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Texas nurse who contracted Ebola to sue hospital chain

She says the hospital violated her privacy and did not provide adequate training

She was the first person to ever contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's going to suing the hospital where she got infected.

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Why blue/black/white/gold dress went viral

Positive stories get the most shares

This isn't just speculation, it's a fact: What the majority of us read, share and discuss is not "hard news"-oriented at all.

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Travel where it's still summer right now

Australia, Africa and parts of Latin America are actually warm

We know you're shivering.

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Federal funds available to serve summer meals

MSDE seeks to expand access, participation

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has announced that federal funds are available to assist public and private nonprofit organizations in serving free nutritious meals and snacks to children this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a U. S. Department of Agriculture program.

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SECU offering annual scholarships to Maryland State Employees again

SECU, Maryland’s largest financial cooperative— will once again offer scholarships to Maryland state employees and their immediate family members who will attend college, graduate school, or trade school in the fall of 2015.

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Maryland Food Bank, partners kick off 2015 Spring Forward Food Drive

Marylanders are asked to donate food at Safeways, Post Offices and other locations across the state throughout first week of March

The Maryland Food Bank and its partners, AARP; the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland; Safeway, WBAL-TV 11; and the U.S. Postal Service, have once again teamed up to host the Spring Forward Food Drive Presented by Harvest for the Hungry from Saturday, February 28 through Sunday, March 8, 2015.

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Are you ready for Tax Season?

Keep in mind that this 2014 tax year is the first year in which a penalty will be enforced for not having health insurance during any part of the tax year.

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Ravens terminate contract of Chris Canty

The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of DE Chris Canty, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Friday morning.

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WO-BE-CO celebrates 20th anniversary

Women Behind the Community, Inc. (WO-BE-CO ) is a civic and community organization made up of women who assist Baltimoreans with cultural activities, voter registration, and education. For the past 20 years WOBECO has been donating African American books to grade schools throughout Baltimore city. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the group donating books.

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Seven Anne Arundel County youth collaborate to write new book

Seven girls from Pumphrey and the Glen Burnie area, who are members of the Dream Girls Youth Ministry at St. John United Methodist Church, collaborated to write a new book called “Angel Voices,” which was released February 4, 2015.

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Fifth Annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair helps students learn about marine, maritime careers

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from noon to 3 p.m. at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium located at 2700 Riva Road in Annapolis.

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Indie Soul: Kem

Indie Soul has been lucky enough to see many artists perform live over the years, but the one artist that we kept missing was Kem.

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Eight tips for safely shoveling snow

A study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology looked at 500 people and found that seven percent started experiencing symptoms of heart problems while shoveling snow.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Black History Month ends with a bang!

Hello, Hello, Hello, my dear friends. “Baby, baby, it's cold outside!" Girlfriend, I am not complaining, because when I look at the news on TV, at other cities on the East Coast, we are truly blessed. But it is cold as you-know-what outside!

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Black Theatre Symposium scheduled at University of Maryland

Like megastars Sidney Poitier, the late Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, a host of African-American film stars have also mastered the black theater.

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Jeremy Butler plans big come back from injured reserve

A lot of emphasis has been placed on the amount of wide receivers the Baltimore Ravens interviewed at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. Some draft experts are saying that the Ravens will select a receiver with their first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. One thing to consider is that the Ravens have a solid group of young play makers already on the roster.

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Local realtor, former NFL star help area youth in football, academics

Christine Thomas enjoys talking about children. The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage real estate agent has two daughters, but there are many more Baltimore area children that she helps to nurture.

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The War and Treaty CD 'LIVE at Blue House'

There are many faces to Soul/R&B music, one of which is folk music— passionate music that comes from the heart.

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Life in Baltimore: Highlighting organizations with a history of 40 or more years

Among the many organizations in Baltimore with an extensive history, the Guardsmen, Women Behind the Community, Inc (WO-BE-CO), and the DuBois Circle stand out as real treasures.

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Empowering Our City Committee strives to make improvements in Annapolis

Along with a group of action-oriented individuals, Octavia Brown is on a mission to make substantial improvements in Annapolis, Maryland. Brown is the 27-year-old founder and chair of a new Annapolis-based community organization called Empowering Our City Committee (EOCC).


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