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State Superintendent partners with Code.org to challenge students to join ‘Hour of Code’

State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery in partnership with Code.org, challenged every Maryland public school student, educator and their families to participate in the “Hour of Code” during Computer Science Education Week— December 8-14, 2014.

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Tips to grill your Thanksgiving turkey and trimmings

Thanksgiving can mean too many cooks in the kitchen, so consider taking some prep outside. While grilling is usually associated with summer, more Americans are recognizing its year-round potential.

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Congressional Black Caucus channels Ferguson 'slap in the face'

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus gave voice to the frustrations of demonstrators who gathered in Ferguson, Missouri, as well as places like Washington, D.C., Monday night to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Streets of Ferguson smolder after grand jury decides not to indict officer

This is what Ferguson looked like Tuesday morning.

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Wes Moore well received by area students at Enoch Pratt Free Library

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, Wes Moore, New York Times best-selling author of “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” encouraged approximately 143 seventh and eighth-graders to understand the importance of being community-minded at the second annual “Service as a Rite of Passage” event, held at the main branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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Indie Soul Movie Pick: Beyond The Lights

Noni Jean is a hot new artist who recently won a Billboard Music Award without releasing an album and is primed for super-stardom.

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a Washington hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

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Art inspires troubled students: Part II

The primary mission of our criminal justice system is to protect the public’s safety. Accomplishing this goal leaves little room for implementing programs designed to mend and revitalize the lives of individuals caught in the prison system’s maze of bureaucratic mandates

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Make it to Main Street: New initiative encourages consumers to shop local

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, a new partnership between local manufacturers and the “Main Street Maryland” program will make it easier for consumers to find products that are made in Maryland and sold in Maryland shops and stores.

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Life in Baltimore: Favorite Thanksgiving dishes

Autumn, with its array of beautifully colored foliage marks transition from summer into winter.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Get ready to give thanks!

Hello my dear friends, by the time you read this, my Boo-Boo and I will be still on our vacation getting some much overdue R&R, but I haven’t forgotten you.

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Marlene King’s Breast Cancer Story, Part II

Marlene King does not consider herself a breast cancer survivor, but a breast cancer warrior. Since her breast cancer diagnosis in 2008 at age 48, she has had a lumpectomy, a double-mastectomy, and has undergone breast reconstructive surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. In July 2012, she found out that she had Stage 4 metastatic cancer.

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Funds needed to showcase acclaimed artist

Officials at the Phillips Collection have detailed plans to develop a robust micro site featuring the works and previously unpublished interviews between preeminent American artist Jacob Lawrence and museum curators, including one conducted just prior to the acclaimed artists’ death 14 years ago.

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World-famous Budweiser Clydesdales visit Baltimore

Celebrate the opening weekend of the Waterfront Partnership Ice Rink with a parade featuring the world renowned Budweiser Clydesdale Horses and the Baltimore City Police Department mounted unit on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Loretta Lynch, the right choice for Attorney General

I had the honor of visiting the White House for President Obama’s announcement of his choice to succeed Eric Holder, who recently declared his decision to retire, as Attorney General of the United States.

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Haloti Ngata Family Foundation hosts 3rd Annual Luau

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata hosted the third annual Haloti Ngata Family Foundation Luau on Monday, November 17, 2014 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.

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Cold November days killing car batteries across Maryland

Historic cold November days, not seen since the mid-1970’s, are not just putting a big chill on the inhabitants of Maryland, but these successive bouts of frigid temperatures are also taking their toll on car batteries across the region.

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Macedonia Baptist Church celebrates 140th anniversary

Reverend Al Sharpton and Baltimore community leaders will join Dr. Darron D. McKinney, Sr., pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church of Baltimore City and the congregation to celebrate the church’s 140th anniversary on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

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Study: Growing number of calls to poison centers involve kids and energy drinks

Energy drinks can pose a real problem for children, according to a new study from the American Heart Association.

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Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Lisa Cooper wins AAMC Award

Lisa Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Herbert W. Nickens Award by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

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