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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. Keeping it briefRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Gazette.net

    A year ago, DeMatha Catholic High School boys basketball player Markelle Fultz was a junior varsity player for the Stags. Sunday afternoon, Fultz was awarded the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference's Player of the Year award after a remarkable season.

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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. County title games mean everything, nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Gazette.net

    It's not an elimination game, and it doesn't have playoff implications. But to some, the Prince George's County Championship is as big an event as there is during the basketball season.

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  5. County basketball title games mean everything, nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Gazette.net

    It's not an elimination game, and it doesn't have playoff implications. But to some, the Prince George's County Championship is as big an event as there is during the basketball season.

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  6. Prince Georgea s communities offer free pet spay and neuterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Gazette.net

    Greenbelt, College Park, New Carrollton and Berwyn Heights - has announced a new no-cost pet spay and neuter program for residents. The program is funded through a $75,000 spay/neuter initiative grant from the state and should fund 600 to 650 procedures for residents of the four cities, said Celia Craze, Greenbelt's director of planning and community development.

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  7. Prince Georgea s schools facing possible $38 million shortfallRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County Public Schools is looking at a $38 million shortfall in state funding, but CEO Kevin Maxwell said the school system will wait until June to decide what, if any, cuts need to be made. The head of the county school system indicated that staff cuts wouldn't be out of the question.

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  8. About that verbal commitment ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Gazette.net

    Last week's national signing day was a formality for many high school athletes who'd already reached non-binding verbal commitments to play football with their respective schools. But with a perceived increase of flipped recruits - athletes who make a verbal commitment to one school, and then end up signing with another - means highly-touted prospects are surrounded by skepticism until they put pen to paper.

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  9. Prince Georgea s sees graduation rates riseRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County Public Schools' graduation rates are at their highest in at least five years, which school officials credit to new programs and renewed collaboration between students, teachers and parents. School system CEO Kevin Maxwell attributed the success of new programs begun last year such as an early warning system for at-risk students and the expansion of credit recovery.

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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. Prince Georgea s sees graduation rates riseRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County Public Schools' graduation rates are at their highest in at least five years, which school officials credit to new programs and renewed collaboration between students, teachers and parents. School system CEO Kevin Maxwell attributed the success of new programs begun last year such as an early warning system for at-risk students and the expansion of credit recovery.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. New year an uncertain one for Prince Georgea s County venturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Architect's rendering of the Prince George's County regional medical center to be developed in Largo. The county is waiting on a response to its Certificate of Need application.

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  15. Greenbelt man dies in fatal crashRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A 77-year-old Greenbelt man was killed in a fatal car crash Sunday involving a man police believe then stole an ambulance and crashed into 12 other vehicles. Prince George's County police have arrested Sebastian Isaksen, 34, of Silver Spring and charged him with carjacking, assault and charges related to the carjacking, according to police.

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  16. Greenbelt school announces first quarter Principala s Honor RollRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Gazette.net

    One hundred fifty students at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt were named to the Principal's Honor Roll list for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year.

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  17. Prince Georgea s asks for public aid to keep Anacostia cleanRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Community groups and organizations are looking for new ways to partner with Prince George's County to help keep the Anacostia watershed clean. Under the terms of the county's stormwater management permit from the state, the county is required to remove an additional 170,628 pounds of trash or the equivalent yearly from the Anacostia River Watershed, said Alfred Titus-Glover, senior environmental planner for Prince George's County's Department of the Environment.

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  18. Greenbelt may pass on space at old middle schoolRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Greenbelt will likely scuttle a plan to rent space at the old Greenbelt Middle School to provide services to the local community unless they can get a better deal than the one being offered by the school system, city officials say. “I don't think anyone is really ready to close that door entirely, but I do think that door is only slightly ajar,” Greenbelt Mayor Emmett Jordan said of the proposed deal to lease five rooms during Monday's City Council meeting.

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  19. Greenbelt alters policy regarding city worker arrestsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Any Greenbelt employee charged with child pornography or sex abuse will be removed from jobs involving children under a new policy adopted by city officials. The policy, approved Nov. 24 by the City Council, was created as a result of a 2012 petition by John Abell, a Greenbelt resident angered because he said there was a lack of information available to the public when a Greenbelt Branch Library employee was arrested in 2011 and later convicted on child pornography charges.

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  20. Greenbelt alters policy regarding city worker arrestsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Any Greenbelt employee charged with child pornography or sex abuse will be removed from jobs involving children under a new policy adopted by city officials. The policy, approved Nov. 24 by the City Council, was created as a result of a 2012 petition by John Abell, a Greenbelt resident angered because he said there was a lack of information available to the public when a Greenbelt Branch Library employee was arrested in 2011 and later convicted on child pornography charges.

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