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"Bangin' With The Boomers"

A Party for the Young at Heart

Everyone had a bangin' good time on Thursday, April, 12, 2018 at the Bangin' with the Boomers "party for the young at heart" hosted by Times Community Services, Inc.

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Top Five Reasons Reading Partners Volunteers Make Baltimore A Better Place

In celebration of National Volunteer Week in 2018 (April 15-21), Reading Partners Baltimore created a list highlighting the top five ways its volunteers make the community stronger and better.

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BOOST Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 2018-19 School Year

The Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program, entering its third year, will provide more than $7 million in scholarships for students who are eligible for the free- or reduced-price lunch program. The BOOST program was the result of a bipartisan compromise during the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly, and received widespread support from legislators in both parties.

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Four Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress

It’s well-documented that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses. But many researchers believe that ongoing stress during childhood – from poverty, parents fighting or substance abuse, bullying, violence or other adversity – can harm kids’ brains and other body systems and possibly lead to major health issues when they’re adults. Therefore, it is vital for parents to help their children cope with stress.

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The Avenue Bakery Bakes Jazz with Their Rolls

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Library And County Officials Break Ground on New Annapolis Library

In the shadow of the 52-year-old building, representatives from the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) along with County Executive Steve Schuh and other local officials broke ground on the new Annapolis Library.

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Check ‘Em Lads: Why Young Men Should Care About Testicular Cancer

One thing is clear: The testicles are not immune from cancer. In fact, one in 250 men will be diagnosed with testicular cancer, and it is the most common cancer in the age group of 15-35. April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, and this year alone more than 9,000 men will be diagnosed, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Summer Camps For Grieving Children And Teens Return For 27th Year

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of August 10 to 12 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, Maryland.

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A New NAFTA Must Halt Intellectual Property Theft

As American negotiators push to conclude NAFTA renegotiations, they should prepare to demand stronger protection of intellectual property rights. Robust IP protections would prevent Canada, Mexico, and other trading partners from freeloading off American ingenuity— particularly our medicines.

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Story Trail at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum Debuts on April 21, 2018

Baltimore County Public Library in partnership with Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum debuts a story trail in the park’s nature play area on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. The story trail, which is a series of picture book pages posted along a walking path, was developed to promote literacy, exercise and family fun for Baltimore County residents and visitors.

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Black People Must Vote Or Reap The Consequences!

“Those who seek to disenfranchise black people from the voting process know exactly how important voting is. Those who seek to disenfranchise black people relative to the voting process know the profound impact that it has at every level of government—local, state, and national.”

America’s VetDogs Hosts 8th Annual Annapolis & Kent Island Fundraising Run & Dog Walk

America’s VetDogs®, is thrilled to host the family and canine friendly 8th Annual Annapolis/Kent Island Run & Dog Walk at Kent Island High School in Stevensville, Maryland, on Sunday, April 22, 2018 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Jason Newton, WBAL-TV news reporter, anchor and VetDogs’ fan will host the ceremonies.

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Cocktails & Creatives: Sip, Shop and Enjoy Live Music at Impact Hub Baltimore.

Two Maryland-based organizations, Speakable Joi, which helps solopreneurs balance life and hustle through community and courses; and Women Creatives Chat, a community and resource for women of diverse artistic disciplines have partnered to present Cocktails & Creatives: A Sip & Shop Event at Impact Hub Baltimore located at 10 E. North Avenue in the Station North Arts District on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mikey’s Miracle Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides support services to cancer patients and their families.

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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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