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8,000 Summer Jobs Available Through Baltimore YouthWorks Program

YouthWorks provides Baltimore’s youth an opportunity to work during the summer season. On Monday, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced the launch of YouthWorks, a five-week program that provides summer jobs to young people between the ages of 14 and 21. … Continue reading

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Baltimore City’s Minimum Wage Could Increase To $15 By 2022

In July, Maryland’s minimum wage is set to increase to $9.25, with another increase set to follow in July of 2018, which would increase the minimum wage to $10.10. Many low-wage workers argue that the rate, with the increase is … Continue reading

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The Dip In Life Expectancy Raises Concern For Americans

Life expectancy in the United States was on the rise for decades, but that came to a sudden stop last year. According to new data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rates of every leading … Continue reading

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Maryland Test Results Show Less Than Half Of Kindergartners Are Ready For School

According to Maryland test results only 43 percent of kindergartners were ready for the 2016-2017 school term. Several school districts conducted the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment this past year. Garrett County students demonstrated skill they needed, with a 63 percent performance … Continue reading

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