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Christopher Connelly

Christopher Connelly appears in the following:

Turns Out Monkey Bars And Kickball Might Be Good For The Brain

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Research shows that, like adults, kids benefit from frequent breaks while working. So, a handful of schools in North Texas are experimenting with more recess.

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Maryland Governor To Close Baltimore City Jail Over Corruption

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the closure of the Baltimore City Men's Detention Center on Thursday. The jail, which is run by the state, has been plagued by corruption and deplorable conditions.

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Protesters Hope To Sustain Momentum In Baltimore

Sunday, May 03, 2015

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Red Cross For Rover: Inside America's Canine Blood Banks

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

America is facing a blood shortage — a shortage of dog blood. Whether Fido tangles with a car and loses, or Barky contracts a blood-damaging disease, dogs — like their people — sometimes need transfusions. And while there's no centralized Red Cross for Rover, there are a few commercial canine ...

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To '60s Civil Rights Hero, Math Is Kids' Formula For Success

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Bob Moses is 78, but he has the same probing eyes you see behind thick black glasses in photos from 50 years ago when he worked as a civil rights activist in Mississippi. The son of a janitor, Moses was born and raised in Harlem. He's a Harvard-trained philosopher and ...

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Baltimore Activists Use Art And The Web To Fight Blight

Monday, July 29, 2013

The Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore used to be a thriving, working-class community. But that was a long time ago.

"I don't see kids playing games like we used to play, like the girls playing jacks and skipping jump-rope," says Richard Dean, who has lived here his whole life. ...

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Gettysburg Swells As Throngs Mark Civil War's Turning Point

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

About three dozen men dressed in Confederate Army uniforms woke Wednesday morning on historical campgrounds at the iconic Gettysburg battlefield. Soggy from the night's rain, they warmed themselves by the fire and cooked up bacon and potatoes.

The re-enactors joined hundreds of others camping out to show visitors what life ...

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Washington Monument Receives Much-Needed Repair

Sunday, June 02, 2013

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Is The Nobel Prize A Boys Mostly Club?

Monday, October 15, 2012

Since the Nobel Prizes were established in 1901, more than 860 people and organizations have been awarded a Nobel Prize. Yet, just 44 of those prizes have gone to women. Many experts ...

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