August 6 // Former Md. Governor, University Form Legal Clinic

Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich has teamed up with the Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law to open a clinic this semester on clemency matters for people with criminal convictions. (AP)

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CCBC reaching out to older students 

The Community College of Baltimore County is revving up to launch an outreach program aimed at increasing the number of CCBC students age 50 and older, which officials are organizing with help from a $15,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges. (Daily Record)

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In Montgomery County, snack machines to stay dark after school

Vending machines in Montgomery County schools will remain dark after the last bell of the school day rings, keeping students from loading up on snacks and treats before they head home. (Wash. Post)

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Mikulski Pushes For Panel To Help Fight Sexual Assault In Military

Senator Barbara Mikulski is calling attention to a new commission that would focus on how well superintendents of military service academies are working to fight sexual assault. Mikulski announced Monday that language to create a Commission on the Selection, Retention and Quality of Service Academy Superintendents has been included in the fiscal year 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations bill. (WBAL)

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Takoma Park children feed their hungers at lunch and learn sessions

Forty children, ages 5 to 13, munch on peanut butter and jelly crackers or sandwiches, nibble salads and drink chocolate milk every weekday for lunch in the Essex House Apartments community center on Maple Avenue in Takoma Park. They’re not in school, but these children are enjoying a free meal offered through a new lunch and learn program. (Gazette)

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9 photos of MICA's posh student apartments

Maryland Institute College of Art is preparing to welcome as many as 240 students into the school’s new Leake Hall, a dormitory complete with a performance space, a lecture hall and two large studios. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Instructor teaches children graffiti style art

Although graffiti often is seen as a problem, Sykesville art instructor Vivian Davis sees it as an alternative style of artistic expression. Davis taught students how to paint in the rugged, urban style this past week in her garage. (Carr. Co. Times)

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College In Md. Ranks In Top 20 List Of U.S. Party Schools

The Princeton Review released its annual college rankings on Monday, including a list of the Top 20 party schools in the nation for 2013. (AP)

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