Author Archives: Byron Scott

  • MGM National Harbor CEO Details Plans for PG County

    Lorenzo Creighton has big plans for the Oxon Hill area of Prince George’s County. That’s where the chief operating officer and president of MGM National Harbor hopes to build a $900 million casino resort complex. But two other companies are also vying for the license to build a ...

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  • For Diabetics, Health is Defined by Sugar

    For Ray Smith, it was an abrupt transition from a normal state of health —if a tad overweight—into a world in which thirst, hunger and even dimming eyesight can no longer be ignored. Smith, 53, was far from his home in Prince George’s County when he got the first signs that ...

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  • Gaming Companies Meet the Public in Prince Georges

    The three gaming companies vying to build a casino resort in Prince George¹s County went before the Maryland Video Lottery Facility Location Commission and the public recently to make their cases as to why they should be awarded the lucrative gaming license. Each of the ...

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  • Andrews AFB Welcomes Troops from Southeast Asia

    Little Elias Pena and his sisters, Vicky and Anne, were told they were going to Andrews Air Force Base on Sept. 23 to pick up a family friend. What the children weren’t told was that their father, Sr. Airman Domingo Pena, was returning home from a deployment in Southeast Asia. The ...

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  • CBCF Investment to Spur Black Banking

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation announced Sept. 17 that it will invest $5 million dollars in what it is calling a major investment in African American banking institutions. The CBCF will purchase certificates of deposit at five Black banks in an effort at kickstarting lending to ...

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  • Voices From the March

    Ben Jealous NAACP Pres. "Turnout today is great. This will go down as one of the most diverse Marches on Washington and probbly the most grass-roots." "The most important thing is people will leave here commited to going home and doing the hard work. There's plenty of things ...

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