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When, Where And How To Vote In The General Election

Important Election Information for the 2018 General Election

For the 2018 General Election, voters can vote in person or by absentee ballot. To vote in person, voters who reside in Baltimore County may vote before election day at a designated early voting center in Baltimore County or on election day at the polling place for their residence in Baltimore County.

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UMB’s Promise Heights Initiative Receives $30M Grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Promise Heights a five-year, $30 million grant to continue its effort to improve the lives of children and families in the West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights. The grant enables Promise Heights to continue its comprehensive plan for combating poverty and increasing academic achievement in the local community.

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Baltimore’s Flo Woolston, 101, Tells her Story

Reunion and Showbiz History Lesson:

On July 11, 2018, Woolston, the oldest person living of the legendary former Minsky’s Burlesque showgirls, took a trip to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., where, after 80 years, she reunited with actor Alan Alda.

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Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Shay Sharpe’s Story

The is Part 1 of a two-part series about Metastatic Breast Cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international health campaign observed every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

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Local HBCU Star Gets A Chance To Fulfill Career Ambition

A former Morgan State basketball standout is the most recent athlete from an HBCU to get an opportunity to achieve a lifelong dream in the world’s premier professional basketball league.

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Black History Express Apps Added To 20-Year Portfolio Of Empowering Software

Hugh Smith, president of Quikthinking Software, announced the launch of two new Android apps, Black History Express and Black History Quotes Express.

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Local Author Debuts Novel About An African American Millennial

Baltimore native Victoria Kent has fulfilled her dream of becoming an author by writing and releasing her debut novel, “Almost 30,” a fictionalized memoir about an African American millennial living in Baltimore.

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Educator Launches ‘Dinner Table Math’ To Help Prepare Elementary School Students For Algebra And Beyond

Educator Angela McIver, Ph.D. is expanding her pioneering after-school program Trapezium Math Club with her launch of Dinner Table Math® a set of games and activities designed to empower parents to help their children become stronger and more confident math students at home.

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Ravens To Face Familiar Friends On Titans Team

The game on Sunday, October 14, 2018 against the Tennessee Titans gives the Baltimore Ravens an opportunity to play against some familiar friends. Former Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees is now in charge of the Titans' defense. Linebacker Kamalei Correa was acquired by Tennessee in a trade with Baltimore just before the season started.

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Highly Acclaimed Production Les Misérables Now Playing At The Hippodrome

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, is playing at the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in Baltimore until Sunday, October 14, 2018.

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WMAR ABC 2 News Partners With House Of Ruth To ‘Fill The House’

WMAR ABC2 has partnered with House of Ruth Maryland for the “Fill The House” campaign. WMAR will be onsite at White Marsh Mall on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 collecting donations for House of Ruth Maryland and conducting live shots throughout the day to support the campaign.

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Don’t Believe The Hype: Vote, Our Lives Depend On It

"When we take our well-deserved seat at the table, we know our impact is always powerful."

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What’s Happened To The Big Wage Increases Promised By Republicans?

"When justifying the Republicans’ December 2017 $1.5 trillion tax cut for corporations and the wealthy, President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan claimed that it would result, in 2018, in wage gains for American workers ranging from $4,000 to $9,000 each. But in reality, nothing like that has materialized."

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Ch4n’s 3:04 AM Creative And Purposeful

'Ch4n said to me, “I’m in love with music. One day, I plan on running away with her.” Well, keep treating her with this kind of attention and detail, and she’ll gladly run away with you.'

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Switch Up Your Game Day Menu

Burgers and dogs may be typical game day grub, but a lineup that never changes can get tiresome a few weeks into the season. Infuse new energy and homemade favorites into your game day menu so you can enjoy great games and good eats for a winning combination.

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Rambling Rose: Music Series at Arch Social Club

Free of stress and dumb stuff. It looks like the rain has taken a break so we can enjoy a little bit of entertainment.

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Baltimore Bakery Opens To Much Fanfare

In the run-up to the grand opening of her new “Baked in Baltimore” shop, lawyer and entrepreneur April Richardson wondered what would happen when she and partner Derek Lowery opened their doors at a location that was previously owned and operated as a Jewish bakery. “It was absolutely insane,” Richardson said of the September 22, 2018 grand opening at 6848 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville, the location where Goldman’s Kosher Bakery operated for decades. Instead of having to bake just a few dozen of “Baked in Baltimore’s” signature sweet potato cakes and pies, they stopped counting after more than 400 people, including Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, showed up to support the new dessert specialty shop.

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Dr. Joanne Martin Receives Baltimore Visionary Award

As founders of The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Dr. Joanne Martin and her husband, Dr. Elmer Martin, were always cognizant of the importance of having a dream fulfilled.

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Singer Brandy Headlines ‘Journey Home’ Fundraiser In Baltimore

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 Grammy Award winning singer Brandy will take the stage at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric for the annual “An Evening of Unexpected Delights” fundraiser to benefit “The Journey Home,” Baltimore City’s 10-year plan to make homelessness a rare and brief occurance.

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Young Musician Joins The Baltimore Times Staff

Wright on time for millennials

The 19-year-old has joined The Baltimore Times as a Staff Writer. Wright will be bringing a fresh perspective to the storied publication, which is in its 32nd year. Wright, who says he “loves to write,” says his work will be geared towards Millennials.

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