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Why Didn’t Patti LaBelle Sing?

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The ninth annual African American Heritage Festival kicked off on June 18 and featured a wide-range of vendors, exhibits and performances at the M&T Bank Stadium. This year’s event featured performances from Robin Thicke, Ryan Leslie, Leela James, Marsha...

PSC Says ‘No’ to Smart Grid Proposal

In what Mark Case, senior vice president of strategy and regulatory affairs for BGE, called, "a real setback for customers," the Maryland Public Service Commission told the utility giant to try again with their smart grid proposal. In a...

City ‘Safer’ After Fugitives Surrender

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At the start of the Fugitive Safe Surrender program last weekend, Mayor Rawlings-Blake said the event would be a success if it gave just one person a second chance. However, officials have so far counted 979 Baltimore City residents...

Going ‘Green’ for Jesus

Faith leaders are helping their congregants enjoy a little heaven on earth by encouraging “green” living and lessening their carbon output. Organizations like the Washington, D.C.-based Evangelical Environmental Network and the Eco Justice Program of the National Council of...

BCCC Wins Marketing Award

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The Baltimore Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) has named Baltimore City Community College the winner of its 2010 Marketing Excellence Award in Education. The association presented the honor at its end-of-year gala June 3 at the Colonnade...

Students, Staff Dedicate Memorial Garden to Deceased Student

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The students and staff of Windsor Mill Middle School, led by Principal Deborah Phelps and sixth-grade team leader Casey Head, hosted a special event to dedicate a memorial garden to the memory and life of former student Derek G....

Baltimore City School’s Arts Program Earns National Honors

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The Academy of College and Career Exploration’s (ACCE) after-school arts program, Careers in the Arts, has been recognized as a national semi-finalist for the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities’ “Coming Up Taller Award.” Careers in the Arts provides...

Saint Agnes Hospital Nurse Wins Award

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Yolanda Copeland, senior vice president of Patient Services and chief nursing officer (CNO) at Saint Agnes Hospital, was recently honored as winner of the 2010 Nursing Spectrum Excellence Award in the competitions “ Advancing and Leading the Profession” category...

Tau Gamma Delta Sorority Hosts Diamond Ball

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On June 12, the Pi Chapter of Tau Gamma Delta Sorority sponsored its Tauette Club's 24th Annual Diamond Ball. The event was held at the Forum Caterers, 4210 Primrose Ave. The Tauette Club's Diamond Ball features graduating seniors (Diamonds) in...

African American Heritage Festival Provides Unique Cultural Experience

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Complete with live performances, historical exhibits and art that highlights Baltimore’s rich Black influence, this year’s African American Heritage Festival is sure to give families across the area the perfect Father’s Day weekend. Kicking off on June 18, R&B...

Through My Father’s Eyes

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Marty Henson wants to be a good father. A rough-and-tumble past and a series of poor decisions made it difficult for him to be a nurturing parent, but he now recognizes his shortcomings. It took several prison stays and...

Coppin State Cuts Energy Costs with New Solar Installations

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Coppin State University will install energy-saving solar systems on eight campus rooftops in efforts to reduce energy costs. The final project is expected to be completed by April 2011. The project, funded by the Maryland Energy Administration’s Sunburst Program, will...

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