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Prince George's County

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  • Carroll Co. officials push back on shelter for immigrant children

    Carroll Co. officials push back on shelter for immigrant children
    Carroll County officials swiftly voiced opposition Friday to news that the federal government is eyeing a former military property near Westminster as a potential shelter for immigrant children — underscoring the challenge the Obama administration...
  • At Joe Benny's, focaccia pizza comes to Little Italy

    At Joe Benny's, focaccia pizza comes to Little Italy
    Over the past several years, Baltimore's pizza scene has blossomed, with the opening of new, great pizzerias all across the city. These restaurants tend to have a few things in common: reliance on fresh ingredients, excellent dough and sauces, and...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted

    Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted
    Environmental groups have gone to court in an attempt to force state regulators to strengthen orders given to Baltimore City and three of Maryland's largest counties to curtail their storm-water pollution. A hearing was scheduled in Prince George's...
  • Officials warn child immigrant crisis is draining resources

    Officials warn child immigrant crisis is draining resources
    The federal government will run out of money to deal with the influx of Central American children crossing the U.S. border illegally this summer if lawmakers fail to approve $3.7 billion in emergency funds, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a...
  • Boxing card at Gardens Ice House draws amateurs to the competition

    Boxing card at Gardens Ice House draws amateurs to the competition
    A 23-bout amateur boxing event was held in an ice rink converted to a boxing ring at The Gardens Ice House in West Laurel last month. The June 28 event, featuring 49 boxers ages 9 to 34, had one match on the card with women boxers, where Amelia Moore...
  • Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten

    Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten
    Much of the information on the Internet about the long-gone Laurel Sanitarium is riddled with errors and repeats old rumors and myths. The truth about this legendary Laurel landmark is quite a story. Sanitariums were common across the country from the...
  • Craig begins record 10th year as Harford county executive

    Craig begins record 10th year as Harford county executive
    David R. Craig marked the start of his 10th year as Harford County executive on Tuesday, adding to his record length of service in Harford's top elected post. On July 8, 2005, Craig held his first cabinet meeting in the morning of his first full day...
  • Laurel police warn of telephone jury duty scam

    Laurel police sent a warning to residents that scammers are calling around the region and accusing people of failing to show up for jury duty, then trying to extract a fee from the victims. Police said the callers tell their victims that judgments have...
  • Preparing for another BRAC, before it's a done deal

    Preparing for another BRAC, before it's a done deal
    The last time the military consolidated, Maryland's installations grew. But the base realignment and closure process usually goes the other way — and now the Army is calling for another round. Officials in the state aren't waiting to see what...
  • A closer look at Stewart's campaign numbers

    A closer look at Stewart's campaign numbers
    With $55,218.33 raised between Jan. 8 and June 8, Nick Stewart, of Arbutus, a commercial litigation lawyer at the Saul Ewing law firm in Baltimore and a former speechwriter for Gov. Martin O'Malley, leads the crowded field of candidates running for one of...
  • 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...