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  • 49er Ray McDonald Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol says the 29-year-old defensive end was taken into custody early Sunday after officers responded to a home in an upscale ...

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  • Life Celebration for Edith Cooper, 82

    Children who went to school in South Baltimore, in the neighborhood of Barre and Russell Streets, were safeguarded against traffic under the watchful eye of Edith H. Cooper, who performed that service from 1954 to 1972. According to family members, she was one of Baltimore’s first ...

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  • New Pastor Installed at Jericho City

    Dr. Jasmin “Jazz” Sculark will officially be installed as the new pastor to lead the ministry at Jericho City of Praise (JCOP) located at 8501 Jericho City Drive, Landover, Md. Dr. Jazz will serve as one of the youngest women to lead a mega church in the Washington, D.C .Metropolitan area. ...

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  • S.A.V.E. Sponsors Crab Feast for $cholarships

    Survivors Against Violence Everywhere “S.A.V.E.” will sponsor a crab feast/silent auction, 2 – 6 p.m., Sept. 13 at Heritage Parkville Gardens, 7631 Harford Road.   All proceeds will go directly to the S.A.V.E. Scholarship Fund. Each year a graduating high school senior who has lost a loved one ...

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  • Walk to Raise Funds and Awareness for Kids in Foster Care

    KidsPeace Foster Care is hosting its 5th Annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk presented by One Main Financial, Nov. 1, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Angela and Buck Showalter, and the Oriole Bird are hosts of the race, and with sponsorship of area businesses, the non profit hopes to ...

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  • Bowser Faces Competition

    Independent mayoral candidates D.C. Council member David Catania and former D.C. Council member Carol Schwartz are campaigning to convince District voters that they should buck political tradition of supporting the Democratic nominee and support their bids to lead the city. D.C. Council member ...

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  • September is National Back to Church Month

    In observance of National Back to Church Month, Israel Baptist Church is issuing an invitation to its Back on Track service, 9:45 a.m., Sept. 14 at 2000 N. Washington St. Israel’s pastor, the Rev. H. Walden Wilson II will bring the message and worship leadership will be conducted by the music, ...

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  • Donna Edwards to Host 2014 Job Fair

    U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) will host her third job fair Aug. 28 at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, Md. Over 70 employers, from national and local businesses; federal, state and county government; and nonprofit organizations, will be in attendance. Job ...

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