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New Media Earns Permanent Gallery At Newseum In D.C.

New media and the stories shaped by online culture and social networks now have a place in the Newseum, a Washington museum devoted to the history of news.

04/27/2012

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Health & School Leaders Warn Parents About The Dangerous Cinnamon Challenge

It is a disturbing Internet sensation. People, mostly teens, are trying to swallow a teaspoon of cinnamon quickly.

03/15/2012

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Md. Professor Weighs In On Viral Video That Sheds Light On Africa Atrocities

An American activist group is getting worldwide attention for a video that documents wartime atrocities in Africa. One University of Maryland professor weighs in on “KONY 2012,” which targets the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony.

03/09/2012

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VIDEO: Buck Showalter Talks Pitching

Buck talks O’s pitchers & strategy from spring training.

02/28/2012

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2 Maryland Businesses To Benefit From O’Malley’s India Trade Trip

Maryland sends the largest delegation in the United States to India with a goal of bringing jobs back to the state.

11/29/2011

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Fan Fight Inside M&T Bank Stadium Goes Viral

Caught on camera: a nasty fistfight inside M&T Bank Stadium this weekend between groups of football fans. The viral video has been seen by tens of thousands.

08/22/2011

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Little Mermaid Dreams Of Life Underwater In Md.

Between job hunting and working on her crafts and art projects, Atanossian spends her time swimming — lots of swimming. It’s the best way to train as a mermaid, she said.

05/27/2011

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2 Metro Officers Scuffle With Man In Wheelchair

A video posted on YouTube shows two Metro Transit police officers forcing a man in a wheelchair to the ground outside a Metro station, and the police chief has announced a formal review of the officers’ actions.

05/23/2011

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Metro System Inspires Alexandria, Va. Songwriter

Jason Mendelson’s favorite art teacher once told him he could find art in anything. So it would be interesting to see what that instructor might think 20 years later of Mendelson’s latest undertaking.

05/02/2011

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Social Media Rules Revised For Md. Prison Jobs

Maryland’s prison agency said Wednesday it will no longer ask prospective correctional officers for the keys to their social media accounts after the American Civil Liberties Union complained that requiring job applicants to divulge Facebook usernames and passwords violates privacy laws.

04/06/2011

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Police Charge 7 In Eastern Shore Brawls

Crisfield police have charged seven people in three large fights at an apartment complex after the brawls were recorded and posted on the Internet.

04/02/2011

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Md. Students Become YouTube Sensation

State testing for Maryland students is underway, including at one school that was part of a 2008 cheating scandal.

03/08/2011

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