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In Baltimore County

School report cards to be distributed on Valentine's Day

TOWSON -- A snowstorm last week has foiled the Baltimore County school system's efforts to send out student report cards.

School report cards for the second quarter were to be distributed to primary and secondary students Monday, schools spokesman Charles A. Herndon said yesterday. But because snow upset school schedules, the date has been rolled back to Feb. 14.

Information: 410- 887-6111.

College's library systems to link under online database

CATONSVILLE -- The library systems of the Essex, Dundalk and Catonsville campuses of Community College of Baltimore County will be merged under a new Web-based database.

For the first time, the three colleges will have a "common catalog that can be accessed by students with Internet access," said Irving Pressley McPhail, CCBC chancellor.

The three campuses will be online by tomorrow.The e-mail address is http: //

Area job fair rescheduled Feb. 15 at Towson Center

TOWSON -- The Central Maryland Job Fair at Towson University has been rescheduled for Feb. 15 at the Towson Center.

A snowstorm last week forced postponement of the fair, which will feature about 140 companies and government agencies, including Coca-Cola Co., Northrop-Grumman Corp., the FBI, the Baltimore Police Department and Allfirst Financial Inc.

The fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applicants should bring copies of their resumes and dress appropriately for interviews. Information: 410-830-4837.

In Baltimore City

Loyola professor to discuss growing prison population

Drew Leder, a professor of philosophy at Loyola College, will lecture on America's burgeoning prison population at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at the school, 4501 N. Charles St.

The talk, "The Soul Knows No Bars," is based on Leder's book of the same name that focuses on the United States' population of 2 million prisoners -- a quarter of all inmates worldwide.

The lecture will be delivered on the fourth floor of the college's Andrew White Student Center. Information: 410-617-2010.

Author, television reporter to receive school's awards

Juan Williams, author of a biography of Baltimore-born U. S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, will give the keynote address tomorrow at Morgan State University's annual African-American History Month convocation.

The event will be held at 11 a.m. in Carl Murphy Auditorium in Morgan's Murphy Fine Arts Building, 1700 E. Cold Spring Lane.

Williams, who also wrote "Eyes on the Prize," an account of the civil rights movement, will receive Morgan's distinguished achievement award, as will George Collins, one of Baltimore's first black television reporters.

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