Required Reading is a simple, daily roundup of news coverage relevant to Prince George’s County and its Route 1 communities. In our Jan. 22, 2019, edition: A murder in Beltsville, an introduction to Prince George’s newest athletic superstar, and a rundown on how Maryland legislators plan to tackle gambling.
“Another man was taken into custody in connection with the stabbing. Police said they believe it was a domestic incident, but the nature of the relationship between the two was still unclear.”
“Frances Tiafoe spent time living with his brother and father at the Junior Tennis Champions Center in Prince George’s County, Maryland, where his father worked as a custodian, sleeping on a massage table.”
After previously failing to do what some other states had done in a prudent way — craft effective legislation that anticipated a U.S. Supreme Court decision which allowed those states to add sports gambling to their portfolio of wagering options — the Maryland legislature is now in fire drill mode.
“Located at 950 Largo Center Drive in Prince George’s County, the regional shopping center was 100 percent leased at the time of the sale, with a tenant roster that included Shoppers Food Warehouse, Regency Furniture, Marshalls Advanced Auto, Dress Barn and Dollar Tree.”
Reporters and news anchors will often refer to Hogan as “popular” — a shorthand way of referring to the public’s satisfaction with the way he handles his job, as reflected in years’ worth of polling on the subject.
Turns out, this sticks in his craw a bit.