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Creating and reproducing music are skills being mastered by students in the summer FAME program, including (from left) Ransom Melettotle, Emmanuel Barnes, Nathan Edelmann, Kyle Mosier and Daniel Zeng. (Courtesy of Gwendolyn Flowers)

Youth Learn Rubrics of Music Production

FAME, supported by the Community Foundation National Harbor Grant, the United Way of the National Capital Area and Prince George's ...

Education

Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro (Courtesy of pgcps.org)

P.G. County Education Briefs: New Principal ...

Students and parents from Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro gathered at the school gymnasium on July 10 to ...

Opinion

**FILE** An officer distributes juice at a Border Patrol facility in McAllen, Texas. (Courtesy of cbp.gov)

EDITORIAL: Give Us Your Poor, Your ...

A callousness, cynicism and meanness seems to have taken hold of sections of this country and it's being exhibited most ...

Sports

The Washington Wizards recently announced the signing of 10-time All-Star Paul Pierce. (Courtesy of nba.com)

Wizards Sign Paul Pierce

With the balance of power suddenly shifting in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, the Washington Wizards have seized upon an opportunity ...
More than 90 District children participated in the Fourth Annual D.C. Housing Authority/Housing Choice Voucher Program Basketball Tournament and Life Skills Event at Dunbar High School in Northwest during the weekend of June 28. (Courtesy of the D.C. Housing Authority)

Young Ballers Showcase Skills at Annual ...

Fast breaks, fadeaway jumpers, lay-ups, and the shrill sound of whistles made for an action-packed weekend at a local high ...

Business

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Take Control of Your Day with ...

Writing a simple daily plan can put you in charge and enable you to be proactive instead of reactive.

Health

New research by officials at the American Academy of Pediatrics in Northwest has revealed that bed-sharing remains an important factor in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), particularly among younger infants. (Courtesy photo)

Bed Sharing Linked to SIDS

New research by officials at the American Academy of Pediatrics in Northwest has revealed that bed-sharing remains an important factor ...
A teen-pregnancy prevention project in D.C. aims to help reduce the city's teen pregnancy rates by 50 percent by 2015. (Courtesy photo)

AmeriHealth Pairs with Teen-Pregnancy Prevention Project

A leading Medicaid-managed healthcare organization will team with the DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy for the campaign's "Pipeline to ...

Videos

Music Community Fights Back Against P.G. Council Member

The D.C.-area music community is pushing for the ouster of Prince George's County Council member Karen Toles after she introduced a bill in 2011 for stringent requirements to operate dance halls in the county, a measure aiming to reduce violent crimes at the clubs. Many residents and business owners believe the bill steps on their First Amendment rights. (Videographer: Shanelle Spivey)