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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (21 Oct 2010)

Public Safety
2010 Election
  • Summary of recent Gazette coverage of Prince George's school board races http://is.gd/gboje  
  • Summary of recent Gazette coverage of contested Prince George's local and general assembly races http://is.gd/gbqML 
  • Endorsements:
    • In Annapolis and Washington, finding the ‘sensible center' (Gazette, Editorial, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb54O
  • Clerk of the Circuit Court:
    • Former school board member runs write-in campaign for clerk of court; Thomas lost in primary election to county councilwoman Bland (Gazette, Noble, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb3UT
  • Board of Education
    • Summary of recent Gazette coverage of Prince George's school board races http://is.gd/gboje 
    • Pr. George's League of Young Black Voters Releases Voter Education Guide  http://bit.ly/aFtxHc
    • District 1
      • Veteran teacher [Rosalind Johnson] and recent graduate [David Murray] face off for District 1 school board seat (Gazette, Leaderman, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb2d1
    • District 2
      • Familiar faces [Cook and Higgins] square off in District 2 school board election;
        College Park officials have different approaches to improving schools (Gazette, Hill, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb4CZ
    • District 5
      • Lawyer [Sharon Theodore-Lewis] challenges chair [Verjeana Jacobs] for District 5 school board seat; One wants more mentoring, parental involvement; the other looks at expanding programs (Gazette, Terhune, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb3AV
    • District 7
      • District 7 school board candidates outline differences; One [Armwood] seeks more local partnerships; other [Perkins] touts past advocacy for challenging curriculum (Gazette, McGill, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb5ub
  • Delegate, District 26
    • Job creation, improving local schools top issues in District 26 delegates race; Incumbents facing Republican challenger [Holly Henderson] in general election (Gazette, Tillman, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb2yX
    • Senate, District 27
      • District 27 senator seeking 10th term; Senate President Miller says that if re-elected, this would likely be his final term in office (Gazette, Tillman, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb1GR
      • Md. Senate president facing Republican challenger; Incumbent Miller and Hayes agree on shifting burden of pensions to counties (Gazette, Tillman, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb1WR
    • Delegate, District 27A
      • District 27A candidates offer state budget options; Incumbents Vallario, Proctor challenged by Republicans Hethmon and Jarboe-Duley (Gazette, Tillman, 21 Oct 2010) http://is.gd/gb4nJ
    Government & Politics
    • Gazette: Parents call for culture change; Residents say school administrators, teachers reluctant to help http://is.gd/gb1B1
    • rt @postlocal 5-year-old in PG takes wrong bus, no one stops even after brother said he wasn't on the right bus. http://wapo.st/9Gi4h3
    Transportation & Development
    • Post: Grant to spur development near Metro stations ($800,000, Southern Ave, Naylor Rd, Suitland & Branch Ave stations) http://is.gd/gb0AC
    • CollegeParkPatch: New MD Law Aims to Protect Cyclists: But Will It? What does "3 feet" look like from a speeding car? http://patch.com/A-Phb 

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