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  • Politics aside, General Assembly Democrats see areas of agreement in Hogan's agenda

    Politics aside, General Assembly Democrats see areas of agreement in Hogan's agenda

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's top legislative priority is repealing what he calls the "road kill bill," the transportation law that the Democrat-controlled General Assembly passed over his veto last year. Democrats, meanwhile, have spent the past few months trying to weaken the governor's popularity...

  • Bill would bring Tubman statue to US Capitol Building

    Bill would bring Tubman statue to US Capitol Building

    Maryland's U.S. senators are sponsoring legislation to bring a statue of Harriet Tubman to the U.S. Capitol Building. The Maryland General Assembly passed legislation in 2012 creating the Harriet Tubman Statue Commission to raise money and commission a statue for display in the U.S. Capitol Building....

  • Guinness makes its pitch to Maryland lawmakers

    Guinness makes its pitch to Maryland lawmakers

    The owner of Guinness beer made a pitch to state lawmakers Monday to increase the amount of beer that can be sold at the brewery it's planning to open in Relay. The Guinness brewery will draw hundreds of thousands of visitors and help "create a Maryland beer halo" that will boost the beer industry,...

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  • Orioles about to play first spring intrasquad game

    Orioles about to play first spring intrasquad game

    The Orioles play their first intrasquad game of the spring this afternoon on the Ed Smith Stadium main field. The starting lineups will give World Baseball Classic-bound players Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop, Adam Jones and Welington Castillo important game at-bats as they prepare for the international...

  • Orioles re-sign outfielder Michael Bourn to minor league contract

    Orioles re-sign outfielder Michael Bourn to minor league contract

    The Orioles continued to shore up their outfield defense on Monday evening, re-signing veteran Michael Bourn to a minor-league deal with an invitation to major-league spring training camp. Bourn, 34, can make $2 million in base salary if he makes the Orioles’ Opening Day major league roster. His...

  • Pain-free again, Chris Davis ready to punish baseballs

    Pain-free again, Chris Davis ready to punish baseballs

    It probably says something about the Orioles' stubborn reliance on power that even prodigious home run hitter Chris Davis conceded recently that there is more to winning than seeing who can hit a baseball the farthest. Obviously, the Orioles do that better than anyone, but several years at or near...

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  • Evapco will expand, add 125 jobs at Taneytown refrigeration factory

    Evapco will expand, add 125 jobs at Taneytown refrigeration factory

    A refrigeration and cooling products maker plans to expand in Carroll County and add more than 125 jobs over five years. Evapco Inc. said Tuesday it will invest $15 million to expand its factory in Taneytown, the company's headquarters. The manufacturer will construct a 160,000-square-foot building...

  • Top prize at Light City pitch contest is a Ravens advertising package

    Top prize at Light City pitch contest is a Ravens advertising package

    The Baltimore Ravens are hosting a startup pitch competition during Baltimore's Light City festival, and the top prize is an in-stadium marketing and advertising package worth $200,000. The package includes LED signage at M&T Bank Stadium, digital ads on the Ravens' website, print ads in the team's...

  • COPT sells Northern Virginia properties

    COPT sells Northern Virginia properties

    Corporate Office Properties Trust announced Tuesday that it has sold a pair of properties in Northern Virginia for a combined $53 million. The Columbia-based real estate investment trust sold 5.3 acres of land for $14 million and a mid-rise office building in Falls Church for $39 million. The 190,500-square-foot...

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  • Wedded: Victoria Parshley and Juan Ramirez made a long-distance relationship work

    Wedded: Victoria Parshley and Juan Ramirez made a long-distance relationship work

    Date: Nov. 12 Her story: Victoria "Tori" Elizabeth Parshley, 23, was born in Montclair, N.J. She works as an elementary school teacher. Her parents, Tom and Seanna Parshley, live in in Baltimore. His story: Juan David Ramirez, 25, was born in Pereira, Colombia. He works as a mechanical engineer....

  • The new normal: Friends, family presiding at weddings

    The new normal: Friends, family presiding at weddings

    With the many decisions Ashelynn Brooks had to make for her September wedding, one was fairly easy: Who should officiate? The Rosedale resident, who worried about stage fright and stumbling through her vows, decided against enlisting a legal official or clergy member. Instead, she chose someone...

  • Inner Harbor mansion sells for $6.25 million

    Inner Harbor mansion sells for $6.25 million

    A 9,000-square-foot mansion on an Inner Harbor pier has sold for $6.25 million to a West Coast executive with ties to the movie industry. The all-cash sale is likely to rank among the region's top residential sales for the year. Agents who worked on the deal declined to identify the buyer. But...

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  • Trump condemns anti-Semitism, finally

    Trump condemns anti-Semitism, finally

    Even in these politically turbulent and divisive times, there are certain core beliefs that should unite us as Americans. One of these is an embrace of religious freedom and tolerance and a rejection of anti-Semitism. Jews have been victims of too much hate and prejudice over the centuries to ignore...

  • Guinness, craft brews and the battle between the free market and Md. liquor laws

    There is virtually no doubt that the proposed Guinness brewery and taphouse in Relay would be a tourism bonanza for Baltimore County. Currently, the biggest attraction in the county draws about 30,000 people a year. Guinness parent company Diageo projects a quarter-million visitors in its first...

  • Fixing the fixable under Trump

    Fixing the fixable under Trump

    Every time President Trump talks about blacks in America, it sounds something like this: "You go to some of these inner city places and it's so sad when you look at the crime. You know, people — and I've seen this and I've sort of witnessed it; in fact, in two cases I have actually witnessed it...

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  • HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

    HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

    HIV infections in the United States have fallen for several years, and few places have seen a bigger drop than Maryland, according to new estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cases in the state dropped an average of 7.5 percent per year from 2008 to 2014. That was...

  • Newsday, New York Times reviewing work of 'Pill City' author

    Newsday, New York Times reviewing work of 'Pill City' author

    A New York newspaper is reviewing the work of one of its former reporters after his new book on Baltimore was widely questioned by police and other officials here. Newsday managing editor Richard Rosen confirmed to The Baltimore Sun that the paper is reviewing the work of Kevin Deutsch, who worked...

  • Good Shepherd Services to close Baltimore County residential treatment program

    Good Shepherd Services to close Baltimore County residential treatment program

    Good Shepherd Services will close its troubled residential treatment program for adolescents in Halethorpe after two state agencies decided to withdraw the children they had placed there. The decision to withdraw the children followed moratoriums imposed late last year by the agencies on sending...

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