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Indie Soul Student of the Week: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, I had the privilege of being a judge at NFTE Business Plan Competition Semifinals.

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Quick Hits and Quotes from Ravens Organized Team Activity

John Harbaugh on coaching changes: I’d rather be changing coaches because the coaches are becoming head coaches rather than the other reason that coaches get changed in this league. I am pretty happy with that.

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BCCC students showcase passion for fashion

The Business & Technology Department, in conjunction with the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Fashion Design Program presented "The Preview" Fashion Show on May 16, 2015.

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Congress says, “War Powers? What War Powers?”

A few weeks ago, Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia made a small splash in the press when he took Congress to task for failing to authorize our nation’s ongoing war against Islamic militants.

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“Painting in the Park” showcasing northeast Baltimore’s Herring Run Park

Artists and art lovers are invited to come out and celebrate Herring Run Park at the first-ever Painting in the Park: Herring Run Plein Air event, to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31, 2015 at Herring Run Park in Northeast Baltimore.

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Marrow donor has compassion in her bones

Can you remember what you thought, felt and hoped for 16 years ago?

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Symposium highlights research of future STEM leaders

Tula Raghavan recommended the use of acriflavine for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, which is an aggressive form of brain cancer.

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Indie Soul Movie Review: Sugar Babies

In “Sugar Babies: The Bittersweet Truth About Diabetes,” from Academy Award-winning executive producer Geralyn White Dreyfous (Born Into Brothels) and New York Times best-selling author James S. Hirsch (Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter), filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie (Kick Like a Girl) reveals the frightening epidemic of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and what we can do to address this frightening public health issue.

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Founder of the Guardian Angels, Curtis Sliwa comes to Baltimore

When the riots broke out in Baltimore City, there was a call to action for community leaders, political leaders and religious leaders to come together to formulate solutions and to help pull the community together.

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Award winning actress teams up with foster youth for ‘Foster Youth Shadow Day’

As a part of the Fourth Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day, 63 foster youth and foster youth alumni from across the nation convened on Capitol Hill on May 20, 2015, to shadow their Congressional Representatives.

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What consumers should know about CareFirst data breach

State’s largest health insurer was subject to cyberattack in or around June 2014

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh is advising customers of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield about a data breach that the company last week confirmed had occurred in or around June 2014.

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‘Green Ambassador’ helping sustain Baltimore community

Cathy Allen is recognized as the Green Ambassador. She has helped to spearhead efforts to plant trees at city schools, playgrounds, and parks and in Baltimore’s urban communities.

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Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank announce 2015 Touchdown for Teachers winners

Being involved in the community is something that comes naturally for the Baltimore Ravens

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B.B. King: Why I sing the blues

As a young boy in 1920s Mississippi, Riley B. King, who would one day come to be known as legendary blues icon B.B. King, was introduced to the electric guitar at Reverend Archie Fair’s church.

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The transformation of Steph Curry

I’ve lived in Charlotte, N.C. with my family now for the past 15 years and owned season tickets to the Bobcats games for the first three seasons of the new basketball franchise. In a small, communal city like Charlotte, we all know the sons and daughters of the professional athletes in basketball as well as from the Carolina Panthers football team.

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Blacks least likely to get business loan from banks

Black-owned businesses face tougher challenges than other groups when seeking bank loans, according to a new study by the Gallup polling company commissioned by Wells Fargo.

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Overdraft fees top $1 billion at the big 3 banks

America's 3 biggest banks raked in over $1 billion in overdraft fees in Q1 alone

You aren't alone if you've ever been hit with an overdraft fee from your bank.

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Thieves find brazen way to steal your identity

A criminal could be collecting unemployment benefits under your name right now -- and you wouldn't even know it.

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Fashion, plus-size modeling and race: When 'diversity' isn't so diverse

Lisa Respers France: There's a lack of diversity in discussion around plus-size models

From the beginning I have been a fan of model Tess Holliday.

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Officers want their trials moved out of Baltimore

The officers say public officials made prejudicial comments about them

Six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray want their trials moved out of the city.

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