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5 Back-to-School Shopping Tips to Buy More Time

It's that time of year again. Parents are preparing for the rush of back-to-school with a seemingly never-ending to-do list. As you run around to purchase school supplies, uniforms and sneakers it can be a busy and expensive time of year. Tackle back-to-school season with these tips to save money and maybe even help you buy back a little time before the school bell rings.

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JUUL Labs Offers New Device To Help Smokers Monitor, Change Their Habits

Company also launches education efforts to combat underage use

Kevin Burns, the CEO of the e-cigarette technology firm JUUL Labs, said his company is dedicated to eliminating traditional cigarette smoking by offering existing adult smokers a real alternative to combustible cigarettes.

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Josephine Baker Documentary Headlines African Diaspora International Film Festival

“Streetlight Harmonies,” by Brent Wilson and the documentary, “Josephine Baker: Black Diva in a White Man’s World,” count among the highlights of the 12th annual African Diaspora International Film Festival which opens on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the George Washington University Marvin Center in Northwest, Washington, D.C.

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. It’s the Law.

Keep Sober Driving In Mind This Labor Day

Drinking and driving is a choice, and it is a choice that should not be made.

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Maryland Mother-Daughter Duo Become Semi-Finalist In Sally Beauty Supply Competition

At just 13 years old, Lexi Proctor (Lexi P.) is holding a golden opportunity in the palm of her hands, with the help of her mother. Before Lexi heads to a Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS) as an eighth grader, the kidpreneur is creating a social media buzz to urge the public to vote for her company, Curlanistas, LLC (Curlanistas).

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Good Music Soothes the Nerves

Good Music Soothes the Nerves!

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Peabo Bryson ‘Stands for Love’ with New CD

Even prior to its release, the new album has caught on.

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Seven Things To Do In Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Before End Of Summer

It won’t be long before the kids’ head back to school and another beloved summer comes to an end. As sad as the change in season might be for all lovers of long, relaxing summer days, Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) says there is still time to pack in plenty of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County fun before bidding an official farewell to the lazy, hazy days of summer!

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Landmark Alzheimer’s Study Urgently Seeks Volunteers

Study focuses on early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and tracking it over time

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A. A. County Community Action Agency Appoints New Interim CEO

The Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency, Inc. Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Dr. Charlestine R. Fairley as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Agency.

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The Racial Optics Of The Opioid Epidemic

Please excuse me for not welling up with empathy for those who are addicted to opioids. Yeah, I know drug addiction is a bad thing, but people make choices and have to live with the consequences.

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Does America Really Have The Worst Health System In The Developed World?

America spends twice as much on healthcare as its peers in the developed world yet fares worse on a range of health indicators, including life expectancy and infant mortality.

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Open Letter To Senator Ben Cardin

Dear Senator Cardin: It is now more evident than ever that Mr. Donald Trump is not competent to serve as president of the United States of America.

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Camp Impact Leaves A Mark At Ft. Washington Elementary/Middle School

Reading-themed mural unveiled at closing ceremony.

Camp Impact participants pose for a photo during the second week of the camp. Camp Impact was a five-week camp that introduced them to functional life skills. The camp exposed the youth to educational and cultural experiences to prepare them to become future leaders in their community. Camp Impact’s largest community outreach project was a reading-themed mural they created at Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle School in East Baltimore’s Berea neighborhood.

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PATIENTS Day Empowers Local Communities

Nearly 200 community members, health care providers, and researchers came together at the University of Maryland BioPark on July 20, 2018 to celebrate PATIENTS Day. Hosted by the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s Patient-Centered Involvement in Evaluating the Effectiveness of Treatments (PATIENTS) Program, this interactive health fair offered attendees an opportunity to learn from and teach each other how to create and sustain healthy individuals and communities in West Baltimore and nationwide.

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New App Lets Kids Earn And Invest Money

BusyKid Reinvents Chores As A First Job

The exciting new App provides real “life lessons” through hands-on experience of earning, saving, sharing, spending, and investing real allowance each week.

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Baltimore Law Office Gives Back To Community By Hosting Horizon Day Camp Carnival

Funded by local donors, the Horizon Day Camp’s team of medical, staff enabled the kids and their siblings to enjoy all the activities of a day camp, while providing a support system for the children’s families.

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Baltimore Native Working Hard To Bring Southern Cooking Back Home

Baltimore native Kelli Ferrell says she wasn’t raised with the proverbial silver spoon in her mouth. Now, whatever the utensil used, patrons in Georgia can enjoy Ferrell’s kitchen prowess at her popular eatery, “Nana’s Chicken-N-Waffles.”

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Dole And ShopRite Bring “Learning Garden” To Liberty Elementary School

The students and faculty of Liberty Elementary School were involved in a very special event on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Jacob Klein of Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland joined Dole Packaged Foods to mark the donation of a Captain Planet Foundation Learning Garden to their school.

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Nonprofits Team Up To Host Anti-Bullying Conversation, Positive Self-Image For Maryland Youth

Even though bullying, positive self-image and mental health concerns are rarely top of mind when summer fun is underway, three nonprofits, IT TAKES TWO, INC. and Lauryn’s Law, Inc. and Art Works Now teamed up to offer an inaugural “No Bullying Zone: Create and Learn” event to help empower and prepare parents and youth to deal with bullying during the upcoming academic year.

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