Hallie Miller
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October 6, 2017
Baltimore’s first cat cafe opens in Hampden

At the newly opened Charm City Cafe you can sip on some coffee, nibble on a few cookies and mix it up with a few cool cats who are available for adoption.
By: Hallie Miller

September 29, 2017
Congress urged to address threats to U.S. elections

The Congressional Task Force on Election Security held its first public forum on Capitol Hill Thursday. Maryland was one of the 21 states believed to be a potential target of Russian hackers last year.

October 19, 2017
Goat yoga makes its way to Maryland

A popular new fitness trend has arrived in Maryland, and classes in Carroll County are selling out.

November 2, 2017
Kids and music meet at National Philharmonic’s “instrument petting zoo”

Halloween likely provided a sweet treat for most kids throughout the area but recently some local kids were treated to some “sweet sounds” and a hands-on experience at a very special “petting zoo.”

September 21, 2017
Maryland lawmakers address rising Baltimore City crime

Baltimore City’s mayor and police commissioner joined with other officials and members of the public in a marathon hearing before state lawmakers who are looking for suggestions on how to curb the city’s growing violence.

November 20, 2017
Maryland senators introduce legislation to protect TPS recipients

With time running out on more than 400,000 residents in the United States under Temporary Protected Status, Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin have introduced legislation that would allow TPS recipients to apply for legal permanent residency after three years.

September 21, 2017
Marylanders Grow Oyster program kicks off 10th year

Some 1500 waterfront homeowners throughout Maryland are taking delivery of thousands of oyster spat, young oysters, as part of the “Marylanders Grow Oysters Program” which gives local residents the chance to help re-populate the state’s oyster population.

October 12, 2017
Protesters demand more federal support for Puerto Rico

Protesters rallied for more federal support for Puerto Rico, which was hit by Category 4 Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20. Weeks later, most of the island still lacks power.

October 4, 2017
SCOTUS hears case that could impact challenge to Maryland’s Congressional redistricting

Protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday to send a message to the justices who were about to hear arguments on Wisconsin re-districting case. The Supreme Court ruling in that case that could impact a challenge still underway to Maryland’s Congressional redistricting process.

November 1, 2017
State commission offers help to those trying to pay off student loans

The state’s Financial Education Commission voted to endorse legislation to safeguard students from defaulting on their student loans.

November 15, 2017
Vision for Baltimore providing free eyeglasses to thousands of students

BALTIMORE, Maryland — A new public-private partnership in Baltimore has provided some two thousand students in Baltimore City with free eyeglasses. Educators say behavior and learning outcomes for those students have since improved.