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  1. Keeping it briefRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Gazette.net

    The last of Washington, D.C. area boxers remaining in the Golden Gloves national tournament, Burtonsville's Tavon Body and Waldorf's Jordan White, were eliminated on May 14. They outlasted any other area fighter but were eventually ousted in the quarterfinals. From Prince George's County, Keeshawn Williams and Justin Bell were both eliminated one round earlier.

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  2. Prince Georgea s group offers support for parents of ill studentsRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Gazette.net

    Beth McCracken-Harness of Cheverly said that the three years her son spent in and out of school while being treated for a major illness were some of the most difficult experiences in her life. “There was a time when I couldn't go to the doctor right across the street without getting a call that my son's heart monitor was going off,” McCracken-Harness recalled.

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  3. Former Laurel officer to lead Brentwood policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Gazette.net

    Bob Althoff, the new Brentwood Police Chief, stands outside town hall May 14. Before coming to Brentwood, Althoff served the Laurel Police Department for almost 30 years. Throughout his life, Bob Althoff has been told being a police officer is “in his blood.” He said he recognized this himself when, a couple months before he was set to retire, he started looking for a way to extend his 38-year career in law enforcement.

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  4. School program serves up success for evening students in Prince Georgea sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Gazette.net

    Lovie Simmons, a senior at Evening High School at Crossland, stands with John Hatib, manager at the TGI Fridays in District Heights, where she works while attending school. Good grades and job experience are both on the menu for Lovie Simmons, 18, a high school senior working full time at a restaurant as part of a new program to provide work training for nontraditional students.

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  5. Brawl breaks out among students at Fairmont Heights High SchoolRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Gazette.net

    A massive fight that lasted nearly 10 minutes broke out at Fairmont Heights High School in Capitol Heights Thursday afternoon and students say this isn't the first time the violence has gotten out of control.

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  6. Prince Georgea s County looks at layoffs, furloughsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Gazette.net

    Despite a proposed property and telecommunications tax hike, Prince George's government is looking to eliminate 110 jobs and institute five-day furloughs for most county employees. “The increase in the property taxes can only go to the schools.

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  7. The a Biggest Winnera a " halfway homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Gazette.net

    Coordinator of Athletic Ministries Tanya Coleman of Accokeek takes measurements March 1 of Tat'yanna Eaddy, 11, of Waldorf for the “Biggest Winner” weigh-in at The Sanctuary at Kingdom Square in Capitol Heights. Last month, The Gazette opined on the launch of a novel faith-based cardiovascular risk reduction initiative coined the “Biggest Winner” [“ United effort worth every pound ,” March 5].

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  8. Two county boxers earn bids to nationalsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Gazette.net

    There was a moment in the second round of the 132-pound Golden Gloves open division regional title bout on Saturday, when Capitol Heights boxer Keshawn Williams nearly hit the canvas, but it because of a punch. Williams' opponent, Roger Belch, pushed Williams away in order to gather himself.

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  9. Two county boxers earn bids to nationalsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Gazette.net

    There was a moment in the second round of the 132-pound Golden Gloves open division regional title bout on Saturday, when Capitol Heights boxer Keshawn Williams nearly hit the canvas, but it because of a punch. Williams' opponent, Roger Belch, pushed Williams away in order to gather himself.

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  10. Two county boxers earn bids to nationalsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Gazette.net

    There was a moment in the second round of the 132-pound Golden Gloves open division regional title bout on Saturday, when Capitol Heights boxer Keshawn Williams nearly hit the canvas, but it because of a punch. Williams' opponent, Roger Belch, pushed Williams away in order to gather himself.

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  11. Flowers High School teacher celebrates 10th year as drama directorRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Gazette.net

    For her 10th production of the Jaguar Players of Charles Herbert Flowers High School in Springdale, Shanelle Ingram wanted to explore life's struggles in her third original piece “Love...Peace...& Soul.” The play, which kicked off April 17 and runs through May 2, helps tie in two of Ingram's passions. “Everyone knows I love my job and working with children in Prince George's County,” said Ingram, a county resident who serves as the director and producer for the Jaguars.

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  12. Bowie fighter gets another shot at regional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Golden Gloves When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Rosecroft Raceway, Fort Washington Prince George's County boxers: Open Division Demetrius Young ; Marcus Wright ; Keshawn Williams ; Gary Antaunne Russell ; Justin Bell . Novice Division Kevin Penergrass ; Donnell Poe ; Jonathen Surratt .

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  13. Prince Georgea s County Exec pitches education funding plan to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Gazette.net

    County Executive Rushern L. Baker speaks to members of the public at Capitol Heights Elementary School on April 14, accompanied by school system CEO Kevin Maxwell, school board chair Segun Eubanks and county chief budget officer Thomas Himler. A better educational system doesn't come without a cost, County Executive Rushern L. Baker III told Prince George's County residents at a community meeting.

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  14. Prince Georgea s County Exec pitches education funding plan to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Gazette.net

    County Executive Rushern L. Baker speaks to members of the public at Capitol Heights Elementary School on April 14, accompanied by school system CEO Kevin Maxwell, school board chair Segun Eubanks and county chief budget officer Thomas Himler. A better educational system doesn't come without a cost, County Executive Rushern L. Baker III told Prince George's County residents at a community meeting.

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  15. Police investigate fatal Capitol Heights shootingRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A man was found fatally shot Wednesday night in a residential neighborhood in the Capitol Heights area, Prince George's County police said.

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  16. Forestville resident charged in slaying of Capitol Heights manRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Police in Prince George's County have charged a Forestville man in connection with a fatal shooting near his home on Thursday. Officers arrived at the 6500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at about 3:50 p.m. to investigate a reported shooting and found 24-year-old Dayonte Matthew Shannon of Morocco Street in Capitol Heights suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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  17. Fairmont Heights assistant principal dies unexpectedlyRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Bernard Hogans, an assistant principal at Fairmont Heights High School, died unexpectedly earlier this week, said Prince George's County Public Schools spokeswoman Sherrie Johnson. The school system announced his death in an email to parents Friday morning.

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  18. Forestville resident charged in slaying of Capitol Heights manRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Police in Prince George's County have charged a Forestville man in connection with a fatal shooting near his home on Thursday. Officers arrived at the 6500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at about 3:50 p.m. to investigate a reported shooting and found 24-year-old Dayonte Matthew Shannon of Morocco Street in Capitol Heights suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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  19. Prince Georgea s seeks input on $2 billion school priority planRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A new process for evaluating and rating school system facilities is under development to help Prince George's Public Schools prioritize over $2 billion worth of deferred maintenance. “It does seem overwhelming, but if you can break it down into manageable pieces, it can be done, if there is a will, and if the public has a will,” said Sarah Woodhead, PGCPS director of capital programs, during the first of three public hearings, held Tuesday at Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale.

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  20. Prince Georgea s seeks input on $2 billion school priority planRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A new process for evaluating and rating school system facilities is under development to help Prince George's Public Schools prioritize over $2 billion worth of deferred maintenance. “It does seem overwhelming, but if you can break it down into manageable pieces, it can be done, if there is a will, and if the public has a will,” said Sarah Woodhead, PGCPS director of capital programs, during the first of three public hearings, held Tuesday at Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale.

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