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  1. Prince Georgea s voters best choices for General AssemblyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Gazette.net

    Today, The Gazette continues its endorsements for contested races in Prince George's County in the Nov. 4 general election. For more election information, visit www.gazette.net.

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  2. Douglass, Potomac to test one anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Gazette.net

    Charles H. Flowers High School's Maurice Wright tries to escape the grasp of Oxon Hill's Demarco Garcia during Friday's football game in Springdale. On Saturday, Frederick Douglass High School's football team is scheduled to host Potomac in a game that will end with one of them handing the other its first loss of the season.

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  3. Prince Georgea s teacher becomes Philharmonica s first black concertmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Gazette.net

    David Yarbrough, Eleanor Roosevelt High School's orchestra director, will be bringing his lifelong love of music to a new stage, as the first black concertmaster of the Prince George's Philharmonic. Yarbrough was selected by Philharmonic conductor Charles Ellis following an audition in February, and his appointment was announced in April.

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  4. Greenbelt school recognized as one of top in nationRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Gazette.net

    Parents of Robert Goddard French Immersion School students are feeling “tres enthousiaste” - French for “very excited” - that their school has received top honors from the U.S. Department of Education. “We are super excited,” said June Evans of Bowie, who has two children attending the Greenbelt school.

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

    Friday Oct 3 | 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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  6. Prince Georgea s students named Nation Achievement semifinalistsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | 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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  7. Three incumbents, one newcomer for Prince Georgea s County school boardRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Gazette.net

    The Prince George's County school system is undergoing a period of enormous change as new protocols are implemented to address longstanding challenges. For example, the county school board now includes appointed members, the county executive now has more direct involvement in schools and the school system - like many nationwide - are working to conform with the new Common Core curriculum.

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  8. Five Prince Georgea s municipalities recognized for sustainability effortsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Gazette.net

    Five Prince George's County municipalities were amongst 10 Maryland municipalities to receive the Sustainable Maryland Certified award at the Maryland Municipal League's fall conference Sept. 12. Sustainable Maryland is an initiative of the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, to support Maryland municipalities in looking for cost effective ways to protect their natural assets and revitalize their communities, said Mike Hunninghake, program manager for Sustainable Maryland.

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  9. Prince Georgea s residents debate possible county sites for FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Gazette.net

    A 62-acre site in Greenbelt is one of three vying to become the new FBI headquarters, but some residents think Greenbelt may not be the best site. “For the reasons they argue it could benefit Greenbelt, I think it could benefit Landover, because that's in the central part of the county, and I think that part of the county needs more facilities,” said Robert Snyder of Greenbelt.

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  10. Prince Georgea s residents debate possible county sites for FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Gazette.net

    A 62-acre site in Greenbelt is one of three vying to become the new FBI headquarters, but some residents think Greenbelt may not be the best site. “For the reasons they argue it could benefit Greenbelt, I think it could benefit Landover, because that's in the central part of the county, and I think that part of the county needs more facilities,” said Robert Snyder of Greenbelt.

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  11. Greenbelt father forming parentsa group to help navigate special ed processRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Chris Casey of Greenbelt said it was challenging navigating the special education system to get services for his son, Alec, who was diagnosed with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. To help other parents better find and access resources, Casey is working on forming a local chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association.

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  12. Greenbelt mall honors Harlem Remembrance trioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Gazette.net

    From left, Carolyn Mills-Matthews, Dorothy Bailey and David Harrington of the Prince George's Harlem Renaissance Foundation unveil their portrait on the Wall of Fame on Sept. 11 at Beltway Plaza Mall in Greenbelt.

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  13. Oxon Hill still waiting to use new stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Gwynn Park High School quarterback Aaron Parker scrambles under pressure from Eleanor Roosevelt's Alhaji Sankoh and Deondre Whyte during Monday's football game in Greenbelt. Fans and players of Oxon Hill High School's football team have a brand new stadium, complete with an artificial turf playing surface, to look forward to this season.

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  14. a The Warriorsa empowers girls in Fort WashingtonRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Gazette.net

    After joining The Warriors, a group organized to motivate teenage girls, the 16-year-old from Fort Washington said she made the cut. Daughtry said she was encouraged by Fort Washington resident Erin Dorsey, 26, who started The Warriors earlier this year to empower girls ages 12 to 19 through community service and leadership training.

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  15. Roosevelt focuses on improving its defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Players to watch Bladensburg Carlos Cordova, Mynor Perez Bowie Dalwin Granados, Brenden LeMaster Crossland Andre Ferguson Jr., Rodney Ngoh DeMatha James Gielen, Keegan Meyer Charles H. Flowers John Gansallo, Marcus Ragland Forestville Alex Benitez, William Garcia Laurel Alfredo Llinas, Kelly Marah Oxon Hill Denis Baca, Guadalupe Terrazas Parkdale ... (more)

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  16. Labor Day Festival an enduring part of Greenbelt traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Gazette.net

    From its humble beginnings as a community fundraiser, the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival has grown into one of the largest volunteer-run festivals in the region, annually attracting about 10,000 visitors, event organizers say.

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  17. Prince Georgea s school news didna t stop for summer breakRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Gazette.net

    With the school year beginning next week in Prince George's County, it's a great opportunity to look back over some of the challenges, accomplishments and announcements that occurred during summer break.

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  18. Prange resigns as McNamara baseball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Gazette.net

    One Prince George's County private school filled two coaching vacancies for the upcoming fall sports season, while another private school will have a void to fill next spring.

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  19. Clinic expands to prenatal care in GreenbeltRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A ribbon-cutting was held Aug. 12 for a new prenatal clinic in Greenbelt's Franklin Park neighborhood, operated by Silver-Spring-based Community Clinic Inc. CCI's facility at 9001 Edmonston Road, is expected to provide prenatal care to approximately 200 low and middle income expectant mothers, according to CCI spokesman Jose Diaz.

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  20. Quick Hits: Boyz II Men, Jimmy Buffett and a oeMacbetha all on tap this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Gazette.net

    It's been a long, tough week for a lot of folks out there. The passing of a comedic genius and icon, as well as unrest in the U.S. and abroad, make it hard to really focus on entertainment.

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