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Closing arguments in Md. trial in activist’s death

UPPER MARLBORO — Closing arguments are expected in Prince George’s County in the trial of a man charged with killing a Virginia community activist. Tyrone Lewis faces charges including murder and armed carjacking in the death of Lenny Harris, a ...

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Unexpected third developer proposes $800M casino in Fort Washington (access required)

A surprise third entrant into the race for Prince George’s County’s lucrative casino license has added intrigue to a competition in which the winner will earn the right to operate what many expect will be the East Coast’s top casino.

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Gambling firms have spent $19.4M on referendum ads (access required)

Companies interested in the future of Maryland casino have combined to spend $19.4 million to influence the November voter referendum that will decide the industry’s fate, more than double the amount spent on the referendum that started the state’s casino program four years ago.

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82 snakehead caught in DNR eradication contest

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland anglers caught 82 snakeheads in a contest sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources to help eradicate the invasive species. DNR says the 69 anglers were automatically entered into a drawing for prizes donated by contest sponsors. ...

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Defense firm sued over pregnancy policy

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Thursday it has filed suit against DTM Corp. of Fort Washington, charging the defense contractor subjected employees to pregnancy discrimination and retaliation. According to the federal agency, DTM’s corporate maternity policy imposes greater ...

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Ministers opposed to slots, games at Rosecroft

FORT WASHINGTON — Three dozen ministers say they plan to fight against adding slot machines or table games at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George’s County. The Washington Post reports that the ministers and other members of the Collective Empowerment Group have ...

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Prince George’s deputy arrested in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City police have charged an off-duty Prince George’s County sheriff’s deputy with assault after an altercation during which she allegedly pointed a handgun at a woman’s head. Twenty-six-year-old Jennifer Nicole Douglas of Fort Washington is being ...

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