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How Goal-Setting Changes Your Brain And Allows You To Achieve More Of Your Desires

There probably isn’t a single “successful” person on this earth that does not utilize some aspect of goal-setting. You can think of it as a requirement for your brain. It turns out there is a substantial amount of scientific research that points to how goal-setting literately changes your brain thus allowing yourself to reach your goals and aspirations more effectively.

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12 Outstanding Individuals Honored For Their Work In The Community

The Positive People Awards, presented by The Baltimore Times and Times Community Services, Inc. was held at Horseshoe Casino on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Photos by Gar Roberts.

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Macy’s And 53 Families Foundation Hosted 10th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

The event is part of Macy’s larger commitment to giving back to local communities. Macy’s is dedicated to making life shine brighter through service to customers, colleagues, and communities.

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Rambling Rose: Positive Things About Positive People In The Entertainment Lane

"First, I want to say, you just missed my birthday on Wednesday, November 27th. I am 75 years old— thank you! I feel like 35 years old— I’m telling a lie! There is no way in the hell this body feels like 35 years old. But I still feel truly blessed to have made it this far and still able to do my thing which I truly enjoy." - Rambling Rosa Pryor-Trusty

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Communications Class Takes Morgan Students Straight To The Top

“The role of the university is not to produce just practitioners,” said Dr. Marshall. “The role of education is to get students to think about their role in the world, and do something on their own personal convictions. It empowers them to move democracy forward.”

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Gwen Ifill Immortalized With Forever Postage Stamp

The 43rd stamp in the United States Postal Service's Black Heritage series honors Gwen Ifill, one of America's most esteemed journalists.

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SBLC Receives $400,000 Grant To Prepare Baltimore City Residents For Entry Into A Technical Skills Training Program

SBLC, a Baltimore nonprofit that provides adults with functional literacy, life skills training, career preparation services and several pathways to a high school diploma, has been awarded a $400,000 grant by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.

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Volunteers Team Up With Students To Make A Match For College Success

iMentor is a national mentorship program that started in the South Bronx of New York City in 1999 by John Griffin, founder of Blue Ridge Capital and two colleagues Richard Buery and Matt Klein. So far, the program has paired over 33 thousand students with mentors nationwide.

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Maryland Department Of Health Reports Lowest Number Of New HIV Cases In More Than 30 Years

According to HHS, Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America seeks to reduce the number of new HIV infections across the country by 75 percent within five years and by 90 percent by 2030, averting 250,000 new HIV infections. The initiative directs new funds to communities that are most impacted by HIV and leverages landmark biomedical and scientific research advances that have proven effective in HIV treatment and prevention, in addition to improving care for people living with HIV.

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What Do The 2019 Elections Mean For 2020?

So, what do we learn from the last elections? Democrats have a chance to defeat some Republicans and may yet prevail in the 2020 elections. But race remains a divisive factor in our country. And unfortunately, we have a President who will use race divisiveness to his advantage. Count on the 2020 election to be as contentious as the 2016 election was, but hopefully with different results.

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Prepare A Delicious Turkey For Your Thanksgiving Dinner Table

This recipe for “Herb-Roasted Turkey” from Yolanda Banks’ “Cooking for Your Man” (Broadway Books) produces a mouth-watering bird that’s sure to make a lasting impression this Thanksgiving.

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Baltimore Woman Considered Medical Hero For Participating In Clinical Trials That Advance HIV/AIDS Research

For those battling serious diseases, researchers say the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial can be a lifeline. However, for many, deciding whether or not to participate in a clinical trial can be difficult. There are a lot of unknowns like— Why should I do it? Are there side effects? Will participation disrupt my job and affect my health coverage? How far will I need to travel? Will I receive the results of my clinical trial?

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As Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Grows More Volunteers Are Needed

More growth is on the horizon for the well-known Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival in Annapolis. At the end of September, reportedly nearly 9,000 people attended the 30th annual festival and over 100 vendors participated from a variety of states participated in the annual festival this year.

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Meeting The Temptations, A Dream Come True For 15-Year-Old

As another Christmas holiday-giving season is nearly upon us, random acts of kindness never go out of style. This time of year, people are often in search of the perfect gift to give to friends and loved ones. However, a kind gesture exhibited by Dr. Otis Williams and his fellow Temptations members reminds us that giving time to someone is one of the most precious gifts of all.