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Court of Appeals hears arguments in PG redistricting dispute

The distinction between a law and a resolution is at the heart of a Prince George’s County redistricting battle that Maryland’s top court heard Friday. The Court of Appeals must decide whether Prince George’s County Council had the right to ...

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PG County sues 3M, DuPont over ‘forever chemicals’ in waterways

Prince George’s County is suing a group of chemical companies for their handling of PFAS — also known as “forever chemicals” — that have been identified in Maryland’s waterways. PFAS — per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances — are found in many products, ...

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Fairmount Heights police officer faces kidnapping, misconduct charges

A Fairmount Heights police officer who is already under federal indictment is now facing new charges of kidnapping and misconduct in office related to a traffic stop in August 2019, the Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor announced Tuesday. Public ...

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Prince George’s County violated church’s religious rights, 4th Circuit says

Prince George’s County violated Victory Temple’s religious freedom when it denied the evangelical Christian church’s application to build a sanctuary in Bowie for its more than 2,000 congregants, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of ...

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