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VIDEO: County Executive Baker announces he is running for governor in 2018

21-06-2017 Hits:59 Local Sentinel Staff - avatar Sentinel Staff

SEABROOK - County Executive Rushern Baker, III released a video Wednesday morning stating that he plans to run for Maryland governor in 2018.

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Community asks for full resources for students, teachers in PGCPS budget

21-06-2017 Hits:171 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

UPPER MARLBORO – Theresa Dudley, the president of the county teacher’s union, is furious. Every year, it seems to her, the most important budget items to the Prince George’s County Educators...

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CVPA could be pulled out of the new Suitland HS

21-06-2017 Hits:2300 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

SUITLAND – The future look and academic programs of the new Suitland High School are still up in the air, but one thing is certain – the community is ready...

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State News

Trump adviser in running for FBI headquarters site bid

21-06-2017 Hits:179 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

SEABROOK – Concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest have expanded to include the FBI headquarters consolidation project.

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Washington Wednesday: House committee decides to move Metro safety bills forward

21-06-2017 Hits:100 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

CAPITOL HILL – The shooting at the congressional baseball practice halted almost all activity on The Hill last Wednesday.

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Attorney General Frosh talks Trump, consumer protection at town hall

14-06-2017 Hits:193 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

LAUREL – Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday. Last week, District 1 residents got a sneak peak of some of his criticisms...

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Crime

Four arrested in relation to 7-11 robberies

21-06-2017 Hits:65 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

LANDOVER – Prince George's County Police have arrested four men from the District of Columbia in connection to four 7-Eleven robberies in Prince George's County and six other 7-Eleven robberies...

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SWAT team responds to possible barricaded incident in Landover Hills

20-06-2017 Hits:66 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

LANDOVER HILLS – Members of the Prince George's County Police Department's SWAT team were called out to the AEC Check Cashing store in the 6400 block of Annapolis Road across...

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Men sentenced to 50 years for crash that killed five in 2014

15-06-2017 Hits:206 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

UPPER MARLBORO – After skipping out of his sentencing hearing last month and being on the run for several days, Kenneth Kelley was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for...

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Sports

76ers select Fultz No.1 overall

23-06-2017 Hits:77 Sports Shawn McFarland - avatar Shawn McFarland

SEABROOK – After graduating from DeMatha Catholic High School in the spring of 2016, Markelle Fultz continued his basketball career at the University of Washington – more than 2,700 miles...

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Former DeMatha, Maryland star shines in U.S. Open Cup run

21-06-2017 Hits:493 Sports Jose Umana, Photo courtesy Christos FC - avatar Jose Umana, Photo courtesy Christos FC

COLLEGE PARK – At 4:30 p.m., Cody Albrecht joined millions of Americans leaving work and hoping not to get stuck in rush hour traffic. However, he was not heading home to...

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Kevin Durant: Prince George's County King or Enemy of the State?

21-06-2017 Hits:221 Sports Daniel Kucin Jr. - avatar Daniel Kucin Jr.

LANHAM – Born and raised in Seat Pleasant, Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant dreamed of hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy to cement his legacy as one of the greatest...

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Entertainment

Local museum revives spirit of ‘Chocolate City,’ preserves history and culture

14-06-2017 Hits:200 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

NORTH BRENTWOOD – Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) is located within the first municipality in Prince George’s County which was incorporated by African Americans. North Brentwood is...

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Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:1918 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

SPRINGDALE – Justina Thompson, a Springdale resident who has worked as a licensed cosmetologist for 34 years, wants to make the world, as well as her clients, more beautiful.

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African drum and dance troupe celebrates 33 years with show

01-03-2017 Hits:1669 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

MOUNT RAINIER – Explosive drum beats and energetic African dancing infused with African culture served as a fitting celebration of Black History Month for dance troupe Soul in Motion Players...

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