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Howard superintendent's proposed $932 million budget adds staff in special education, mental health

17 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Howard County school system Superintendent Michael Martirano is proposing an operating budget of $932 million for the next fiscal year that adds more than 130 teachers and...
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New York state is running 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new Covid variants

20 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

New York state is running about 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new, more infectious Covid variants, the state's chief physician Howard Zucker said at a press...
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Report: Cardinals hiring Shawn Jefferson as receivers coach

21 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Cardinals have found a new receivers coach: They are hiring Shawn Jefferson, Howard Balzer of SI.com reports. The Cardinals parted ways with David Raih after the season...
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Howard County switches gears, plans for March return as school board approves framework for hybrid model

21 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Howard County school system is now aiming to get students back in classrooms in a hybrid learning model on March 1, and the Board of Education did approve the framework for...
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Howard County kicks off Winter Restaurant Weeks amid coronavirus pandemic

Howard County kicks off Winter Restaurant Weeks amid coronavirus pandemic

1 day ago   |   WBALTV

Despite coronavirus safeguards that limit in-person dining, County Executive Calvin Ball said that shouldn't stop people from patronizing their favorite places.
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One year in, Howard County Truth & Reconciliation group illuminates history of lynchings

2 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

In the year since it formed, Howard County Truth & Reconciliation has been digging through remnants of the past, uncovering new and discarded information about lynchings, and...
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A.T. Jones & Sons has kept Baltimoreans in costumes for more than 150 years, but now faces an uncertain future

2 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The venerable North Howard Street theatrical costumer A.T. Jones & Sons Inc. that has kept Baltimoreans and environs dressed as ghouls, ghosts and in other guises for more than...
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Prairie View A&M students say Kamala Harris is shining new light on HBCUs

2 days ago   |   ABC

They say Harris, a graduate of Howard University, made it big, and many believe she's taking many underrepresented groups with her.
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Kamala Harris Gets Joyous White House Escort From Howard University Marching Band

Kamala Harris Gets Joyous White House Escort From Howard University Marching Band

2 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The president of Howard University, Harris' alma mater, said it was "our esteemed honor" to participate in the Inauguration Day festivities.
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The Latest: Extended family joins Harris on VP procession

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration : 4:20 p.m. Vice President Kamala Harris has entered her new office building for the first time in her new...
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Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles. He was 87. Read more ...

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

Friday night's drawing came two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot. Read more ...

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers

The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be worth a staggering $1 billion . Read more ...

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, the longtime radio host who went on to become a nightly fixture on CNN, died Saturday at age 87. Read more ...

Russia arrests 350 protesters demanding Navalny's release

Russia arrests 350 protesters demanding Navalny's release

MOSCOW - Russian police on Saturday arrested hundreds of protesters who took to the streets in temperatures as low as minus-50 C to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, the... Read more ...

Stay silent, please! France's Academy of Medicine advises people to ‘avoid...

Stay silent, please! France's Academy of Medicine advises people to ‘avoid talking' on public transport to stop spread of Covid-19

The French National Academy of Medicine has urged people to quit the chatter on packed buses and trains, where social distancing is impossible. The country's health minister... Read more ...

What channel is Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 on tonight? How to...

What channel is Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 on tonight? How to watch, buy UFC 257 on pay-per-view

Here's a complete guide to watch Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2, including channel and pay-per-view information. Read more ...

Chicago indoor dining to return starting Saturday

Chicago indoor dining to return starting Saturday

CHICAGO - Indoor dining will be allowed to resume in Chicago and suburban Cook County with new rules that bars and restaurants must follow. Many restaurants and bars feared... Read more ...

Legendary broadcaster Larry King dead at 87

Legendary broadcaster Larry King dead at 87

Famed broadcaster Larry King has died, his official Twitter account announced Saturday morning. King, 87, a multiple cancer survivor, had contracted coronavirus earlier this... Read more ...

NC reports first case of highly-contagious COVID-19 variant

NC reports first case of highly-contagious COVID-19 variant

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first identification in a North Carolina resident of the COVID-19 variant called B.1.1.7, which was... Read more ...