Dorothy Rowley


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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Lottery Open House

The county’s public charter schools will be accepting online applications for the 2015-16 school year through Jan. 30, 2015.

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Small-Business Owners Poised for Nov. 29 Sales

When it comes to success with small businesses, Areta Prince, owner of two popular clothing and jewelry boutiques in Prince George's County, counts among one of the most savvy of entrepreneurs.

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Ferguson Grand Jury Exonerates Police Officer in Michael Brown Shooting; Protests, Violence Ensues

A grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, has decided against indicting a white police officer in the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown, the office of the St. Louis County Prosecutor announced Monday — a decision local and national law enforcement officials fear could spark a racial powder keg festering in the months since the incident.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Marker Unveiling

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined other county elected officials, leaders and community activists on Friday to unveil a historic marker in recognition of Woodville School in Aquasco.

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Foundation, Harbor Invest in Fight against Hunger

Families and individuals accustomed to battling hunger in Prince George's County could have an easier time accessing food, following an announcement last week by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker that involves the Peterson Family Foundation and National Harbor.

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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Maxwell Receives Environmental Award

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has been named "2014 Educator of the Year" by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for his work in promoting environmental education in Maryland.

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Prince George's County OKs New Power Plant

The Prince George's County Council approved two tax measures related to the Genesis Power Keys Energy Center project in Brandywine that will ultimately generate more than $43 million in revenue for the county.

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Flu Season Around the Corner

Shorter days and cooler evenings means fall has officially arrived, and it's that time of year when health care professionals start seeing people who have contracted the flu.

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Free Cancer Information Service

Every day, people in the African-American community consider questions about cancer, whether in relation to their own fight with the disease or a family member, friend or co-worker's. The National Cancer Institute can help them get answers over the telephone at no cost.

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Dealing with Strep Throat

Strep throat, a common type of sore throat in children, has also become prevalent among adults.

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