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Inspired by daughter, dad builds water park for people with disabilities

At Morgan's Inspiration Island water park in San Antonio, visitors don't have to face any wheelchair ramps at one of the park's main attractions: The riverboat adventure.

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Mint Con 17 Promises to be the Conference for Creatives of Color and Diversity

BGWAC is headed to Washington D.C the weekend of September 15-16, 2017 for their first conference MINT. MINT is a two-day conference filled with panels, workshops, vendors, an exhibition, stylized shoots, delicious food, cocktails, entertainment and much more. The focus of the conference is to celebrate, inform, collaborate and bring together women and men photographers and videographers of color to learn about key topics surrounding photography, videography and entrepreneurship from successful creatives and entrepreneurs across diverse platforms.

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Paper delivery driver alerts Vancouver couple to house fire

A Columbian newspaper delivery driver is being hailed a hero after he spotted a home on fire in Vancouver and alerted the homeowners.

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McDonough officer earns extra points with youth football team

Officer Childres of the McDonough Police Department made quite an impression on a group of young boys Friday when he passed by their backyard football game...

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Mentoring program expands, to add female volunteers

The steadily growing Community-Based Mentoring Program in Gwinnett County Public Schools is expanding in more ways than one this school year. In January, it will begin serving girls.

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Sculptural designs so sweet you can eat them

Artist-cum-confectioner Maayan Zilberman has long used sugar and sugar-like alternatives as materials. Her latest series, a group of iridescent, crystalline towers made of sugar, are now on display at Los Angeles' Furth Yashar & gallery.

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Refugee Olympic Team: Where are they now?

They came, they saw, their stories inspired the world.

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Ledisi challenging the fellas to "Add To Me" with new single

Gearing up for the release of her ninth project, Let Love Rule, multi-Grammy nominated vocalist Ledisi drops her second single "ADD TO ME."

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Why you say yes, even when you don't want to

A few years ago, Robert Cialdini found himself at a large appliance store, standing in front of a big-screen TV that he didn't particularly want and certainly didn't need. That said, it was a great deal on a model that had received high marks from a consumer group.

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'Game of Thrones' characters collide in latest battle royal

The following contains major spoilers from the August 6 episode of "Game of Thrones."

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Facebook may have to delete your embarrassing posts

Should social media users have the right to erase embarrassing posts from their teenage years?

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Grapefruit juice and some drugs don’t mix

Grapefruit juice and the actual grapefruit can be part of a healthy diet but it isn’t good for you when it affects the way your medicines work, especially if you have high blood pressure or arrhythmia.

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Annapolis Clothiers Styling for Weddings, NBA Players

When the Philadelphia 76ers selected Maryland native Markelle Fultz as the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA draft, there is little doubt that many noticed the custom-made gray pinstriped suit, he sported.

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STEP Opens in Theaters

Documentary Showcases Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

STEP, an inspirational documentary about a high school step team’s dual quest to become the first in the school’s history to win a step championship, and the first in their families to attend college, opened in theaters on Aug. 4, 2017. With Baltimore as its backdrop, the film chronicles the real-life journey of a group of students at the Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women (BLSYW).

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Alodia Hair Care Focuses on Natural Products

A personal hair journey, which began several years ago for Dr. Isfahan Chambers-Harris led her to start the latest and one of the most innovative healthy hair solution systems for natural hair growth.

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Steps to manage and prevent chronic disease

Sixty percent of Maryland residents had a chronic disease in 2015, costing the state $21.6 million in healthcare spending, and more importantly, resulted in 18,500 deaths, according to the most recent health data available.

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Howard University student uses journalism to give back

Born on a warm July day during the summer of 1997, Noni Marshall entered the world destined to create, lead, and inspire. Marshall grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. It was there that she stepped into her greatness and accepted her calling as a storyteller.

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New York Life’s African American Market Agents Welcomed to D.C.

$50.5 billion of life insurance face amount is now in-force by the African American Market Agents, driven by their focused $50 Billion Empowerment Plan efforts over the last six and a half years; this achievement is made in the 60th anniversary of Cirilo McSween becoming the first African American Agent to cross the color barrier, honoring his legacy.

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Social Media Contest for Tax-Free Week in Maryland

Comptroller Peter Franchot joined the Maryland Retailers Association in announcing a new contest coinciding with Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week that will see two winners receive $1,500 and $500 scholarships, respectively, to any Maryland university, college or trade school.

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Crisis Response Team launching in Baltimore City

Behavioral Health System Baltimore (BHSB) and the Baltimore City Police Department are launching a specialized Crisis Response Team (CRT) to improve police responses to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

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