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Star Spangled Spectacular Events

Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Inner Harbor and at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore from September 10-16, 2014.

Francis Scott Key goes back to school at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Students and teachers returning to the classroom this month are invited to join a live, once-in-a-lifetime distance learning web cast on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, as part of the 200th anniversary celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner.

Study: Md. drivers continue to ignore school bus laws

Drivers continue to ignore the stop arms on school buses at an alarming rate, a new Maryland State Department of Education-sponsored survey has revealed.

Baltimore activists discuss events in Ferguson at town hall meeting

Sunday, August 24, 2014, The Real News (www.therealnews.com) hosted a town hall meeting to discuss the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and how African Americans can be more involved in finding solutions to problems in the community.

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: April Wilson

Entrepreneur April Wilson says she always wanted to create something. Keeping true to her dream, Wilson, who is from Baltimore, has designed one of the most exciting products on the market— the Ultra Cuddle.

Ravens finalize roster

The Baltimore Ravens were one of the first teams to get their roster down to 75 players.

Local Liberian community holds Ebola donation drive

Johnetta Flomo lives in Maryland and he's worried about Ebola.

Chef “G” Garvin partners with Allstate to highlight community heroes

Chef Gerry "G" Garvin grew up in a large, single-parent family. The celebrity chef, restaurateur and TV personality recalls how people would help his mother during tough times.

Freed from the bondage of drug addiction

Penny Wooten was afraid she was going to die. The Baltimore native had a $1500 per week drug habit. “And that was a bad week,” added Wooten.

Ravens wide receiver Kamar Aiken keeps on fighting

Many people don’t know the trials and tribulations that a lot of players in the NFL go through.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center hosts American Red Cross blood drive

Donating blood is a simple thing that can make a big difference in the lives of others. Nearly 44,000 blood donations are needed each and every day to meet the needs of accident victims, cancer patients and children with blood ...

Former Baltimore student receives CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Scholarship

When she was a little girl growing up in Guyana, former Maryland resident Tiffany Murray watched with wonder as her grandmother prepared traditional plant-based remedies to treat an aunt who had polio. She remembers imitating her grandmother’s behavior, grinding Hibiscus ...

Indie Soul: Entrepreneur of the Week Nia Anderson

Everyone dreams! Some dream of making it big and becoming famous in the entertainment business while others dream about how they can be of better service to others.

People's BBQ feeds the homeless

On Saturday, August 16, 2014, St. Vincent de Paul held “The People’s BBQ” to feed the homeless at the St. Vincent DePaul Park located at 120 North Front Street in Baltimore City.

BCCC selects Dr. Gordon F. May as next president

Baltimore City Community College's (BCCC) Board of Trustees announced that Dr. Gordon F. May, former President at Oakland Community College-Auburn Hills Campus-in Michigan, has been named president of the College, effective September 2, 2014.