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  1. Why kindergarten teachers dona t want to give this test to their studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Brian Peyes-Mendez participates in a test with Kendra Sarris on Oct. 30, as kindergarten teachers assess students with new tests in Accokeek, Md. The state of Maryland has developed a new Common Core-aligned "kindergarten readiness assessment" for teachers to administer to young kids to see, rather obviously, if they are "ready" for kindergarten.

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  2. Transit chief pleads guilty to taking $90K in bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Baltimore's former transit chief could get up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to bribery and money laundering charges. Federal prosecutors said Barry Robinson, 65, of Accokeek, pleaded guilty Wednesday to offering to cancel debts of companies advertising on the Charm City Circulator in exchange for a payoff, as well as to selling unused city property.

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  3. Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator pleads guilty to accepting bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he took $90,000 in bribes. Barry Stephen Robinson, 65, of Accokeek, pleaded guilty to two counts of bribery, and one count of money laundering as part of a scheme he engaged in earlier this year while he was Chief of the Division of Transit and Marine Services of the Baltimore City Department of Transportation, according to prosecutors.

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  4. Railsplitters ranked 8th, 10th in latest pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... knocking down 27 of 39 two-pointers, but it sputtered from outside the arc, going just 4-for-23. Gerel Simmons (Accokeek, Md.), Lorenza Ross (Savannah, Ga.) and Curtis McMillion (Fayetteville, N.C.) combined for 57 of the team's 78 points. After ...

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  5. Tasha Smith's attorney threatens to sue disabled Md. veteran with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | TBD.com

    ACCOKEEK, Md. The lawyer of a Hollywood actress has threatened to sue a disabled Maryland veteran who started her own charity.

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  6. Railsplitters ranked 8th, 10th in latest pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... knocking down 27 of 39 two-pointers, but it sputtered from outside the arc, going just 4-for-23. Gerel Simmons (Accokeek, Md.), Lorenza Ross (Savannah, Ga.) and Curtis McMillion (Fayetteville, N.C.) combined for 57 of the team's 78 points. After ...

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  7. Sixteen-year-old expands Accokeek bakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gazette.net

    Breana “Bree” Britt, 16, of Accokeek, the owner and head baker at Bree's Sweet Treats, shows off her cupcakes at her bakery on June 18. Breana will showcase her desserts and recently expanded bakery during her grand “re-opening” event Dec. 13. Breana “Bree” Britt of Accokeek began baking at age 5 and started selling her desserts online at 12. Now, at 16, she's transformed her small storefront on Livingston Road into a full-fledged café. Breana opened her bakery, Bree's Sweet Treats, in February 2013 to handle the increasing demand for her cupcakes and cookies.

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  8. Sixteen-Year-Old Entrepreneur to Celebrate Grand Reopening of...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    Bree's Sweet Treats, an old-fashioned bakery in Accokeek, MD, will celebrate its grand reopening on Dec. 13, 2014. The bakery, located at 15638 Livingston Road, is the brainchild of 16-year-old Breana "Bree" Britt, who started her business as an online operation in 2011 when she was only 12 years old.

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  9. Prince George's aviation team finds man missing in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    An Accokeek mother's worry turned into relief Sunday after Prince George's County police's aviation unit helped find her missing son who had wandered into the woods. Over the weekend the mother reported that her 31-year-old son who suffers from mental issues had been missing from their Maryland home for hours.

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  10. No.10 Railsplitters knock off Cobras 79-71Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Ga.) poured in 16 points with four assists on 6-of-17 shooting. Luquon Choice (Laurens, S.C.) and Gerel Simmons (Accokeek, Md.) added 11 points apiece, while Curtis McMillion (Fayetteville, N.C.) notched a double-double with 10 points and 10 ...

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  11. Mentally Impaired Man Rescued From the WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Patch.com

    The mother contacted the Prince George's Police Department to help find her 31-year-old son on the night of Dec. 7. The PGPD reports that the Aviation Unit stepped in by loading the crew onto an Air 1 and heading toward the 16500 block of Addison Patent Lane in Accokeek.

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  12. Railsplitters surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... his season-high 22 points in LMU's 78-64 win over Ohio Midwestern on Wednesday. HARROGATE, Tenn. - Gerel Simmons (Accokeek, Md.) recorded a season-high 22 points to help the 10th-ranked Railsplitters (7-0) ward off the Ohio Midwestern Rams (0-7) ...

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  13. a oeStuff-A-Trucka drive benefits Oxon Hill familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Gazette.net

    ... out and contribute,” said Adrien Starks, 52, of Fort Washington, who volunteered at the food drive with the Accokeek-based Order of the Eastern Star Marjorie T. Lancaster Chapter #84. “As an individual it's difficult. With a group, I ...

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  14. Marcia (Elliott) BolanderRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Hays Daily News

    ... a daughter, Janet L. Pfanenstiel and husband, Craig, Hays; two brothers, Rolland Elliott and wife, Geraldine, Accokeek, Md., and Glen Elliott, Reston, Va.; a sister, Evelyn Jensen and husband, Stan, Flint, Texas; 12 grandchildren; two ...

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  15. Acorn Deck kit homes blur line between indoors, outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ACCOKEEK, Md. ­-- Jane Gould lives in what could roughly be described as an upscale, upsized 21st-century version of the old Sears kit home.

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  16. Acorn Deck's kit homes blur the line between the indoors and outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Jane Gould lives in what could roughly be described as an upscale, upsized 21st-century version of the old Sears kit home. Her new house on a minimally cleared five-acre wooded lot in Accokeek, Md., was crafted by Acorn Deck House in Acton, Mass., which shipped the prefabricated parts to the site for a local builder to put together.

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  17. Gun Test: Stoeger LongfowlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    ... calling Boom Boom Mancini beautiful. Stoeger is owned by Beretta Holdings but operated by Benelli USA out of its Accokeek, Md., offices. Known for reliable, price point autoloading and over-under shotguns, the company saw room for a working man's ...

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  18. Forestville group empowers at-risk county teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Agnes Lewis of Accokeek thanks director of programs Murray Malveaux as Lewis' son, Joseph Lewis, 17, looks at his certificate of achievement during the Nov. 10 graduation ceremony for the Take Charge program in Forestville. Detri Malik Johnson , 16, of Fort Washington receives his certificate of achievement from director of programs Murray Malveaux as executive director Jerrod Mustaf looks on Nov. 10 during the graduation ceremony for the Take Charge program in Forestville.

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  19. Muse on track to win third term as District 26 senatorRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Incumbent State Sen. C. Anthony Muse of Fort Washington is on track to earn a third consecutive term by staving off Republican challenger Kelley Howells of Accokeek. As of 11:36 p.m. Tuesday, Muse, who has served in the senate continuously since 2007, had earned 89.65 percent of the vote, according to unofficial election results posted on the Maryland State Board of Elections website.

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  20. Marylanda s kindergartners face important early testRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Isaac Jackson, 5, walked slowly behind Kendra Sarris, his kindergarten teacher, into the hallway outside Room 19 at Accokeek Academy . The pair then sat at two tiny desks facing a concrete wall.

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