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Charm City gives on #GivingTuesday

Charm City gives on #GivingTuesday

At least 15 businesses and nonprofits are doing more than just encouraging Charm City residents to open their hearts and wallets; they are joining forces to help raise $5 million to benefit Baltimore charities on GivingTuesday— better known as #GivingTuesday.

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Film “Black Nativity” opens nationwide

The buzz surrounding the new holiday film, “Black Nativity,” might turn out to be more about the compilation of talent assembled for the silver screen version of Langston Hughes’ masterpiece, than about the birth of Jesus Christ, which is the prevailing theme of the stage play.

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“The Closer” rides off into the sunset

Yankee Mariano Rivera retires at 43

Muhammad Ali enjoys a figurative copyright on the term, “The Greatest,” so it may not be appropriate to apply that moniker to another athlete.

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A ‘True Heart’ saves Liberty Recreation and Tech Center

When Baltimore City officials attempted to close the Liberty Recreation and Tech Center earlier this year, Kim Trueheart, an activist who helps to run the center, would hear none of it.

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Claudia Baquet secures health and education funding for urban, rural poor

Money to address health disparities

For 18 years Dr. Claudia Baquet has been able to secure important grant funding for the Maryland Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) program and its centers (AHECs), which exist to improve the health status of Marylanders through community-academic partnerships that foster a commitment to enhancing health care access in rural and other underserved areas of the state.

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Astronaut champions STEM Program at Bowie State University

Eighteen years ago, Dr. Bernard Harris, Jr., made history as the first black astronaut to walk in space.

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Boxing program helps knockout dropout rates

“Marvin has always been dedicated, he loves boxing and he loves the children here in Baltimore,” said Kevin Grace, an instructor and spokesman for the UMAR Boxing and Youth Development Center. Grace, who has known Marvin McDowell for quite some time is also a historian and actor, who once appeared on HBO’s “The Wire.” 

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Globetrotter talks bullying before games in Towson

Bull Bullard knows first hand the effects of bullying. Growing up, the Harlem Globetrotter basketball great spent a great deal of time in foster care programs and became a target of bullies.

Bill Cosby still advocating for stronger families

Vienna is a town in Virginia period, end of story! So, says iconic comedian Bill Cosby, who will be at the Wolf Trap in Vienna for a concert on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

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Baltimore Ravens honored at White House

There were no smoke machines, fire cannons or even a mascot to greet Ray Lewis and the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens at the White House on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.



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