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Student gets early graduation ceremony so dying dad can watch

His son's high school graduation was a day Alfred La'Cap had been looking forward to --- and one he didn't think he would get to see.

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Pet medications pose a threat to kids, study says

A warning to parents: Your pets' medications need to be secured just like pills intended for humans.

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Twitter tries new measures in crackdown on harassment

Twitter is trying to shake its reputation as a haven for online harassment.

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Playful humor: The Dalai Lama's secret weapon (and how it can be yours, too)

When you are the spiritual leader of an entire people, you've lived your entire adult life in exile, your movements are restricted by ever-watchful bodyguards and you must watch every word for fear of setting off an international incident, you would think your face would reflect the weight of the world.

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'Hidden Figures' star Octavia Spencer's next gig is her most 'terrifying' role yet

"Hidden Figures" showcases the contributions of three women who were largely forgotten by history. And the movie's Oscar-nominated star Octavia Spencer is out to find some hidden figures of her own -- but this time as a producer.

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Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Bilal Ali to Maryland General Assembly

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Bilal Ali to the Maryland General Assembly.

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HBCU Round-Up: MEAC Indoor Track Update

Track and Field Sets Two School Records at the Buccaneer Invitational

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HBCU Round-up: MEAC Men's Basketball February 4th

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore got double digits scoring from four different players — including a game-high 24 from junior Ryan Andino — as it overwhelmed visiting Coppin State 78-57.

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National parks can hire for summer, despite Trump freeze

Will Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite and other national parks be closed to visitors this summer?

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'Santa Clarita Diet' serves up thin comedy-horror mix

The comedy-horror genre has its fans, but even for them "Santa Clarita Diet" is a pretty thin gruel. Starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant as a suburban couple faced with a sudden bout of zombie-ism, the heavily serialized 10 half-hours do go down pretty easy binge-wise. But the Netflix series just doesn't have enough meat on its bones.

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4th and wrong?: Why announcer's Super Bowl calls will still be about gut, not data

Imagine this: It's fourth and two, the Atlanta Falcons are on their own 45-yard line in this weekend's Super Bowl. It's late in the game, and the New England Patriots are up six. Should the Falcons go for it to keep their drive alive or give the ball back to Tom Brady and hope for a stop?

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These are the women dying to work for the NFL

The NFL is trying to shed its image as a boy's club.

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Melissa McCarthy captures Sean Spicer's credibility gap on 'SNL'

No one in President Trump's administration is safe from parody on "Saturday Night Live."

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Is Trump's behavior authoritarian? Columnists are asking the question

Ten days into the the Trump administration, the word "authoritarian" is popping up all over the media.

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Guest Commentary:My Open Letter to “US”

T.I. says that we can no longer continue to get caught up in having material abundance and yet be fundamentally and spiritually broke. (Hustle Gang)

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Ravens should draft Senior Bowl prospect Haason Reddick to replace Zach Orr

Temple linebacker Haason Reddick attempts to tackle Toledo tight end Michael Roberts during a north team practice at the Reese's Senior Bowl.

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Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women ‘step’ into national spotlight

In a scene from the documentary film "Step," members of a dance team practice at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women.

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NNPA Receives $1.5 Million Gates Grant for Education Campaign

NNPA, a network of 211 Black-owned media companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a three-year, multi-media public awareness campaign focusing on the unique opportunities and challenges of the recently enacted Every Student Succeeds Act

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‘The Littles’ and ‘The Bigs’ Mentoring program presented by Comcast/Big Brothers Big Sisters

Ronald, one of the program’s “Littles”, Brad Palazzo, Director of External Affairs for Comcast’s Beltway Region and a “Big” with the program, and Kiandre, another one of the “Littles,” during a recent session at the Comcast White Marsh office.

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Poly Student Selected as Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar

Amy Zhang, a senior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute was selected as a national scholar in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search.

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