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Dick Gregory Remembered, Lionized By Mourners

Civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory packed several lifetimes into his 84 years.

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Prince George’s County photographer wins 2017 photo contest

Top entries chosen from a record number of submissions— about 1500 photographs were submitted by 295 photographers in this year’s contest.

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Ford Launches “Drive2Greatness” Program to Support STEAM Initiatives at HBCUs

Ford's longtime commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities continues with its national Ford HBCU Drive2Greatness program and contest that will donate a total of $300,000 to go toward STEAM initiatives

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Orioles fan appreciation weekend schedule

Fan appreciation weekend to highlight final Orioles homestand of the 2017 season

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FDA encourages juice safety this fall

As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider.

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Caribbean Disaster Relief & Recovery Efforts Underway in Baltimore

With Tropical Storm Maria quickly intensifying as it reaches major hurricane status with winds reportedly as much as 150 mph, the Caribbean islands are bracing for another assault that many fear could further devastate paradise.

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Is granola healthy?

Yes, whether eaten as a cereal or snack topping, granola can make for a crunchy, nutritious treat. But granola is high in calories, and some versions are healthier than others based on their ingredients.

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What is 'pumpkin spice,' anyway? And why do we crave it?

Each fall, as leaves turn golden and the crisp autumn air carries the scent of pine, Catherine Franssen waits for her husband to bring home the latest pumpkin spice-flavored concoction he has discovered at the grocery store.

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Taxpayers urged to prepare during National Preparedness Month

Now is the time to gather documents, photograph contents, secure all in a safe place!

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Lifelong Baltimorean Leads Rebuilding Together Baltimore

Since 1989, Rebuilding Together Baltimore (RTB), has mobilized more than 20,000 volunteers to repair hundreds of homes in the city and county, serving low-income seniors, families and individuals with disabilities who live in the area.

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Hundreds of Volunteers Turn out for Rebuilding Together Baltimore Events

They came, saw and hundreds of volunteers for a Rebuilding Together Baltimore and Lowe’s conquered the mission of helping to build a healthy neighborhood in the Govans community of Baltimore City.

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ZERO Prostate Challenge scheduled at Towson University’s Unitas Stadium

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium will serve as the venue for Chesapeake Urology’s annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge event.

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Pharaoh comes to Theatre Project: Story of Hatshepsut told through stage play

In what he describes as an ancient version of “Empire,” referring to the popular FOX television drama series, Playwright Timothy Lawrence Hogan is seeking to tell the story of Hatshepsut through his stage play Pharaoh.

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MND begins commercial transportation career training in Baltimore

Maryland New Directions (MND), Baltimore’s leader in job training and career counseling, is partnering with a local transportation provider to provide much-needed commercial transportation training and solid career opportunities to Baltimore residents. Trainees who complete MND’s no-cost, 60-hour, three-week training program and pass a written CDL permit exam will be equipped for behind-the-wheel training provided by our partner, preparing them to earn a CDL-B driver’s license and providing the foundation for a successful career.

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Donors warned of charity scams in wake of Harvey and Irma

Appeals for charitable donations will surge as the East Coast reels from the effects of Category 4 Hurricane Irma.

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Book Preview: “In Search of…”

Baltimore native Kyle Taylor’s Book: “In Search Of...” is an entertaining collection of short stories filled with characters searching for the things they desire most in life— be it vengeance, fame or a fabled treasure, they are determined to do what they must in their search for it. How far is one willing to go to attain that which they seek? For each of them, the journey is just as crucial as the destination.

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BGE promotes STEM Education at Mergenthaler High School

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) employees paid a visit to Mergenthaler High School on Hillen Road in the city to push careers in science, technology, engineering and math— or STEM.

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Practicing gratitude can change your life

With everything going on in the world, it’s easy to get distracted and become fully immersed in the negative aspects that are taking place. As we think about what is happening in the present world, we could rack our minds with all the injustices, natural disasters and tragedies that are happening. Doing so can put us in a pessimistic downward spiral.

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It will take more than ESSA to save black children!

It’s time for black parents to stand up for the future of their children!

Last week, late nights, family road trips, and endless leisure came to an abrupt halt as children across the country headed back to school. This year, however, there is something else that requires adjustment besides early mornings and evening homework assignments. This year, a revised national education law goes into effect: the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA is the reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) signed into law by Barack Obama in 2015.

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Harvey, Irma and 911, We Can Replace the Stuff

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have been bad news to all in their path.

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