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Back When Oprah Lived in Baltimore…

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 27, 2015 10:24am

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Yesterday, Martha Stewart tweeted a 1982 picture of three big-haired ladies: Stewart, PR pro Susan Magrino, and a former Baltimore news anchor named Oprah Winfrey. This blast from the past made us nostalgic for Oprah’s Baltimore days. Read More →

Lifeline, Links

Marketplace Calls Baltimore’s Sewers “A Ticking Time Bomb”

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 27, 2015 9:54am

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Baltimore’s sewer…. issues are nothing new around here. But they are apparently disturbing enough to really gross out a reporter from the public radio show Marketplace. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

State Considers Cracking Down on College Hazing

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 27, 2015 9:09am

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Victims of college hazing rituals testified before the state Senate on Thursday, on behalf of a bill that would increase the penalty for violent hazing in Maryland. State Sen. Jamie Raskin introduced the bill, which would raise the maximum fine from $500 to $5,000. Read More →

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Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Security Issues at TSA; Water Main Break at Courthouse; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 4:43pm

TSA handles 2 security issues at BWI — WBAL-TV

PNC economist says Baltimore will lag nation in economic growth — Balt. Biz Journal

Marylanders support post-Labor Day start for schools, poll says — Baltimore Sun

Md. boy hospitalized after being shot with arrow — CBS Baltimore

Clarence Mitchell Courthouse closed due to water main break — Md. Daily Record

Featured, Lifeline

Baltimore County Floats Animal Shelter Reforms

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 4:23pm

baltcoBaltimore County officials are proposing more reforms to the much-maligned animal shelter in Baldwin. Answering one key call from critics, County officials said they’re ready to implement a Trap-Spay-Neuter program on a pilot basis. Read More →

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Hack Our City event planned for this Saturday

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 4:09pm

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HACK OUR CITY EVENT, PLANNED FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, DESIGNED TO GATHER BALTIMORE CHANGEMAKERS TO ACCELERATE POSITIVE ACTIVITY IN CITY

Free event at 10 N. Charles Street will connect advocates, entrepreneurs and innovators with keynote address from former NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous – Hack Our City, an event organized by BMe, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, Gensler, Global Shapers, Hack Baltimore, and Impact Hub Baltimore, is scheduled for Saturday, February 28 from 10 am to 2:30 pm at 10 N. Charles Street in Baltimore. The goal is to organize a gathering of committed Baltimoreans to celebrate, connect and accelerate the efforts of dynamic changemakers from across the City to promote positive activity in the metropolitan area. To register for the free event, visit www.HackOurCityBaltimore.eventbrite.com.

Former NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous will keynote the event. Jealous is currently a partner with Kapor Capital and Kapor Center for Social Impact. He is also editor of the new book “Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding.”

Hack Our City will highlight some of the city’s unsung heroes working to make a positive difference in education, economic opportunity, criminal justice and reentry, and a variety of other areas.  They include Chris Wilson, a Baltimore-based social entrepreneur and criminal justice advocate working to create employment opportunities for Baltimoreans with significant barriers to work, and Jess Gartner, founder and CEO of ed tech company Allovue, and a 2015 30 Under 30 selection by Forbes magazine.

Hack Our City attendees will exchange ideas, offer resources and provide guidance to attendees and the changemakers to help strengthen Baltimore City and its communities.  Hack Our City organizers intend to identify opportunities for collaboration and support to strong-willed doers throughout the city, proving that the city has no shortage of entrepreneurial leaders committed to bringing about positive change.

10 N. Charles Street is owned and managed by Artemis Properties, Inc. The building is located at the intersection of N. Charles Street and Fayette Street. A free boxed lunch will be served at the event.

Lifeline

Markakis May be Mad at Orioles, But Adam Jones Still Loves Him

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 3:52pm

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The Orioles began spring training this week looking ahead to a new season, but some offseason residue remains before the slate is wiped completely clean. Nick Markakis also began spring training this week. It’s bad enough seeing him in a different uniform. Then, he started in by talking about the Orioles. Read More →

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0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 3:00pm

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Featured, Lifeline

‘Embarrassed and Humiliated': Rams Head Owner Responds to ‘Peeping Tom’ Charges

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 2:25pm

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Rams Head Group owner Kyle Muehlhauser released a statement in response to allegations that he videotaped women in the bathroom of Rams Head Tavern in Savage. Read More →

Lifeline

MDSPCA’s Pet of the Week: Sasha

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 2:14pm

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Please say hello to…

 Sasha, 8 months old, 89 lbs., spayed female, Mastiff/Mountain Cur mix Read More →

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