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Baltimore Woman Considered Medical Hero For Participating In Clinical Trials That Advance HIV/AIDS Research

For those battling serious diseases, researchers say the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial can be a lifeline. However, for many, deciding whether or not to participate in a clinical trial can be difficult. There are a lot of unknowns like— Why should I do it? Are there side effects? Will participation disrupt my job and affect my health coverage? How far will I need to travel? Will I receive the results of my clinical trial?

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Ravens Justin Tucker Continues Excellence As Kicker

“You wouldn’t rather have anybody else in that situation. That field, that wind, that rain, all of that stuff that was going on there. That’s the guy you want in that situation. I’m very grateful that we have him on Thanksgiving weekend," Harbaugh said after the game.

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W.E.A.N. Hosts 17th Annual ‘Bag of Hope’ Event

On Saturday, December 7, 2019, Women Embracing Abilities Now (W.E.A.N) will host the 17th annual “Bags of Hope” event at The League for People with Disabilities in Baltimore.

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New President Of Coppin State University Appointed

University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert L. Caret announced the appointment of Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., as president of Coppin State University, effective May 26, 2020.

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SBLC Receives $400,000 Grant To Prepare Baltimore City Residents For Entry Into A Technical Skills Training Program

SBLC, a Baltimore nonprofit that provides adults with functional literacy, life skills training, career preparation services and several pathways to a high school diploma, has been awarded a $400,000 grant by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.

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Christmas Village Includes A ‘Cynful’ Delicious Dessert Endor

"It's cold, but we are enjoying Christmas Village in Baltimore," said Hagans, the founder of Cynful Bliss, an online boutique and mobile baker specializing in alcohol-infused cupcakes, cakes, candies and other desserts. "We also offer traditional non-alcoholic dessert options for any occasion."

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Meeting The Temptations, A Dream Come True For 15-Year-Old

As another Christmas holiday-giving season is nearly upon us, random acts of kindness never go out of style. This time of year, people are often in search of the perfect gift to give to friends and loved ones. However, a kind gesture exhibited by Dr. Otis Williams and his fellow Temptations members reminds us that giving time to someone is one of the most precious gifts of all.

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Communications Class Takes Morgan Students Straight To The Top

“The role of the university is not to produce just practitioners,” said Dr. Marshall. “The role of education is to get students to think about their role in the world, and do something on their own personal convictions. It empowers them to move democracy forward.”

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Baltimore Screenwriters Competition Now Accepting Submissions

The Baltimore Film Office at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is accepting entries for the 15th annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. The competition is open to all screenwriters.

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What Do The 2019 Elections Mean For 2020?

So, what do we learn from the last elections? Democrats have a chance to defeat some Republicans and may yet prevail in the 2020 elections. But race remains a divisive factor in our country. And unfortunately, we have a President who will use race divisiveness to his advantage. Count on the 2020 election to be as contentious as the 2016 election was, but hopefully with different results.

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Celebrate The Season Aboard The MDOT MTA Holiday Bus

Continuing a 41-year tradition to help spread holiday cheer and goodwill, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) is offering free rides on its Holiday Bus, featuring Santa Claus and his elves.

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Addressing Out-Of-Pocket Costs Key To Health Improvement And Cost Savings

More than 190 million Americans suffer from chronic diseases. For them, healthcare reform isn't a political football— it's a matter of life and death.

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Thirty-Two Children In Baltimore Celebrate ‘Forever’ Families On National Adoption Day

If you told 56-year-old Belair-Edison resident Elladonna Lanier two years ago that she was going to be a parent, she would have said it was never going to happen. Fast forward to last weekend, she is now officially the proud mother of two brothers, Mitchell, who is five-years-old, and Messiah who is two-years-old.

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Rambling Rose: Positive Things About Positive People In The Entertainment Lane

"First, I want to say, you just missed my birthday on Wednesday, November 27th. I am 75 years old— thank you! I feel like 35 years old— I’m telling a lie! There is no way in the hell this body feels like 35 years old. But I still feel truly blessed to have made it this far and still able to do my thing which I truly enjoy." - Rambling Rosa Pryor-Trusty

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Volunteers Team Up With Students To Make A Match For College Success

iMentor is a national mentorship program that started in the South Bronx of New York City in 1999 by John Griffin, founder of Blue Ridge Capital and two colleagues Richard Buery and Matt Klein. So far, the program has paired over 33 thousand students with mentors nationwide.

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The Key To Ending The HIV Epidemic: HIV Testing And Prevention

The Red Ribbon Route is an opportunity for the community to get free HIV testing, education, prevention tips, and connection to HIV care, at three locations in Baltimore City.

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Clifton Morgan Helps Fulfill Dreams At Year Up Baltimore

Year Up counts as a college and career development program for low to moderate-income students between the ages of 18 to 24.

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Becoming Numb To Mass Shootings

"Platitudes and prayer are nearly meaningless when one is up against a combination of a multi-million-dollar gun industry linked directly with a fanatical, right wing movement opposed to sensible gun ownership. At the end of the day, the barbarians must be out organized."

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Report Reveals 35 Million Americans Still Have 2018 Holiday Debt

“While 58 percent will pay for holiday purchases made by credit card in full by the due date, 23 percent said they will have a holiday balance after January. Just 19 percent said they would pay off their holiday purchases in full by New Year’s Day.”

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2019 Winner Of Ernest J. Gaines Award For Literary Excellence Announced

Now in its 13th year, the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence is a nationally acclaimed $15,000 prize given annually by Baton Rouge Area Foundation donors to recognize outstanding work from promising African-American fiction writers, while honoring the late Louisiana native Ernest Gaines’ extraordinary contribution to the literary world.

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