Horseshoe Casino gets approval for operating license
    Following two days of controlled demonstrations, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore won state regulators' approval Monday as to open as scheduled Tuesday night. The $442 million development near M&T Bank Stadium becomes Maryland's fifth casino to receive an...
  • Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday

    Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday
    Baltimore's first casino could have risen more than a dozen years ago on the faded industrial stretch that is now posh Harbor East. Or more controversially, slot machines could have made their city debut in the family-oriented Inner Harbor or at Pimlico...
  • Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills

    Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills
    Maryvale Preparatory School's new upper school head was recently getting ready for his first day of school. He'd moved into his new second-floor office, although he said the walls still need some art. He'd met with all of his teachers, moved a few...
  • Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]

    Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]
    Student activism in the late 1960s spawned a wave of educational reform, and students were emboldened by the new national attitude inviting their participation. One of the initiatives created during this period was the Experiment in Free Form Education,...