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First woman firefighter poses for FDNY charity calendar

Balt. Co firewoman says 'Keep saving lives girl!!! You are an inspiration to women everywhere!"'

Eleven years ago, Danae Mines ignored her family's objections and became one of the few female firefighters with the New York City Fire Department, better known as the FDNY.

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The ABCs of healthy eating for kids

Establishing healthy eating habits is an important part of keeping children well this summer and during the school year, but getting children to eat healthy food can be a challenge.

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AACC names former student-athlete Duane Herr Director of Athletics

Anne Arundel Community College has named Duane P. Herr of Glen Burnie as director of Athletics. A former scholar-athlete on both AACC’s and Towson’s baseball teams, Herr has been serving as interim coordinator of Athletics since last August.

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#IamJada: When abuse becomes a teen meme

Jada, a Houston-area 16-year-old, was getting ready for finals week and looking forward to a summer hanging out with friends and finding a job.

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Straight-up talk about testosterone

It’s almost impossible to turn on the TV or open a newspaper (or website) without hearing about testosterone deficiency in men.

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Indie Soul Review: Full Force

One of the most underrated groups from the 80s and 90s, Full Force, is back with another smash CD called “With Love From Our Friends.”

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Dontae Winslow returns to Baltimore with Justin Timberlake

Summer is heating up in the city and serving Baltimoreans as much fun, entertainment and music as the city can handle. From local to internationally recognized artists, the city is getting its fair share of festivities and seasonal fun.

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Have you heard of homesharing?

St. Ambrose program allows women to support each other

Housing prices continue to soar in cities around the United States. Even in Baltimore, a city that is considered affordable compared to New York and Boston, rents are unmanageable for many and young students in particular.

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Losing Lebron: Reflections for peacemakers and educators

As a huge fan of the Miami Heat, my heart was broken twice this summer: First, when the team was overwhelmed by the San Antonio Spurs to lose the 2014 NBA finals, and again when Lebron James announced he is leaving the team to return to his home, Cleveland, to play for the Cavaliers.

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Baltimore's drug treatment court sentencing grads to brighter future

Samuel Gilbert recently celebrated his 48th birthday. However, for most of those 48 years, he has been on drugs.

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LETTER: Impact of WWI on the Middle East

July 28, 2014, marks the one hundred year anniversary of the official start of WWI.

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Struggling Maryland homeowners offered mortgage help

Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA), a HUD Certified non-profit, will offer Baltimore area homeowners a last chance to stop the foreclosure of their home and make their mortgage affordable during the nation’s largest and most effective homeownership event.

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Fluorescent elephants ‘Join the Movement’ at Artscape

There’s plenty to get excited about when it comes to Artscape, the country’s largest free arts festival.

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'Berries by Quicha’ opens first location

LaQuicha Brown has always had a passion for creating items that she says are outside the box.

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James Page Jr. named VP of Diversity and Inclusion for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Page will collaborate with stakeholders and leaders across the system to lead ongoing efforts to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive environment, provide culturally competent patient care, strengthen leadership accountability for diversity and ensure alignment of the diversity efforts with the JHM Strategic Plan.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Showcasing people & places in Baltimore!

Hello everyone! What beautiful weather we have been having in the city!

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67 Minutes for Mandela

"Mr Mandela has spent 67 years making the world a better place. We're asking you for 67 minutes."

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‘Join the Movement’ at America’s largest FREE arts festival!

The public is invited to the 33rd annual Artscape on Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street.

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Urban poverty, in black and white

A Hopkins professor breaks down urban poverty by race

Say "urban poor," and the image that most likely comes to mind is one of young black men caught up in a swirl of drugs and violence and irresponsible single women having babies. But this pervasive stereotype overlooks a surprising reality: Many whites live side by side African-Americans in some of the country's poorest urban neighborhoods.

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The Congressional Black Caucus has no conscience

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) describes itself as “the conscience of the U.S. Congress.” According to the dictionary, conscience is the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one’s conduct or motives. Notice that the root of the word conscience is the word “con,” which is exactly what the CBC has turned out to be.

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