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College Access Program Celebrates 20 Years Helping Baltimore Students Attain Higher Education

Building STEPS, the college access and career development program partners with 15 Baltimore City high schools to find high-achieving students in their sophomore year.

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Consumer Reports Names Morgan State University Vice President To Its Board Of Directors

Consumer Reports (CR) has named Morgan State University vice president Willie May, Ph.D. to its 16-member Board of Directors. Dr. May, who heads the University’s Division for Research and Economic Development (D-RED), was one of two new members CR announced at its Annual Meeting held in October.

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‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson Turns 101

Katherine Johnson, one of the African American women whose stories received global attention in the best-selling book and blockbuster movie, "Hidden Figures," has turned 101.

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Ravens Need Defensive Tackle Brandon Williams To Step Up

"To me, he’s a consistently really good player. He’s one of the top players. He’s one of the top defensive tackles in football. I know how important he is to our team and to our defense. He’s a really, really valuable guy." - Coach Harbaugh

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Wells Fargo Retirement Study Points To Need For Better Preparation

Today’s retirees are happier than workers, despite some having an unmanageable amount of debt and a high level of financial stress, according to the 2019 Wells Fargo Retirement Study.

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Quitting Smoking Isn’t Easy But You Have Support, And You Will Be Glad You Did!

Quitting smoking isn’t easy. It takes time and a plan. Start with day one— November 21 the Great American Smoke Out is your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life.

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Vietnam Veteran Fighting For The Rights Of Black Soldiers

Vietnam War veteran Ari Merretazon is spending another Veteran's Day fighting for fellow soldiers in Philadelphia.

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Gwen Ifill Immortalized With Forever Postage Stamp

The 43rd stamp in the United States Postal Service's Black Heritage series honors Gwen Ifill, one of America's most esteemed journalists.

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As Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Grows More Volunteers Are Needed

More growth is on the horizon for the well-known Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival in Annapolis. At the end of September, reportedly nearly 9,000 people attended the 30th annual festival and over 100 vendors participated from a variety of states participated in the annual festival this year.

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Is It The Flu Or Just Your Allergies?

If you have flu symptoms and you are in a high-risk group or your symptoms are severe, see your health care provider. Your provider may decide you should take antiviral drugs to help you get better faster and prevent serious complications. Children under age five, adults over age 65, pregnant women are among those considered high-risk.

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College Scholarship Available For Students Seeking To Help People Impacted By Substance Abuse

Recovery Centers of America (RCA) announced an open application period for students seeking to apply for the Recovery Centers of America Scholarship 2019.

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Men Impact Change 5th Year Anniversary Gala

Honoring the Legacy of Congressman Elijah E Cummings

On Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at the Hilton-Hotel BWI, over 400 professionals will gather under one roof to honor the legacy of the late Congressman Cummings.

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Cummings' Widow To Run For His Seat In Congress

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of US Rep. Elijah Cummings, announced Monday that she will run in the special election for her late husband's former seat in Congress.

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How To Prepare Your Family For Winter Weather

Before severe weather hits, PGMA recommends educating yourself on safe use and keeping these portable generator safety precautions in mind to help ensure your family is ready for whatever winter may bring

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Author’s Debut Book Shares Her Parents WWII Love Story For Veterans Day Celebration

After the extent of their love for each other was discovered by their children in some 200 transcribed v-mail (an expedited postal service that combined stationery and microfilm) and a dozen paper letters, it was agreed that Jacqueline being the eldest and having some experience in publishing would take the lead in publishing the book.

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Ninety-Nine Year Old Celebrates Birthday And Self-Publishes Third Book

Psychiatrist, photographer, author and writer, Dr. Barbara Young celebrated her 99th birthday with friends at the Symphony Manor Assisted Living of Roland Park in Baltimore on October 29, 2019.

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Books And Lights Combine To Create Brilliant Baltimore

Baltimore Light City and Baltimore Book Festival partnered to create the festival together. These are two of the biggest events sponsored by The Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts (BOPA). They are calling the experience Brilliant Baltimore.

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KIPP Academy Surprised With Donation To Support Sports Programs

Mission Tiger and Ed Reed help to level playing field

Mission Tiger middle school sports projects such as the one at KIPP Ujima Village are fulfilled by DonorsChoose. Mission Tiger has helped more than 161,000 kids nationwide get better access to sports by funding middle school sports programs in need.

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Local Veterans Share Their Stories Of Service

Men and women who served in the military will be honored for their service on Monday, November 11, 2019, as the nation observes Veterans Day.

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Ravens Won't Get Overconfident After Beating Patriots

The Ravens sit firmly atop of the AFC North standings after sending a message to the NFL via their prime time win over New England. Head coach John Harbaugh refuses to lose focus of the big picture. Now, it's time to turn the page to next opponent.

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