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Light rail's promise remains unfulfilled, except on game days

The light rail cars heading south toward Camden Yards were jammed with orange-clad fans — and a few in red — before the Orioles' game against the rival Boston Red Sox. As the train rumbled down Howard Street on Friday evening, Harry and Helen Page said they've taken light rail to O's games since...

Mayor's nominees to Civilian Review Board include academics, attorneys and a former Baltimore sheriff's captain

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  • Trump’s approval ratings sit at record lows but base stays steady, poll shows

    Trump’s approval ratings sit at record lows but base stays steady, poll shows

    President Donald Trump nears the 100-day mark of his administration as the least popular chief executive in modern times, a president whose voters remain largely satisfied with his performance, but one whose base of support has not expanded since he took the oath of office, according to a new Washington...

  • Obama-appointed surgeon general is removed by Trump administration

    Obama-appointed surgeon general is removed by Trump administration

    U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams. Murthy, a holdover from the Obama administration, was asked to resign, according to a statement released Friday night by the Department of Health...

  • Scrutiny follows as Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion

    Scrutiny follows as Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion

    Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency. They're eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame by expanding the brand into parts of the United States that embrace him. ...

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  • Young quarterbacks take center stage in Maryland's spring game

    Young quarterbacks take center stage in Maryland's spring game

    For a little more than a month, Maryland quarterbacks Tyrrell Pigrome and Max Bortenschlager have been sharing snaps in practice with redshirt junior transfer Caleb Henderson, hoping to show second-year coach DJ Durkin how much they improved from their freshman year.

  • Analysis and betting tips for Sunday's race card at Laurel Park

    Analysis and betting tips for Sunday's race card at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's betting tips and best bets for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 7 Goodbyseeulater, No. 3 Jose Sea View, No. 1 Troubled Waters Goodbyeseeulater has the outside post and peed advantage. Jose Sea View with one more step down the claiming ladder,...

  • Johns Hopkins men crush Michigan for Big Ten tourney berth

    Johns Hopkins men crush Michigan for Big Ten tourney berth

    Kyle Marr had a career-high six assists and added three goals to spur the No. 8 Blue Jays' 19-9 thumping of visiting Michigan before a crowd of 3,675 at Homewood Field on Saturday.

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  • In defense of science

    In defense of science

    Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to march in Washington, D.C., today to celebrate and defend science — at a time when many believe that science does, in fact, need defending. President Trump's budget proposal cuts 31 percent from the Environmental Protection Agency, slashes the Department...

  • Eye on Ocean City's horizon

    Eye on Ocean City's horizon

    Imagine lying on the beach in Ocean City and feeling visually assaulted. Is it the looming stucco-plastered high-rises or the indiscriminant clutter of surf shops, arcades, bars and condos behind you? Let's say no. Or maybe the throngs of beach-goers in their colorful attire and various states...

  • Clearing cases isn't enough

    Clearing cases isn't enough

    The drop in the Baltimore Police Department's homicide clearance rate in recent years was a sign that the violence on the streets was overwhelming our ability to maintain order and safety. Each case police couldn't close was not only a wound to the victim's family, it was also an invitation to...

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