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Towson, Maryland is located in Baltimore County. Zip codes in Towson, MD include 21204, 21286, and 21284. The median home price in Towson is $350,000 which is roughly $191/per square foot. More Towson information.

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BCPS superintendent receives mixed reviews

In one corner of S. Dallas Dance's Towson office sits a large elephant statue given to him by the Baltimore County Public Schools' teachers' union president, a daily reminder of a rule he strives to live by. "I don't believe in fighting publicly," said Dance, schools superintendent since 2012.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Record

GBMC enters 'Pink Glove Dance' contest

For the thousands of breast cancer patients who have received support from the Baltimore-based charity, The Red Devils are more like guardian angels. The Greater Baltimore Medical Center has entered a nationwide contest to win $15,000 for The Red Devils organization, which provides support services to improve the quality of life for breast cancer patients, and their families, across the state.

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The Towerlight

Editors Corner: Song Lyrics

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Patch.com

Towson Ranks Second in Electric Vehicle Charging Station Survey Among Universities

Towson University is a leader in the electric vehicle movement, according to ChargePoint , which runs a national network of charging stations. Home to 36 vehicle charging stations, Towson University has the second highest number among universities the network serves.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Violence -- sexual, psychological, verbal or physical -- is never OK [Commentary]

Domestic violence is an issue that has been on the minds of many people in recent days, prompted by the horrifying abuse committed by Ray Rice against his now-wife. His status as a professional football player, coupled with the fact that the attack was captured on video and has been seen by millions, has helped to shine a bright light on this often-neglected yet serious societal problem.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking

One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student attempted to drink a bottle of Southern Comfort and ended up in the hospital with a blood alcohol content of 0.34 percent, a level that's life-threatening.

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The Baltimore Sun

Bookish Baltimore consumers spend on education

Federal consumer spending data released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Baltimore-area residents spent an average of $154 annually on books, newspapers, magazines and other pleasure reading - about 45 percent more than the $106 national average. That's just a tiny fraction of area expenditures, but it's consistent with the profile of the wealthy, middle-aged average consumer revealed in the BLS data.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Worcester County Times

Runner remembered after Route 50 fatal motorcyclea

Runner remembered after Route 50 fatal motorcycle crash Many have shared fond memories of NyAnn Smith, 50, of Towson after she was killed in a crash. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/09/12/nyann-smith-motorcycle-crash-runner/15540665/ This race bib was created to be printed out and worn to honor NyAnn Smith during a run or motorcycle ride.

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The Baltimore Sun

Mum's not the only word for fall planting

Those round mounds of yellow, rust or purple are a poor way to celebrate the luxurious Mid-Atlantic fall - and ease a gardener's itch to plant something. Now is the time to refresh decorative garden pots with a rich variety of color and hardiness that can carry their beauty beyond the first frost.

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Patch.com

Towson Home Spotlight: Rancher with Wrap-Around Deck

This week's Towson spotlight home is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom rancher with a partial-stone front and three wood-burning fireplaces Enjoy the outdoors when the weather is nice. The home has a large wrap-around deck, patio and a spacious backyard.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

MTV

You Can Now Apply To College With A 'Selfie Video'

Time for some real talk: Applying to college straight-up sucks. Knowing that a single "C" grade in algebra or one lousy fill-in-the-bubble test could determine your entire future is frankly terrifying.

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The Baltimore Sun

Prostate cancer month events, resources

Free prostate screening 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Good Health Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital , 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore. Registration is required.

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The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Crash cleared from Harbor Tunnel toll plaza

All southbound traffic is shut down on Interstate 895 south at the Harbor Tunnel due to a disabled vehicle at 8:46 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on the inner loop of I-695 in Towson at the Jones Falls Expressway South has closed the inner loop right shoulder at 8:35 a.m., according to DOT.

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The Baltimore Sun

Randallstown parents want better school bus service

Getting their children into the Patapsco High School for the Arts, a magnet school in Baltimore County, was a dream come true, some Randallstown parents said. But then came the reality.

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The Jersey Journal

Washington Township native Julia Ratnaraj's death near Towson College ruled accidental

Julia Ratnaraj, 18, a recent Washington Township High School graduate, died at an off-campus residence near Towson University, in Maryland. The death of a recent Washington Township High School graduate at an off-campus residence near Towson University has been ruled accidental, according to Maryland authorities.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Patch.com

Area Lutheran Church Hosting Grief Support Group

There is comfort in knowing you're not alone. That's the reason for GriefShare, a 12-week Christ-centered seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of a loved one.

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The Baltimore Sun

Take Five Q&A: Jack Barakat of The Rockwell

Even though he was a child during rock 'n' roll's hedonistic late '80s, Jack Barakat hopes to inject the same party-hard attitude into the Fells Point bar scene. The 26-year-old guitarist of All Time Low - which started in Towson and has blossomed into one of pop-punk's most known bands - is now a co-owner of The Rockwell, the bar-lounge hybrid that originally opened as Vale Tudo last November.

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The Baltimore Sun

Parking, traffic still concerns on 101 York project in Towson

Traffic and parking continue to top the concerns of Towson residents who attended a community input meeting with the developer of 101 York, a student housing and retail project proposed for York Road near Burke Avenue. About 100 people crowded into a basement meeting room at the Towson Library on Tuesday eveningto air their apprehensions about the $75 million planned unit development project.

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Patch.com

Tractor-Trailer Crash Caused Backups on I-695

Backups continued on the outer loop of Interstate 695 near Towson into the Wednesday morning rush hour after a crash that occurred shortly after 5 a.m. At 5:21 a.m. on Wednesday, the single-vehicle crash was reported on the outer loop of I-695 past Dulaney Valley Road, according to the Coordinated Highways Action Response Team .

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WBAL-AM Baltimore

Overturned Tractor Trailer Cleared Outer Loop In Towson

Clean up of an overturned flat bed tractor trailer on the Outer Loop between Dulaney Valley and York Roads has been righted and moved to the RIGHT and LEFT SHOULDERS. Baltimore County: BRIDGE REPAIRS - Dulaney Valley Rd has been narrowed to ONE lane at the bridge over Jenkins Run, near the entrance to the Loch Raven skeet and trap club.

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