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Saturday, August 07, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (5 - 7 Aug 2010)

  • Delayed and incomplete, no thanks to our third-world utilities, Pepco and Verizon
  • Homicide and election-related news will be in separate messages
    Public Safety
    Other Politics
    • Gazette: Court orders council to show links to developers; Coalition questions motives in south county land-use deci... http://bit.ly/aMirh7 
    • Gazette: Wynn fined for campaign fund violations; Fmr cong.fined $8,000 for using gen elec funds during pri elec battle http://bit.ly/9BiuHv 
    • Gazette: Prince George's County lame duck executive Johnson vetoes taxi reforms that passed council unanimously http://bit.ly/bq4s7u 
    • Sun: O'Malley makes appointments to commissions (lists several PG county appointees to Comm. on Transportation Funding) http://bit.ly/dAXcBM
    • rt @GazPolitics Should government have to publish notices in print? http://tinyurl.com/29zfxjb
    • rt @mdreporter http://bit.ly/camLEs Money in rarely used gubernatorial campaign fund gets redirected, and door to donations is closed. 
    • Gazette: Bowie councilmember's [Todd Turner] request for funds starts vigorous debate; Decision tabled ... http://bit.ly/aHzh6x 
    • Post: Palin backs Brian Murphy in Md. GOP governor's race, surprising mostly everyone http://bit.ly/dcvdui
    • Post: College Park town center plan revived as U-Md. negotiates with a new developer http://bit.ly/ccjAoe
    • Gazette: Congestion drives effort to expand Prince George's parking limits; proposal pending before County Council http://bit.ly/avqkP6 
    • Gazette: State: Oil leak traced to Mall at Prince Georges; Res. 1st noticed contamination in Hyattsville stream on Sun. http://bit.ly/bCl5jd 
    • rt @postmetro Tax-free shopping in Md., Va. this weekend: http://wapo.st/aanwcQ
    • Gazette: Bowie speed cameras cite 11,000 tickets in less than 3 months City to collect $250,000; plans to add more cam. http://bit.ly/bv7sD0 
    • Gazette: Brentwood extends speed camera citation amnesty to all drivers; voided over 3,500 tickets after clerical error http://bit.ly/drTK6a 
    • Gazette: Laurel officials look to state to help boost economyhope to attract more retail on Main St w/ lure of develop http://bit.ly/cX6BDz 
    • rt @RiverdalePatch Look at the feature about: AmeriCorps Builds Community With Summer Programs; Gang prevention pro,,, http://bit.ly/bMe3rI .

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