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National Stress Awareness Month

National Stress Awareness Month

April is national stress awareness month and while you may not be able to avoid stress, there are ways to combat it as some lucky seniors are finding out.

Mr. Trash Wheel is cleaning the Baltimore Inner Harbor

Mr. Trash Wheel is cleaning the Baltimore Inner Harbor

A one of a kind trash wheel floating in the Baltimore Inner Harbor is cleaning up trash by using clean energy.

First Lady Plants Final White House Garden

First Lady Plants Final White House Garden

The first lady hosted dozens of students from across the nation to plant the White House garden for the last time as FLOTUS.

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

The bill required all Maryland colleges and universities to adopt an affirmative consent standard.

Johns Hopkins Performs First HIV Liver Transplant

Johns Hopkins Performs First HIV Liver Transplant

Doctors at Johns Hopkins performed the first ever liver transplant between an HIV donor and recipient.

VP Biden Announces New Cancer Initiative at Hopkins

VP Biden Announces New Cancer Initiative at Hopkins

Vice President Joe Biden paid a visit to Johns Hopkins in order to promote the new Bloomberg-Kimmel's institute to find a cure for cancer through immunotherapy.

Religious Liberty vs. Free Contraceptive Coverage

While arguments were being presented inside on whether or not Christian colleges must provide access to birth control in health care plans, supporters for and against demonstrated outside the Supreme Court.

From Clean Energy Jobs to Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Environmental Legislation Moves Forward

From Clean Energy Jobs to Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Environmental Legislation Moves Forward

A round-up of the current status of major environmental bills this session.

Move to Put Public Vending Machines in Maryland on Diet Fails

Move to Put Public Vending Machines in Maryland on Diet Fails

Legislation that would have mandated state buildings, parks and colleges toss treats that exceed 200 calories per package from their vending machines will have to wait until next year for reconsideration, the measure’s sponsor said Tuesday.

Cardin Seeks to Hike Federal Spending for Better Drinking Water

Cardin Seeks to Hike Federal Spending for Better Drinking Water

Inspired by the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Mich., Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation to increase spending on the country’s water systems and improve lead testing.