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Returning Peace Corps volunteers assist at Lakeland School

If Greg Couturier were channeling John F. Kennedy in speaking about the value of the Peace Corps, he probably didn’t realize it because his love of the organization, what it represents and what it has been able to accomplish, naturally ...

UMD researchers aim to reduce side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men.

Maryland launches campaign to improve school attendance

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has launched a multi-faceted campaign to combat chronic absenteeism in public schools.

Keith Wenning: Practice makes perfect

The Baltimore Ravens selected Ball State quarterback, Keith Wenning in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Wenning had a decent training camp with the Ravens but was released when the team made the necessary cuts to finalize the ...

First African American to head NASA to speak at Historic St. James Church in Baltimore

The Honorable Charles F. Bolden, Jr., 12th Administrator and first African-American to lead the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will be the keynote speaker at St. James’ 190th Homecoming Celebration on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. St. ...

Local doctor promotes prostate health in black community

Dr. Sanford Siegel knows the routine.

Baltimore man seven years cancer-free after high-risk prostate cancer

When Baltimore resident Kelvin Washington went to his primary care physician for a checkup in 2007, he didn’t expect anything to be wrong. However, it was at this doctor’s appointment that everything changed. His prostate-specific antigen (PSA) was high, and ...

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Stephen Wise

Fashion designer Stephen Wise is not new to the game of owning a business.

Liberty Community Development Corporation to hold 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

An upcoming event offers a healthy way to support local youth, exercise outdoors and church fellowship. It’s the Rutherford Park 5K Run/1 Mile Walk, which will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m.

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video; Washington turns attention to NFL

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the nation's highest office. Even President Barack Obama has seen the footage of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his ...

Turning Point operates on principle that recovery is lifelong process

Penny Wooten recalls when she first tried drugs. “Once I tried it, I wanted to do it again,” recalled Wooten. “At the time, I was in junior high school. Before I knew it, I was hooked.”

Giant living flag honoring bicentennial of Star-Spangled Banner created

In a spectacular show of red, white and blue on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, more than 6,600 Maryland students, teachers and chaperones created the largest 15 stars and 15 stripes Star-Spangled Banner ...

Baltimore County dedicates 1812 Home of the Brave Mural to honor citizen soldiers

With members of the 1-175th Infantry Regiment Maryland National Guard filling Battle Acre Park in Dundalk, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz dedicated a new mural to commemorate Baltimore County's role in the War of 1812.

Vice President Joe Biden will celebrate 200th Anniversary of National Anthem in Baltimore

Vice President Joe Biden will join Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley for Star-Spangled Spectacular: the 200th Anniversary of our National Anthem at the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine on September 13, 2014.

Local Ailey II performance to feature two Baltimore dancers

Towson University’s College of Fine Arts & Communication and Department of Dance presents Ailey II, Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theatre, for two performances, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Stephens Hall Theatre located at 8000 ...

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