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Prince George's County

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  • Purple Line clears federal environmental review

    Purple Line clears federal environmental review
    State officials' assessment of the environmental impacts of the proposed Purple Line through suburban Washington satisfies federal environmental standards, the Federal Transit Administration announced this week — an important green light for the...
  • Senate approves cut in estate taxes

    Senate approves cut in estate taxes
    Wealthy Marylanders would get a posthumous tax break under legislation passed Thursday by the General Assembly in the hope of keeping millionaires from fleeing to other states. The state Senate gave final approval to a measure long sought by...
  • 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...
  • Democrats agree on 3 gubernatorial debates

    Democrats agree on 3 gubernatorial debates
    Democrats running for governor said Monday they have agreed on a schedule of three televised debates, essentially accepting a plan proposed by front-runner Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur...
  • Laurel Police report robbery with firearm [Crime log]

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Montrose Avenue, 300 block, Feb....
  • Side by Side breakfast in Laurel celebrates growth, achievement

    Side by Side breakfast in Laurel celebrates growth, achievement
    Community members and education advocates filled Bethany Community Church on Saturday morning for the Laurel-based nonprofit Side by Side's fifth annual fundraiser breakfast and silent auction. Side by Side, launched in 2009 by former Laurel Leader...
  • Hampden florist promotes Valentine's Day without roses

    Hampden florist promotes Valentine's Day without roses
    Hampden florist Libby Francis-Baxter is seeing red over roses. Her gripe? Most roses are imported from South and Central America, are costly to begin with, and are even more expensive with shipping, said Francis-Baxter, a Hampden resident. "I don't...
  • The Costco example [Editorial]

    The Costco example  [Editorial]
    "No one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty." That was the message President Barack Obama brought from Tuesday night's State of the Union address to a Costco warehouse in Lanham on Wednesday morning, and it's hard to...
  • Three die in Columbia mall shooting

    Three die in Columbia mall shooting
    Gunfire pierced the Saturday morning bustle at The Mall in Columbia, a gathering place for many in the planned suburban community, sending shoppers racing for cover as two store employees were fatally shot by a man who police said then killed himself....
  • State leaders give partial backing to minimum-wage hike

    State leaders give partial backing to minimum-wage hike
    Democratic legislative leaders gave partial support Monday to a push to raise the minimum wage, with some reiterating unwillingness to impose a "one size fits all" increase across the state. They provided few other clues as to how they will respond to...
  • Laurel Police report two forced entry burglaries [Crime log]

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Anne Arundel County police report major crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City...