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Thursday, November 03, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (3 Nov 2011)

Gory Prince George's This year: (one every hours); this time last year: (one every hours).
Public Safety
County Government and Politics
  • AFRO: Prince George's Council Addresses Economic Development is.gd/awwowd 
  • Gazette: Davis prepares to take seat on council to lead county’s ‘vibrant center’ is.gd/nPBf6s 
  • PGCCouncilMedia Council swearing-in ceremony for Council Member-Elect Derrick Leon Davis Nov. 8 @ 10a.m. 1st Floor, CAB, in Upper Marlboro.
  • PGCCouncilMedia CM Patterson “Community Coffee”, Friday, November 4, 9-11:00 a.m., McDonald’s, 7100 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD. Call 301.952.3860.
  • PGCCouncilMedia VChair Olson, CM Harrison & Campos, Gov. O’Malley, Co. Exec. Baker on Fri., Nov. 4, 10a.m., Anacostia River Trail Dedication, Bladensburg.
  • Redistricting:
    • Gazette: New PG council districts reflect minimal changes; Approved plan has few boundary modifications frm current map is.gd/zl8hwk.
State Government and Politics
  • ben_giles The paperwork is filed, so it's official. Former PG State's Attorney Glenn Ivey is running for Congress.
  • marylandmoment Sen. Cardin to launch reelection bid Sunday: Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D) will formally launch his reelection campai... wapo.st/vadm4d
  • MDPolicy Higher-ups in MD gov. finally getting ready to throw their weight behind #SameSexMarriage. su.pr/1tuI30
  • Scandals and Ethics Reform:
    • WPJohnWagner Sen. Ulysses Currie’s public corruption trial nears end wapo.st/rBS1Gt
    • Gazette: Closing arguments in Currie’s trial to continue Thursday is.gd/UGmGoZ 
    • Post (Edit.): The stupidity defense [Democratic leaders' lame excuses for corrupt behavior of Dem. Sen. Ulysses Currie] is.gd/sl0yge 
    • WPJohnWagner Defense lawyer's closing: "Ulysses Currie is not some trophy to be used to enhance the reputation of federal prosecutors."
    • WPJohnWagner Prosecutor derisively refers to Currie as "the senator from Shoppers" in rebuttal argument -- case headed to jury this afternoon
    • WPJohnWagner Currie case goes to the jury
    • AnnieLinskey Prosecution and defense turn Currie trial over to the jury. Closing arguments are finished. bsun.md/u9YCJh
    • WPJohnWagner In closing arguments, Currie attorney blasts prosecution evidence wapo.st/tP1SyE
  • Budget and Taxes:
    •  MDPolicy Can MD afford to be "not that bad" with our money any longer? Isn't it time for new ideas yet? su.pr/1qpiwG .
  • Gazette: School board districts shift slightly under law signed during special session; Most changes affect southern PG is.gd/9AfvO9 
Business, Transportation and Development
Local (Municipalities)
  • Greenbelt:
    • Greenbelt News Review Now Online: November 3rd, 2011 is.gd/aCUTvK
  • Laurel:
    • AFRO: Moe Wins Third Term Despite Mudslinging is.gd/BgWAM6
    • Gazette: Laurel Mall demolition to begin within weeks; Developer says deals have been reached with two major tenants is.gd/1Y4yNU 
Other (including news about news)

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