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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (16 Sep 2010)

  • List of 2010 candidates updated.
  • General election coverage of candidates and events will focus primarily on contested races
Public Safety
2010 Election
  • Gazette: Robo-call advice for the general election (Letter from Jeff Sander) "I promise to vote against each and every one of you ..."
  • Gazette: Voter turnout low in PG primary election; Participation is 2nd lowest since 1992, when 16% of voters showed http://bit.ly/bp0ks0 
  • rt @marylandmoment PG elections chief explains slow primary vote tally: PG residents had to wait until almo... http://bit.ly/cWRJFh 
  • Post: Rushern Baker's victory offers change in Prince George's (Editorial) http://bit.ly/bsu60T
    • Post: Rushern Baker's victory suggests wish for change in Prince George's http://bit.ly/9NAkJK 
    • Gazette: Third time's the charm for Baker; Former state delegate wins Prince George's County executive primary http://bit.ly/9I9Mij 
  • Gazette: Alsobrooks wins state's attorney by landslide; gets twice as many votes of 2nd-place challenger Dernoga http://bit.ly/bY3JhB
  • Gazette: Election isn't quite over for top sheriff contenders; Hylton holds out hope for absentee ballots http://bit.ly/a2S5R1 
  • Post: Montgomery, Prince George's friendly to incumbents in school board primaries http://bit.ly/cg65vs 
  • Gazette: Union organizer eager to represent Dist 7 on County Council; Econ development is first priority, Toles says http://bit.ly/978SKH
  • Gazette: Big challenges ahead for Dist 9 winner; Franklin faces fixing bad roads, crumbling schools, struggling economy http://bit.ly/bzgvd0 
  • rt @marylandmoment Loss of moderates points to more-polarized MD Sen: MD's often hushed, maroon Sen chamber ... http://bit.ly/aom0cd 
    • Sun: Incumbent losses deepen Senate divide; Union [SEIU] plays key role in five Democratic primary races http://bit.ly/cwnUcH 
  • Gazette: County school board incumbents finish strong in primary; five incumbents advance to Nov. 2 http://bit.ly/dgqaS1
  • Gazette: Peters to make budget a priority in 2nd term; Bowie senator also to push jobs bill to help minority-owned ... http://bit.ly/dmYUAe about 22 hours ago
  • Wash City Paper: Bogus Dallas Cowboys Claim Doesn’t Cost P.G. Lawmaker (Michael Vaughn) His Seat http://bit.ly/avTobE
  • Gazette: Health, environment and constituent concerns will be priorities for Dist. 47 primary winners http://bit.ly/cokYSp Note: Quotes Democratic winners, mentions but does not quote the one Republican .
Other Politics
  • Gazette: One-party problem; Democratic dominance decreases partisan bickering — and voter options (Editorial) http://bit.ly/9dkXko "Given the county's high crime rate (second worst in the state), low test scores (also second worst in the state) and serious foreclosure problem (worst in the state) ... residents should call for more competition."
  • rt @CarrollStandard Panicked GOP Leaders Have Lost Control of the Party: Richard Viguerie writes in Conservative HQ http://bit.ly/aBK39s
  • Gazette: Sen. Currie's treasurer indicted on theft charges; Aide accused of taking $157K from campaign funds http://bit.ly/a8CJng 
  • Gazette: Capitol Heights worker files complaint against councilmember, men to receive training http://bit.ly/9fXugp
  • Gazette: County school board incumbents finish strong in primary; five incumbents advance to Nov. 2 http://bit.ly/dgqaS1 
  • PGPolice: Keeping the Public Informed http://bit.ly/cLVrUX 
  • MD Reporter: Patch as Patch can: New websites hiring Md. journalists to report local news http://bit.ly/90oHPw
    • rt @BowiePatch We're gearing up for our launch at the end of the month. What kinds of stories do you want to see on Bowie Patch? 4 minutes ago
  • Post: Prince George's bus drivers still on strike http://bit.ly/9MsbEd 
  • Gazette: Brandywine landfill pollution lawsuit can move forward, federal judge Messitte rules http://bit.ly/bghH1x
  • Gazette: Officials, residents concerned with crosswalks near Cheverly thoroughfare; focus on sites near Rte 50 http://bit.ly/bO4Tn5
  • Gazette: Laurel moving closer to speed camera installation; City Council could define camera-eligible school zones by.. http://bit.ly/c7sAtn 
  • Gazette: Proposed project aims to revitalize Mount Rainier commercial district http://bit.ly/a24u75 
  • Gazette: Park & Planning extends deadline for Glenn Dale Hospital bids; County trying to sell site of former sanitarium http://bit.ly/bJboJS 
  • Gazette: Drought watch declared for Washington region; Potomac River levels lower than normal http://bit.ly/at6Gch 
  • Gazette: O'Malley: $2 million set aside for Andrews rd improvements; also plans $2.5 million for BRAC-related projects http://bit.ly/cgQK9G
  • MD Politics Watch: Another Maryland Political Blogger Bites the Dust http://bit.ly/cjj6YH
  • Bowie Living: Weekly News from the Bowie Star http://bit.ly/cu4I7s 
  • HyattsvillePatch: Listserv Explodes With Comments After Cross-Posting; What do you think? http://bit.ly/9k06S9 

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