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Arts Agency Names 9 New National Heritage Fellows

The National Endowment for the Arts is honoring nine new recipients of the National Heritage Fellowships.


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Officers Who Died On 9/11 To Be Honored In D.C.

Law enforcement officers who died during the Sept. 11 terror attacks are being honored in Washington.


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Eddie Murray Honored At Camden Yards

The Orioles had a well attended ceremony for the unveiling of the statue of Hall of Fame first baseman Eddie Murray. Before the celebration even began the crowd erupted with the chants of “Eddie Eddie Eddie.”


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Md. State Police Honor Fallen Troopers At Annual Ceremony

Remembering sacrifice. Loved ones gathered at Maryland State Police headquarters for the 18th Annual Fallen Heroes ceremony.


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2 Social Workers Honored For Saving Baby’s Life After Stabbing

A surprise honor for two Social Services workers who helped save the life of a baby. They took swift action after the infant’s mom stabbed her during a supervised visit.


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Parkville Girls, 6 & 4, Honored For Saving Their Grandfather’s Life

Two sisters from Parkville are being called heroes.


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4 Prince George’s Co. Police Officers Honored For Fire Rescue

Four Prince George’s County police officers have been honored for helping evacuate a burning apartment building in College Park.


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3 Police Officers To Be Honored For Fire Rescue

Three Prince George’s County police officers who helped evacuate a burning apartment building in College Park are being honored.



National Security Lawyers Awarded For Secret Work

The Justice Department on Wednesday honored some of its employees behind the complex legal efforts to keep America safe, but the public ceremony raised more questions about what they did than answered them.


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Ecologist Honored For ‘Weed Warrior’ Program

The U.S. Forest Service and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have honored ecologist Carole Bergmann for creating the Weed Warrior program, which trains volunteers to eliminate invasive plant species.


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3 Md. Girls Praised For Red Cross Collection Work

Three teenage girls in Maryland, including one who lost an uncle in the war in Iraq, are being honored for raising money for the Red Cross.


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3 Baltimore County Officers To Be Honored

Three Baltimore County police officers are being honored at the 18th annual Top Cops awards.