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  1. Berwyn Heights bridge collapse causes delays for Metro, MARC travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Gazette.net

    A construction crane caused the collapse of a Berwyn Heights pedestrian bridge Wednesday, closing tracks to MARC and Metro trains between College Park and Greenbelt. Metro and MARC train service between College Park and Greenbelt has been interrupted after a pedestrian bridge over the tracks collapsed.

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  2. Downtown College Park Farmers Market grows in fifth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Gazette.net

    Now entering its fifth year, the Downtown College Park Farmers Market at City Hall is bigger than ever before, with a grand opening scheduled for Sunday, but there's still room to grow, according to some vendors. “I think we're still just tapping into the surface, and I think there's still more room for growth,” said College Park resident Bill Coleman, owner of Bill's Backyard BBQ.

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  3. Keeping it briefRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Gazette.net

    Seventeen-year-old Frances Tiafoe, who picked up his first racquet and has grown up playing tennis at the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, announced his decision to turn professional Monday afternoon on his Twitter page. “I have just turned pro with [the Jay Z-founded Roc Nation agency],” Tiafoe wrote.

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  4. Major power outages reported across D.C. area, north to College ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Gazette.net

    Major power outages are being reported across downtown Washington, D.C., and as far north as College Park, Maryland, with museums evacuated and more than a dozen Metro stations operating on backup lighting Tuesday afternoon.

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  5. Franklina s to open second restaurant in College ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County residents looking for a higher-end fine-dining experience closer to home soon may not have to go any farther than College Park. “People have been saying for years that they want more fine dining options in Prince George's County.

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  6. College Park hosts fifth annual Good Neighbor DayRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Gazette.net

    The University of Maryland, the city of College Park and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission are building community from the ground up with the fifth annual Good Neighbor Day. “We're really looking to build a spirit of collaboration between the university and the community,” said Tricia Homer, marketing coordinator with the university's Office of Community Engagement.

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  7. Prince Georgea s looks to trash Styrofoam 'to-go' containersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County is looking to clean up its act with a bill banning the use of take-out polystyrene, or "Styrofoam," containers. "We want to do our part to be a healthier county," said the bill's sponsor, County Councilwoman Mary Lehman of Laurel.

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  8. Bill banning polystyrene follows similar measures in Montgomery and DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County is looking to clean up its act with a bill banning the use of take-out polystyrene, or “Styrofoam,” containers. “We want to do our part to be a healthier county,” said the bill's sponsor, County Councilwoman Mary Lehman of Laurel.

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  9. MARC train service improves for College Park, Laurel commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    College Park Mayor Andrew Fellows speaks at the Camden MARC train station after traveling from College Park to Baltimore on the inaugural 7:50 a.m. train. The Maryland Transit Administration debuted expanded Camden Line service Monday morning.

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  10. College Park residents call for better communication after June stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Gazette.net

    John Rigg, the president of the Calvert Hills Citizens Association, watches water drip Feb. 23 from a pipe in his basement bathroom, which was damaged after flooding June 10, 2014. Rigg and his neighbors say they have yet to be compensated for damages.

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  11. Towne Centre at Laurel could pour another liquor store to retail mixRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Shoppers visiting the Towne Centre at Laurel can check every item off their grocery list, but if it's beer, wine or liquor, they must go elsewhere. That could change this year if the General Assembly votes to add a liquor store to the retail mix.

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  12. College Park residents call for better communication after June stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Gazette.net

    John Rigg, the president of the Calvert Hills Citizens Association, watches water drip Feb. 23 from a pipe in his basement bathroom, which was damaged after flooding June 10, 2014. Rigg and his neighbors say they have yet to be compensated for damages.

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  13. MARC train service improves for College Park, Laurel commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Gazette.net

    College Park Mayor Andrew Fellows speaks at the Camden MARC train station after traveling from College Park to Baltimore on the inaugural 7:50 a.m. train. The Maryland Transit Administration debuted expanded Camden Line service Monday morning.

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  14. Oxon Hill wrestler leaves proudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Oxon Hill High School's Jahi Jones lost to Urbana's Morgan Way at 145 pounds during Monday's 4A/3A state final in College Park. Oxon Hill High School's 145 pound wrestler Jahi Jones hadn't lost a match since last season.

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  15. Greenbelt, other cities to produce video for FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Garth Beall, development attorney for the site of a proposed FBI headquarters in Greenbelt, points out proposed interchange ramp changes on a map held by Greenbelt City Manager Michael McLaughlin during a Feb. 18 meeting. Greenbelt officials are hoping a video extolling the benefits of the north Prince George's county region will help sway decision makers in its bid to become the future site for the new FBI headquarters.

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  16. A wide-open 4A awaisRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Gazette.net

    If it seems like the 2014-15 high school boys basketball season tipped off last night, it's time to fast forward. Sure there were some great moments like Wise's Mike Speight hitting a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to defeat Bowie, Largo's Abdulai Bundu scoring 47 points and recording 14 rebounds against Douglass, Bowie's upset of Washington Catholic Athletic Conference power St. John's College and Eleanor Roosevelt's Naji Marshall beating Wise with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer.

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  17. Greenbelt, other cities to produce video for FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Garth Beall, development attorney for the site of a proposed FBI headquarters in Greenbelt, points out proposed interchange ramp changes on a map held by Greenbelt City Manager Michael McLaughlin during a Feb. 18 meeting. Greenbelt officials are hoping a video extolling the benefits of the north Prince George's county region will help sway decision makers in its bid to become the future site for the new FBI headquarters.

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  18. College Park youth and police hit the courtRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County police officers and College Park youth hit the basketball court together Feb. 6 to promote positive relationships between children and local law enforcement. Gloria Aparicio Blackwell, the director of the Office of Community Engagement at the University of Maryland, said 20 elementary school students from the College Park Dream Team and 30 law enforcement officers were mixed up into teams and faced off at the College Park Community Center.

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  19. Prince Georgea s, Montgomery counties rally in support of Purple LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Jim Dinegar, president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, explains the benefits of the proposed Purple Line light rail system and the industries it would help connect during a Feb. 4 Purple Line summit at the University of Maryland, College Park. Officials and business leaders in Prince George's County and elsewhere in the region are hoping to send a strong message to Maryland's governor asking him not to derail the Purple Line project, which they say would bring economic development to the region, including increased jobs, development and property values.

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  20. Silver Spring entrepreneurs recognized by ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Ben Simon has seen a food recovery organization he helped found while at the University of Maryland, College Park, grow to national status. Kosta Dionisopoulos has seen a wholesale produce company he co-founded in his Silver Spring home grow to a large warehouse in Washington, D.C., that distributes produce to regional hotels, restaurants, caterers and even to the White House.

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