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Social Security headquarters to get $150 million renovation

The Social Security Administration has been headquartered in Woodlawn for more than 55 years, yet the agency’s main operations building has seen no major renovations or systems upgrades since it was built in 1959.

Overdose fears spark recall of children's cough syrup

Parents are being urged to check their medicine cabinets as two batches of generic children's cough syrup are removed from pharmacy shelves across the country. They have been recalled due to overdose risk.

Central Scholarship presenting Finding Money for College workshops

Central Scholarship will launch its 2016 College Cash® Financial Literacy Series with the following Finding Money for College seminars:

National Aquarium asks public to help name Baby Loggerhead

The National Aquarium announced today the launch of a naming contest for the baby loggerhead that joined the Coastal Beach exhibit in late November.

'AfroPoP' television series takes on immigration

Season eight of “AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange” opens with an unflinching portrait of life as an immigrant, as concerns about illegal immigration and refugees reach a fever pitch in America and across the world.

Civil and Human Rights Activists to be Honored at MLK Jr. Dinner

The 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner— the largest celebration of Dr. King’s birthday in Anne Arundel County— will be held Friday, January 15, 2016 at La Fountaine Bleue located at 7514 Richie Highway in Glen Burnie ...

Boys & Girls Clubs expands effort to close digital divide with Comcast Foundation Grants

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Comcast NBCUniversal announced that the Comcast Foundation has invested more than $3 million in BGCA’s My.Future technology initiative.

Food for Fines 2016

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is partnering with the Maryland Food Bank in the month of January for Food For Fines.

State and City partner to address blight in Baltimore

Governor Larry Hogan and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a multi-year, multi-hundred-million dollar initiative to address blight in Baltimore, declaring that the joint city-state partnership will bring significant resources to demolish thousands of vacant buildings and replace them with green space ...

Nonprofit offers free school supplies to teachers, families

Public school teachers around the nation are responsible for helping to shape the future of young people, but tight school budgets often leave many without adequate classroom supplies and educational materials.

Woodlawn senior awarded full engineering scholarship

Weeks before the New Year, Woodlawn High School senior Dameatria Washington had good reason to celebrate.

Maryland women urged to get screened for cervical cancer through Pap tests

Of all cancers that affect women, cervical cancer is one of the most preventable. Pap test screening finds cervical cancers and pre-cancers early.

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti plans to stay the course

If there was one key word from the Baltimore Ravens year end press conference, it was the word continuity. Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti continuously referred to how crucial it is to have stability within his organization.

Rising artist pens first children’s book

New Year’s resolutions are sometimes left unfulfilled. However, hearing motivating stories about others who take deliberate steps to turn their dreams into a reality over time can offer substantial encouragement to others.

Freddie Gray case: Judge orders William Porter to testify in other trials

Baltimore police Officer William Porter will have to testify in the cases of two other officers facing charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a judge ruled Wednesday.