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Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley to attend "Bully" premiere, town hall

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Martin O'Malley and first lady Katie O'Malley will be attending the premiere screening of the film "Bully."

The screening on Thursday night will be followed by a town hall discussion on the effects of bullying in Maryland's schools and communities.

Acting Director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students David Esquith is scheduled to attend, as well as bullying expert Rosalind Wiseman, students, parents and educators.

Every year, the first lady partners with the Maryland State Department of Education to declare Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in May to encourage schools across the state to engage students to stress non-tolerance toward bullying.

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