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Lewisdale Teen Killed In Possible Gang-Related Shooting

Few details have emerged about the murder of 18-year-old Meyder Bladimir Yuman.
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Few details have emerged about the murder of 18-year-old Meyder Bladimir Yuman.

A Prince George's County teen has been shot and killed just blocks from his Lewisdale home. Meyder Yuman, 18, is the eighth young person killed by gun violence in the county since August.

The stepfather of 18-year-old Meyder Yuman tells NBC4 the shooting may have been gang-related.

Police were called to the 7200 block of 24th Avenue around 7 p.m. Thursday evening.

This marks the eighth slaying of a teenager in Prince George's County since August.

Teens Killed in Prince George's County in the 2012-13 School Year
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Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
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How New Jersey Tamed The Wild Blueberry For Global Production

In the past 10 years, the global blueberry crop has tripled. Yet the big, round commercial blueberry is a fairly recent innovation. It was created by breeders exactly 100 years ago, in New Jersey.
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Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

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Computer Guys and Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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