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Few sickle cell patients receive beneficial drug

Study finds medication helps reduce painful episodes

Few American adults with sickle cell anemia are getting a recommended medication that can help them manage pain, breathing problems and other debilitating symptoms, according to a new study.

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The 'have tos' of the despots: U.S. Christians under siege

The comment has Hillary Clinton essentially saying that Christians must be forced to change their religious views to accommodate abortions.

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HBCU Sports: Coppin State Track Recaps from ECAC/IC4A Championships

“This weekend was tough for us as we’re coming off conference championships and final exams,” Coppin State head women’s track and field coach Alecia Shields-Gadson said. “I think the ladies just need to recover and regroup. We will be ready for the NCAA preliminary round.”

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Baysox big inning snaps losing streak

The Baysox close out the series against Richmond on Sunday at 2:05 p.m. at Prince George’s Stadium. Right-hander Terry Doyle (2-0, 2.45) is making his first start of the season for Bowie against Richmond’s Jack Snodgrass (2-3, 4.94

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UFC: Machida and Romero to meet in South Florida on Saturday June 27th

The Ultimate Fighter® Brazil will highlight the main card with new talent in both the bantamweight and lightweight divisions

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ESSENCE announces ‘PEACE, PRAYER & PURPOSE’ RALLY AT 2015 ESSENCE FESTIVAL

Special Guests Include Rev. Al Sharpton, Steve Harvey, Deepak Chopra, Iyanla Vanzant,Donna Brazile and Many More

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Tips for Enjoying Different Types of Wines

With a bit of knowledge, you can get the best experience possible trying a new wine varietal.

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Power Punch Kale Caesar Salad

Power Punch Kale Caesar Salad

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Students at D.C.’s Bancroft Elementary Playing a Different Tune this Monday as Musical Celebrities and Music Industry Leaders Donate Instruments and Lessons

Former New York Yankee turned Latin GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Bernie Williams, award-winning opera singer Carla Dirlikov, NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond, and 40 other music industry leaders to play music with 75 Bancroft Elementary fifth graders.

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Baysox lose season-high fifth straight game

LHP Tim Berry (0-3, 7.46) takes the mound for the Baysox Saturday as the team plays the third game in a four game home series against the Richmond Flying Squirrels. He will be opposed by RHP Chris Stratton (0-4, 4.94). Fireworks are scheduled for after the game on Saturday night and Sunday is Bark in the Park starting at 2:05 p.m

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Morgan State University Celebrates university's 139th commencement ceremony

Nearly 900 Undergraduate, Graduate, and Honors Degrees to be Awarded

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Open Society Institute-Baltimore announces 'Baltimore Justice Fund'

All proceeds will support interventions to improve police accountability and increase racial justice and opportunity for Baltimore residents

In response to the recent unrest surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, the Open Society Institute-Baltimore has announced the creation of the Baltimore Justice Fund.

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“O, Say Can You Sing” the National Anthem with the BSO?

Auditions May 28, 2015

Auditions by appointment only! To register, visit http://www.bsomusic.org/misc/o-say-can-you-sing-application.

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Simple tips from BGE to help beat the heat this summer

Summer is quickly approaching and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is ready. In an effort to ensure reliable service for its 1.25 million customers, BGE has implemented its summer preparedness program, SummerReady.

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Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89

King was admitted to home hospice care this month

Riley B. King, the legendary guitarist known as B.B. King, whose velvety voice and economical, expressive style brought blues from the margins to the mainstream, died Thursday night.

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Life In Baltimore: Continuing our celebration of mothers

We continue to celebrate mothers because they are the gems of our lives. Regardless of life challenges, these unique women shower us with love and support.

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Indie Soul: Prince Rally4Peace

On the evening of Sunday, May 10, 2015, Prince kept his promise to bring people together in Baltimore with his Baltimore Rally4Peace Concert. With the statement “We are your servants Baltimore. We are here for you. We are here for the city,” Prince began a barrage of songs starting with “Let’s Go Crazy.”

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Maryland students chosen to compete in National History Day Competition

Sixty-eight students advance; eighty-two receive special awards

More than 600 talented middle and high students, along with their proud parents and teachers, converged on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Saturday, May 2, 2015 to compete in the annual Maryland History Day state contest. Representing 10 counties and Baltimore City, 68 students were selected to advance to the National History Day competition. Additionally, 82 students won special awards at the contest.

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LETTER: African-Americans and colon cancer

Here is some promising news: A recent study suggests that you can reduce your risk for colon cancer— a disease that afflicts African-Americans more than any other racial group in the United States— just by eating tasty vegan foods.

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‘Our Auntie Rosa’ memoir offers personal side of Parks’ life

Rosa Parks is internationally famous for her role in the American civil rights movement of the 1960s. Yet few know the other side of Parks’ life.

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