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UMB hosts grand opening of community engagement center

Last summer, after riots and unrest gripped Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, much attention was focused on poverty and city communities that regularly find themselves in the throes of violence.

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Organizations mobilize residents to register to vote

With the elections so critical to our community, many organizations stepped up their efforts to register citizens to vote by the deadline.

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Baltimore Ravens raise level of intensity during off-season workouts

The 2015 season was one of the toughest seasons in the 20-year history of the Baltimore Ravens. They had high expectations going into the season, but ended up with a 5-11 record. One of the recurring factors for them was the injury bug.

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Baltimore City College students present plan for abandoned buildings

In January, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced a $700 million plan to tear down thousands of vacant buildings in Baltimore and replace them with new developments.

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Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre coming to The Lyric

Baltimore’s own Jacqueline Green to perform

It was a dream, come true. Baltimore School for the Arts graduate Jacqueline Green would be returning to her native town to dance with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre.

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RAMBLING ROSE: It’s really spring!

Hello everyone, my dear friends. Guess what? It’s really spring!

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People who are alone and lonely are at greater risk of heart disease

People who are alone may be less likely to eat well, exercise and see the doctor

Loneliness and social isolation can impact a person's health, causing problems ranging from high blood pressure and being overweight to cognitive decline and even an increased risk of dying at a young age.

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BREAKING: Prince dead at 57

Prince died at Paisley Park residence, publicist says

A publicist says Prince died at Paisley Park.

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Ben Carson: Keep Jackson where he is, put Tubman on the $2 bill

Former presidential candidate Ben Carson disagrees with the plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, and on Wednesday suggested another note for her: the $2 bill.

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Wings to make any barbecue fan blush

Chicken wings are beloved by people of all ages and appetites.

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VIDEO: Harriet Tubman will be face of the $20

Alexander Hamilton will stay on the front of the $10 bill, and Harriet Tubman will boot Andrew Jackson from the face of the $20.

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Pastor to come down from roof after 500 people from his community vote

After living on the roof of Jubilee Arts for 5 days, life-long Sandtown resident and pastor of Newborn Community of Faith Church, Elder Harris is coming down Wednesday.

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First criminal charges to be announced in Flint water crisis, source says

State and local officials have been investigating water contamination

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and the Flint water investigation team are expected to announce the first criminal charges Wednesday in the tainted water case, according to a source briefed on the investigation.

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'Saturday Night Live' heroin sketch sparks outrage

"Saturday Night Live" sketch about a fake heroin drug angers viewers, mothers of addicts

What were you thinking "Saturday Night Live"? That's what a lot of fans -- and mothers of addicts -- are saying after a sketch on this weekend's show featured a fake drug commercial for "Heroin AM," an option for people "who want to use heroin" but also "get stuff done.

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VIDEO: Florida cop and NBA legend crash kids' basketball game

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal surprised a group of Florida teens.

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The truth behind the “Black Exodus” at the RNC

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is refuting claims that a number of key African-American employees were either fired or forced to resign and officials are pointing to the hiring of Telly Lovelace, the GOP’s newest liaison to the Black media, as proof that the party remains devoted to diversity.

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Traditional values are popular in the black community

What do these four people all have in common: Wardell Stephen “Steph” Curry, II, better known as Steph Curry, Ayesha Alexander Curry, Carvin Haggins and BriaMarie?

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What is Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'?

Beyoncé posted about "Lemonade" over the weekend

Beyoncé fans have been sipping on her "Lemonade" all weekend.

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Ben Carson backs Donald Trump

Criticizes GOP outreach in the black community

Former Republican presidential nominee and famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson said that he trusts Donald Trump to address systemic racial disparities affecting the Black people, if the billionaire businessman wins the presidential election in November.

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Monument Quilt on display on North Avenue

The Monument Quilt by FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture is an ongoing collection of stories from survivors of sexual and domestic violence and messages of support from their communities was on display on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the corner of North Avenue between Charles and Howard Streets.

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