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The collapsed hillside that united a Md. neighborhood

(J. Lawler Duggan / For The Washington Post)

Compassion and acts of kindness are flowing in Piscataway Hills.


Prince George’s County students win NAACP awards

(Alfred A. Dudley III / Courtesy Alfred A. Dudley III)

Two students from Suitland and Flowers high schools earn prizes for their work in art and architecture.


Prince George’s County Police investigate homicide

Investigators are probing a man’s death in Suitland Tuesday after a call for an early morning assault.


Hundreds of 2nd-graders attend new Md. summer school

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

Six-week program provides remediation for students who test below grade level in Prince George’s.

Metro riders experience ‘simulated service’

This morning’s ride may offer tips for rest of the week.


Pr. George’s council backs MGM National Harbor casino

(Courtesy of MGM)

The Pr. George’s Council gives MGM Resorts International a green light to build a $925 million casino complex.

Blue Line cutbacks? It’s a long story.

This week’s Metrorail changes were pondered more than a decade ago.

Best of 2014 is here! Nominate your favorites in the D.C. area

Nominate your favorite D.C. bars, restaurants and people, and we’ll spotlight the winners in our October 16 issue.


Questions remain about casino transportation plan

(Courtesy of MGM Resorts International / Courtesy of MGM Resorts International )

As MGM prepares to build a casino, questions remain about the project’s transportation plan.


Michael S. Rosenwald

Beretta to move gun-factory jobs, blames Md. gun laws

The decision by Beretta USA will cost about 160 jobs in southern Prince George’s County.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Gun owners get ready for the zombie apocalypse

The zombie apocalypse inspires gun enthusiasts, with thousands signing up for zombie hunting classes.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Who is Dave Brat?

A political novice, the economics professor is obsessed with capitalism and ethics.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Bill Marriott and the age of the everlasting executive

At 82, the executive chairman of the hotel giant is among a group of corporate titans who refuse to retire.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Prince George’s County calendar, July 17-23, 2014

Computer classes, family game night, “For Colored Girls” auditions and other events.

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

BEST Kids Mentoring Program seeks volunteers to mentor at-risk children in the District’s foster care system.

Prince George’s Adopt-A-Pet

Prince George’s Adopt-A-Pet

Champ is a male Chihuahua in need of an adoptive parent. He can be seen at the Upper Marlboro shelter.

Prince George’s County Animal Watch

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

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Marylanders go to the polls

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

Fresh eggs, fulfilling relationship

Backyard chicken coops have been around for a while. Renting the chickens, vs. owning them, is a new twist.

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.

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.

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