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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Selected Prince George's County News (26 & 27 Sep 2011)

Gory Prince George's
Public Safety
County Government and Politics
  • melcouncil9 Dist 9 Seniors & Veterans Summit & Other Dist 9 Info conta.cc/ppPbqY [At site he wanted 2 boycott is.gd/Af6YI7
  • LaurelPatch: #PG Council unloads displeasure at branding firm hired to market the county during Upper Marlboro meeting. .
  • Scandals and Ethics Reform:
    • Post (Editorial): Another Prince George's indictment t.co/RSOAYfPo Mentions PG corruption, Ulysses Currie, Leslie Johnson, both Exums .
    • PGCBlogging: Former Capitol Heights mayor & Prince George’s County delegate charged with stealing, t.co/T7obH6EZ
    • nsmcgill Town officials mum on fmr Cap Hts mayor, Dist 7 cand.; accusations could end Boys * Girls Club leadership: is.gd/2TIaSJ
State Government and Politics
  • mdreporter Will all the employees want to move with the Department of Housing & Community Development headquarters? bit.ly/nTzebC
    • PGCBlogging Someone who currently lives in or near or on the other side of Crownsville has no way to get to Metro. So, more driving. Geez. 
    • MDPolicy: Relocating the housing dept. to PG County (as @GovernorOMalley promised) may force some employees out. su.pr/2GkAUt
  • Scandals and Ethics Reform
    • Tiffany Alston
    • Ulysses Currie
      • Post (Editorial): Another Prince George's indictment t.co/RSOAYfPo Mentions PG corruption, Ulysses Currie, Leslie Johnson, both Exums 
      • postlocal Md. Sen. Ulysses Currie’s trial begins today. The 74-year-old senator is accused of taking $245,000 in bribes. t.co/Uu4flIin
      • WPJohnWagner: Currie jury -- 12 + 4 alternates -- is sworn in. Opening statements at 10 tomorrow. Judge says expect 6 weeks. 
    • Taxes:
    Business, Transportation and Development
      Other  (including news about news) 
      • UMarlboroPatch: Prince George's County Libraries First in State to Offer Kindle Titles -- patch.com/A-mzqZ
      • PGCBlogging: Why does the citypaper have to take shots at PGCounty in advertising the Blues Fest? t.co/AcO4utmW
      • mdreporter With The Sun putting its content behind a paywall, should we keep linking to it in our dail… (cont) t.co/vNesqBoa
      • DCAbloob: @mdreporter the problem is according to Poynter, social media & website links will count against the 15 free view limit. 
      • tbd247: Baltimore Sun paywall is 'suicide,' morale in newsroom 'at a low point,' says source tbd.ly/oAhx0u

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