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‘The Common Man’ Celebrates Single Release, Concert in Baltimore

The Common Man Project, a Baltimore-based nonprofit musical group is set to premiere their debut single, “Celebrate the Common Man,” on Friday, Sept. 7.

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5 Tips To Aid Performance In The Classroom

With all the stress of a new school year, it can be difficult for students to readjust to a healthy routine, but many experts agree that sleep is among the most important parts of that routine. Numerous studies demonstrate that children who sleep better learn better.

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Caring for Caregivers

How to prevent caregiver burnout

While caring for an older family member – whether it be a spouse, parent or grandparent – can be a rewarding experience, it can also be a difficult and overwhelming task. This is especially true if your loved one lives with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related illnesses.

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Foundation Seeks To Stop Bullying As New School Year Begins

For many children, the start of a new school year can be stressful, especially if they’ve been victims of bullying in the past.

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Baltimore Teachers Get Help From Other Teachers With Online Resource

More than two thirds of teachers in the United States are heading back to their classrooms prepared to welcome their students, including many in Baltimore where schools are set to open on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. This year, teachers will again have the help of Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT), an online marketplace for teacher-authored resources that equips educators with lesson plans from a single day’s worksheet to an entire year’s curriculum.

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Former NIST Director Appointed Vice President For Research And Economic Development At MSU

Vice President plans significant research expansion and increased collaboration among disciplines

Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson has appointed Willie E. May, Ph.D., as the new vice president for Research and Economic Development for the university.

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School Bus Safety 101

For millions of school-age children in the United States, each day begins and ends with a bus ride. While the school bus is the safest way to travel to and from school, according to the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT), it’s important for parents to teach their children how to stay safe in and around the school bus as obstructed views, distracted drivers and more can put kids at risk.

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Three Steps To Help You Prepare When Retirement Is Just Around The Corner

If looking ahead to retirement makes you a little nervous, you’re not alone. Nearly half of Americans (46 percent) who haven’t reached retirement predict that they won’t be financially comfortable once they get there, according to a Gallup survey.

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Randallstown Rapper Beginning To Leave His Mark

It’s probably little surprise to those who know him that Marcellis Mosby has started to make a name for himself in the local music scene.

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STEM Students Find Career Options At BGE

As students across central Maryland head back to school, BGE reminds customers of the company’s commitment to education, specifically in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), workforce development and scholarships for higher education. In addition to its own programs, BGE also supports nonprofit partners with education-focused initiatives.

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School Gets On-Site Barbershop And Beauty Salon

Rob’s Community Foundation Awards NAF Grant Award

Virgil Dixon is among the barbers who will provide haircuts at the new, full-service barbershop/beauty salon housed on the first floor of National Academy Foundation School of Baltimore. The barber/beauty salon will offer free grooming services. The school was the recipient of a grant award from Rob’s Barbershop Community Foundation (RBCF).

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Stella Adams Holds Book Signing

Beneficial Life has many twists

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, Adams held a book signing for her latest work, which is entitled “Beneficial Life”. Adams hosted the event at her Randallstown, Maryland home.

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Year-Up Is Gearing-Up Young Adults For The Workplace

Housed On The Campus Of BCCC

Launched in Baltimore in 2010 on the campus of Baltimore City Community College (BCCC), Year Up’s PTC offers an intensive, one-year program for college students, ages 18-24. Year Up Baltimore is located on the third floor of BCCC located at 2600 Liberty Heights Avenue. The program combines professional coaching, and hands-on skill development.

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Eight Not-To-Miss Fall Festivals In Annapolis And Anne Arundel County

In Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, fall means more than back to school. It means fun, fun at a whole host of old and new festivals celebrating the area’s unique culture and cuisine. Where to begin? Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County has pulled together a handy list of fall celebrations the whole family can enjoy. For a more complete listing, check out http://www.visitannapolis.org/.

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Cynthia Word And Brian Ganz Explore Movement In Sound And Space

Modern dancer Cynthia Word and concert pianist Brian Ganz will perform together in a creative fusion of art and music in “Movement in Sound and Space,” Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (UUCA) located at 333 Dubois Road in Annapolis.

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Volunteers Help Bring Healing To Grieving Kids At Bereavement Camp

For the 27th year, Chesapeake Life Center took over the cabins, pavilions, docks and recreation areas of Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville to bring a little peace and a lot of joy to 48 grieving children.

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Labor Day: Deal With Your Stuff

"Not everyone will be travelling over Labor Day and I would like to suggest an activity of labor that will be mentally good for you and your entire family."

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America’s Teachers Need More Community And Parental Support

"As a new teacher, the constant challenge for me was parental engagement. A working parent’s schedule often left little time during school hours to participate in their child’s education and those who were free during school hours, failed to realize the importance of their presence and participation. Today, meaningful parental engagement remains a challenge for educators."

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Fall Into A Fitness Routine

This year, take advantage of the winds of change when the seasons switch and commit to smart habits for a healthy fall.

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John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

McCain, who has died at the age of 81, was a naval bomber pilot, prisoner of war, conservative maverick, giant of the Senate, twice-defeated presidential candidate and an abrasive American hero with a twinkle in his eye.

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