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Man charged in Charlestown 'road rage' stabbing

CHARLESTOWN — A man remains jailed without bond after he allegedly punched a woman and then stabbed her boyfriend five times in the back and once in the face during what investigators described as a "road rage incident" near Charlestown…

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Syed asks the Supreme Court to review his case

Attorneys for Adnan Syed filed their petition for review with the Supreme Court Monday, arguing the case presents a straightforward issue despite its “eye-catching” nature, which has inspired podcasts and documentaries. The Maryland Court of Appeals reinstated Syed’s conviction in March, finding the failure of his defense attorney to contact an alibi witness constituted deficient performance ...

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Light rail service resumes in stretch damaged in July

Light rail trains resumed running Monday between Oriole Park at Camden Yards and North Avenue in Baltimore. A section of the Convention Center light rail stop collapsed July 8 after a water main broke under Howard Street. Trains resumed traveling the two-mile stretch of track that serves six stations through downtown Baltimore on Monday morning, ...

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Derek Reynolds | Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health

Derek Reynolds has joined Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health as vice president for business development. He brings more than 25 years of experience in international development in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and the U.S. with expertise in business development, revenue and resource mobilization, strategic planning, donor engagement, grant management and information ...

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Thomas B. Hudson | Hudson Cook

Thomas B. Hudson, a founding partner of Hudson Cook, was named to The Best Lawyers in America for the 12th time. Hudson, who now serves the firm in an Of Counsel capacity, was recognized in the financial services regulation law category. He has practiced consumer financial services law since 1973 and focused his practice on ...

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Study warns states not to count on a windfall from marijuana legalization

A new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts is urging states to be cautious about projecting revenues from legalizing recreational marijuana and to avoid tying big-ticket spending plans to an anticipated marijuana windfall. The report released Monday morning comes hours before a Maryland legislative panel that is sorting through the public policies related to legalizing ...

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THE RUN DOWN

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green gives THE RUN DOWN on the trending topics in this weeks AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER

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Cardi B. Sets the Record Straight about Her Race and Ethnicity

By Keka Araujo The conversation surrounding Latinos regarding ethnicity vs. race is an ongoing theme. Cardi B, a Black Latina who speaks Spanish, set the record straight for fans who may have been confused about her ethnic, racial, and national identity. The Grammy-Winning Rap Star took to her Instagram account to talk about the subject. […]

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Robin Thede Looks to Build Legacy in HBO Sketch Comedy Show

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American woman comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as “Saturday Night Live” and “Mad TV.” So, Thede decided to create her own show featuring some of the industry’s funniest Black […]

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Hampton University Looks to Train Black eSports Players

By MATT JONES, The Daily Press HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Kyle Giersdorf, a 16-year-old from Pennsylvania, found himself $3 million richer this summer. He won the money after beating 99 other players in the online fighting game Fortnite Battle Royale during the Fortnite World Cup finals on July 28. For comparison, golfer Gary Woodland took […]

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