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Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention Offers Halloween Safety Tips

Things to Know Before You Go

It’s the week of Halloween and you knew it had to happen. The Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) has a list of Halloween safety tips to keep your little Fortnite character, Superman, unicorn, mermaid and dinosaur safe.

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Ackneil "Neil" Muldrow II Passes, Aged 80

Our beloved local icon, community leader, and former civil rights activist, "Neil", as he was affectionately known, has made his transition, October 25th, 2018.

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Survey Reveals Increase In School Bus Stop Arm Violations

Maryland school bus drivers have reported a disturbing trend in the Maryland State Department of Education’s latest survey of driver behavior: more are ignoring bus stop arms.

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Ravens Kicker Justin Tucker Will Redeem himself

The Baltimore Ravens missed out on a chance to put the NFL on notice when they lost to the red-hot New Orleans Saints on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The Ravens fell just short of tying the game when kicker Justin Tucker missed an extra point attempt late in the fourth quarter.

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School Grading Practices Are Inaccurate And Inequitable To Black Children

Even though teachers are dedicated to having every student succeed, they have never been trained in how to grade.

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Truth And Reconciliation For Gender-Based Offenses

While mainstream society has come a long way in recent months in propping up survivors and calling out perpetrators for violent and sexist behavior, it is time that we hear more from those perpetrators in the context of truth and reconciliation.

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Annapolis Hosts Annual 9/11 Heroes Run Honors Those Lost On September 11 And Wars Since

The 2018 Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run in Annapolis has will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 2 p.m. The annual 5K race and 1 mile Fun Run will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor our veterans, military, and first responders who serve our country and our communities.

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A High School Diploma With No High School

A single mother and east Ugandan refugee who wanted to beat the oldest of her six children to a high school diploma; a high school dropout who became a GED dropout because of math; a former AP Honors student who got sidetracked; and a 19-year-old who left high school to support her family.

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More Volunteers Needed As Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Continues To Grow

On September 29, 2018, eclectic bands, energetic dancers, talented actors, skilled drummers, performers, conscious poets, vendors and community organizations gathered to celebrate the cultural heritage of the African diaspora in both traditional and new ways at he Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival at the City Dock in Annapolis.

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Discussing Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Disease And Suicide Prevention In Men

Not All Wounds Are Visible - A Community Conversation

Anxiety. Chronic disease. Depression. Suicide. While these may not be fun topics for people to discuss, they are all vitally important to an individual’s health.

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Dance Company Takes Debates About Inequality To The Stage

Workplace harassment, immigration, racial profiling, the wealth gap and gay marriage are among the hot-button topics, which often serve as the subject matter for newspaper stories, radio talk show programs, television newscasts, Podcasts and other forms of media communication. However, these controversial issues will soon be presented through another medium— dance.

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Community Organizations Launch ‘One Book Baltimore’ Initiative Citywide

More than 10 local organizations have come together to collaborate on “One Book Baltimore,” a new citywide initiative designed to provide opportunities for students, families and community members to connect through literature by reading the same book.

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Breast Health 101

Breast Cancer Awareness month provides a prime opportunity to begin a dialogue about breast health. Breast cancer remains one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in American women with studies showing that one in eight women has a chance of developing breast cancer at some point in her lifetime.

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Baltimore Teacher Sets Sail on Pacific Northwest Research Cruise

Garritt set sail to assist scientists on a 12-day Pacific Hake Survey in the Pacific Northwest where he participated as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Teacher at Sea program that bridges science and education through real-world research experiences.

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High Schooler Leads Diaper Drive

Over 105,000 diapers, 25,000 wipes collected

High school student Lauren Eisele, UMMC, and the University of Maryland School of Social Work all partnered to organize a diaper drive. Lauren led the effort to collect over 105,000 diapers, and 25,000 wipes for the drive. She is pictured with Sierra Mason and Mason’s children Saniya, Za’Mari and Za’Vion Nipper and staff from B’more for Healthy Babies. The diapers and wipes were distributed to community partners on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Central Receiving Building located at 1000 Hilltop Circle in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Morgan’s Magnificient Marching Machine To Perform In 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Morgan State University’s Magnificent Marching Machine has been selected to perform in the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® representing the state of Maryland. This will mark the first Parade appearance by the band.

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Applications Now Open For The 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

STEM educators to win $5,500 in prizes for their innovative uses of data-collection technology in the classroom.

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Beyond The Rhetoric: So Much Hate, So Little Tolerance

Sadly, since the latest federal election something has happened to our current state of minds. The political sides— Democrats and Republicans— have become intolerable of each other.

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It's Medicare Open Enrollment Season. Here's What You Need To Know:

Medicare’s Annual Election Period is here. Beginning October 15, seniors will choose their Medicare plans for 2019. They'll have to make their selections by December 7 for coverage that takes effect January 1.

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St. James’ Academy Music Benefit, God’s Little Angels Academy fight breast cancer

St. James’ Academy Music Benefit, God’s Little Angels Academy fight breast cancer.

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