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Prince George's County

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  • State provides extra $10 million to counties, city for pothole repairs

    State provides extra $10 million to counties, city for pothole repairs
    Baltimore and all 23 of Maryland's counties will split an extra $10 million in state funding to repair potholes and other roadway damage incurred during the recent harsh winter. The funds will be distributed based solely on each jurisdiction's total...
  • Perryville fire captain killed in 2013 will be recognized at Fallen Heroes Day

    A Perryville fire police captain who was killed last year while directing traffic at an accident scene will be among those honored May 2 at the state's annual Fallen Heroes Day Ceremony in Timonium. David Ronald Barr, 64, of Port Deposit, died in...
  • Snow's not far behind but Swim Club prepares to open [West Laurel]

    I know that we strangely had snow last week but the West Laurel Swim Club is preparing for warmer weather. The West Laurel Swim Club's 2014 season is May 24 through Sept. 1 and memberships are available. So many wonderful memories have been made there...
  • After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge

    After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge
    Melony Griffith is in District Heights making her pitch to voters. The veteran Prince George's County delegate is telling them about her 15 years of legislative experience, her expertise on state pension issues and her plans to boost the economy. There'...
  • Gansler spot critical of health exchange 'debacle'

    Gansler spot critical of health exchange 'debacle'
    A 60-second radio spot by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler criticizes Maryland's online health insurance exchange — and by extension Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, his rival in the Democratic campaign for governor. What the ad says: The ad begins...
  • Race for Maryland governor turns negative

    Race for Maryland governor turns negative
    The first negative advertisements in the Democratic primary campaign for governor hit airwaves this week, pushing a feisty political fight that's simmered for months into prime time. Already, the race among Democrats for the governor's mansion is poised...
  • Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    Nearly a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a team of Maryland engineers detected the pings from a flight data recorder that narrowed the search area to a more manageable yet still vast swath of the Indian Ocean. Working from an...
  • PG County judge named chief of Maryland District Court

    PG County judge named chief of Maryland District Court
    A judge from Prince George's County has been named the next chief judge of the state's District Court. Judge John P. Morrissey, 49, who has served as an associate judge since 2005, will succeed District Court Chief Judge Ben C. Clyburn when Clyburn...
  • Equality Maryland endorses Frosh for attorney general

    Equality Maryland endorses Frosh for attorney general
    Equality Maryland has endorsed Sen. Brian Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat, for attorney general, calling him a "firm ally" of the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. "He has the maturity, experience and commitment to be an...
  • Participants navigate Howard housing at annual fair

    Participants navigate Howard housing at annual fair
    The eighth annual Come Home to Howard County fair on Saturday, April 12 attracted 900 people who spent half of a sunny, 70-degree day at Long Reach High School, sitting in information sessions, taking community tours and hoping to win a housing lottery....
  • Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist

    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist
    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a former managing editor of the Baltimore Afro-American who worked closely with Malcolm X in the early 1960s and once shared a house with a young Miles Davis, died April 3 at the Adelphi House assisted living facility in...
  • Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

    Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools
    Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...