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Prince George's County Schools Consider Security Upgrades

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Security experts with the Prince George's County Public School System will recommend increasing security measures at all the county's schools in a briefing today, Patch reports.

The proposal includes installing cameras at school entrances, controlling access to schools through electronic entrances, installing panic button in schools' front offices and adding more police officers and other personnel to deal specifically with school-related security emergencies.

The security officials had already been examining the schools' security plans before the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut. The cost estimate for the changes is more than $5.5 million. The school board would need to sign off on the scheme.

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Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking

The legendary Cosmo editor, subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells – and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."
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Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking

The legendary Cosmo editor, subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells – and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."
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The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

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Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The World

"This is not only a first in the history of aviation; it's before all a first in the history of energy," Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard says. His plane flew more than 26,700 miles without using fuel.

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