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  • Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore Appoints Interim CEO

    The Board of Directors of Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore (WEB) is proud to announce the appointment of Y. Maria Welch Martinez as the interim CEO of the organization. Martinez is the founder and CEO of Respira Medical, one of the region's preeminent respiratory, sleep and home healthcare ...

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  • Intoxicated Teen Dies After Falling from Vehicle

    Underage drinking is suspected to have played a major hand in the death of Baltimore teen, Michael Truluck over the weekend. The minor was riding in a car with his stepfather on Saturday when he suddenly felt the urge to vomit. Truluck fell out of the vehicle after opening the car door while in ...

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  • Zimbabwe Sculpture Featured at WEAA Artists Gallery

    As Black History Month winds down so do the final days of the Zimbabwe Shona Stone Sculpture Exhibition on the campus of Morgan State University. The exhibit at the studios of WEAA 88.9 FM at 4905 Perring Parkway on the third floor of the Communications building is part of the ongoing WEAA ...

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  • Brazile’s Message is Civility

    Donna Brazile’s passion, evidenced in her numerous blogs, has garnered for her countless opportunities to make the case for civility. “With the right leaders, both movements should try to find a path forward: They can work to change public policy,” Brazile says on her website. ...

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  • Ehrlich Aide Sentenced for 2010 Election Day Robocalls

    A man who managed the gubernatorial campaign for former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich was sentenced to 30 days of home detention on Feb. 16 for his role in conducting robocalls on the day of the 2010 general election in Prince George’s County and Baltimore City. "This needs to send a ...

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  • Md. House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The effort to legalize gay marriage has passed a long-standing hurdle in the Maryland House of Delegates. The House voted 71-67 Friday to give gay couples the right to marry. After a week of speculation on whether proponents would gather the votes needed, lawmakers ...

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  • Tipping Point on Gay Marriage

    A vote is imminent in the House of Delegates for the Civil Marriage Protection Act, which passed out of the House Judiciary and House Health and Government Operations panels, 25-18, Feb. 14. Del. Sam Arora a Democrat from Montgomery County abstained. The vote in Maryland will take place against ...

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  • UMd Dean Talks Facts and Figures About Future Engineers

    On a wintery morning in early January of 2009, days before President Obama was sworn into office as the 44th president of this country, another African-American history moment was set to take place. That day, Dr. Darryll Pines, took office as the 13th Dean of University of Maryland’s ...

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  • Mayor Says Sacrifice Now Will Lead to City’s Growth

    Growing Baltimore economically, improving education, and increasing safety were listed as top priorities in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake’s first State of the City address as the elected leader of the city. "Tough economies and tight budgets should not be used as an excuse to stifle ...

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  • A Thankful Larry Young Recovering at Home

    For the second time in less than 10 years, venerable radio show host and former state Sen. Larry Young has come back from the brink of death and is optimistic he will return to the airwaves in the very near future. “On January 30th … I had gone to the hospital to get treated for ...

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  • Sharpton Shocks Md. Same Sex Marriage Debate

    Last, year, Black religious leaders were instrumental in defeating a bill that would legalize gay marriage in Maryland. This year, proponents of the bill have enlisted the help of prominent Black ministers, including nationally recognized civil rights leader and MSNBC host, the Rev. Al ...

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