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  1. Bowie Marketplace goes up in smoke for training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County firefighters race to put out a simulated blaze June 3 at the demolished Marketplace on Annapolis Road. The event was part of a training exercise county and gave the department a chance to simulate a response to a large-scale commercial fire.

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  2. 2nd Star Productions continues run of a Kiss Me, KateaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Plays within a play are a well-worn theater trope, but few are as celebrated as Cole Porter's “Kiss Me, Kate.” The ambitious musical, which chronicles the dramatic lives of actors trying to put on a musical version of William Shakespeare's “Taming of the Shrew,” won the first-ever Tony Award for Best Musical in 1949. 'Kiss Me, Kate' When: Through June 27 Where: Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive, Bowie Tickets: $19-$22 More Information: 2ndstarproductions.com; 410-757-5700 A new version of “Kiss Me, Kate” is currently playing at Bowie Playhouse through June 27. The show is a few performances in, so the performers have already gotten into their respective grooves.

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  3. Bowie councilman, nonprofit face lawsuit for wrongful terminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The City of Bowie City Council candidate for District 3 Henri Gardner addresses voters during the Greater Bowie Democratic Club candidates forum at the Kenhill Center on Oct. 13. Bowie Councilman Henri Gardner is being sued for wrongful termination by the former executive director of the Williams Life Center in Greenbelt. According to Prince George's County Circuit Court documents, Cleveland Williams of Columbia claims that Gardner and the center fired him in 2013 as a result of his sexuality and same-sex marriage.

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  4. Pitching holding Prince George's softball backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Gazette.net

    It has been 26 years since Prince George's County has won a softball state championship - Surrattsville won the Class 3A title in 1989 - and likely almost that long since a county team has even made it to the championship game. It's certainly not a lack of athleticism that's been holding teams back and Roosevelt's 6-2 loss to Montgomery County's Northwest in the state semifinals May 19 - the first time Prince George's hasn't been run-ruled at the state level in several years - proved the county is taking steps toward being truly competitive with the state's top contenders.

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  5. Bowie teen killedRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Gazette.net

    According to a Bowie Police Department unusual occurrence report, at approximately 1:10 a.m. June 4, Bowie police responded to the 13000 block of Sixth Street in Bowie and found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was treated at the scene and transported to Prince George's County Hospital in Cheverly, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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  6. Bowie teen shot, killed ThursdayRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Gazette.net

    According to a Bowie Police Department unusual occurrence report, at approximately 1:10 a.m. June 4, Bowie police responded to the 13000 block of Sixth Street in Bowie and found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was treated at the scene and transported to Prince George's County Hospital in Cheverly, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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  7. Bowie author uses city as inspiration for latest mystery novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Bowie author Penny Petersen signs her new book “Roses Are Dead, My Love” at the Prince George's County Spring Book Festival in Landover on May 23. The town in Petersen's book, Old Towne Bostwick, is based off of Bowie. Murder, blackmail and intrigue have come to the streets of Bowie, if only in the form of a new novel.

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  8. Parents unhappy at lack of communication from county officialsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Since last fall, students and teachers at Tulip Grove Elementary School on Trainor Lane have been waiting for construction and renovations of their new school to be completed in time for the 2016 school year. That wait will continue as Prince George's County Public Schools officials now predict the school will not be ready until at least 2017.

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  9. Bowie wary of county proposal to lift townhouse restrictionsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Bowie officials are asking the Prince George's County Council to hold off on voting for legislation to allow more townhouse development until additional research can be conducted. Bowie planning director Joe Meinhert said the restrictions initially were placed in the zoning code in 1996, after a study conducted by the county found that unrestricted development was flooding the market with cheap, low-quality townhomes.

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  10. Don't cry for RooseveltRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Kaila Charles announced that she will play at Riverdale Baptist School next year, her senior season. She was the All-Gazette Player of the Year after leading Eleanor Roosevelt to back-to-back state championships.

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  11. Basketball summer improvement projects beginRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Gazette.net

    In his decades of coaching, Gwynn Park High School boys basketball coach Mike Glick has seen almost everything. He's coached players that headed to the next level and beyond - even the National Basketball Association - and he's coached players who barely ever saw the court.

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  12. Dona t cry for RooseveltRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The "transfer epidemic" has once again swept across Maryland's public schools, and as we learned earlier this month, even the best programs are susceptible. Rising senior Kaila Charles, Prince George's County's All-Gazette Player of the Year, is the most recent public school star to enroll in a private school.

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  13. Bowie changes recycling policy, no longer accepts plastic bagsRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Gazette.net

    According to Melvin Thompson, solid waste superintendent for Bowie, the decision will become official in July and was made after Prince George's County changed its own policy earlier this year. Thompson said workers at the county-run facility in Capitol Heights, where Bowie's recycling is taken, complained that bags were getting caught in the facility's processing equipment and blowing away to other neighborhoods.

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  14. Basketball teams start summer improvement projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Gazette.net

    In his decades of coaching, Gwynn Park High School boys basketball coach Mike Glick has seen almost everything. He's coached players that headed to the next level and beyond - even the National Basketball Association - and he's coached players who barely ever saw the court.

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  15. Bowie fire department gets everything but the kitchen sinkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Bowie Volunteer Fire Department president David Parker Sr. and fire chief Jonathan Howard thank Kawana Cohen-Hopkins of Bowie from the Bowie/Mitchellville chapter of the National Council of Negro Women during a Saturday where the council donated $1,000 in kitchen equipment to the Pointer Ridge Station on Pointer Ridge Drive. When David Parker Sr., president of the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department, received a call from the National Council of Negro Women asking if there was anything his firefighters lacked, he knew exactly what to request.

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  16. Less pay-per-ray: solar program kicks off in BowieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Bowie resident Carl Jones got solar panels last year and said he now spends about $15 per month on energy costs. Bowie homeowners are seeing savings in seeking the sun.

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  17. Bowie fire department gets everything but the kitchen sinkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Bowie Volunteer Fire Department president David Parker Sr. and fire chief Jonathan Howard thank Kawana Cohen-Hopkins of Bowie from the Bowie/Mitchellville chapter of the National Council of Negro Women during a Saturday where the council donated $1,000 in kitchen equipment to the Pointer Ridge Station on Pointer Ridge Drive. When David Parker Sr., president of the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department, received a call from the National Council of Negro Women asking if there was anything his firefighters lacked, he knew exactly what to request.

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  18. Oxon Hilla s focus, balance finding results on the trackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Oxon Hill High School's David George runs the 300-meter hurdles at the Prince George's County Public Schools track and field championships on Saturday. Some call them stages.

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  19. Keeping it briefRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The Roosevelt High School baseball team won the Prince George's County baseball championship on May 7 with a 14-3 win over Oxon Hill. The game, which pairs the top team from each of the two baseball divisions against one another, has lost some of its luster with the new division alignment, but it still means a lot to the teams that play in it.

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  20. Douglass boys, Friendly girls launch lacrosse clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Gazette.net

    St. Vincent Pallotti High School plays Douglass in the Prince George's County club lacrosse tournament on Saturday in Bowie. Douglass' Jake Pounds moves to shoot on goal.

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