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Local News with WEAA's Julius White

Julius White has the local news: At a public planning session on Saturday, Commissioner Davis announced an initiative to increase transparency in the Baltimore police department, including releasing data on things like complaints against officers. And today, a group of Howard County residents are gathering outside of the Howard County Sheriff’s office to demand the resignation of Sheriff James Fitzgerald.
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This Week on WEAA

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First Edition Sept 23: The Week in Review from the Pages of the AFRO

First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High. Then the Mod Squad, Taya Graham and Stephen Janis of The Real News Network, report on politics and law enforcement, including the latest on the police killing of Keith Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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NPR News

The man suspected of shooting five people in the cosmetics department of a Macy's department story in Burlington, Wash., has confessed to the crimes, reports the Associated Press citing court documents released by the Skagit County Superior Court.

People who have reached their later years may think it's primarily a time to relax, not to increase their physical activity. Not so. Previous research has suggested that exercise can improve memory and reverse muscle loss in older adults, among other benefits.

This month federal regulators fined Wells Fargo $185 million for opening checking and credit card accounts on behalf of customers who had no idea that was happening. The bank has promised to try to make restitution.

But that's a lot harder than it sounds. A big question is how to compensate people whose credit scores were hurt by what the bank did.

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As we mourn the golf great Arnold Palmer, we acknowledge another contribution he made to our culture: the tasty and refreshing iced tea and lemonade beverage that carries his name.

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WEAA's Marcellus Shepard Attends the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

I had the pleasure of being on the island of Curacao for the 7th annual Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. I was able to experience the island through a few excursions and brought it’s food, history and culture back to the United States via my live broadcast from the island. What a beautiful place with incredible people. Please enjoy these clips and pictures from the exquisite island of Curacao!
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In the Community

September Community Cares: The Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group

The Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group invites you to support the creation of the wax figure of Henrietta Lacks for the National Great Black in Wax Museum.
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Attention Caterers!

WEAA is looking for local catering donations for our upcoming special events.

Watch: Vibraphonist Warren Wolf Sits Down With the Bassman

Checkout the Bassman on the Cool Jazz Countdown as he sits down with vibraphonist Warren Wolf about his latest CD, Convergence.
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