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Managing pain and opioid addiction in the black community

As America grapples with prescription opioid addiction, an epidemic shattering communities across our nation, healthcare providers face a challenging question: How can we help patients treat and manage their pain while reducing the risk of addiction?

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Keith Lamont Scott video footage too little too late

Keith Lamont Scott was killed by a police officer on Tuesday, September 20, in Charlotte, N.C. The officer, dressed in civilian clothing, said that Mr. Scott had a gun and that he did not follow verbal orders to put his hands up.

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LeBron James: It's 'scary' to think of my son getting pulled over by police

James says he will stand for the national anthem during games this season

LeBron James has three children. And while his oldest, LeBron Jr. just started the sixth grade, that hasn't stopped the Cleveland Cavaliers forward from thinking about what it could be like if he was old enough to drive.

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These are the best companies for working moms

The arms race for better benefits at large employers has improved work life balance for thousands of workers, and one group in particular -- new parents.

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Why tonight can clinch the election

Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is shaping up as the climactic moment of this presidential campaign -- one that will re-shape the landscape until Election Day.

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Breaking the cycle: Young mother of seven turns life around at McDonald’s

Ten years ago, Cameo Faust, a single mother of seven was working at an Atlanta-area McDonald’s, struggling to make ends meet and highly motivated to make a better life for herself and her family.

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'Magnificent Seven' cast on how diversity helped make a modern western

Westerns are one of Hollywood's most beloved genres -- but not one of its most diverse. That isn't the case with this weekend's "The Magnificent Seven."

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NBC looks to Lester Holt for debate win after 2016 mishaps

There is a great deal at stake at the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. One of those things -- not nearly so significant as who will be the most powerful person in the world, certainly, but unquestionably there -- is the reputation of a news network.

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At last: President Obama dedicates new black history museum on the National Mall

The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight the contributions of African Americans first received public attention more than a century ago after Black veterans of the Civil War proposed the idea. But the real push occurred when Georgia Congressman John Lewis took up the mantle, securing the support of several of his colleagues. Finally, in 2003, then-President George W. Bush signed legislation that allowed the project to begin.

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The love of reading: There is much more than literacy at stake for young learners

Getting your kids ready for school goes beyond outfitting them with pencils, pens and new clothes," said author and publisher David Bruce Smith. "The most important 'gift' you can give your child is a love for reading."

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McGuire Group hosting Veteran, Civilian Career Fair

The McGuire Group, LLC is hosting a veteran and civilian career fair on Thursday, October 6, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Comfort Inn Hotel & Conference Center located at 4500 Crain Hwy in Bowie, Maryland.

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Baltimore County Public School welcomes new principal

Georgina Aye focuses on creating 21st century leaders

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Family of Marcus Garvey seeks support for posthumous pardon of civil rights pioneer

100,000 signatures of support must be received by September 28

The family of Marcus Garvey is seeking support from the public for their petition to secure a posthumous presidential pardon of the civil rights pioneer. At least 100,000 signatures of support are needed by September 28, 2016 via the White House's “We the People” platform to trigger the Obama administration's response to a request for the pardon of Garvey, who was indicted for mail fraud by a U.S. court in 1923.

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Free Fall Baltimore offers hundreds of free events, activities in October

Everything is FREE! The 11th annual Free Fall Baltimore presented by BGE takes place Saturday, October 1 through Monday, October 31, 2016. Free Fall Baltimore is a citywide celebration that offers hundreds of free arts & cultural events at participating venues throughout Baltimore City.

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T.D. Jakes to tackle headlines in new talk show on OWN

The struggles of an interracial marriage, families divided by race, religion and politics and the conversion of one Jewish woman to Islam are all upcoming segments that will be featured on Bishop T.D. Jakes’ new talk show which premieres on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) on Monday, September 19 and is schedule to air Monday through Friday at 6 p.m.

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Maria Harris Tildon appointed to BGE Board of Directors

BGE has announced that Maria Harris Tildon has joined the company’s board of directors. Tildon is the senior vice president for public policy and community affairs for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (“CareFirst”), the largest healthcare insurer in the Mid-Atlantic.

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We must close the payday loan debt trap once and for all!

Between the unemployment rate report that was released in early September, and the Census report on income and poverty that was released on September 13, President Obama and his team got great news about the economic status of the average worker.

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Wes Moore hosts new program on WYPR “Future City” to focus on cutting edge solutions for Baltimore

WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore’s NPR news station, announced the launch of a new local program, “Future City,” which will be hosted by best-selling author and Baltimore native Wes Moore.

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Fund Run will benefit Baltimore crime victims

Whether it’s domestic violence, robbery, assaults, child abuse or any other crimes, victims suffer a great deal of physical and emotional harm.

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Lifelong sickle cell patient gets relief with laughter

Laughter is often said to be the best medicine. For Benjamin Clark, a 25-year-old local resident with sickle cell disease, comedian Tony Roberts has been the prescription that he has needed.

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