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Prince George’s County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

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Md. teen in coma after Fright Fest recovering from surgery

Doctors removed part of the boy’s skull because of increased swelling after the attack at Six Flags.

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Five public and private schools in D.C. area get top honor

They have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

Purple Line planners say construction costs now at $2.45 billion

Cost increase is less than 1 percent but latest for Maryland light-rail project

Another Purple Line battle focuses on fears of ISIS

In Bevery Hills, school officials have opposed tunneling subway beneath high school.

Purple Line supporters draft “community compact” for route

Agreement would define goals for economic development around new transit stations.

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Gunman robs pizza delivery driver at U-Md.

Authorities said the robber fled toward Metzerott Road in College Park.

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New group fights cellphone towers on school property

The Maryland Coalition Against Celltowers on School Grounds is part of a coordinated grass-roots effort.

Market heats up in D.C. and Prince George’s, but cools in Northern Virginia

(Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)

Overall, sales in the region will slow for the remainder of the year.

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Prince George’s County reduces printers in schools

Teachers complain about losing instructional time as number of printers decreases by 56 percent.

 

Will Apple’s watch make step tracking mainstream?

There is no word of mouth like Apple word of mouth. “It sucks people in to thinking about something they weren’t thinking about before,” an analyst says.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

In political Washington, Agony of De Feet

Officials, lawmakers and staffers from both parties gleefully compete over the number of steps they walk daily.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Buying frenzy of Russian-made AK-47s follows import ban

The surge of sales after sanctions were imposed against Russia brought a boom in demand.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Ethan Saylor’s mom backs Frederick Co. sheriff’s opponent

Patti Saylor, whose son died in an encounter with off-duty deputies, endorses the Democratic challenger.

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Prince George’s County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

Prince George’s County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities

Greenbelt Park needs volunteers to help beautify the park Saturday as part of National Public Lands Day.

Prince George’s County calendar, Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2014

Nature hikes, college prep summit, 5K run/walk, community soccer game.

Prince George’s County adopt a pet

Prince George’s County adopt a pet

Cutie, a 5-year-old white female Siberian husky, is available for adoption.

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Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

Democratic candidates for Md. governor debate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler face off.

A knitting class that isn’t just about knitting

For instructors and students, it’s more than just another activity to help prisoners pass the weeks, months and years.

Amateur gets a seat at the poker table

A new TV show gives Reisterstown, Md., man chance to play with pros.

Inside a casino’s surveillance operation

A security force and state-of-the-art surveillance operation protects Maryland Live Casino from thieves.

Worst storm of season hits D.C. area

The biggest storm of the season has closed airport runways, stretches of parkways, schools and offices across the region.

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