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WWI tribute band will feature UMES musicians

Jun 1, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

UMES' Dr. Isrea Butler embarks on a seminal personal journey this summer alongside young musicians who together will retrace the footsteps and performances - symbolically and literally - that will show how a World War I military band overcame segregation and changed history. 

Meet Jasmine Brown, Class of 2017

May 12, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

Pocomoke High alumna will deliver student commentary

Jasmine E. Brown will represent nearly 330 members of the senior class on stage at spring 2017 commencement exercises May 26 when she delivers the student commentary. 

Brown, a member of the Richard A. Henson Honors Program, was the top choice of a panel of five judges who auditioned candidates who applied for the honor. 

The kinesiology major from Pocomoke City said she was shocked when contacted about her selection. 

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SALISBURY, Md.--Salisbury Regional Airport is hosting Wings and Wheels, sponsored by Piedmont Airlines, on Saturday, May 20th from 8 am to 3 pm to celebrate Armed Forces Day and Aviation Appreciation Month.

“This is a great event for the whole family,” said Airport Manager Dawn Veatch. “We are excited to showcase our airport and invite the community to come out and share our passion for flying.”

BALTIMORE (AP) — For the first time in nearly 20 years, Baltimore has suffered more than 100 homicides before the end of April.

Media outlets report that the city recorded its 100th murder on Monday, followed hours later by another homicide that brings the total count to 101.

The violence has not relented since 32 homicides were recorded in January, the most in that month since 2005.

Baltimore has not seen 100 homicides before the end of April since 1998.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Capital One is consolidating all its Delaware employees into two adjacent office buildings in downtown Wilmington.

Capital One's Delaware Market President Joe Wescott tells the News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/2q0cdKl) that once the move is complete, all of the company's 2,200 Delaware associates will be together in one space for the first time ever. Company officials signed separate 10-year leases for both properties on Delaware Avenue that run through 2027.

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