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College Park (Prince George's, Maryland)

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  • Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety

    Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety
    The Maryland State Highway Administration plans to lower the speed limit and add median fencing and a new traffic light on U.S. 1 near the University of Maryland, College Park, after a startling number of pedestrian deaths on the road. Officials decided...
  • Janice H. Wilcox

    Janice H. Wilcox
    Janice H. Wilcox, former chief of staff for higher-education programs at the U.S. Department of Education and founder and CEO of Education Resources Group, died June 26 of neuroendocrine disease at her Towson home. She was 73. "Janice was the founder of...
  • Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin

    Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin
    Former Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin has already antagonized Terrapins coach Randy Edsall this offseason. The new Penn State coach also apparently doesn’t have much of a relationship with his former boss at Maryland, Ralph...
  • Hopeful signs emerge for hurricane season

    Hopeful signs emerge for hurricane season
    So far, it's looking good for Florida as the heart of the hurricane season approaches. Consider: • Abnormally strong bursts of Saharan dust are drifting over the Atlantic — and may subdue the tropics like they did last year, experts say. &#...
  • The Harris boycott [Editorial]

    The Harris boycott  [Editorial]
    Last week, D.C. Vote, a 40,000-member advocacy group pushing for District of Columbia voting rights, called on supporters to boycott Eastern Shore vacation spots — including Ocean City — this summer. Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray even...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Students Win National Awards At History Day Contest

    Fifty-nine middle and high school students represented Connecticut at the prestigious National History Day Contest, which took place at the University of Maryland in College Park from June 15-19. The Connecticut students competed against more than 2,900...
  • Howard County family embarks on trip around the world

    Howard County family embarks on trip around the world
    Tim and Julie Rivenbark had a house, two kids and jobs they loved. But the Howard County couple also had a yearning for more experiences and fewer things. "We were doing what we thought was the American dream," says Tim Rivenbark. It took a couple...
  • InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'

    InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland added another big piece to its class of 2015 Tuesday night, securing a commitment from...
  • Terps will miss Allen, but let's not get carried away

    The transfer carousel at Maryland has quieted in recent weeks, though it could start moving again if Mark Turgeon can convince former Kansas swingman Andrew White to visit College Park after taking a trip to Nebraska. But the exodus in April and May...
  • UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners

    UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners
    The coaches for University of Maryland, College Park's football and men's and women's basketball teams were the state's three highest-paid public employees last year, continuing a long-standing trend. Bucking the notion of low-paid college professors,...
  • Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference

    Maryland set to enter 'a new world' in the Big Ten Conference
    Goodbye, Blue Devils, Cavaliers and Tar Heels. Farewell to Duke's venerable Cameron Indoor Stadium, to the 85-year football rivalry with Virginia and to myriad trips to destinations characterized by sweet tea and Southern drawls. On Tuesday, the...