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Apr 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
george's county casino changed a bit. we're breaking down the biggest issues on the assembly's last day. >> and gingrich makes a grim statement about the state of his campaign. stay with us, we are just getting started on this easter sunday night.    >>> maryland's general assembly is scheduled to close tomorrow night. lawmakers have to try to break a stalemate to pass a budget before the deadline. also, a bill to build a casino in prince george's county with some guide lines. let's bring in robert mcartny, metro columnist for the "washington post." good to see you. thanks for coming in. let's start with the budget stalemate. where do things stand? >> the main question is how to raise the income tax. they've decided they're going to raise the tax in order to keep funding high for schools and avoid spending on health care and other social programs. there's a difference between the house's version and the senate. basically the house, i think there will definitely be an increase in rates for people with the highest income. basically individuals earning more than $100,
Mar 6, 2010 10:00pm EST
many students at george mason university surprised. >> just seems wrong. like they would just take that away and they can discriminate all of a sudden against that. kind of a low below. >> right now in the time we're living in, it's important that there's protection for -- against discrimination. >> reporter: including gays? >> yes. >> there weren't many students on campus today because it is spring break, but one graduate student we did find did not want to go on camera but said he did agree with the attorney general's legal position. a university spokesman told us the school's president was not available for comment. >>> the medical examiner is trying to find out what killed a person found dead in rock creek park this afternoon. the body was found at park road near pierce mill around 4:00. investigators are not releasing any information about the person or how they were found. >>> back here at home, a push to keep african-americans safe from h.i.v. and aids. the numbers are nothing short of alarming. according to the cdc, by the end of 20061.1 million americans -- 2006 1.1 millio
Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
georges county police officers are using their day off to volunteer for special women. house and yardwork is helping a 101-year-old woman live out her days in her own home. >>> those children share a common bond, terrorism tore their lives a part and now they're working to make our world a better place. [ female announcer ] they've been off limits to dieters since time began. not anymore. ♪ fiber one is bringing brownies back. at 90 calories, the only thing between you and chocolaty brownies is a nicely designed package. ♪ now you can have brownies again. new fiber one 90 calorie brownies. in the granola bar aisle. >> they took an oath to serve and protect and that is what is some prince georges county officers did today on their own time. they're helping people, all right, and today, the focus was on one special woman who lied more than a century. john henrehan explains. >> reporter: a few weeks ago, detective jennifer ivy and tammy irons were sent by the squad lead or a reson vance mission to compile -- reconnaissance mission in prince georges count just a moment vacant in
Feb 20, 2011 10:00pm EST
prince george's county. some of what was lost on this intercounty connector construction site, equipment including a front end loader and young trees meant to be planted alongside the new roadway, parts of which are expected to open on tuesday. for now fire units will remain on smoldering scenes for two or three more days as the county contemplates lessons learned. in laurel karen gray houston, fox 5 news. >> county executive baker says despite the fires he expects the partial opening of the intercounty connector to go on as expected this week. >>> new tonight at 10:00 a crime that shocked a victim's community and beyond. a beloved mother of three murdered outside a virginia chick-fil-a. her killer is the husband she was trying to divorce and her friends tell fox 5 it wasn't going well and she was afraid. fox 5's matt ackland is back from woodbridge tonight with our update. >> this is a sad one. in the same parking lot where alice jenkins everett was shot a few days ago her family and friends gathered tonight. there wasn't much talk about the violent act or accused killer, ins
Aug 19, 2012 10:00pm EDT
happened with this attack. >>> prince george's county tonight are trying to piece together a deadly motorcycle accident in upper marlboro is. ship th happened in early morning hours along brown station road and fenway lane. 26-year-old juan pena of silver spring died after he was struck by a vehicle. the driver in the striking vehicle suffered minor injuries. >>> it's back to school for kids in prince george's county tomorrow. meanwhile, though, the county's named the d.c. educator as its interim schools chief. alvin crawley, deputy chief of programming for the district's special education office, he's going to take over on september 4th. he will replace william hite who had stepped down to lead the philadelphia school system. the school board is expected to select a permanent replacement by next spring. >> time for a weather check now. fox 5's gary mcgrady joining us in the weather center. a little wet today. what can we expect the rest of the week? >> we have some showers out there now, tom, but it's nothing like what we were having earlier. we'll go right over to radar to show yo
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