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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. MARC train service improves for College Park, Laurel commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 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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  6. College Park residents call for better communication after June stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | 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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  7. Towne Centre at Laurel could pour another liquor store to retail mixRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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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  8. College Park residents call for better communication after June stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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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  9. MARC train service improves for College Park, Laurel commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | 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. Oxon Hill wrestler leaves proudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Silver Spring entrepreneurs recognized by ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 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 the White House.

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  19. University Park artist designs with historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Most of the beads in Shahla Abdi's jewelry have traveled the world and waited hundreds of years to end up in her University Park home - and the artist says she combs antique stores looking for just the right pieces. “I like the whole scavenging process,” said Abdi, 26, who works with beads ranging from 18th-Century Venetian glass to early 20th-Century brass from Africa and black coral from Yemen.

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  20. University Park artist designs with historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Most of the beads in Shahla Abdi's jewelry have traveled the world and waited hundreds of years to end up in her University Park home - and the artist says she combs antique stores looking for just the right pieces. “I like the whole scavenging process,” said Abdi, 26, who works with beads ranging from 18th-Century Venetian glass to early 20th-Century brass from Africa and black coral from Yemen.

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