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Five people, including a Clinton man, were arrested last week on federal charges in connection with an alleged drug ring that operated in Prince George’s and Charles counties, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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A Maryland commission that will research at least 40 lynchings committed in the state between 1854 and 1933 and make recommendations about reconciliation held its first meeting Monday.

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Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) announced in a news release that Charmaine Thomas, 42, of District Heights, was sentenced in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court for two counts of filing a false income tax return. Thomas pleaded guilty to those charges on March 20,

The Greater Accokeek Civic Association will hold a special meeting about the Royal Farms #220 Project, a convenience store/gas station, at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the Accokeek VFD, at 16111 Livingston Road in Accokeek.