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Big Ten tournament seeds, based on teams’ Twitter popularity

A look at what the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament seeds would look like if they were based on Twitter followers.

Meet Maryland’s Superfoods: Cherries

Each week, CNS will introduce you to a new “superfood” that is grown, raised, produced and sold in Maryland. This week’s superfood: cherries.

Events celebrating Read Across America Day planned statewide

March 2 is #ReadAcrossAmericaDay, which “focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources.”

Twitter reacts to trending #NewTrump hashtag

A day after President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress, Twitter is still reacting to the speech using the hashtag #NewTrump.

Maryland’s Black History: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland around the year 1820, according to PBS. While Tubman may be best known for her “Underground Railroad” voyages, she was also an accomplished military leader during the Civil War and a vocal activist…

Meet Maryland’s Superfoods: Eggs

Each week, CNS will introduce you to a new “superfood” that is grown, raised, produced and sold in Maryland.

Will ‘Hidden Figures’ win first PG best picture Oscar in decades?

The Academy’s taste in Oscar-winning films has changed over the past 57 years. Present-day Oscar-winning films are more likely to have a PG-13 or R-rating than any other decade. Can “Hidden Figures” break that pattern?

Maryland’s Black History: Taraji P. Henson

February is #BlackHistoryMonth and many influential African-Americans have called Maryland home. Meet Taraji P. Henson, a Hollywood actress who’s role in “Hidden Figures” helped earn the film an Oscar nomination.

Remember when Phil predicted more winter?

Punxsutawney Phil’s streak of inaccurate predictions seems to continue as today’s 73 degree high in College Park leans more toward spring than winter.

Black history at the Oscars

Throughout the years, African-American artists have made history at the Oscars. In honor of Black History Month and Sunday’s Academy Awards, this graphic represents a timeline of the African-American actors, songwriters, directors and producers who were the first to win in their respective categories.