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Wheaton Man Headed To Prison In NYC Torah Fraud Case

A Jewish charity co-founder who billed himself as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” bent on recusing vintage Torahs across the globe was sentenced to more than four years in prison on Thursday for conning donors out of about $1 million.

10/11/2012

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Lance Armstrong Joins Md. Cancer Benefit Triathlon

Lance Armstrong says he’ll participate in a charity triathlon near Baltimore next month, about six weeks after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency stripped him of seven Tour de France titles for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs.

09/19/2012

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Howard County Teen Creates Sweater Giveaway For Needy

Though Census figures show Maryland to be the most affluent state in the country, nearly 10 percent of our population lives in poverty.

09/13/2012

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Art Modell And His Wife Donated Millions To Social Causes In Baltimore

Art Modell not only brought football back to Baltimore, he also breathed new life into the arts and charitable causes with millions of dollars in donations over a decade.

09/06/2012

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Md. Man Running 185 Miles For Wounded Veterans

Before the Army, Spc. Mark Lopez never ran a mile in his life.

09/05/2012

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Former Prince George’s Charity Administrator Charged

A former administrator of a nonprofit group in Prince George’s County has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the organization.

05/30/2012

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Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon Attends Comedy Roast… Of Herself

Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon is back in the public eye. Two years after she was forced to step down in a corruption scandal, Dixon faces city residents in a comedy roast.

04/19/2012

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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Dixon To Be Roasted For Charity

Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon, who resigned in 2010 amid scandal, will be teased and insulted — all for charity.

04/19/2012

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Baltimore-Based Charity Rewards Philanthropists For Donations

It’s a new concept in charitable giving. It’s called GiveCorps. It started here in Baltimore last year by two entrepreneurs who are taking the groupon concept to a whole new level.

03/12/2012

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5 University Cooks Face Off For Charity

Dining hall cooks from five local universities are taking part in a cafeteria cook-off, all in the name of charity.

02/15/2012

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Wheaton Jewish Bookstore Owner Admits To N.Y. Torah Fraud

A Jewish charity co-founder who claimed he traveled the world as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” to rescue Torahs pleaded guilty to fraud charges Thursday, saying he lied when he claimed he had personally obtained vintage Torah scrolls in Europe and Israel for six years.

02/02/2012

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Economy Leads To Decline In Charitable Giving

One of the nasty side effects of this down economy is the slump in charitable giving.

12/11/2011

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