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Costs rise to rebuild trail along proposed Purple Line

(The Washington Post)

Montgomery County officials say they’ll find the money to keep popular bike, running trail along light-rail line

 
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Blake among best at Penn Relays via The Gazette

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Arrest made in robbery that left cash in the streets

(Prince George's County Police Department / Prince George's Police Department)

Melvin Ranard King, 46, was arrested in connection with the Upper Marlboro bank robbery on April 8.

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Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities

The county historical society seeks assistance with house and garden tours.

 
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A better bond [Commentary] via Baltimore Sun

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Prince George’s County calendar, April 24-30, 2014

Community events include dance performances, egg hunts, youth summit and peace conference.

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Md. governor’s race adds to clout of Washington suburbs

Md. gubernatorial election could signal power shift from Baltimore to Washington suburbs.

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Pr. George’s honors two women for heroic actions

For the first time, the top fire department honors in the county go to two women.

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Officer honored for trying to save man from burning SUV

(Prince George's Police Department / Prince George's police Department)

Pr. Geo.’s Capt. John Boesman tried to pull a man from a flaming SUV, and was injured in the attempt.

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Riverdale’s Terrill nears mark

(Ricky Carioti / FTWP)

BASEBALL | In his 38th year as skipper, Riverdale Baptist’s Terry Terrill is one win away from 1,000 for his career; Georgetown Prep has a mental edge

 

Michael S. Rosenwald

Cherry blossoms bring crowds, tons of trash to the Mall

National Park Service says it should have had more employees to handle cleanup from the mammoth turnout.

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Michael Laris

Mounds of trash take the bloom off cherry blossoms

They came for the cherry blossoms, but crowds also wound up photographing trash heaps

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Did readers actually read a story about reading?

A technical analysis of a viral story about reading in the digital age reveals an interesting truth.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Craig Ferguson weighs in on reading: ‘It will be Oprah’s Tweet Club’

The late night host devoted his entire monologue last night to a Washington Post story about how the internet is messing with our ability to read long texts.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

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

The county historical society seeks assistance with house and garden tours.

Prince George’s County calendar, April 24-30, 2014

Community events include dance performances, egg hunts, youth summit and peace conference.

Prince George’s County adopt a pet

Prince George’s County adopt a pet

Kayla, a 10-month-old female beagle, is available for adoption.

Prince George’s County Animal Watch

Cases received by the Department of Environmental Resources’ Animal Management Group.

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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.

Takoma Park comes to the rescue of its VFW

Non-vets are flocking to the town’s VFW post for concerts and parties, giving it an injection of new life.

Local ballerinas take the stage for auditions

Dozens of local ballerinas auditioned for a chance to gain acceptance into one of the most selective summer ballet programs.

Maryland State of the State address

Gov. Martin O’Malley laid out a case that he has made Maryland stronger during “difficult and important days.”

Snowfall hits D.C. region

A winter storm sweeps into the area, bringing cold temperatures and gusty winds.

Snow falls on D.C. area

Although the sleet and snow didn’t quite stick in the urban core, snow accumulated in the suburbs.

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