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National Science Foundation grant provides scholarships, tutoring, mentoring

Syria Wesley, 31, of Waldorf was chugging along, taking college classes when she could while working full time at a grocery store pharmacy to support herself. For years she took classes at the College of Southern Maryland that she thought would help her at work, never dreaming that she could climb to the highest level in her field.

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Coppin's Michael Grant ushers in new era for 2014-15 basketball season

In ushering in a new era, first-year Coppin State men’s basketball head coach Michael Grant has gone big by signing Lawrence Fejokwu and Blake Simpson, the first recruits for the 2014-15 season.

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Catrina Friday

This week’s entrepreneur Catrina Friday puts it all on the line for the greater good and for the love of the arts!

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CBF reissues report on flesh-eating bacteria in area water

Report from 2009 offers background and urges compliance with Chesapeake clean water blueprint

With news accounts of “flesh-eating” bacteria infections suffered by bathers in Maryland and the District of Columbia in recent days, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is reissuing its 2009 report that documented the rise in such infections.

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Special Education: Occupational Therapy 101

In my work as a special education student advocate, I have participated in dozens of Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting. Nearly all the students were offered occupational therapy as part of their remedial services plan.

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Consumers save some money during Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Sales Tax waived for qualifying purchases of clothing and footwear from August 10 – 16, 2014

Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that his office is gearing up for Shop Maryland, the state’s tax-free week.

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Summer Social at West Shore Park on Friday, August 15

The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s August Summer Social will take place at West Shore Park on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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AKA's kick off 2014-2018 community service programs

Baltimore Metropolitan area Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Incorporated members, including Epsilon Omega President E. Francine Stokes-McElven, the 27th North Atlantic Regional Director Erma W. Barron, and the 18th International President Mattelia Grays took part in a tribute to the organization’s 12th International President Edna Over Gray Campbell during a wreath laying ceremony in Owings Mills, Maryland on Saturday, April 2, 2013.

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Civic Works’ Real Food Farm helping to “grow” Baltimore

An innovative urban agricultural program is helping to “grow” Baltimore. Real Food Farm is improving neighborhood access to healthy food, developing Baltimore’s agriculture sector, providing hands-on education to city students, and protecting the environment.

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Rev. Milton E. Williams: Helping drug addicts in East Baltimore

In the Old Testament, Moses was chosen by God to lead the Israelites out of the bondage inflicted upon them by Pharaoh.

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Speak to My Heart Ministries to hold community outreach and health fair

Free event will feature food, back to school giveaways health screenings and more

Galatians 6:9 says, "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." This scripture speaks to the work of Bishop Duane Johnson, pastor of Speak to my Heart Ministries and his wife and co-pastor Cynthia, in their unrelenting quest to go beyond the walls of their church in Park Heights to save lives.

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Indie Soul Book Review: Church Girls by Delisa Shelby Claude

When is comes to the church and church folk, there is a perception they are better than those who don’t attend services.

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Vegan SoulFest 2014

On October 25, 2014 at the Downtown Cultural Art Center located at 401 N. Howard Street in Baltimore will have an opportunity to learn more about vegan life style.

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Md. State Superintendent to join Financial Literacy Council

President Barack Obama has announced his intent to nominate Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.

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AACC faculty member one of 4,000 in world to earn cyber security certification

Marcelle Y. Lee, an instructional specialist in Anne Arundel Community College’s CyberCenter, became one of only 4,000 people in the world to earn a Global Information Assurance Certification (GCIA) as a Certified Intrusion Analyst.

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Lighten up summer with delicious salads and fun activities

The arrival of summer means families are looking for ways to lighten up when it comes to the clothes they're wearing and the foods they're eating.

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Home improvement tips to make the most of small spaces

No matter where you live, you want to make the most of your available living and storage space.

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Anne Arundel provides free vaccines for 7th grade students

Helps students meet new school vaccine requirements

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will provide vaccination clinics around the County to help all students entering the seventh grade meet the new Maryland State requirements for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Fab@TheHarbor showcases local designers

Every once in awhile Indie Soul will get an email asking when we’re going to show some love to fashion designers and models. Well you asked, and now here it is.

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Marathon running doctor delights in caring for others

Dr. Rodney Taylor starts each day seeking peace of mind.

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