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First Edition June 22: Guest Host Adam Jackson Discusses Violence, Homicide & Solutions in Baltimore

Adam Jackson, co-founder of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, sits in as guest host. Jackson continues a series of conversations about violence and homicide in Baltimore, focusing on solutions as the “Baltimore Ceasefire” approaches, on August 4-6.

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The RelationSHIFT Experience: Innovation in Healthcare: Just What the Dr. Ordered [Episode 19]

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Thursday Morning Jam Session: Jazz Trombonist Rufus Roundtree

The Baltimore Blend's Thursday Morning Jam Session welcomes another high energy, no limit music experience with jazz trombonist Rufus Roundtree.

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A Catholic bishop has instructed priests in his central Illinois diocese to deny communion, last rites and funeral rites to people in same-sex marriages – unless they repent.

In the decree he sent to priests, deacons, seminarians and staff in his Springfield diocese last week, Bishop Thomas Paprocki sets forth a set of norms on same-sex marriage and related pastoral issues that he says are the policy of the diocese.

A week after opening to a tepid critical response and accusations of historical inaccuracies from actress Jada Pinkett Smith — as well as a misinterpreted Internet joke that had many searching in vain for the appearance of an iPhone in the film — the Tupac Shakur biopic All

Arkansas's pesticide regulators have stepped into the middle of an epic battle between weeds and chemicals, which has now morphed into a battle between farmers. Hundreds of farmers say their crops have been damaged by a weedkiller that was sprayed on neighboring fields. Today, the Arkansas Plant Board voted to impose an unprecedented ban on that chemical.

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Andy Slavitt understands the inner workings of the U.S. health care system better than most. From 2015 to 2017, he ran the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare, as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Since leaving that post in January, he's been an outspoken critic of the Republican proposals to dismantle it.

Yesterday, shortly after the release of the Senate bill, he tweeted, "It's the ugly step-sibling of the House bill." And this morning his message was, "We must start over. It's too important."

Eddie Gomez On Piano Jazz

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A two-time Grammy winner, bassist Eddie Gomez has been on the cutting edge of music for more than four decades. He has held down rhythm sections and set the groove for some of the heavyweights of jazz — from Bill Evans to Miles Davis to Chick Corea.

Oh sure, you could argue there are other, more important things happening in the world. And frankly, you'd be right. (For those things, by the way — which some people, in somber tones, might call newsplease see here.)

But sometimes, you just need to watch a big gorilla dance in a small pool.

While college campuses struggle with consent, and when and how "no means no," a nearly 40-year-old court case in North Carolina says a person can't be charged with rape if their partner revokes consent during sex.

Planet Earth is a vast place, with humans scattered all over it.

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Stepping Out with Your Girl Cheryl: June 23 - 25, 2017

Hi, this is Your Girl Cheryl with What’s Hot for the Weekend!

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June Community Cares

The main objective of the Riley Hawkins Avengers Foundation, Inc. is to rescue our children from the chaos of the streets by instilling values of family, friendship, honor and responsibility in them, and channeling their energy to become a positive force in their communities.

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