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D.C. Council To Address Issue Of Homeless In Motels

The D.C. Council will listen to testimony on the city’s strategies for sheltering the homeless, including the practice of housing families in motels.

02/03/2014

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Pet Adoptions Decline At Frederick County Shelter

The number of pet adoptions and rescues from Frederick County’s animal shelter has been falling over the past five years, leading to an increase in animals put to death.

01/13/2014

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Group Holds Vigil For 21 Who Died Homeless In D.C.

Homeless advocates are holding an all-night vigil for homeless people who have died this year in Washington.

12/19/2013

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O’s Hold Annual Pet Calendar Photo Shoot, Torrey Smith Goes ‘Bowling For BARCS’

Going to bat for a good cause. That’s what some of Baltimore’s Orioles are doing for a local animal shelter.

05/30/2013

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BARCS To Suspend Dog Intake For 3 Weeks Due To Outbreak

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) says it will temporarily suspend intake of dogs, due to an outbreak of respiratory infections among the shelter’s canine population.

05/28/2013

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New Rescue Finds Homes For Animals

Lauren Sanders was more of a dog person. But then the Sykesville resident took in a gray and white spotted tabby cat named Grace. Then Grace made a friend, when Sanders had a “foster fail” and ended up adopting another cat from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter.

02/24/2013

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Towson Salon Donates Hair Service To Women Transitioning Back Into Workforce

By the time a woman has to turn to a shelter, she may have lost a home, job, car and her kids.

12/17/2012

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Mass Transit Canceled; Local Residents Wait For Sandy

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has canceled all service for Monday due to severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy.

10/29/2012

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Md. Food Bank Merges With Hagerstown Group

The Maryland Food Bank says it’s expanding into western Maryland.

04/11/2012

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18 Abandoned Purebred Dogs Recovering In Baltimore County Animal Shelters

Officials at two shelters in Baltimore County have an unusual problem. Within 24 hours, 18 dogs–most of them pure and puppies– were rounded up in two different locations by concerned citizens.

03/27/2012

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Group Takes In Poodles Left At Md. Shelter

A northern Virginia rescue group is housing more than dozen poodles that were left on the doorstep of a small animal shelter in Cumberland, Md.

02/02/2012

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Homeless Student Population Doubles In Maryland

The number of Maryland students who are homeless has more than doubled in the past five years, outpacing the increase in homeless children nationally.

01/23/2012

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