Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday

Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday 

Despite his obvious power and previous success, Orioles infielder Chris Davis has been struggling so much this season that it has become business as usual when pitchers challenge him.

Study discovers households marked by 'signature' bacteria

Families and roommates share plenty — food, bathrooms, dishes. A study published Thursday adds a less visible but ubiquitous item to the list: bacteria.

Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states 

Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states

The State Board of Elections has alerted the Office of the State Prosecutor to a report that 164 people voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the November 2012...

On his T-shirt night at Camden Yards, Orioles' Darren O'Day receives praise

On his T-shirt night at Camden Yards, Orioles' Darren O'Day receives praise 

Darren O’Day is set apart from other relievers by his sidearm delivery, his own version of the “Ole” song, and his 0.92 ERA, among other things. And he can add another to the list.

State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists

State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists 

State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will.

STX expands ice-hockey line, signs five NHL players

STX expands ice-hockey line, signs five NHL players

Baltimore-based STX said Thursday that it's inked deals with five National Hockey League players as the company best known for lacrosse plans an expansion of its ice-hockey line.

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Lax gets a fashion fix

Lax gets a fashion fix 

Glen Arm woman creates the company Lax So Hard after noticing girls could use more fashionable lacrosse wear

Top things to do this weekend [Pictures]

Top things to do this weekend [Pictures]

No weekend plans yet? We've got you covered. Find out what's happening in the Baltimore area this weekend: concerts, festivals, family activities and more fun things to do.

Randy Edsall has a good feeling about this Maryland team

Maryland football preview: Edsall has a good feeling about team 

COLLEGE PARK ¿ Maryland football coach Randy Edsall said he has told several of his close friends the same thing leading up to this season: "I feel good about this team."

Diamondbacks claim ex-Orioles OF Nolan Reimold off waivers

Ex-Terps center recruit Trayvon Reed reportedly commits to Auburn

For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Parkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools...

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Moving Baltimore forward [Commentary]

Moving Baltimore forward [Commentary] 

Baltimore City elicits genuine pride from its residents. Every neighborhood is unique, and generations of families have stayed here because they were not willing to give up on this great city.

Glimpse of health exchange audit shows progress

Glimpse of health exchange audit shows progress 

Maryland health exchange officials have been saying for months that everything is on track for a smooth launch of their new website, where residents can buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

African nurses are on the front lines in the fight against Ebola [Letter]

Kudos to letter writer Patricia M. Davidson of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing for raising awareness about the role of nursing in the...

Stop the racial rhetoric [Letter]

Isn't it odd that the entire world knows about Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was killed by a white police officer on August 9...

Spotty Orioles coverage is the last straw [Letter]

Earl Weaver once said that he had given a player more chances than...

Police use of military-style gear is rarely appropriate [Letter]

Nothing can justify the looting and violence by those who used the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer as an...

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