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Need to Know for Aug. 22

Need to Know for Aug. 22

War rages on, anti-Semitism in U.K. and U.S., Ravens field trip and more More War in Afghanistan On Aug. 21, President Donald Trump presented a strategy for resolving the 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan. In a nationally televised prime-time speech to troops at...

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Need to Know for Aug. 17

Need to Know for Aug. 17

Ben Jealous, Arnold Schwarzenegger and the D.C. Sniper Ben Jealous Arrested The ex-NAACP president and 2018 gubernatorial candidate was among a group of 27 people arrested on Aug. 15 for protesting against the Trump administration’s immigration policies outside the...

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Need to Know for Aug. 15

Need to Know for Aug. 15

Charlottesville violence, ‘The Daily Stormer,’ Conan O’Brien and a total solar eclipse Condemning the Charlottesville Violence In addition to several Jewish leaders and organizations condemning the white supremacist rally that took place in Charlottesville, Va., on...

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Need to Know for Aug. 10

Need to Know for Aug. 10

Dunbar Poets, Hood College master’s, Messianic Glen Campbell and an inflatable chicken Remembering the Poets The ESPN documentary “Baltimore Boys” about the undefeated Dunbar High School boys’ basketball teams of 1981-1983 aired on Aug. 8. The “30 for 30” film...

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Need to Know for Aug. 8

Need to Know for Aug. 8

#BaltimoreCeaseFire, weird weather, swastika T-shirts, and really bad tourist behavior #BaltimoreCeaseFire update The 72-hour ceasefire that Baltimore community leaders called for last weekend was interrupted by two fatal shootings on Saturday. Organizers had hoped to...

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Need to Know for Aug. 3

Need to Know for Aug. 3

Stephen Miller and the Statue of Liberty, NAACP travel advisory, and a record set at Temple Mount ‘Your tired, your poor, your huddled masses’ In a White House press briefing on Aug. 2, aide Stephen Miller told reporters that the famous pro-immigration poem associated...

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Need to Know for Aug. 1

Need to Know for Aug. 1

Speed cameras return, body found in Ocean City and Einstein sticks his tongue out Reminder: Baltimore Cease Fire Baltimore residents are calling for a 72-hour cease fire as the city’s murder rate has already passed 200 for 2017. Organizers are urging residents to have...

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Need to Know for July 27

Need to Know for July 27

Auschwitz exhibit, Trump’s transgender ban, Larry David’s genes and Jon Stewart’s standup Auschwitz artifacts to travel The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland announced the first traveling exhibit about the Nazi concentration and extermination camp, featuring...

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Need to Know for July 25

Need to Know for July 25

A Baltimore Cease Fire, a Maccabi Tel Aviv draft pick and more Wonder Woman Cease fire Baltimore residents are calling for a 72-hour cease fire as the city’s murder rate approaches 200 for 2017. Organizers are using social media to ask residents to have a...

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Need to Know for July 20

Need to Know for July 20

Artscape returns, Detour Dave dropped, McCormick & Co. buys some mustard It’s Artscape Weekend! It’s the country’s largest free arts festival and it descends on Baltimore every summer – usually during the hottest weekend of the year – with hundreds of things to...

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