Spiked CBD Being Sold In Maryland, AP Investigation Finds

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — An Associated Press investigation shows a dark side to booming sales of the cannabis extract CBD. Some people are substituting cheap and dangerous street drugs for the real thing.

For the investigation, a reporter in Towson purchased three vape pods that were advertised as delivering inhalable CBD. Lab testing showed one contained synthetic marijuana.

The store’s co-owner then pulled the brand from shelves.

Grade-Rigging Scandal: Baltimore Students Missed 100+ Days Of School, Failed Classes, Still Graduated

Grade-Rigging Scandal: Baltimore Students Missed 100+ Days Of School, Failed Classes, Still Graduated

For the last several years, we have been covering the grade-changing scandal in Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS). Administrators, teachers, and parents continue to come forward about the widespread fraud that allows children to graduate, even though they’ve missed school or failed classes. 

Ben & Jerry’s, Lush, Patagonia among companies closing Friday for World Climate Strike – USA TODAY

Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY
Published 5: 11 p.m. ET Sept. 19, 2019
Fresh York Metropolis’s Training Division announced that students wishing to support a nationwide local weather demonstration could well occupy their absences excused.

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Mel Roberts steps down from Ikon Melbourne MD role

Mel Roberts, Ikon’s Melbourne managing director, has stepped down from the position effective from the end of the month, 30 September.

Roberts took on the role in June last year, and will remain “closely associated with the agency in a consulting role” according to holding group WPP.

Mel Roberts has stepped down as managing director of Ikon Melbourne

Different Types of Residential Communities in the University of Texas

The University of Texas is well-known for having the 7th largest library in the country, with around 10 million volumes in its collection. Apart from that, the University of Texas is also home to approximately 15 different residence halls in three campus communities. 

If you’re an incoming freshmen student of the university, here are some of the University of Texas dorms and residence halls you can choose from. 

Whitis Community

The Whitis community holds seven of the 15 residence halls in the entire university, and these are the following: 

Here We Go: Duke University Refuses to Recognize Young Life Student Group Because of Its Ban on LGBT Leadership

Duke University’s student government voted against giving official recognition to the North Carolina-based school’s Young Life chapter due to the organization having a ban on openly LGBT leadership.

The Duke Student Government Senate unanimously voted last week to reject recognition for the Christian student group, claiming that the leadership standards were discriminatory.

Mark D. Tooley on Duke University, Methodism, and Discrimination

The Student Government Senate of United Methodist related Duke University in North Carolina has refused to recognize Young Life, an evangelical young adult ministry, because it upholds traditional views on sex, which was deemed “discrimination.”

Young Life’s Statement of Faith affirms in sexual conduct only “intimate sexual activity between married heterosexual partners.” Their policy is identical to the United Methodist Church’s, whose Social Principles say “sexual relations are affirmed only with the covenant of monogamous, heterosexual marriage.”

Waterstone Mortgage Opens New Location in Maryland

Waterstone Mortgage has opened a new office in Ellicott City, Md.

The new location is managed by Andrew Wagner, who has been with the company since 2017.

Wagner previously worked as a loan originator at Waterstone Mortgage’s former Timonium, Md., branch.

As a Baltimore native who has lived in the area his entire life, Wagner has extensive knowledge of the greater Baltimore real estate market. 


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