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February is American Heart Month

By: Kim Farmer

February of each year, we celebrate American Heart Month. The first heart month occurred in February 1964 after it was proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Since then, Congress has regulated the President of the United States to make an annual proclamation designating February as American Heart Month. Despite all...

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Baltimore can do better. Here’s how.

By: Mayor Catherine E. Pugh

  A mural of Freddie Gray near the location where he was arrested in Baltimore. (Win Mcnamee/Getty Images)     As with many residents of Baltimore, I closed 2017 with a sense of loss, regret and deep frustration. At Huber Community Life Center in northeast Baltimore, the family, peers, teachers...