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Prince George’s County Unveils A Plan To Launch A Bike Share Program

Cities and counties throughout the country are turning to cycling infrastructures to reduce greenhouse emissions and traffic congestion. However, these structures would not be successful without a bike share program, which allows people to rent bikes from a kiosk or … Continue reading

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Baltimore First Responders Face Dangers Other Than Chemical And Fire Burn Injuries

First responders are at risk for a wide range of safety and health hazards, which are all job related, but with safety equipment, training and education, they are able to reduce these risks. A risk that is becoming more prominent … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Executive Responds To The Passage Of The Prescription Drug Price Gouging Bill

On Monday, Maryland lawmakers passed a bill that would prohibit drug manufacturers from unconscionable price increases on off-patent generic drugs. The House of Delegates approved the bill on a 137-2 vote, sending it to the Senate. On Friday, the Senate … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Police DNA Lab Employee Placed On Suspension After Probe Was Launched

In November 2016, Police Chief Hank Stawinski ordered a review on the Prince George’s County police lab after receiving information an employee had accredited work at the Austin Police Department’s DNA lab that was forced to shut down in June. … Continue reading

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Baltimore Plans To Relaunch Its Speed Camera System By June

Baltimore’s speed camera program has a troubled history, but this isn’t going to stop Mayor Catherine Pugh from reintroducing an updated version to drivers. The program is part of an effort to urge drivers to slow down, reduce accidents at … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Will Invest $2 Million For A Litter Cleanup Campaign

In an effort to reduce litter on roadways and streets, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will invest an additional $2 million for litter pick-up. The Department of Public Works and Transportation will lead the cleanup effort, which … Continue reading

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First Whole Foods Store To Open In Prince George’s County

Whole Foods, a Texas-based supermarket chain, announced last week its plan to open its first store in Prince George’s County. The 40,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open on April 12 at 6621 Baltimore Avenue in Riverdale Park, within proximity of … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Police Department Looking To Hire 350 Police Officers

The Prince George’s County Police Department is stepping up their game, with plans to hire 350 new law enforcement officers over the next two years. By July, the department hopes to have 150 new officers hired, but applicants will need … Continue reading

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A Crossland High School Student Stabbed On School Grounds

Temple Hills, Maryland – Prince George’s County Police was called to the Crossland High School on Monday morning to investigate a stabbing that occurred about 8:25 a.m. The 18-year-old victim was in attendance at the Crossland High School at the time … Continue reading

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15,000 New Jobs Created In Prince George’s County In Last 36 Months

According to data released from the State of Maryland’s Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 313,192 jobs were added during the Baker Administration. Over a 36-month period, an additional 15,070 jobs were added, the highest level of 3Q jobs reported … Continue reading

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