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Tesla drops the cheapest Model S

Tesla is dropping the cheapest version of the Model S sedan from its line-up. It also happens to be the only rear-wheel drive version of that car now on the market.

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Baltimore students win regional entrepreneur awards

A pair of student entrepreneurs from Baltimore are preparing to hit the road for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Challenge, an enterprise sponsored by the Citi Foundation and Microsoft.

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April Ryan: 'On The Record' at Johns Hopkins

Veteran journalist discusses White House, CNN roles

A packed house, comprised of a healthy mix of students and community members, filled auditorium seats at Seeley G. Mudd Hall on the campus of Johns Hopkins University (JHU) near downtown Baltimore on the evening of Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

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Baltimore work convention to match job seekers with employers

The City of Baltimore Department of Human Resources has spearheaded an initiative, which officials say will further Mayor Catherine Pugh’s vision of getting city residents back to work.

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Ravens opportunistic defense fuels 2-0 start this season

The Baltimore Ravens turned back the clock to the days when the defense was the driving force behind winning games. The defense forced five turnovers in back-to-back games to start the 2017 NFL season.

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Six AA County women honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Award

Six Anne Arundel County women will be honored for their leadership in civil and human rights during the Fannie Lou Hamer Awards reception scheduled for Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis. The 4 p.m. event marks the 100th anniversary of Hamer’s birthday.

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Partnership between BCCC, City Schools garners early college credit for dozens of high school students

The results are in and they are encouraging: Maryland's first student cohort enrolled in Baltimore's Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) is getting ready for college— and earning their first college credits at no cost through the public education system.

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Hurricane Irma Wreaks Havoc in the Caribbean

Islands’ Infrastructures, Economies Left in Tatters

A week after Hurricane Irma decimated the US Virgin Islands and other parts of the Caribbean, those in the territory dubbed “America’s Paradise,” are facing years of rebuilding in the long-term and restoring a sense of normalcy right now.

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Caribbean Disaster Relief & Recovery Efforts Underway in Baltimore

Tropical Storm Maria quickly turned into a Hurricane on Wednesday, packing a power punch with winds of 115 mph that wiped out electricity to all of Puerto Rico.

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Baltimore native Cyrus Chestnut performs for Silo Hill Steinway Series

When it comes to having developed a love and talent for playing the piano, Baltimore native Cyrus Chestnut’s musical abilities have taken him from the streets of Charm City to locations around the world.

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Rambling Rose: Baltimore Book Festival Celebrates 22nd Anniversary

Hello everyone! One of the biggest things happening in our town this weekend is the 22nd Annual Baltimore Book Festival from Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily at the Inner Harbor.

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Baltimore County resident inducted into Texas Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Russell W. Jolivet was recently inducted into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Houston Texas at the 38th Annual Banquet with more than 1500 people in attendance.

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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux makes history as BSU’s first female president

In her historic role as Bowie State University’s first female president, Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux says that she is ready to lead the top 25 HBCU into the school’s next phase of growth and development.

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BGE ‘Bright Ideas’ teachers’ grants available for in-classroom innovation projects

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is now accepting applications for the 2017 inaugural Bright Ideas Teachers’ Grants program. All kindergarten through 12th-grade in-classroom teachers within the BGE service area, which focus on innovation, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) the environment or energy efficiency are eligible to apply at www.bge.com/giving. Applications must be received by October 31, 2017.

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Schools must welcome participation from all parents

How Can Parents and the Community Get More Involved in ESSA?

Increasing parental engagement in education has been an important task for education policy makers.

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The White House should postpone its HBCU conference

Last month, after speaking with the White House about a few calls, we had received, I was asked to get a sense of where our member-schools stood on the upcoming National HBCU Week Conference.

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Dick Gregory Remembered, Lionized By Mourners

Civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory packed several lifetimes into his 84 years.

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Prince George’s County photographer wins 2017 photo contest

Top entries chosen from a record number of submissions— about 1500 photographs were submitted by 295 photographers in this year’s contest.

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Ford Launches “Drive2Greatness” Program to Support STEAM Initiatives at HBCUs

Ford's longtime commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities continues with its national Ford HBCU Drive2Greatness program and contest that will donate a total of $300,000 to go toward STEAM initiatives

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Orioles fan appreciation weekend schedule

Fan appreciation weekend to highlight final Orioles homestand of the 2017 season

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