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Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree comes to Southern Maryland CSM

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) and the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) signed an agreement of dual admission April 8 to bring a seamless transition from the Associate of Science in Nursing to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree to Southern Maryland.

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Now is the time to answer the call

At a commemorative event two years ago, I heard a historian say that history is not a steady stream of events, but rather a series of punctuation points, like ripples from stones tossed into water.

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Odenton nonprofit provides free grooming services to Annapolis students

When money is extremely tight for families, haircuts and hairstyling are often not top priorities. Nevertheless, having a well-groomed appearance can be an important part of self-esteem. Robert W. Cradle, founder of the Odenton-based nonprofit called Rob’s Barbershop Community Foundation (R.B.C.F.), finds resources to fund grooming projects.

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No easy solution to eliminate health care disparities

There are no easy answers for finding out the key to eliminating health disparities and several factors might help lead to the reason why such inequities exist.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Spend an evening with your favorite jazz musicians

Hello everyone, how are you? I hope you all had a very nice weekend.

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Deadline to File Homestead Tax Credit application approaching

Homeowners have until May 1 to file to determine eligibility for July 1, 2015

If you own a home in Maryland, you may already know that the property value where your home is located is reassessed once every three years.

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Gospel singer Naomi B Speaks to the power of faith with inspiring single

Growing up on Baltimore’s rough east side, singer Naomi B and her friends used to knock on every door in their neighborhood to sing to anyone who would listen.

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30th Fallen Heroes Day honors police, firefighters killed in line of duty

On Friday, May 1, 2015, hundreds of law enforcement officers and firefighters, dignitaries and members of the community, family and friends will gather at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens for the 30th Annual Fallen Heroes Day, a day set-aside to honor and remember those who died in the line of duty.

Colgate Bus to provide free dental services to Baltimore children

The number one chronic childhood illness in Baltimore City is tooth decay, which mainly affects minority and poor children.

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Ravens C.J. Mosley adjusting to NFL off-season program

C.J. Mosley is coming off an outstanding debut season in the NFL. He was a consensus All Rookie selection and came close to winning the Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. Mosley recently took time to talk about adjusting to the Baltimore Ravens’ off-season program.

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Mount Washington School social studies teacher named City Schools’ 2015 Teacher of the Year

Ryan Kaiser of The Mount Washington School is Baltimore City Public Schools’ 2015 Teacher of the Year. In a surprise visit, Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Gregory E. Thornton presented the award to Kaiser on Thursday, April 15, 2015.

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Who can we turn to politically?

“Who can I turn to, when nobody needs me? My heart wants to know, and so I must go where destiny leads me.” Listening to an old album by the Temptations, “In a Mellow Mood,” made me think about the political trick-bag that black folks are in now that Barack is on his way out and the focus is on 2016 presidential candidates.

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Normalizing relations with Castro

I was standing in the Jacksonville, Florida Airport waiting for a flight home when I looked up at the television at the gate. CNN was repeating the story that President Obama and Cuba’s President Raul Castro were to have a one-on-one discussion and were also to speak to the press. This was a sight that, until a few months ago, I had never expected.

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Local Navy Hospitalman participates in humanitarian aid in Belize

Dermatologist Assistant Hospitalman Apprentice Keone Hooker, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, attached to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, removes a botfly larva from a patient's cheek at the Independence Polyclinic in Independence, Belize during “Continuing Promise 2015.”

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HIV/AIDS outreach ministry empowers people to take charge of their health

Whenever Gail Graham, director of HIV/AIDS Outreach Services and Ministry at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, performs an HIV screening, she remembers what it was like to sit on the other side of the table, waiting for the results.

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Roland Park Place Nurse Among Best in Baltimore

She was just as surprised as her colleagues when she discovered that she had been named one of the top nurses in Baltimore.

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‘The Book Thing’ marks 10 years of donating books

National Volunteer Month is an ideal time to recognize people like Russell Wattenberg and volunteers who assist him.

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Baysox Seek Military Hero Nominations

Andrews Federal Credit Union Sponsoring Special Card Set

“We are very excited to bring this promotion back for a second season,” said Baysox Assistant General Manager Phil Wrye. “It was a great success last year and with our stadium’s close proximity to a number of military bases, there are many more men and women who deserve special recognition for their service. This card set giveaway is another great way to honor local Military Heroes.”

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CSM Athletics Director Earns Under Armour Athletic Director of Year for Junior, Community Colleges

Ruble was hired as CSM’s head volleyball coach in 1991. She became the college’s athletic director in 2001 and was named CSM’s director of Student Life and Athletics in 2007.

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2015 Draft Prospect Spotlight: Miami WR Phillip Dorsett

Dorsett is most dangerous from the slot position. He has the unique ability to be a serious vertical threat from the slot. A lot of the slot receivers today are smaller, shifty guys that can get open in a hurry because of their quickness. Dorsett pierces defenses on three routes from the slot position; the post, corner and nine route.

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