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Intersection of Change celebrates 20th anniversary with open house

Politicians, local officials and even Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake are among the more than 100 people expected to gather for an open house on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the Harris-Marcus Center on Pennsylvania Avenue to celebrate the 20th anniversary and success of the nonprofit organization, Intersection of Change.

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Comcast, HUD announce major expansion of Internet Essentials

Residents of public housing and HUD-assisted homes now eligible

Comcast has taken an historic step towards closing the nation’s digital divide. The global and media giant recently announced that public housing and HUD-assisted residents living in Comcast’s service area are eligible to apply for Internet Essentials. Comcast estimated that up to 2 million HUD-assisted homes will now have access to low-cost Internet service.

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Cornell University professor named next Dean of Engineering at Morgan State

Morgan State University President David Wilson announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, only the second dean in the school’s history. Dr. Spencer is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University.

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Many states out of step with Constitution on use of force

Recently, President Obama held a town hall meeting to address the growing tension between minority communities and police forces after the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the police officers in Dallas.

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Ravens keep specialists together through 2020 by signing Justin Tucker

It is not often that so much attention is paid to the kicker, long snapper and punter. However, in the case of the Baltimore Ravens, their group of specialists is of the utmost importance.

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Hands across Baltimore

“One hour of silence; one hour of no violence,” chanted participants who gathered at a school playground in the heart of the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood on Thursday evening.

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Baltimore students picked to attend film seminar in Texas

Dayla Williams believes strongly in the Black Lives Movement and embracing her heritage.

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Deconstructing Reconstruction in the aftermath of Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas

After Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Falcon Heights, Minnesota there was Dallas, Texas. After rogue cops unceremoniously killed two Black men, a deranged shooter killed five police officers.

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Majors that might help you get hired

As the cost of college tuition continues to rise and the job market grows increasingly competitive, college students are giving greater consideration to their prospects of being hired before choosing a major.

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Smart tips for kids eat right month

Nutrition is important for everyone, but especially for children, as it is directly linked to all aspects of their growth and development.

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The pros and cons of Friday weddings

Couples give a great deal of thought to the day they choose to get married. Many engaged couples are more attached to a particular season than a specific day, but some couples will consider any time of year to say "I do."

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How an African cycling team is improving the odds for schoolchildren

Limpopo, in the heart of South Africa, is resource-scarce and poverty is severe. Many households do not have access to running water or electricity.

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Tips to protect health in extreme heat

Following the heat advisory issued for Washington, D.C., and eastern portions of Maryland and Virginia by the National Weather Service, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reminds local residents about steps they should take to protect their health from the extreme heat.

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Annapolis youth named first Shelley C. White Jr. Memorial Scholarship recipient

Laughter filled a small room at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BGCAA) as a group of people reminisced about the vibrant personality of an Annapolis City Police Department detective. Shelley Curtis White, Jr. died suddenly from pneumonia on May 22, 2015.

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This is why ESPN is the Republican Party of sports television

I am quite fond of saying about Republicans when it comes to Blacks, “Even when they try to do the right thing, they do it the wrong way.”

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More benefits to a high-fat Mediterranean diet, new study says

"Healthy" fats are found in olive oil, eggs, nuts and fatty fish

Are you avoiding fats in your daily diet? It may be time to stop -- that is, if your daily diet is Mediterranean.

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Four things you should know before you sign that car loan

It’s that time of year again when days are longer, temperatures are higher and auto dealers advertise some of the most tempting deals.

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Metro subway will partially shut down for safety repairs

Shuttle buses will transport customers between affected stops

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is preparing for critical maintenance work that will partially shut down the Metro Subway system for 24 days this summer. Officials are urging riders to plan ahead and use free shuttle bus service to help get them where they need to go.

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Ask Alma: My awkward niece wants to be the next Gabby Douglas

My niece is all in love with Gabby Douglas and thinks she can one day tryout for the Olympic team. LOL, now that’s funny. She’s awkward, uncoordinated and too fat to be in the Olympics.

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Who's really to blame in the Freddie Gray case

Peter Moskos: The officer who was acquitted in the Freddie Gray case did not commit a crime

On Monday, a third Baltimore police officer, Lt. Brian Rice, was acquitted of all criminal charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a suspect who was fatally hurt last year while being transported, handcuffed, in a police van.

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