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Johns Hopkins University Of Education Welcomes New Dean

On August 1, Christopher C. Morphew, executive associate dean at the University of Iowa College of Education, will become the Johns Hopkins University dean of the College of Education. Morphew will succeed David W. Andrews, who left in April 2016 … Continue reading

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A New Johns Hopkins Study Suggests DNA Errors And “Bad Luck” Are Responsible For Most Cancer Mutations

Science plays a huge role in cancer research, but its use has been limited. Researchers have avoided utilizing science to estimate the different forms of cancers that are linked to particular circumstances and what percentage of the cases would have … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Police Department Looking To Hire 350 Police Officers

The Prince George’s County Police Department is stepping up their game, with plans to hire 350 new law enforcement officers over the next two years. By July, the department hopes to have 150 new officers hired, but applicants will need … Continue reading

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According To A New Study Older Mothers Are More Likely To Raise Children With Fewer Behavioral Problems

According to a study, published in the European Journal of Developmental Psychology, older mothers have a tendency to be more educated and have more resources and wealth, along with more stable relationships. The new study, led by researchers at Aarhus … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Is One Step Closer To A $15 Minimum Wage

On Monday, Baltimore City Council passed a bill that would increase minimum wage to $15 hour by 2022 on an 11-3 vote. Mayor Catherine Pugh’s finance department warnings about how such an increase could end up costing taxpayers $115 million … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s 2017 Homicide Rate Continues To Climb

Baltimore is ranked among the U.S. cities with the highest homicide rate. In 2015, the city saw its homicide rate scale up to 344, which made it a historical year with the most homicides per-capita. Unfortunately, 2016 wasn’t much better … Continue reading

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How Marylanders Can Remove Their Criminal Records From Public Access

A criminal conviction can taint someone for many years, if not their entire life. Getting a job, apartment, citizenship or professional license will be extremely difficult, if not impossible. However, there is a solution and that is an expungement, which … Continue reading

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Proposed House Bill Would Give Baltimore Section 8 Housing Participants More Housing Options

On Monday, the House of Delegates approved legislation on an 88-53 vote that would prohibit landlords from refusing to lease a home to applicants, with a Housing Choice Voucher. The Section 8 program is designed to provide very low-income families … Continue reading

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Used Smart Devices Can Be Controlled By Former And Current Owners

Billions of people have invested in some type of Smart device, while some have been absolutely thrilled with their purchase, others not so much. An interface that is easy to access, use and understand is a must, because most people … Continue reading

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Mayor Proposing A $5.5 Million Budget Cut For Baltimore Police Department To Ease The City School District $129 Budget Deficient

The Baltimore City school district is facing a $129 million deficient, which would force the layoffs of 1,000 staff members and teachers. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh outlined a plan Wednesday that would cut about $5.5 million from the Baltimore Police … Continue reading

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