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  1. Riverdale group helps pedal into the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gazette.net

    Carlos Ramirez, 14, of Riverdale and Ben Bassett, a volunteer instructor from Proteus Bicycles in College Park, check used sprockets in the bike rehabilitation shop at the Gapbuster program in Riverdale. Recently, the educational organization received a $40,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to help its bicycle repair after-school program.

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  2. Robots on the rise at Prince Georgea s schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Gazette.net

    Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School students Jaheen Williams, 12, and J'vore Morris, 13, work on designing a robot Nov. 20. Jayda Reed, an eighth-grader at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, said she never had an interest in robotics before taking part in a new program with the University of Maryland College Park. “I've never built a robot before,” said Jayda, 13, of Bladensburg.

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  3. Robots on the rise at Prince Georgea s schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Gazette.net

    Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School students Jaheen Williams, 12, and J'vore Morris, 13, work on designing a robot Nov. 20. Jayda Reed, an eighth-grader at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, said she never had an interest in robotics before taking part in a new program with the University of Maryland College Park. “I've never built a robot before,” said Jayda, 13, of Bladensburg.

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  4. Prostitution rates continue to drop in Prince Georgea sRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Gazette.net

    For the second consecutive year, Prince George's County should see a reduction in human trafficking and prostitution, according to data provided by the Prince George's County Police Department. In 2010, county police officers responded to more than 200 prostitution-related incidents, and numbers remained high until 2013, which saw fewer than 100 incidents, according to police-provided data.

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  5. Largo High top choice for English language learner schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Gazette.net

    A new school for English language learners will likely be placed within Largo High School, even though community members say it might heighten tension between students. Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell said that although the location has not been finalized, Largo High is currently the top school under consideration for the site of one of two high schools being designed as an option for students whose native language isn't English.

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  6. Prince Georgea s Latino liaison wins school board seatRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Gazette.net

    Nov. 4 - the candidates were separated by only seven votes, but ballots from a late-reported precinct, provisional and absentee ballots widened Hernandez's lead. According to unofficial results from the Prince George's County Board of Elections, Hernandez received 5,700 votes to Waller's 5,607 votes following the counting of the last absentee and provisional ballots.

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  7. Brown supporters shocked, saddened by Lt. Gova s defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown concedes the Maryland governer's race Tuesday at his election night gathering in College Park. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown concedes the Maryland governer's race Tuesday at his election night gathering in College Park.

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  8. Prince Georgea s sheriff ahead of Republican opponentRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Preliminary election results early Wednesday showed Prince George's County Sheriff Melvin High of Upper Marlboro leading Republican opponent Gregory Prakas of College Park by a significant margin. With about 97 percent of precincts reporting by 1 a.m., High had received 87.53 percent of votes while Prakas had received 12.37 percent.

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  9. Three Prince Georgea s school board races remain closeRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    With 75 percent of the vote counted, one school board race looked to send an incumbent back for another term while three other races are too close to call. In District 2, challenger Lupi Grady holds a lead of less than 300 votes over incumbent Peggy Higgins, 53.9 percent to 45.9 percent.

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  10. Brown supporters a disappointeda over failed governora s campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown failed in his bid to become the governor, losing the gubernatorial bid Tuesday to Republican challenger Larry Hogan.

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  11. Police investigate College Park deathRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County police are investigating the death of a man who was discovered unresponsive at a University of Maryland, College Park off-campus apartment on Nov. 1. Police are not yet releasing the name of the man, but do not believe he attended the University of Maryland, according to county police spokeswoman Pfc. Nicole Hubbard.

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  12. Making Route 1 better for drivers and pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Gazette.net

    In addition to numerous traffic measures, the University of Maryland recently even held a Think-A-Thon focused on brainstorming ways to make the area friendlier for walkers. The effort is welcomed given the pedestrian deaths that have occurred along U.S. Route 1. With three so far in 2014, it's clear something had to be done to address the dangers occurring due to the large mix of pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

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  13. Prince Georgea s, UM highlight cybersecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Kartik Nayak, 25, of College Park, a Ph.D. student studying computer science at the University of Maryland, works in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center's computer lab Tuesday. As more and more national retailers deal with the threats of hacking and security breaches, Prince George's County officials are doing their best to stay several steps ahead of would-be attackers.

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  14. Hyattsville passes on adults-only bus passesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Hyattsville is taking a pass on an agreement to allow residents to ride University of Maryland buses, due to a condition that the bus passes be for adults only. Hyattsville City Administrator Tracey Nicholson asked the City Council to table an agreement with the University of Maryland, College Park, to receive passes for residents to ride the university's buses, due to its insistence that no one under 18 be allowed a pass.

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  15. Prince Georgea s, UMD highlight cybersecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Kartik Nayak, 25, of College Park, a Ph.D. student studying computer science at the University of Maryland, works in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center's computer lab Tuesday. As more and more national retailers deal with the threats of hacking and security breaches, Prince George's County officials are doing their best to stay several steps ahead of would-be attackers.

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  16. College Park residents, UM students reimagine Route 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill addresses the Think-A-Thon, an Oct. 11 brainstorming event for a more vibrant and walkable Route 1, sponsored by the Center for Synergy at UMD's College of Arts and Humaninties, at the College Park Community Center. College Park residents and students at the city's University of Maryland gathered Saturday to brainstorm a more pedestrian-friendly U.S. Route 1 - with music-filled gazebos, tree lined-sidewalks and a grocery store.

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  17. College Park residents, UM students reimagine Route 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill addresses the Think-A-Thon, an Oct. 11 brainstorming event for a more vibrant and walkable Route 1, sponsored by the Center for Synergy at UMD's College of Arts and Humaninties, at the College Park Community Center. College Park residents and students at the city's University of Maryland gathered Saturday to brainstorm a more pedestrian-friendly U.S. Route 1 - with music-filled gazebos, tree lined-sidewalks and a grocery store.

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  18. College Park residents, UMD students reimagine Route 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill addresses the Think-A-Thon, an Oct. 11 brainstorming event for a more vibrant and walkable Route 1, sponsored by the Center for Synergy at UMD's College of Arts and Humaninties, at the College Park Community Center. College Park residents and students at the city's University of Maryland gathered Saturday to brainstorm a more pedestrian-friendly U.S. Route 1 – with music-filled gazebos, tree lined-sidewalks and a grocery store.

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  19. Pedestrians get right-of-way in College ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A new pedestrian-activated signal on U.S. 1 in College Park can stop traffic with the push of a button, but some residents worry that the safety measure will cause backups on the already-congested road. Activated Oct. 9, the signal at the intersection of Route 1 and Hartwick Road turns the light red in all four directions every time a pedestrian presses the button to cross the street.

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  20. Prince Georgea s students named Nation Achievement semifinalistsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The National Merit Scholarship Program announced Sept. 24 that 17 Prince George's County students are among over 1,600 nationwide to be designated National Achievement Scholarship semifinalists.

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