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10 Baltimore Musicians on the Rise

In Baltimore — a city sandwiched between bigger, more glamorous cities — artists and musicians often feel like the perennial underdog. It hasn’t stopped them from creating important, resonant music, but many have wondered when their time would come.

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  • Despite the headlines, most people are 'inherently decent'

    Despite the headlines, most people are 'inherently decent'

    Many years ago, while my wife and I were back in India for about a decade, we lived for a year in the city of Ghaziabad, near Delhi. Our house, a single-family bungalow, shared a wall with a friendly Muslim family: the Rahmans, perhaps the only Muslim family in our neighborhood. A low wall separated...

  • Where's the outrage over mass shootings?

    Where's the outrage over mass shootings?

    Following two of the deadliest shootings in U.S. history — where 26 were killed and 20 injured at a church in Texas this month, and 58 were killed and 546 injured at a concert in Las Vegas the month before — we find ourselves in familiar territory in the gun debate: inaction. Briefly, it looked...

  • Goldberg: Roy Moore's supporters chalk up scandal to conspiracy

    Goldberg: Roy Moore's supporters chalk up scandal to conspiracy

    I'll cut to the chase: I think Roy Moore did it. And I can predict what Moore supporters will say: "Of course you would believe that!" After all, I called for conservatives to repudiate Mr. Moore, the Alabama Republican candidate for the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, before the Washington...

  • Pitts: As if you're not worried enough ... enter Brett Talley

    Pitts: As if you're not worried enough ... enter Brett Talley

    You are not worried enough. Granted, that may seem a nonsensical claim. Assuming you don't belong to the tinfoil hat brigades who consider Donald Trump the greatest thing to hit 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since Abraham Lincoln left for the theater, you've spent the last year worrying as much as you...

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  • Rehoboth Beach, Del., doubles residential rental tax

    Rehoboth Beach, Del., doubles residential rental tax

    A popular Delaware beach town has voted to double its tax on residential rentals. The City of Rehoboth Beach announced Saturday that its commissioners approved an increase on the rental tax from 3 percent to 6 percent. The tax applies to places like bed and breakfasts, condos, cabins and rentals...

  • Record growth continues at port of Baltimore

    Record growth continues at port of Baltimore

    The port of Baltimore set another record for cargo volume, handling more than half a million more tons of cargo in the first nine months of the year than it ever had before. The Maryland Port Administration reported that its public marine terminals imported and exported just over 8 million tons...

  • Tenable to relocate to new building in downtown Columbia

    Tenable to relocate to new building in downtown Columbia

    Tenable, the fast-growing cybersecurity company based in a Columbia office park, plans to relocate its headquarters to an urban-style campus in downtown Columbia and add hundreds of employees in the next few years. The expansion, expected in 2019, will bolster the Baltimore-Washington region’s...

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  • Football state semifinals set for next weekend

    Football state semifinals set for next weekend

    Just 16 teams remain standing as the high school football playoffs move to the state semifinals next weekend. Among them are seven Baltimore-area teams. Howard, Glenelg, Dunbar and Havre de Grace were all in the semifinals last year. Milford Mill is back for the first time in five years. Long Reach...

  • Ryan Stover passes for four TDs as Towson tops Rhode Island, 29-10, in season finale

    Ryan Stover passes for four TDs as Towson tops Rhode Island, 29-10, in season finale

    Ryan Stover passed for four touchdowns and Towson’s defense registered five sacks as the Tigers ended their season with a 29-10 victory over Rhode Island at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Saturday. The win capped a 5-6 season for Towson, which improved on last year’s 4-7 finish but missed the Football...

  • Broadneck edges Urbana, 2-1, for second girls soccer state title in three years

    Broadneck edges Urbana, 2-1, for second girls soccer state title in three years

    It took Broadneck junior forward Makenna Dean a 3:28 span to put her stamp on Class 4A state championship game against Urbana on Saturday. She was intuitive and precise with the two most important touches of her soccer life. They came midway through the second half of a scoreless game and the results...

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  • Coalition urges limit when officers can view own body camera footage

    Coalition urges limit when officers can view own body camera footage

    As more police departments use body cameras, a coalition of civil rights groups is raising concerns about officers’ unrestricted access to view their own footage, saying it can affect their memory of events. The Baltimore County Police Department is among the agencies that allow the practice, according...

  • Troubled Spring Grove lacks required citizens advisory board

    Troubled Spring Grove lacks required citizens advisory board

    State law is clear: Every psychiatric hospital operated by the Maryland Department of Health must have a citizens advisory board to help consult with its administrators. Each does except one — the troubled Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville. By law, the advisory board at Spring Grove is...

  • FBI data shows decrease in hate crimes in Maryland, but State Police says numbers are flawed

    FBI data shows decrease in hate crimes in Maryland, but State Police says numbers are flawed

    The number of hate crimes rose nearly 5 percent across the country in 2016, according to new data released by the FBI this past week. It marks the second year in a row hate crimes have increased. In Maryland, however, hate crimes have decreased 14 percent, according to the data. Experts caution...

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