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UMd. Investigation Concludes Offensive Email Protected By First Amendment

A racist, sexist email sent by a fraternity member on the University of Maryland campus was protected under the First Amendment, the university concluded in a recent investigation.

04/02/2015

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Johns Hopkins Univ. Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over STD Study

Billion dollar lawsuit. Hundreds of people, part of a horrific STD study, sue Johns Hopkins.

04/01/2015

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Univ. Of Md. Concludes Investigation Into Racist Email

The University of Maryland has concluded its investigation into a highly offensive email sent by a fraternity member.

04/01/2015

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Baltimore City Schools Changing Policing Policy

Following a heated debate over whether Baltimore City school police officers should be armed, city schools are changing the way school police operate.

03/31/2015

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Md. Higher Education Appointee Doesn’t Get Confirmation Vote

Gov. Larry Hogan’s appointee to head the Maryland Higher Education Commission hasn’t been confirmed by a Senate panel, which has held its last scheduled meeting this legislative session.

03/31/2015

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Md. Teens Prepare For Environmental Education Competition

Maryland students are preparing for the first round of an environmental education competition.

03/28/2015

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UMd. Students Make Bracelets To Help Jailed Journalists

University of Maryland journalism students are raising money to launch a line of bracelets emblazoned with the names of journalists imprisoned around the world to raise money for the cause, and awareness of their plight.

03/27/2015

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College Students Make Bracelets To Help Jailed Journalists

University of Maryland journalism students are raising money to launch a line of bracelets emblazoned with the names of journalists imprisoned around the world to raise money for the cause, and awareness of their plight.

03/26/2015

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Maryland To Consider Waiving Up To 3 Snow Days

Snow day meltdown. This winter caused a slew of closings and delays at schools across the state. Now it’s time to make up those days.

03/25/2015

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Committee, Stakeholders Mull Changes To Charter School Bill

A Senate education committee is mulling amendments to Gov. Larry Hogan’s charter school expansion plan.

03/25/2015

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New Towson School Hopes To Give Autistic Kids Good Education

It’s estimated that more than three and a half million Americans are living with autism. Parents of autistic children often face huge challenges trying to get their kids a good education.

03/24/2015

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Collaborative Effort To Build A Brighter Future For Baltimore Students

In honor of National Reading Month, the Library Project is working to collect books for three new libraries being built this year in schools across the city.

03/20/2015