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Top Prince George's County Articles

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  • A picture of the new South

    It is a state that Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass both ran away from, a state that enslaved half its black population at the time of the Civil War. It is a state that would have seceded from the Union in 1861 if not for Abraham Lincoln's last-...
  • New leadership at the NAACP [Editorial]

    Cornell Brooks is inheriting the leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at a time when the nation's oldest civil rights organization is experiencing a resurgence of influence and membership in its long struggle for...
  • 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...
  • Laurel police officer recognized for victim advocacy

    Laurel police officer recognized for victim advocacy
    For Laurel police Maj. Robert Althoff, it's not his commitment to traditional police work that sets him apart, it's his dedication to community. More specifically, his commitment to victims of domestic violence. "Major Althoff has always had a passion...
  • Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign

    Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign
    Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days. "I want to...
  • For many, college isn't worth the debt [Commentary]

    For many, college isn't worth the debt [Commentary]
    President Barack Obama's recent grant award to three Prince George's county schools for the development of student apprenticeship programs in high-demand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) industries, is a sign of a paradigm shift in...
  • Bond Mill PTO continues school carnival tradition [West Laurel]

    Come one, come all! The Bond Mill PTO Carnival is Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a huge West Laurel event and everyone is invited to join the fun. There are rides and games with awesome prizes for the youngsters and plenty of gift...
  • Baltimore building trades back Braveboy for attorney general

    The Baltimore Building and Construction Trades Council threw its support behind Del. Aisha N. Braveboy Wednesday in her race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general. Braveboy, a two-term lawmaker from Prince George's County, is competing...
  • Brown, Gansler spar while Mizeur decries 'bickering'

    Brown, Gansler spar while Mizeur decries 'bickering'
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler launched barbed attacks on each other's record and character as they and Del. Heather R. Mizeur met in the Democratic gubernatorial campaign's first televised debate Wednesday night. As...
  • Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's

    Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's
    A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said. MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
  • UM supercomputer to boost complex research

    UM supercomputer to boost complex research
    Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...
  • Attorney general candidates to debate tonight

    Attorney general candidates to debate tonight
    Maryland's three Democratic candidates for attorney general are likely to debate how to enforce environmental laws, fight high-tech crime and crack down on home foreclosures at their first debate Monday night in a race that will likely determine who...