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(WEAA) —Cynthia Horton, President of the Baltimore Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc joins Two Way Talk to share details about an upcoming community expungement clinic happening in the city.  The free event is scheduled for October 16 from 11 am- 2pm on Greenmount Ave.  Click below for more details: 

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Sgt. Clyde Boatwright joins Two Way Talk to discuss policing in schools

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say seven students were arrested and two were taken to hospitals after a fight involving a knife broke out at a high school.

Anne Arundel County Police spokeswoman Lt. Jackie Davis says Annapolis High School was locked down after the fight, which stemmed from a neighborhood dispute.

She says the injuries, which included cut and puncture wounds, were not considered life-threatening.

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(WEAA)— Anton's Law, named after 19-year-old Anton Black, who died in police custody in 2018, declassifies police criminal misconduct records in the state of Maryland. 


After years of legislating, the law is in effect as of Friday, October 1.

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(WEAA)— On Monday, Baltimore City Public Schools nurses held a protest demanding additional help and better pay. 


“We don’t have enough nurses…”

Morgan News Hour: 9-30-21

Oct 1, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.

Lamar Jackson misses 2nd straight practice with back issue

Oct 1, 2021
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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson missed practice for the second straight day because of a back issue.

Greg Roman, Jackson's offensive coordinator with the Baltimore Ravens, described the issue as a flare-up and said he didn't think it was serious.

Jackson held a typical interview session with reporters shortly before practice Wednesday, and there was no indication anything was wrong, but he was not on the field that day or Thursday during the portion of practice open to reporters.

The Ravens play at Denver this weekend.

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Project PLASE, (People Lacking Ample Shelter and Employment) is an organization that addresses homelessness in Baltimore by providing temporary housing, permanent housing and supportive resources.


Mary Slicher, one of the founding members of Project PLASE joins Two Way Talk to share the vision behind the nonprofit, programs and services offered to help rebuild lives and end homelessness in the city. 




(WEAA) —Arthur Kirk, founder and CEO of the Ruth M. Kirk Recreation and Learning Center joins Two Way Talk to share details about an upcoming community vaccination clinic. 

Morgan News Hour: 9-29-21

Sep 30, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.

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(WEAA)— Our very own Morgan State University broke ground Thursday morning on the new Health and Human Services Building.


The $171 million construction will house state-of-the-art classrooms, labs and meeting spaces, ushering in new era of innovation and community engagement.


The building will also house the School of Community Health and Policy, the School of Social Work, the Center for Urban Health and Equity, and the University Counseling Center.


(WEAA) — Adults aren’t the only ones struggling with mental health problems due to the COVID crisis, children and adolescents have been negatively impacted as well.


Dr. Sherell A. McArthur, an emotional and wellness counselor joins Dr. Kaye to discuss mental health challenges children are facing and helpful tips for parents and educators. 

Six Flags America to scale back hours after fights

Sep 30, 2021
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BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Six Flags America is scaling back hours during its annual Halloween events after a series of fights broke out over the weekend at at the amusement park in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.

News outlets report that a melee prompted the park to close an hour early Saturday and the park says it will begin closing its gates at 9 p.m.

Six Flags says patrons won’t be allowed to reenter the park after 6 p.m., and no new entries will be allowed after 7 p.m.

(WEAA)— Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are digital assets that represent art, music, in-game items and videos. 


Why are some worth millions? 

(WEAA) —September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Chauncey D. Whitehead joins Dr. Kaye to discuss the importance of physical exams and understanding your body.