Maria-Pia Negro
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Maria-Pia Negro is a graduate student at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland and has freelanced for The Prince George’s Sentinel and AOL Patch in College Park and Gaithersburg. She interned last summer for Catholic News Service, a DC-based news wire service reporting on religion. She also interned for The Urbanite, a monthly magazine in Baltimore. She graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Maryland in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in communication and writing. Her work and resume can be seen on her personal website.

October 16, 2012
Baltimore program provides job support for ex-prisoners coming home

At Jericho, a Baltimore City-based program that helps former prisoners get jobs, counselors start with the basics — how to dress for an interview, write a resume and prepare for interviews.

November 20, 2012
Consumer Group Warns Parents About Dangerous Toys

Some toys on store shelves this holiday season could cause choking, have toxic components or damage children’s ears, according to a consumer advocacy organization.

November 27, 2012
Crisfield Still Waiting For Government Help After Sandy

Nearly a month after Sandy ravaged the East Coast and displaced hundreds, Crisfield residents are still waiting to hear whether the federal government will help them rebuild their flooded homes and businesses.

September 11, 2012
Democrats, Republicans Reach Out to Women Voters

Women voters were the target of much of the rhetoric at the Republican and Democratic conventions in the past two weeks.

December 5, 2012
Feds Deny Storm Assistance For Eastern Shore

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Maryland’s request for financial help for lower Eastern Shore residents affected by Superstorm Sandy.