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October 29, 1999|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

Glendening to address groundbreaking at UMB law school

Gov. Parris N. Glendening will address the groundbreaking for the law school building at the University of Maryland, Baltimore today. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at Westminster Hall, Fayette and Greene streets.

With more than 250,000 square feet, the $38.5 million Gothic-style building will increase law school classroom space by more than 50 percent. It will also house the School of Social Work's Public Service and Research Center and the Thurgood Marshall Law Library.

The building is scheduled to open in 2002. During construction, the law school is occupying two buildings at Lombard and Greene streets.

Women's organization protests station's billboards

Members of the Baltimore chapter of the National Organization for Women demonstrated yesterday in front of a billboard at Fallsway and High Street that displays a woman's breasts and the phrases "Politically Incorrect" and "What a Pair."

Two dozen men and women paraded in front of the billboard -- an ad for radio station WOCT-FM. Lynn Buck, chapter president, said a half-dozen of the billboards, which advertise WOCT's Bob and Tom's morning show, began appearing in late September.

NOW plans to demonstrate and conduct a letter writing campaign to the station's advertisers until the billboards are removed. Officials of WOCT were not available last night for comment.

In Baltimore County

Educators' computer courses to be offered at Notre Dame

TOWSON -- Notre Dame Preparatory School is offering computer classes to help educators incorporate technology into the classroom. Introductory and advanced courses cost $35 each.

Tim Wedra, owner of Teachers and Technology, will lead the workshops. Various courses, including Web page creation and design, are available. Information: 410-825-6202, Ext. 1108.

New Goodwill `super store' to open in Security Station

WOODLAWN -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake is expected to open a "super store" Wednesday at Security Station Shopping Center at 1700 N. Rolling Road in Woodlawn. The store will be one of eight super stores opened by the organization in the area and will replace a smaller store located in Security Square Mall.

Proceeds from Goodwill sales of used clothes and other items help provide job placement and career training.

Golden Ring pupils to serve annual Halloween luncheon

ROSEDALE -- A team of special education pupils at Golden Ring Middle School is serving a Halloween lunch to campus staff and invited community members today.

Dungeon Luncheon is an annual event at Golden Ring for which pupils design invitations, plan a meal, shop for supplies and prepare the food. They decorate tables with Halloween centerpieces.

The luncheon allows pupils to practice life skills to become independent members of society. The last of three lunches will be served at 10 a.m. Information: 410-887-0131.

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