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Morgan, Howard receive scholarship donations at Chicago Football Classic

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Morgan State University competed against Howard University at the Chicago Football Classic. Following the game, both schools received scholarship donations from Coors Light.

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We face real challenges to representative democracy

People who care about the United States’ place in the world often fret about challenges to representative democracy from other countries. I’d contend that the more formidable challenge comes not from abroad, but from within.

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Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns to Annapolis with energy and entertainment

Strong winds did not deter over 4.000 festival-goers from attending the 26th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival that was held in Annapolis on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

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Baltimore reporter wins genius grant

You may refer to journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates as “Genius Coates” or “Sir Genius or, as Coates tweeted: “He who holds knowledge of all things in all realms at all times.”

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Lenovo donates laptops, tablets to Patterson High School

Students will use technology to develop mobile apps

Tech giant Lenovo donated laptops and tablets to Patterson High School, which the students will be able to use to assist them in learning about coding, testing and developing mobile applications.

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Collecting $200 Million from the debt collectors

At one time or another, many consumers have fallen behind on paying their bills.

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Could Hurricane Joaquin be another Superstorm Sandy?

Hurricane Joaquin, a powerful Category 3 storm, could strengthen, forecasters say

It's October. A powerful hurricane is brewing in the Bahamas. The whole system is threatening to head straight north to the United States.

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No-show wedding guests billed for missed meal

Not showing up to a wedding you've said you'll attend is bad form, but billing wedding guests for missed meals is probably not the best way to handle no-shows.

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Get your home fall and winter ready with 5 simple projects

If boots, a warm hat and a tuned-up snow blower are the only items on your winter preparation list, your home maintenance plan may need a makeover.

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Ravens look to keep Steelers QB Mike Vick under wraps

For the first time in 12 years, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers will face each other without Ben Roethlisberger or Terrell Suggs on the field. Mike Vick is the new face in the next chapter of the intense Ravens/Steelers rivalry.

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Black women face increased violence

Black women were murdered at more than double the rate of White women in 2012 and almost all (92 percent) of these women knew their assailant, according a report titled, “When Men Murder Women” by the Violence Policy Center.

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Freddie Gray: Trial dates set for officers

Trial dates were set Tuesday for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Make money the old fashioned way

As someone who has pursued business ventures since he opened his first lemonade stand as a kid, Randal Pinkett’s favorite television commercial growing up was from the financial firm, Smith Barney.

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Free coffee marks National Coffee Day

Coffee lovers may have occasion to celebrate the beverage twice this week

Go ahead, have another cup of coffee. This week's mug runneth over with days devoted to the beverage that wakes up nations and keeps industries humming.

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Black artists make waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.

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Ravens review: Three up, Three down vs Bengals

The Baltimore Ravens fell to 0-3 for the first time in their 20 year history.

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Smooth start for Trevor Noah as he takes over 'The Daily Show'

A new satirical news era dawned on Monday night as Trevor Noah took over "The Daily Show." But before getting started, Noah made sure to acknowledge the man he's replacing: Jon Stewart.

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Trends you may see when dining out

Restaurants are thriving once again. Since 2014, restaurant-goers have renewed interest in socializing away from home and more money to spend, a stark turnaround from preceding years when diners were living on tighter budgets thanks to a recession that began in 2008.

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What is sexual dysfunction?

My old school, Southern-bred mother was appalled to learn that my then 2-year-old used words like vagina and penis.

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Children battling cancer join Governor Larry Hogan to cheer on Ravens

September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Governor Larry Hogan attended the Baltimore Ravens home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, along with four children who are also battling cancer.

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