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Governor Larry Hogan Encourages Marylanders To Recognize Black History Month

Governor Larry Hogan is encouraging Marylanders to recognize Black History Month, which falls during February each year. Black History Month has been a national observance since 1976, celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of African Americans in Maryland and across the nation.

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Connecting Diabetes Patients With Help

We applaud Eli Lilly for taking action to support those who need assistance managing their diabetes and look forward to seeing other innovative solutions emerge as we continue to tackle the cost of healthcare in Maryland.

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Eugenics, Euthanasia, Infanticide And The Lord’s Work

"The day erecting a barrier to stop drug and human trafficking is considered immoral and killing viable live babies is celebrated is the day some Americans tossed morality into the abyss."

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Cold Weather Tips For Pet Owners

Pets are in danger from being out in the cold just as much as humans are. Here are some tips from the Baltimore Humane Society for pet owners to keep their pets safe from the dangerous weather.

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Happy Valentine's Day! Feel The Love!

Let’s talk about our beautiful “Couple’s Day.” The 12 couples on this page are Rambling Rose’s chosen couples for this year. To all my couples enjoy your weekend. Here are a few places that all “Sweethearts” can check out!

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Frank Robinson Dies At 83

Frank Robinson, the feared slugger who became the first black manager in major league baseball, died Thursday at 83, according to Major League Baseball. Robinson died in California with family by his side, Major League Baseball said. The statement didn't say how Robinson passed away.

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Grant To University Of Maryland School Of Nursing Faculty Members Supports Precision Health Research Program

Two University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members have been awarded a $15,000 mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in support of the All of Us Research Program. This precision health initiative led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is aimed at gathering health data from 1 million or more U.S. participants so that researchers can gain a better understanding of the multiple environmental, lifestyle, and biological factors that can impact health and develop the next great breakthroughs in health care. UMSON is one of nine nursing schools nationwide to be awarded this funding.

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For Black Children, Attending School Is An Act Of Racial Justice

In the 2015-16 school year, Black boys made up 8 percent of public school enrollment, but they were 25 percent of the boys suspended out of school. Black girls were 8 percent of enrollment, but 14 percent of the girls suspended out of school. While Black children are overrepresented in practices that exclude or remove students from school, White children are underrepresented. Such data are clear evidence that racism and bias often drive exclusionary practices. To ignore this is to preserve the status quo.

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Baltimore Chef Cooking Up Success

It’s easy to think that personal chefs cater only to the rich, famous or those who might be on the fringes of wealth and celebrity. However, many top-notched cooks, like Baltimore’s Dorien Murphy, regularly answer the call to pack up his pots and pans, spices and all the groceries needed to make delicious meals for every-day folks.

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Local Tech Industry Leaders Assemble To Discuss The Future Of Baltimore City

“The Future Of Charm City” was a night of networking, collaboration and discussion with telecommunications giant AT&T and local tech hub Betamore that involved a panel of tech pioneers, creative entrepreneurs, community leaders and business executives who came together to discuss the future of technological innovation in Baltimore, and how the growing technology sector is affecting the region across different industries.

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Columbia, Maryland’s Brynn Williams Lands ‘Sweet Role’

Williams is among the cast of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which played at the Hippodrome Theatre January 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 27, 2019. The production was a part of the 2018/19 CareFirst® BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series.

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Catching Sounds Through A Lens: Ayo Omolewa

I had a chance to speak with 26-year old, Ayo O, photographer and founder of the African-orientated "One Tribe Magazine, in reference to the process of a visual artist, and their perception. Ayo gave me some insight, and talked about some personal experiences that many young creatives/entrepreneurs should take heed to.

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Six Tips For Year-Round Injury Prevention

Is Winter A Pain In The Back?The onset of winter weather means challenging conditions for outdoor activities and lurking dangers to our bodies— the back in particular. Slipping on ice and shoveling

The onset of winter weather means challenging conditions for outdoor activities and lurking dangers to our bodies— the back in particular.

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Is Black History Month A 'Minor' Celebration?

This week, America will celebrate Black History Month for the 42nd time. Like its precursor, Negro History Month, whose 50-year shelf life from 1926 to 1976, perhaps - hopefully - Black History Month is nearing the end of its run as well. The term Black History Month was never suitable, appropriate or accurate to begin with.

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Promised Land Might Be Near, But Is Not Quite Here

Last week America celebrated Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, 50 years after his assassination. Now is a time when Dr. King's principles and philosophy are more than ever needed - and being more than ever challenged. During an MLK Day speech, former vice president, Joe Biden, commented that “it doesn’t take much to awaken hate” in America. Did hate go to sleep?

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Diabetes Solutions Center Helps Blacks Afford Medication

The Baltimore Times applauds Eli Lilly for this new effort and the work they have done to help patients access and afford treatments and get on the road to a healthier lifestyle.

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New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Helping Those With Opioid Addiction

Each new-year, many of us make a list of promises and resolutions to make changes to live longer, healthier lives. However, in 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that people in the United States are not living as long as they used to. They said that one reason for this is the result of young people dying after taking too many opioids.

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Transitioning Back To Work After A Baby

Just when you were getting the hang of having a baby at home, it’s time to go back to work. Beyond the expected changes such as picking work tasks back up and catching up on things you’ve missed, your priorities have most likely shifted now that you’re a parent.

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Keeping John Harbaugh Beyond 2019 Right Decision For Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens reportedly agreed to a contract extension to keep head coach John Harbaugh around beyond the 2019 season. The decision to keep Harbaugh in place was a wise move by new General Manager Eric DeCosta.

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JHU Collaborates With Morgan, Coppin To Promote STEM Diversity

Johns Hopkins is one of 23 schools nationwide to receive funding from NIH’s Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards program. IRACDA promotes collaborations between research-intensive institutions like Johns Hopkins and partner universities that demonstrate a commitment to training underrepresented groups.

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