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Wellmobile in Penn-North neighborhood

lton Avenue in the city’s Penn-North community through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day for those needing assistance after the recent riot. The Wellmobile will be staffed by volunteers from the University of Maryland Baltimore as well as staff from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods and the Baltimore City Health Department.

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Health department offers free shuttle service

The Baltimore City Health Department’s Division of Aging and Care Services launched a free shuttle service this week that will operate weekdays through May as the city recovers from damage caused by the recent riots. The shuttle will have two daily trips at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at 10 residential buildings, depending on the day of the week. The shuttle will take residents to a Super WalMart or a Giant supermarket, helping ensure that they have access to food and other needs.

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McCormick awards college scholarships

SPARKS -- McCormick & Company, Inc., announced that Dunsin Fadojutimi of Eastern Technical School and Alcedo Hodge Jr. of Maritime Industries Academy are the 76th and 77th recipients of the Charles Perry McCormick Scholarship during a ceremony April 4 in front of 700 Baltimore area officials, school administrators, coaches and family members.

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N.Y. goes national and alters its bar exam

New York State, beginning next year, is relinquishing the state component of the bar exam. Rather than taking an exam divided between the national multistate test and one limited to New York law, the state will eliminate the New York portion and replace it with the Uniform Bar Exam, a test already adopted by 15 states. The new exam will allow lawyers to become licensed more easily in several states.

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Prince to hold ‘Rally 4 Peace’ concert Sunday in Baltimore

Prince to hold ‘Rally 4 Peace’ concert Sunday in Baltimore

Prince has announced plans to perform at a concert at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore following the unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody. A statement issued Tuesday says the pop icon will perform Sunday at a "Rally 4 Peace" concert. The statement says the event is meant to be "a catalyst for pause and reflection" after the recent protests and riots over Freddie Gray's death that prompted Maryland's governor to bring in the National Guard. Attendees of the concert are asked to wear gray. Prince will also be joined by funk-rock group 3RDEYEGIRL. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Baltimore-based youth charities.

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Board of Estimates to consider $60K settlement in ex-firefighter’s ADA claim

The city's spending panel is scheduled to consider a $60,000 settlement with a former Baltimore firefighter who claimed he was discriminated against because of his disability. Donald Quarles alleged the Baltimore City Fire Department's Public Safety Infirmary declined to return him to full duty after he suffered a seizure and was prescribed medication, according to the Board of Estimates agenda.

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Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US

Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world. The milestone announced at a digital advertising conference Tuesday serves as another reminder of how dramatically online behavior has changed since 2007. That's when Apple released the first iPhone, leading to a wave of similar devices that have made it easier for people to stay connected to the Internet wherever they go.

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