Business News Business news both nationally and local. Get the news you can use to keep you in the know in business. The Urban Sentinel is a digital and print publication in La Plata, Maryland. The Urban Sentinel features both national and Southern Maryland news. Furthermore, we feature community news, events, reviews, exclusive interviews, and entertainment. We also distribute our print edition FREE in the local communities of Southeast DC, Prince George’s County (MD), and Charles County (MD).