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Detroit schools open, but is it too late?

Parents, students say sickouts latest in line of frustrations

Shoniqua Kemp took her 15-year-old and 18-year-old to the museum on Tuesday morning. It wasn't a weekend and there was no school trip. In fact, there was no school at all.

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Prince team sought addiction doctor's help

Addiction specialist's son flew to Minnesota to meet with Prince, newspaper said

Prince was scheduled to discuss treatment with an eminent opioid addiction specialist's team the day he died, the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper reported.

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Police looking for missing 84 YO man

Baltimore police are asking for your help finding a missing elderly man.

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Morgan State University named a national treasure

Nation’s largest preservation organization partners with Morgan State University to protect historic buildings on campus

In the latest significant effort towards preserving the rich cultural legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the National Trust for Historic Preservation recently named Morgan State University a National Treasure.

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Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners appoints new CEO

The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners today named Sonja B. Santelises, Ed.D. Chief Executive Officer of Baltimore City Public Schools.

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Fallen Heroes Day honors police, firefighters killed in line of duty

On Friday, May 6, 2016, hundreds of law enforcement officers and firefighters, dignitaries and members of the community, family and friends will gather at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens for the 31st Annual Fallen Heroes Day, a day set-aside to honor and remember those who died in the line of duty.

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VIDEO: The secret to a long life

A Chicago woman is sharing her secret to a long life as she celebrates her 100th birthday.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland gets her own Barbie doll

There's a new Barbie in the town. Her name is Misty Copeland.

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'Miracle' as baby girl rescued after 80 hours in rubble of Kenyan building

Rescuers found baby uninjured, detected breathing beneath rubble

A baby girl has been rescued after 80 hours trapped in the rubble of a collapsed residential building in the Kenyan capital, in what emergency workers are hailing as a miracle.

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Easy ways to trim wedding costs

Couples planning their weddings realize pretty quickly just how expensive weddings can be. Depending on where couples tie the knot, the costs can stretch into the tens of thousands of dollars, leaving many young men and women to scramble to find ways to trim costs without trimming quality.

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How to make Mother’s Day more meaningful this year

Gifts and flowers are a nice way to show mom you care on Mother’s Day. But this year, consider adding deeper meaning to the holiday (which falls on May 8) with these ideas:

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Malia Obama to attend Harvard after gap year

The Obama family plans to stay in Washington while Sasha finishes high school

Malia Obama, the oldest of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's two daughters, will attend Harvard University.

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White House Correspondents' Dinner: Obama's 10 best lines

President Barack Obama appeared at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night, taking aim at everything from the media to the Republican Party to Donald Trump.

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CSX train derailment impacts MARC Brunswick line service on Monday, May 2

Passengers should expect significantly reduced schedule

As cleanup of a hazardous material continues following this morning’s CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C., the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is alerting commuters of reduced service and expected delays tomorrow (May 2) on the MARC Brunswick Line.

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Rea carries Eagles baseball to 4-1 win at UMES

Coppin State baseball split a pair of games in a double header at Hawks field on Saturday, April 30th.

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Students in city pre-k programs outperform state on Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

Among students enrolled in a City Schools pre-k program, 48.1 percent were ready for kindergarten compared to 45 percent statewide, based on results on the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) released by the Maryland State Department of Education on April 26, 2016.

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A line crossed in Wichita

As we have seen from recent events in Paris, Brussels and all across the world, terrorism is not an obscure phenomenon that only impacts the Middle East. No longer can Americans ignore the threat of terrorism as primarily a European problem.

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Prince: Musicians die but never the music

Prince Rogers Nelson is gone but will be forever remembered by his music. We are always struck hard when an icon suddenly departs from this life. Regardless of how and why Prince left us so suddenly, his fans mourn.

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Harriett Tubman: Economic freedom fighter

When Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that Harriet Tubman would grace the new $20 bill, my heart sang hallelujah.

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First Sunday Arts Festivals presented by Great Frogs Winery

Opens May 1st During May Day Festivities in Downtown Annapolis

Sunday, May 1, 2016 is your chance to kick off spring celebrations in Annapolis, Maryland. The City will be celebrating May Day and it is the first day of the areas premier art festival, First Sunday Arts. This is your chance to work on your photography skills and photograph the many May Day flower baskets.

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