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Barbara Bush, Republican Matriarch and Former First Lady, Dies at 92

Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty and a first lady who elevated the cause of literacy, died Tuesday, according to a statement from her husband's office. She was 92.

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The Women’s Challenge, Inc. Renews Its Mission: Equipping Homebuyers

The Women’s Challenge, Inc. (TWC) a non-profit focused on enriching lives through empowering and educating, will host a free homebuyer’s expo called Home is Where the Heart Is Expo 2018. The expo will be held on Saturday, April 21st from 10 AM to 4 PM at Woodlawn High School.

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Baltimore’s ‘Little Big Shot’ Continues to Help Veterans

Tyler Stallings, age 6, shops for underclothes and other clothing items for female and male homeless veterans, in preparation for a delivery to the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET). Tyler raised thousands of dollars through his GoFundMe campaign to purchase a large supply of spring items and toiletries, which he selected from the Baltimore-based nonprofit's wish list.

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Driving + Inexperience + Texting = Trouble

Distracted driving is a growing problem with deadly consequences. In 2015 in the United States, almost 3,500 people were killed and 400,000 injured in car crashes involving distracted drivers.

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D.C. Museum Promotes ‘First Amendment’ Rights

The Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue between the Capitol Building and the White House in Washington, D.C. The mission of the Newseum is “to increase public understanding and the importance of a free press and the First Amendment.”

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AACC Employee Recognized for Leadership and Service

Cassandra Moore, Assistant Director of Admissions and Enrollment Development at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) was recognized with the 2018 Thomas A. Bliger award recently.

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Live the Life You Love!

“Love the Life You Live, Live the Life You Love” is a quote by Bob Marley that means more to me today than it ever has.

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Millionaire May McCarthy Shares Spiritual Practices for Success

What if you could live from financial overflow instead of from paycheck to paycheck? What if you discovered a way to live comfortably within your means and pay all your bills on time? What if you could check something off your bucket list and pay Peter and Paul every 30 days? What if the weight of all your financial burdens, or aspirations, could be lifted with a shift in your perspective?

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Light City is Back!

Electrifying Festival Illuminates Inner Harbor Through April 21

Light City, the nation’s first large-scale light, music and innovation festival returns for its third year with the theme “More Love, More Lights!” This year’s festival indeed lives up to its 2018 theme, as it expanded to three weekends.

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From Brokenness to Wholeness

The WISEorg helping women battle mental illness

“I found purpose through my pain and haven’t looked back,” said Dr. Duru. “I love helping others, and TheWISEorg allows me to do that. We teach women to develop new habits to get them out of their brokenness. We help them to heal and that’s a real blessing. I am doing what God purposed me to do.”

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Organization Hosts Day of Pampering for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers

Mikey’s Miracle Foundation, which is dedicated to “providing everyday miracles to families with cancer,” hosted “A Beautiful Cause,” a day of pampering at Salon Avenue in Owings Mills, Maryland, for women currently undergoing cancer treatment, caregivers and cancer survivors on February 25, 2018.

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True Crime Story of First Death Row Inmate Saved by DNA is 2018 One Maryland One Book

Maryland Humanities has selected the book “Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA” by Maryland native Tim Junkin as the 2018 One Maryland One Book. It was chosen by a committee of librarians, educators, authors and bibliophiles in February from more than 209 titles suggested last fall by readers across the state under the theme, “Justice.”

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How High Schoolers Can Boost American Business

"It all starts at the local high school. With well-designed internship programs, businesses can help young people acquire the full range of skills they need to be successful throughout their lives."

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A Dangerous Game of Chicken

As the “tit-for-tat” trade fight between the US and China escalates, Donald Trump is likely to find that he doesn’t “know China” the way he once thought. When he said that during the presidential campaign, he based his understanding of China on one thing: the high rent in Trump Tower that he had exacted from a Chinese bank. Today, he may still assume he can win a game of chicken by upping the ante until the Chinese eventually fold.

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Police Accountability and Qualified Immunity

“The Supreme Court has used qualified immunity to deny damages to an eighth-grade girl who was strip-searched by school officials who thought she had a rogue ibuprofen pill. It denied damages to a man who was held in a maximum-security prison for 16 days and on supervised release for 14 months, without cause for arrest or intent to use him as a material witness.”

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Flagger Force Urges Motorists ‘Stay Alert. Stay Alive.’

To prevent these statistics from rising, Flagger Force is committed to educating drivers and workers about the hazardous conditions in work zones with safety messages urging drivers to: slow down; avoid distractions such as texting and driving; and obey all posted signage.

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BGE Recognizes April as National Safe Digging Month

Company reminds customers to call 811 before you dig!

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The HBCU Community Needs Bipartisan Support

"We are cognizant that many lawmakers in the majority in Congress favor fiscal austerity to address budgetary issues, but in a legislative environment dominated by talks of budget cuts, critical HBCU funding lines were increased, which is a demonstrable return on our collective investment in bipartisan engagement."

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Bangin' With The Boomers: A Chat With Ms. Shirley Duncan

Hand Dancing, Growing up in Baltimore, and making a difference in our communities. We hope you'll join us for Bangin’ with the Boomers, a party for the Young At Heart, Come for the afternoon event on Thursday April 12, 12 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., at The Forum, 4210 Primrose Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215.

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MOD Pizza Joins Generosity Feeds to Make 20,000 Meals for Needy in AA County

Volunteers from various companies partnered to support Generosity Feeds for event that packed 20,000 meals for local kids.

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