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Social Media Aided In Probe Of Md. Rabies Death

Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted organ.

04/08/2014

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Why ‘I Don’t Have Enough Time To Go To The Gym’ Is A Big Fat Lie

We have 168 hours in a week and 3-5 hours out of that is not that big of a commitment when you think about the whole picture.

03/25/2014

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#BlessYou: The Flu Goes Hi-Tech

Tracking the flu goes hi-tech. A new study uses Twitter to predict outbreaks of the illness. Doctors say it could help hospitals respond more effectively.

03/19/2014

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Social Media Plays Important Role In Ending Amber Alert Case

Baltimore County Police say it was not only quick police and FBI action that helped in finding Caitlyn Virts in a matter of 48 hours.

03/08/2014

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The Top 20 Baltimore Sports Stories Of 2013

As 2013 winds to an end, a look back at the most popular sports stories of the year (determined by your clicks!) is in order. Take a look back at the Baltimore sports fan’s year in sports.

12/13/2013

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11 Annapolis High School Students Disciplined For Cyberbullying

Swift action. Nearly a dozen Anne Arundel County students disciplined, accused of cyberbullying. There have been growing calls for schools to crack down after a series of teen suicides across the country, including here in Maryland.

10/30/2013

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Baltimore County Police Trying To ID Man Engaging In Sexually Explicit Chats With Teen Girls

An online predator may be targeting Baltimore-area private school students. Police and several schools are warning parents about someone who’s been friending their children, then sending explicit videos.

09/16/2013

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Congress Turning To Social Media; Mail Use Declines

Maryland’s U.S. congressional delegation spent more than $1.1 million sending official mail through the U.S. Postal Service, requiring only their signatures to reach constituents from 2010 through the first quarter of 2013, according to an analysis by The Frederick News-Post.

09/14/2013

Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles trots around the bases after hitting a three-run homer in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Aug. 11, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jones Claims Giants Fan Threw Banana At Him During Orioles’ 10-2 Win

Baltimore Orioles All-Star Adam Jones claims a fan threw a banana at him during the 9th inning of a game against the San Francisco Giants Sunday.

08/12/2013

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Orioles Launch ‘Birds Nest’ Rewards Program

There’s a new way for Orioles fans to interact with the team. The Birds launched a free digital rewards program Thursday.

08/01/2013

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2 Companies Will Receive $350,000 Total From Invest Maryland

Maryland’s venture capital fund has announced that two tech companies in the state will get a total of $350,000.

07/29/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances Of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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