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WMAR Airs Special About Sex Assault in Maryland (WMAR-TV)

Topic: Safety Initiatives

Scripps’ ABC affiliate WMAR-TV Baltimore broadcast "Community in Crisis: Violence Against Women," a 30-minute special about sexual assault and sexual assault prevention. The WMAR original special, which aired and live streamed April 14, also addresses how Maryland’s first responders, hospitals and schools are fighting the problem. "Once again we’ve built a show that is designed to start a conversation at home," said News Director Kelly Groft. "The show is designed to educate, provide resources and be a starting point for meaningful dinner table conversations." Earlier this year, WMAR’s "Community in Crisis: Chasing the High" reported on Maryland’s growing heroin epidemic.


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