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

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  2. A wide-open 4A awaisRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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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  3. Greenbelt, other cities to produce video for FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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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  4. College Park youth and police hit the courtRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | 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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  5. Prince Georgea s, Montgomery counties rally in support of Purple LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | 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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  6. Silver Spring entrepreneurs recognized by ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | 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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  7. Silver Spring entrepreneurs recognized by ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Barking up the right tree in Prince Georgea sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Northern Prince George's County officials are hoping a second county animal shelter will be opened to complement the Prince George's County Animal Services Facility in Upper Marlboro, where these puppies were up for adoption in July. Municipal leaders in northern Prince George's County are working together to make sure every dog - or cat, guinea pig or other lost pet - has its day.

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  11. College Park city manager will retire in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Joe Nagro, longtime College Park employee and city manager for the past 10 years, is set to retire this June. Among the many projects Nagro worked on during his tenure was the parking garage on Knox Road.

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  12. City officials hope for edge with state lawmakers by Alice PopoviciRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A new College Park city hall and improvements to U.S. Route 1 could be a step closer with the help of a lobbyist advocating on the city's behalf during the Maryland General Assembly. “Prior to this year, city staff had carried out some of the services by spending time in Annapolis,” said Bill Gardiner, assistant city manager for the City of College Park.

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  13. Signing Day brings out recruiting rivalriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Gazette.net

    From the moment the University of Maryland, College Park joined the Big Ten Conference last year, the Terps' once-upon-a-time football rivalry with Penn State was sure to resurface. At one point until 1993, the teams played almost every year.

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  14. Northern Prince Georgea s animal shelter study consideredRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Residents in the northern part of Prince George's County who are looking to adopt a pet may not have to trek down to Upper Marlboro to the county animal shelter if plans move forward for the creation of a north county shelter. Adam Ortiz, director of the county's Department of the Environment, said the majority of pet adoptions from the Upper Marlboro site come from residents in the Route 1 corridor between Hyattsville and Laurel.

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  15. Prince Georgea s officials could have greater say in municipal mattersRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's municipalities will gain more control over new development in their communities if a Maryland delegate's zoning authority bill passes this year. Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith of Bowie says her bill MC/PG 111-15 will streamline development in Prince George's and could draw more businesses to the area by giving more authority to local governments.

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  16. Prince Georgea s officials could have greater say in municipal mattersRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's municipalities will gain more control over new development in their communities if a Maryland delegate's zoning authority bill passes this year. Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith of Bowie says her bill MC/PG 111-15 will streamline development in Prince George's and could draw more businesses to the area by giving more authority to local governments.

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  17. University of Maryland to host King tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Donald Conway of Beltsville said he remembers standing a few hundred feet away from Martin Luther King Jr. on Aug. 28, 1963, as the civil rights leader spoke before hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C. “You could see people all the way back to the [U.S.] Capitol,” Conway said of attending the March on Washington, where King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

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  18. Residents at College Park complex worried about safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Maj. Dan Weishaar , District 1 commander with the Prince George's County Police Department, talks with residents of Camden College Park Apartments during a Jan. 8 meeting to discuss concerns about a Jan. 1 homicide at the apartment complex. Residents at Camden College Park Apartments say a recent spate in break-ins already had them worried about safety - but some now are considering moving out of the complex after a man was shot and killed there on Jan. 1. “This was basically the last straw for me,” said Ryan Pancavage, 29, who was among about 80 residents attending a Jan. 8 meeting with Prince George's County Police Department officials, elected officials and Camden management.

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  19. Prince Georgea s police investigate two shootingsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County police are investigating two homicides that took place on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in College Park and Capitol Heights. A Washington, D.C., taxi cab driver was found shot in Capitol Heights around 1 a.m. Dec. 31, according to a statement from county police.

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  20. Prince Georgea s police investigate two shootingsRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County police are investigating two homicides that took place on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in College Park and Capitol Heights. A Washington, D.C., taxi cab driver was found shot in Capitol Heights around 1 a.m. Dec. 31, according to a statement from county police.

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