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Prince George's County

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Top Prince George's County Articles

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  • Group calls for Taser moratorium

    Group calls for Taser moratorium
    A group including a legislator, a civil rights organization and two attorneys called for a moratorium on Baltimore police Taser use after a 19-year-old's death at a city hospital. George V. King, a Charles County foster youth living in a Baltimore...
  • Frosh for attorney general [Editorial]

    Frosh for attorney general [Editorial]
    It is a rare pleasure in any election year (and perhaps this one more than most) to have a candidate for state-wide office we can endorse so enthusiastically as we do Brian Frosh in the Democratic primary for attorney general. In his career in the General...
  • Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs

    Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs
    With all three of their delegates retiring, residents of District 12 – which stretches from Columbia to Catonsville, Arbutus and Halethorpe in southwest Baltimore County – will choose three newcomers to the State House in the November...
  • Brown raises more than $1 million in 6 weeks

    Brown raises more than $1 million in 6 weeks
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown is raising money for his campaign for governor at a torrid pace, raking in more than $1.2 million in the six weeks after the General Assembly session ended in April, according to his campaign. The lieutenant governor's campaign...
  • Low voter turnout predicted in upcoming primaries

    State and local candidates are barreling toward the primary elections in less than two weeks, but not everyone is aware – or cares – that there's an opportunity to vote on the horizon. Pollsters and local election officials are predicting low...
  • 'Peace Cross' dispute turns on misreading of Constitution [Letter]

    'Peace Cross' dispute turns on misreading of Constitution [Letter]
    The atheists and humanists are at it again. Now, they want a federal judge to order the dismantling of the "Peace Cross," a memorial to Prince George's County's World War I war dead which has stood on public land since 1925 ("Md. cross in church-state...
  • Hate the health exchange, love the insurance

    Hate the health exchange, love the insurance
    Frustrated with her inability to get health insurance, Bonnita Spikes entered the political fray when she was featured in gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler's April radio ad lambasting Maryland's problem-fraught health exchange. But as...
  • Brown's media money goes to Baltimore market

    Brown's media money goes to Baltimore market
    When it comes to media spending, Democrats Anthony G. Brown and Douglas F. Gansler are like distance runners intent on keeping their rival close. The two most visible candidates in the primary for governor each spent more than $2 million on television and...
  • Frosh says Cardin's rapper association shows he lacks 'rudimentary judgment'

    Frosh says Cardin's rapper association shows he lacks 'rudimentary judgment'
    State Sen. Brian Frosh questioned Baltimore County Del. Jon Cardin's fitness to be attorney general Friday, citing the endorsement of his Democratic primary rival by a local rapper facing human-trafficking charges. "At least one of my opponents lacks...
  • Bowie man charged in PG County 'bottle-bomb' incident

    Bowie man charged in PG County 'bottle-bomb' incident
    A 20-year-old Bowie man has been arrested and charged with the May 24 detonation of a "bottle-bomb" at a Prince George's County movie theater. Authorities are investigating whether he is responsible for other detonations around the region including one at...
  • In Laurel, city's swimming pools open for season

    In Laurel, city's swimming pools open for season
    The city's two pools opened Memoridal Day weekend for the summer swim season, with weekday hours shortened until Prince George's County public schools are through for the year. The Laurel Municipal Pool is located at 901 Main St., and the Greenview...
  • A good neighbor maintains our community entrance [West Laurel]

    CBFolksWl1@aol.com 301-490-0797 Have you noticed the magnificent landscaping and floral entrance to our community at Bond Mill Road and Route 198? Our good neighbor, Dave Strahle, takes good care of that area around the West Laurel sign, almost every...