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The Green Man Festival raises environmental awareness

18-05-2018 Hits:354 Local Jessica Ricks - avatar Jessica Ricks

GREENBELT – The community in Greenbelt came together to celebrate the earth and the preservation of the forests during the 14th anniversary of the Green Man Festival on May 12...

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County initiative aspires to give babies a ‘Smart Start’

09-05-2018 Hits:7423 Local Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

CHEVERLY – A new collaborative county initiative aims to promote a “smart start” for young children by providing new families at the University of Maryland Capital Regional Health and Medstar...

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Massive fire erupts in Glenn Dale

04-05-2018 Hits:7763 Local Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

GLENN DALE – A four-alarm fire occurred on May 2 and destroyed seven townhouses that were under construction along with construction equipment, several propane tanks and caused a massive brush...

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State News

State lawmakers discuss plan to keep health care individual mandate

17-01-2018 Hits:9640 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland state lawmakers and health care advocates announced a plan on Jan. 9 to continue the health care individual mandate in the state.

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Appeals Court: Purple Line can move forward

03-01-2018 Hits:29507 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

UPPER MARLBORO –  A decision by a U.S. Appeals Court will allow construction on the Purple Line to continue.

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Proposed FBI headquarters may bring the project to the county

20-12-2017 Hits:20265 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

UPPER MARLBORO - The FBI has has needed a new headquarters for over a decade. The J. Edgar Hoover Building on Pennsylvania Avenue is too small to house the entire...

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Crime

Officer on leave after killing burglary suspect

15-05-2018 Hits:7103 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

CLINTON – A Prince George's County police officer has been placed on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man in his 20's May 14 during a robbery at a...

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Shooting at Seabrook-based church

15-05-2018 Hits:7688 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

SEABROOK – An early Sunday morning shooting at a Seabrook church has left a man in critical condition.

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House fire claims the life of county resident

15-05-2018 Hits:7296 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

BELTSVILLE – An early Saturday morning house fire on May 12 in Beltsville has taken the life of a mother of three children.

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Sports

Raiders lacrosse teams booted out of state semifinals

23-05-2018 Hits:200 Sports Jose Umana, photo by Michael Smith - avatar Jose Umana, photo by Michael Smith

GAITHERSBURG – With rain splashing off his hat as time expired, Eleanor Roosevelt Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Scott Sorenson clapped as his players headed to the sideline. To his surprise...

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Maryland lacrosse squads advance to Final Four

23-05-2018 Hits:166 Sports Jeff Seidel, photo by Michael Smith - avatar Jeff Seidel, photo by Michael Smith

BALTIMORE – The University of Maryland’s men’s and women’s lacrosse teams both advanced to the Final Four once again.  

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Capitol Heights native Russell, Jr. wins a thriller, retains title

23-05-2018 Hits:152 Sports Ron Harris - avatar Ron Harris

OXON HILL – Gary Russell, Jr. from Capitol Heights defended his World Boxing Council Featherweight World Championship with a unanimous decision over the No. 1 contender and undefeated fighter Joseph...

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Entertainment

A dark ‘Macbeth’ is lit at Blackfriars Playhouse

23-05-2018 Hits:1264 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo - avatar Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo

STAUNTON – Though we “write men’s virtues in water,” according to Shakespeare, performing plays as ever “more water glideth by” is quite another matter. The topic this week is performing...

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Wynton Marsalis presents Leonard Bernstein at 100

23-05-2018 Hits:76 Entertainment Edith Billups, courtesy photo - avatar Edith Billups, courtesy photo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis paid tribute to American composer Leonard Bernstein at the Kennedy Center on May 20 in a program that...

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An exceptional “Saint Joan” onstage at Folger Theatre

18-05-2018 Hits:511 Entertainment Edith Billups - avatar Edith Billups

WASHINGTON, D.C. - “Saint Joan” is onstage at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C. through June 10 which is brilliantly acted by a cast of four actors who play all...

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