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Prince George's County

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Top Prince George's County Articles

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  • State board approves land deal for College Park hotel

    State board approves land deal for College Park hotel
    Over objections about the fairness of the process, the state Board of Public Works approved a land deal Wednesday that would allow a developer to build a luxury hotel and conference center at the University of Maryland, College Park. The university...
  • Laurel Community Garden grows into second season

    Laurel Community Garden grows into second season
    With recent snows and sub-zero temperatures, it might not seem like spring is right around the corner. But Laurel gardeners are taking a cue from the plants they grow and keeping their eyes to the sun, like Suzanna Pieslak, who is caring for seedlings...
  • Rec Sports: Howard Huskies sending three teams to Nationals

    Ice hockey The Howard Huskies sent two teams (U16AA and U18AA) to Nationals last year and this year another team has joined the mix. This year, not only the U16AA and U18AA repeated as Maryland state champions to advance to Nationals in early April,...
  • Tanker truck overturned on Rt. 50 near Bowie

    Tanker truck overturned on Rt. 50 near Bowie
    A tanker truck carrying non-hazardous resin overturned onto a median on eastbound Route 50 near Bowie Monday evening, state police confirmed. The driver was extricated and taken to an area hospital by Prince George's County emergency medical workers,...
  • Teachers union endorses Frosh for attorney general

    Teachers union endorses Frosh for attorney general
    The Maryland State Education Association is supporting Sen. Brian E. Frosh for the Democratic nomination, adding the support of the state's largest teachers union to his list of labor endorsements. The MSEA decided to back Frosh, a veteran Montgomery...
  • Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators

    Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators
    The popular ride-share company Uber began urging Baltimore users this month to help "save" it, declaring that "Uber's future in Maryland is in jeopardy." Uber launched the public relations campaign as state regulators waded into the same dispute that...
  • Loaded gun, bullets and drug paraphernalia found in Wes Brown's room

    Loaded gun, bullets and drug paraphernalia found in Wes Brown's room
    Police seized a loaded handgun, a bag of ammunition and drug paraphernalia, including packaging material and a scale, during a search of University of Maryland football player Wes Brown's campus apartment last summer, newly released documents show....
  • Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]

    Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]
    This summer, Gov. Martin O'Malley and public health leaders justly celebrated the fact that infant mortality in our state has been driven to a new record low. By increasing access to care and outreach for new mothers and their babies —...
  • Traffic: Crashes in Glen Burnie, Millersville

    Traffic: Crashes in Glen Burnie, Millersville
    As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, lanes on the Baltimore Beltway remain closed at Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie due to an overturned tractor trailer with a person trapped inside. The ramp to southbound Ritchie Highway and two shoulders are closed. A two-...
  • Senate OKs budget after making trims

    Senate OKs budget after making trims
    The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.9 billion state budget that includes no new taxes while giving state workers a 2 percent cost-of-living raise. It is slightly leaner than the governor proposed. The spending plan, due for a...
  • Stanley's service warrants having Laurel's library named for him [Letter]

    Stanley's service warrants having Laurel's library named for him [Letter]
    I find it unfortunate that the Prince George's County Library Board believes it needs to remove Charles Stanley's name from Laurel's newly expanded and renovated library when it reopens. Citing Stanley's Confederate military experience — he served...
  • Keeping Stanley name on library could stir up 'hornet's nest' of anger [Letter]

    Keeping Stanley name on library could stir up 'hornet's nest' of anger [Letter]
    The recent revelation of Charles H. Stanley's years of service (1862-65) in the Confederate Army — and his presumed support of the institution of slavery — cannot be overlooked in the selection of a name for the new Laurel library. The fact...