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Week in Review: Tractor-Trailer Accident, Bag Tax

Read what you missed last week on Bowie Patch.

on Route 301 resulted in the death of Torrean Lynnae Rich, 28, of Largo on Thursday morning. Rich was driving a car that collided with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Governor's Bridge Road.

The faltered in the General Assembly, prompting comments from readers on the site and on the Bowie Patch Facebook page. Tell us what you think about this issue.

A tip from a Patch reader that Wal-Mart might be doing away with the greeter positions prompted us to get the scoop from a corporate spokesperson. The in the Bowie store and at other stories across the country will be moved further into the store to assist customers more. If you have a news tip, send to bowie@patch.com.

The city of Bowie recently announced nine winners in the . The contest was sponsored by the city's Diversity Committee. Students will be recognized for their art at the Bowie City Council meeting on Feb. 21. Leave a comment on the story to congratulate the students for their achievement.

Patch recently announced a partnership between Bowie State University (BSU) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Melissa Parson, a BSU student, participates in an and shared the details of her experience.

A in the fall will feature a half-marathon, 5K and run for kids near Six Flags America in Landover. Registration is currently open for the event to be held on Oct. 20.

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