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The right (and wrong) way to apologize

There is a right way and a wrong way to apologize, psychologists say. Over the course of the past two weeks, we've seen two high-profile examples that fall somewhere in between.

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They purchased paradise ... then gave it all away

This is the story of the couple who purchased paradise, the neighbors who curse their name and the idea that might save life as we know it.

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Former research NASA engineer writes about overcoming learning disability in new book

Lawrence Schneider, a former research engineer at NASA, grew up in Cleveland, Ohio but has lived a large part of his life near Baltimore, in Hunt Valley.

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Born before 22 weeks, 'most premature' baby is now thriving

Courtney Stensrud and her husband call their fun-loving, spunky daughter a miracle.

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Bill Gates' newest mission: Curing Alzheimer's

It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.

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VA volunteer receives award for thousands of hours of service

The leadership of the Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center honored a special volunteer with the President’s Voluntary Service Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Maintain your childlike happiness!

One thing that I continually have to remind myself of each and everyday is to never lose sight of my childlike happiness. The way we live our lives has naturally turned us into an objective orientated society full of responsibilities, deadlines, goals and tasks. Because of these goal-oriented habits, many of us simply fail or have simply forgotten how to be happy.

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Dear Baby Boomers, your children need you

Your children and your grandchildren need you right now— their lives may depend on it. I know, because I am one of them.

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Segregating public schools won’t make America great again

On November 4, 1952, Dr. Helen Kenyon addressed the Women’s Society of Riverside Church in New York City and opined that, “Eleven o'clock Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. often paraphrased the quote.

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Coppin’s strategic partnership wins Greater Baltimore Committee award

Coppin State University was among the named winners at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 14th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards ceremony on November 1, 2017.

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Maryland Lt. Gov. joins Larry Young to host radio show about opioid epidemic

WOLB 1010 AM talk show host Larry Young was joined by Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, to co-host a “town hall” style discussion on the causes and effects of the opioid epidemic in Maryland. The live broadcast aired Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

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Beyond Bars celebrates 25 years of uniting incarcerated mothers with their daughters

While flipping through the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (GSCM) Beyond Bars 25th Anniversary program booklet at the luncheon at La Fontaine Bleue on November 4, 2017, the alarming statistics sprawled across two pages commanded attention. Two of which read: “Women, compared to men, are the fastest growing group of prisoners in the United States,” and “68 percent of incarcerated women have at least one child under the age of 18 left behind when they enter prison.”

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CCBC partners with Horseshoe Baltimore to offer Casino Dealer Academy

The Community College of Baltimore County and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore are partnering to operate a “CCBC Casino Dealer Academy.” Housed onsite at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, this new academy will give individuals the necessary skills to compete for jobs locally and within Maryland’s growing casino industry as a table games dealer.

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Natural gas safety tips from BGE

With cold weather and the heating season quickly approaching, Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) would like to remind customers to familiarize themselves with the natural gas safety tips provided in BGE’s natural gas safety brochure which is being distributed to homes and businesses in and around BGE’s natural gas service area. Customers should be mindful that households and businesses not served directly by natural gas are still in proximity to BGE’s and other operators’ gas equipment.

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HealthCare Access Maryland Launches Health Insurance Open Enrollment Campaign

November 1, 2017 marked the launch of the Open Enrollment period for Marylanders to sign up for insurance through the federal Affordable Care Act.

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Delegate Adrienne Jones receives Grasmick Award

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, Maryland Family Network honored Delegate Adrienne A. Jones (District 10, Baltimore County) with the Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick Leadership Award in Early Care and Education.

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BCCC and UB apply "B-Power" partnership to bolster dual enrollment for city students

Continuing the renewed synergy of partnerships to boost student options and achievement before considering higher education, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) and the University of Baltimore (UB) have launched the B-Power Initiative with help from funding from the University System of Maryland.

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Diddy is not really changing his name

Everyone can relax. Diddy is still Diddy

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iPhone bug frustrates users typing 'i'

iPhone? More like A?phone.

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Why I started a 'travel writers of color' book club

On the first day of a travel writing workshop I attended back in 2011, I asked the instructor if he knew of any travel books by writers of color.

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