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PNS Daily Newscast - August 19, 2019. 


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The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour in Silver Spring, Md., was defaced with racist graffiti in 2016, one of many hate-crime incidents that led the state to offer grants to help houses of worship increase security. (Episcopal Church of Our Saviour)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — With the incidence of hate crimes rising in Maryland and around the country, a state grant program is now accepting applications from religious congregations that want to boost security. Gov. Larry Hogan announced the Protecting Religious Institutions Grant program as part o

The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, Episcopal bishop of Maryland, says the subject of reparations for slavery deserves

BALTIMORE – A member of the Maryland faith community is to appear before Congress today. The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, the Episcopal bishop of Maryland, will testify at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the issue of reparations for slavery in the United States. The topic of re

Family gatherings and holiday parties could quickly go downhill this year, as emotions continue to run high post-election. (woodvillage.or.us)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – "We respectfully agree to disagree" may be the mantra heard at office parties, family events and faith-based celebrations across the country this season, since emotions remain highly-charged for a lot of people after the presidential election. With weeks of holiday gatherings

American Friends Service Committee has been on the ground in Baltimore and is calling for police to scale back their presence in promote safety. Credit: Dorret/flickr.com.

BALTIMORE - Tensions still are running high because of the Freddie Gray death. Dominique Stevenson, director of the American Friends Service Committee "Friend of a Friend" program, has been in the area since last week, and offered perspective on what happened Monday that led to clashes between poli

PHOTO: Students from Baltimore's City Neighbors Charter School carried signs on the National Mall as part of the events commemorating the March on Washington.

BALTIMORE – For many children, Martin Luther King Jr.’s "I Have a Dream" speech is just a mention in a textbook. But for students at City Neighbors Charter School in Baltimore, it inspired a trip to the nation's capital. Teacher Peter Redgrave brought 76 students from the school to th

PHOTO: Mother Meredith Olsen, an Episcopal Priest from Baltimore, shows the medal she received from running in the Boston Marathon. She is pictured with her niece. Courtesy of Olsen.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - When Mother Meredith Olsen, an Episcopal priest from Baltimore, heard explosions shortly after she crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon, she thought it was cannon fire like she occasionally hears from Fort McHenry. She quickly realized, however, that it was no patriotic de

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