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Marylanders reminded to ‘Act Now, Pay Now’ during Tax Amnesty

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot reminds delinquent taxpayers that they have until October 30, 2015 to take advantage of Maryland's “Act Now, Pay Now” amnesty period.

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BCCC receives grant from NASA to expand STEM programs

BCCC will use the NASA Minority University Research and Education Project grant to increase student success and workforce development.

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‘Maryland Grand Slam in Baltimore City’ launched at Camden Yards

Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford was joined by Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake at the launch of the “Maryland Grand Slam in Baltimore City,” a $3 million program to build stronger communities in Baltimore through homeownership at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

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Battle Stage Plays launches kickstarter campaign

Baltimore-based company seeks to raise developmental funds to tour plays

Baltimore-based production company Battle Stage Plays officially launched its Kickstarter Campaign on September 1, 2015.

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'Empire' fans sing their way into chance to appear in season

Hundreds line up in Atlanta for a chance to appear on the hit Fox show

Whether they're Team Cookie or Team Boo-Boo Kitty, it's no secret that fans love "Empire," the hit Fox TV show breaking records and winning over critics with its blend of love, hip-hop and unvarnished family drama.

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males with one in seven men diagnosed in their lifetime, and an even higher incident rate among certain populations including African American men.

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Ravens reserves make final push for roster spot in preseason game vs Falcons

The 2015 NFL preseason officially came to a close for the Baltimore Ravens and Atlanta Falcons on Thursday.

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Sending your children off to safe spaces in college

This is the time of year that many parents send their children off to college with the hope that they will learn, mature, become independent, have a great collegiate experience, but most of all, with the hope that their children will be safe.

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McDonald’s® celebrates educators with “Teacher Tuesdays”

Starting Tuesday, September 8, 2015, McDonald’s® Family Restaurants of Greater Baltimore will again be saying “Thank You” to local educators with “Teacher Tuesdays” by offering complimentary any size McCafé Drip Coffee or Tea (hot or iced) every Tuesday throughout the 2015-2016 school year.

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LETTER: Trump the loose cannon

Donald Trump should not be a candidate for President of the United States.

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A community garden grows in Pigtown

It takes a village to raise a child, according to an ancient proverb and for two local, civic-minded individuals, it takes a good garden to help feed a family and to keep a neighborhood growing.

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Versatility increases Asa Jackson’s chance to secure Ravens spot

NFL teams are facing the difficult task of cutting their rosters down from 90 players to 53 in the coming days. Every team has players on the roster bubble.

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Jimmy Carter: America’s best former president

I became an admirer of Jimmy Carter shortly after he took office as the nation’s 39th president.

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LETTER: Fat is fat no matter how you color it

The July 2015 article titled "Give Me Bawwdy" is a travesty.

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As Labor Day approaches businesses push for minimum wage hike

Hundreds of businesses and organizations— including many in Baltimore— are signing the online petition, “Business for a Fair Minimum Wage statement” and actively pushing for increases locally and nationally.

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The Baltimore Beloved Community Awakening Walk

Sept. 19th event seeks to promote peace and transform the city

Lenett Nef'fahtiti Partlow-Myrick read an article that was written by the Rev. Bernette Jones, Senior Minister of One God One Thought Center for Better Living (OGOT) located on Coronado Road in Randallstown. The article was entitled “Nothing Is ‘Wrong’ In Baltimore: A New Thought Consciousness Perspective. “

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MICA's 'Intersection' connects past, present of Baltimore thoroughfares

Exhibition explores development of North Avenue and Charles Street

The M.F.A. in Curatorial Practice program at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) presents “Intersection,” an exhibition showcasing the layered stories of people, places and moments in history that have shaped the identity of one of Baltimore City’s popular intersections, North Avenue and Charles Street in the Station North neighborhood.

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War Horse Program hopes to inspire and engage local teachers

Teacher Wellness Center aims to keep teachers fit and healthy

A 1,574-square-foot wellness center equipped with treadmills, exercise machines, bikes, a rowing machine and more opened at the Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School in Locust Point on Thursday, August 27, 2015.

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To make smart school lunches, think like a kid

Making school lunch can feel like a thankless job, but it doesn’t have to be a major chore.

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Blacks 'left behind' in New Orleans recovery

As Gulf Coast residents and policymakers celebrated the recovery of the Crescent City on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, advocacy groups challenged the narrative of a resilient and better New Orleans by launching KatrinaTruth.org, a website that shows that post-Katrina progress in New Orleans still hasn’t reached poor Black communities.

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