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Md. students show improvements in reading

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s fourth- and eighth-graders each showed improvements in reading compared to results from tests they took two years ago, but eighth-graders performed about the same in math, according to results from the National Assessment of Education Progress released ...

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Chicago must hire 111 black firefighters, pay damages

CHICAGO — Some 6,000 African Americans who passed a Chicago Fire Department entrance exam nearly 16 years ago will walk away with either jobs or cash under a federal court order entered Wednesday. The city of Chicago must hire 111 ...

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Black judges, lawyers gather in Baltimore for National Bar Association’s annual meeting

The nation’s largest association of black judges and attorneys is meeting in Baltimore this week to discuss issues facing the legal community and to honor Maryland’s top jurist and other luminaries of the state’s bench and bar. The National Bar ...

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Troopers are still profiling, lawsuit claims

Echoing decades-old racial profiling allegations, a Philadelphia man says Maryland State Police troopers stopped him three times in two months because he is black, then pursued trumped-up charges that cost him 20 days in jail after he filed a Public ...

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