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Homeownership event in Baltimore

Bank of America is hosting a homeownership event in the Baltimore area to provide assistance to customers facing financial hardship and educational sessions for prospective homebuyers March 27-28 at the Hilton Baltimore located at 401 West Pratt Street in Baltimore City.

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12th Annual CBF Photo Contest gets under way

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) announces its 12th annual watershed photo contest. Photo submissions are being accepted between now and April 10, 2015.

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No. 3 Firebirds Fall to No. 6 Franklin Pierce, 78-66 in NCAA Division II East Regional Quarterfinals

The Firebirds struggled in their half-court offense but did force 23 Ravens turnovers as they scored more than half of their points off of those turnovers and fastbreak opportunities. Also, UDC's bench, an integral part of the Firebirds' success this season, contributed a mere six points today.

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The Coppin State baseball team started its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) schedule by dropping a doubleheader to in-state rival Maryland Eastern Shore Sunday afternoon at Hawk Field. The Eagl

In the nightcap, the Eagles were hurt by a rough second inning in which Maryland Eastern Shore turned three CSU errors into five runs. In addition to Dragon, Lance Montano and Mike Wright had hits for the Eagles.

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Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Tula Mae & Speakerbox Magazine

This week’s Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week is the talented and passionate publisher of Speakerbox Magazine Tula Mae Speakerbox Magazine.

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Walters Art Museum Raises $30 Million for Endowment

Director’s Position Named to Celebrate Campaign’s Completion

More than 125 donors gave to the Campaign including Walters Trustees and members, as well as individuals, corporations, and foundations. Support included generous challenge grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

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UDC Women’s Basketball standout Denikka Brent earns Daktronic/Division II Women’s Basketball First-Team

Brent (Mechanical Engineering – Chesapeake, VA/Booker T. Washington HS) was the ECC Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-ECC selection this season as she led the Firebirds to a school-record 25-win season, a regular season conference championship and UDC's 3rd NCAA Tournament berth in four years.

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Pirates upend Delaware State to win MEAC Title

Hampton (16-17), the No. 6 seed, earned the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament; the Pirates will learn their opponent, location, and game date on Sunday when CBS unveils the bracket at 6 p.m. EST.

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Maryland lawmakers called upon to support DUI Bill

In testimony before the Judicial Proceedings Committee recently, AAA Mid-Atlantic calls upon Committee Members to issue a favorable report for a DUI bill that would be another step forward in curtailing Maryland’s alcohol-related fatalities.

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Baltimore welcomes back CAA Tournament

Baltimore welcomed the return of the CAA Tournament March 6-March 9, 2015 to the Royal Farms Arena. There were some wonderful and exciting games over the weekend.

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LETTER: World is at war

President Obama refuses to refer to ISIL, Al Qaeda, Hamas, Hezbollah, the Quds Force, and others as Islamic terrorists.

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Take five for your kidneys during National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to take five healthy steps for their kidneys.

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Maryland mother and daughter duo inspire women and girls to achieve dreams

Cheryl Wood, an international speaker, business coach, author and empowerment champion was selected to receive a 2015 Mother of Achievement Award from American Mothers, Inc.

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Life in Baltimore: Weaving the stories of women’s lives

“Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” is the 2015 Theme of National Women’s History Month which is quite an appropriate theme for this group of women who are being honored.

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Indie Soul Book Review: ‘The Half That’s Never Been Told’

Sometimes when books come to Indie Soul, they sit on the desk for a few weeks before they are read. Every once in a while, once the book is opened, we find a gem!

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‘Other Annapolis’ photo collection offers lessons in ‘colored’ history

What was life like for “colored” people in Annapolis and other parts of Anne Arundel County? Errol Brown, a second-generation historian, can provide an in-depth analysis about people like Wesley A. Brown— the first black Naval Academy graduate.

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Youth ambassadors teach peers about dating violence

Dating Matters Program in 12 Baltimore middle schools

Baltimore City teenagers are helping younger peers avoid the dangers of dating violence with the Dating Matters program.

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It’s Brandon Williams’ turn to anchor the Ravens defensive line

The Baltimore Ravens were very pleased with the progression that second year defensive tackle Brandon Williams made last season. He took over as the zero technique in the Ravens 3-4 defense. That position was formerly occupied by Haloti Ngata.

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Renowned pastor brings message for women to Baltimore

Reverend R.C. Blakes Jr. has a message that he makes sure to try and get across when he is in the pulpit or when he is sitting in front of a television camera on the World Harvest International Network.

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The value of a government-owned postal service

I remember reading a piece by a right-wing think-tank in 1990 calling for the privatization of the postal service. Their argument was fairly simple: it would allegedly save money.

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