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  1. Family of latest Ebola victim from Prince Georgea sRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Gazette.net

    The man who died Monday at a Nebraska hospital after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone has ties to Prince George's. According to news reports, Martin Salia of Sierra Leone was flown to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha on Nov. 15 with symptoms of Ebola, and died on Monday.

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  2. Silver Spring residents still have hope for Purple LineRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Gazette.net

    About two weeks before last week's election, county political leaders and mass transit advocates gathered in downtown Silver Spring to denounce Larry Hogan, the Republican gubernatorial candidate, for being less than enthusiastic towards the $2.4 billion Purple Line. The Democratic leaders urged voters to support Democratic candidate Anthony Brown, as Hogan continued to insist the state could not afford mass transit projects like the Purple Line “right now.” Purple Line advocates were dejected when Hogan prevailed, stunning many in the state Democratic establishment.

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  3. Razing of Glenarden Apartments a a new beginninga for communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Gazette.net

    Ivan Driver of Hyattsville, who lived for 28 years at the Glenarden Apartments, looks Oct. 28 at the demolition of his former community. The complex was open to the public for a news conference to celebrate the planned redevelopment of the site.

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  4. County officials blast Republican candidate for Purple Line oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery and Prince George's County officials on Thursday blasted Maryland Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan for opposing the $2.4 billion Purple Line, which Hogan said the state cannot afford “right now.” Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett , Montgomery County Council President Craig L. Rice of Germantown and other Democratic officials said the light-rail project would help relieve traffic congestion and spur economic development along stations in areas that need a boost. They hope construction of the 16-mile line, proposed to have 21 stations between Bethesda and New Carrollton in Prince George's County, will start next year.

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  5. New Carrollton senior kicks around career soccer decisionRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Gazette.net

    While many of his classmates at Parkdale High School in Riverdale are considering their prom dates and college applications, senior Alonzo Clarke, 16, is weighing if he's ready to return to the pros. Clarke, of New Carrollton, who has just returned to Prince George's County after a year spent playing soccer professionally for Manchester United in England, said he is trying to decide if he will return to one of England's most prestigious soccer clubs or take one of several scholarship offers he has received to play soccer for a college in the U.S. He is now finishing up credits he needs to earn a diploma at Parkdale while playing soccer on the school's varsity team and Washington, D.C.'s D.C. United.

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  6. County police departments say body cameras aid transparencyRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Body cameras worn by police officers may be have garnered attention in recent weeks after an unarmed teenager was shot by police in Ferguson, Mo., but some municipal police departments in Prince George's have been using the devices for years. As other police departments across the country begin to consider purchasing the technology, the Laurel Police Department has announced an increase in its own supply, which means 75 percent of its officers can now record their interactions with community members.

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  7. Laurel purchases more devices to eliminate a oehe said, she saida issuesRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Body cameras worn by police officers may be have garnered attention in recent weeks after an unarmed teenager was shot by police in Ferguson, Mo., but some municipal police departments in Prince George's have been using the devices for years. As other police departments across the country begin to consider purchasing the technology, the Laurel Police Department has announced an increase in its own supply, which means 75 percent of its officers can now record their interactions with community members.

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

    Oct 9, 2014 | 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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  9. Upper Marlboro riders want more reliability, frequency from bus routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A passenger boards a Route 21 bus, which travels between the New Carrollton metro station and the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro. Riders have complained about service delays, even though route was re-timed last year.

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  10. Two new middle schools planned for northern Prince Georgea sRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Several Prince George's north county middle schools are populated beyond capacity, and at least two new middle schools are needed to accommodate the projected growth, according to school officials. On Sept.

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  11. Three incumbents, one newcomer for Prince Georgea s County school boardRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | 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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  12. Bowie thespians ready to step on new stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The 2nd Star Productions theater group rehearsing for its upcoming production, Children of Eden, at the Bowie Playhouse on Tuesday. Theater troupes performing at the Bowie Playhouse will no longer need to worry about crooked props and precarious ascension to the stage once the playhouse undergoes a series of renovations planned for this winter.

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  13. Without software, town cana t analyze ridership numbersRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Chevy Chase town officials are still unhappy with the data the state has provided about the number of people who are expected to ride the Purple Line. Town officials had said they wanted to verify the ridership estimates for the proposed 16-mile light-rail line between Bethesda and New Carrollton, whose price tag has risen to almost $2.45 billion, according to the Maryland Transit Administration .

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  14. Bowie thespians ready to step on new stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The 2nd Star Productions theater group rehearsing for its upcoming production, Children of Eden, at the Bowie Playhouse on Tuesday. Theater troupes performing at the Bowie Playhouse will no longer need to worry about crooked props and precarious ascension to the stage once the playhouse undergoes a series of renovations planned for this winter.

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  15. Andrews says economic growth and energy stability are among his top prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Gazette.net

    John Andrews, a Republican running for the House of Delegates in District 16, says economic growth is one of his top priorities. “I think that the business climate is a huge one - making sure that the economic conditions are favorable for ... growth,” he said.

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  16. Montgomery County ditches plan for Apex buildingRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County has dropped plans to spur redevelopment of the Apex Building to make way for a more spacious Purple Line station in downtown Bethesda, County Executive Isiah Leggett said Thursday. County officials had hoped to strike a deal with the building owners, the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, to sell to a developer who would raze the building.

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  17. Prince Georgea s NAACP calls for cell tower halt on school propertyRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Prince George's County Chapter of the NAACP has taken a stand opposing cell phone towers on school property, and has formed a three-county coalition to oppose the move. Prince George's NAACP President Robert “Bob” Ross said the civil rights organization decided to take a stand after being approached by parent group Safe Schools for Prince George's County.

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  18. Prince Georgea s Little Theatre presents Simona s a oeBrighton Beach MemoirsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Jill Goodrich plays Blanche during the rehearsal for the Brighton Beach Memoirs production at the New Carrollton Municipal Center in Hyattsville.

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  19. Taste of Prince Georgea s spurs friendly competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Monica Biscoe-Brooks/ Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation A bartender competes in the mixology competition at last yearís Taste of Prince Georgeís food and wine festival at Six Flags America in Largo.

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  20. Prince Georgea s County makes steady progress on Title IX improvementsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Gazette.net

    It has been more than 40 years since the landmark Title IX education amendment was passed in 1972, prohibiting financial discrimination of the basis of sex in all education programs or activities.

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