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Baltimore Dance Company marks 15th anniversary with Cancer Benefit Concert

Since 2001, the Baltimore City Cancer Program (BCCP) has screened more than 31,000 Baltimore City residents and provided more than 10,000 free clinical breast exams, 11,500 mammograms, 6,000 cervical cancer screenings, 3,000 oral cancer screenings, and 460 colonoscopies. Of those diagnosed with breast cancer, more than 70 percent have been diagnosed in the early stages of the disease.

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Applications accepted for undergraduate scholarships for high-achieving, low- income high school students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country.

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New website launched to help Marylanders receive refunds after Supreme Court Decision

Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot urged eligible Maryland residents who filed and paid income taxes to another state between 2011 and 2014 to apply for a tax refund against the county portion of their Maryland state income taxes.

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Honoring Ravens coach Juan Castillo during Hispanic Awareness Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when the contributions and achievements of Hispanic/Latino Americans are recognized in the United States.

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Teaching our dollars to make sense

When Donald Trump first spoke about his intentions to run for president and called out Mexicans and Hispanics in general, here’s what happened.

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Pioneer of National Black Press is subject of book discussion

The daughter of a Kentucky sharecropper, Alice Dunnigan rose from typist to Washington journalist as the first African-American female reporter acccredited to the White House.

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Hispanic heritage at heart of Social Security mission

From September 15 to October 15, 2015, people across the country will join in celebrating the many contributions of Hispanic Americans during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Six local women to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception

Documentary film about Fannie Lou Hamer to be presented at ceremony

The 20th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception will be held Sunday, October 4, 2015, at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College located at 60 College Avenue in Annapolis from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Baltimore organization helps homeowners make crucial home improvements

On September 25, 2015, a beautiful sunny day, it was like Christmas in September for 68-year-old Mary Madden.

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Black tenor returns home, makes history in opera

Tenor and former longtime Washington, D.C. resident Issachah Savage laughs when he was told of a most flattering comparison made by an opera legend.

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Morgan, Howard receive scholarship donations at Chicago Football Classic

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Morgan State University competed against Howard University at the Chicago Football Classic. Following the game, both schools received scholarship donations from Coors Light.

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We face real challenges to representative democracy

People who care about the United States’ place in the world often fret about challenges to representative democracy from other countries. I’d contend that the more formidable challenge comes not from abroad, but from within.

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Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns to Annapolis with energy and entertainment

Strong winds did not deter over 4.000 festival-goers from attending the 26th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival that was held in Annapolis on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

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Baltimore reporter wins genius grant

You may refer to journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates as “Genius Coates” or “Sir Genius or, as Coates tweeted: “He who holds knowledge of all things in all realms at all times.”

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Lenovo donates laptops, tablets to Patterson High School

Students will use technology to develop mobile apps

Tech giant Lenovo donated laptops and tablets to Patterson High School, which the students will be able to use to assist them in learning about coding, testing and developing mobile applications.

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Collecting $200 Million from the debt collectors

At one time or another, many consumers have fallen behind on paying their bills.

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Could Hurricane Joaquin be another Superstorm Sandy?

Hurricane Joaquin, a powerful Category 3 storm, could strengthen, forecasters say

It's October. A powerful hurricane is brewing in the Bahamas. The whole system is threatening to head straight north to the United States.

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No-show wedding guests billed for missed meal

Not showing up to a wedding you've said you'll attend is bad form, but billing wedding guests for missed meals is probably not the best way to handle no-shows.

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Get your home fall and winter ready with 5 simple projects

If boots, a warm hat and a tuned-up snow blower are the only items on your winter preparation list, your home maintenance plan may need a makeover.

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Ravens look to keep Steelers QB Mike Vick under wraps

For the first time in 12 years, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers will face each other without Ben Roethlisberger or Terrell Suggs on the field. Mike Vick is the new face in the next chapter of the intense Ravens/Steelers rivalry.


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