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Goats make quick work of Towson University's yardwork

Goats make quick work of Towson University's yardwork

Towson University brought in the goats to tend to overgrown vines and trees at the Glen Arboretum this week. Campus officials have set out to restore and preserve the 12 acres of green space in the center of campus from invasive species. On Monday, the goats got to work for the fourth year in a...

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  • Expanding buprenorphine access is a key step in Baltimore's long struggle against addiction

    Expanding buprenorphine access is a key step in Baltimore's long struggle against addiction

    As the scourge of addiction continues to claim hundreds of lives in Baltimore City, health officials are racing to expand access to buprenorphine, a medication that blocks addicts’ craving for heroin and other opioids. There’s no silver bullet to solve the city’s mounting epidemic of drug overdose...

  • Alternative Fact of The Week: Jobs, jobs, jobs

    Alternative Fact of The Week: Jobs, jobs, jobs

    In these volatile and uncertain times, it’s comforting to know there are some things that can be relied upon — Chris Sale is still baseball’s most dominant lefty, Baltimore traffic congestion on its worst day is still better than Washington, D.C. on its best, and given the opportunity President...

  • The state should support elderly adults who want to age in place

    The state should support elderly adults who want to age in place

    In honor of National Adult Day Services Week (September 17-23), medical adult day services providers across Maryland have been welcoming local and state legislators to their facilities to tour and learn just how important these programs are to our communities. Medical adult day services are community-based...

  • Here's why Sean Spicer's Emmy gag wasn't funny

    Here's why Sean Spicer's Emmy gag wasn't funny

    "Was nothing real?" -- Jim Carrey in "The Truman Show" Funny covers a multitude of sins. That has long been my go-to explanation of a dynamic unique to comedy. Meaning the fact that you are allowed to be crude and shocking, to transgress all kinds of isms, all bounds of propriety, if you can get...

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  • Transportation workforce development to be top priorities for Greater Washington Partnership

    Transportation workforce development to be top priorities for Greater Washington Partnership

    Transportation and workforce development will be two early focuses of the Greater Washington Partnership, a coalition of top executives from Baltimore to Richmond, Va., that formed last year to drive economic growth across the region. In a memo released Thursday, Greater Washington Partnership...

  • FedEx celebrates new distribution center in Sparrows Point

    FedEx celebrates new distribution center in Sparrows Point

    FedEx has been shipping and sorting packages at its new Sparrows Point center for two months, but celebrated the facility’s opening by having officials cut a ceremonial orange ribbon on Wednesday. The freight shipping outfit was the first major company to agree to open a facility at Tradepoint...

  • Live Baltimore to offer $5,000 incentives during homebuying event

    Live Baltimore to offer $5,000 incentives during homebuying event

    Prospective homebuyers could snag a $5,000 incentive Saturday during Live Baltimore’s “Buying into Baltimore” event. Beginning at 8 a.m. at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, attendees will go on a tour around city neighborhoods including Hunting Ridge, Hanlon-Longwood, Edmondson Village, Rognel...

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  • Hopkins speaker series includes comedian Hasan Minhaj, Ohio Gov. John Kasich

    Hopkins speaker series includes comedian Hasan Minhaj, Ohio Gov. John Kasich

    “The Daily Show’s” Hasan Minhaj, MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid, the organizers of the Women’s March, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich will all come to the stage this fall as a part of the Johns Hopkins University’s Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium for a mix of laughter and thought-provoking conversation. The...

  • Homeslyce opening in former PJ's Pub space in Charles Village

    Homeslyce opening in former PJ's Pub space in Charles Village

    Homeslyce will open a new location in Charles Village in the former home of PJ’s Pub, likely its last location in the Baltimore area as the pizzeria plots a D.C. expansion. The Baltimore pizza bar is on track to open in December at 3333 N. Charles St., where PJ’s had operated since 1984 until it...

  • Celebrity chef Mike Isabella opening restaurant in College Park

    Celebrity chef Mike Isabella opening restaurant in College Park

    Celebrity chef Mike Isabella is bringing his Greek eats to College Park. Isabella is opening Kapnos Taverna in the Hotel at the University of Maryland. The restaurant, which also has a location in Arlington, Va., is set to open Monday. The new Kapnos Taverna at 7777 Baltimore Ave. will seat 143...

  • Food & Wine magazine: Baltimore's Ivy has the 'best hotel breakfast you can't have'

    Food & Wine magazine: Baltimore's Ivy has the 'best hotel breakfast you can't have'

    The Ivy Hotel in Mount Vernon might serve the best hotel breakfast, according to Food & Wine magazine. But unless you’re staying in the ultra-boutique, it’s not for you. A recent article in the magazine calls the upscale hotel’s morning meal “the best breakfast you can’t have.” “The feel is more...

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  • Maryland's fast offensive start begins in the trenches

    Maryland's fast offensive start begins in the trenches

    Beyond the video game numbers being put up by junior running back Ty Johnson, the explosive versatility of junior wide receiver DJ Moore and the preternatural poise of freshman quarterback Kasim Hill, the success of Maryland’s offense this season can be tied directly to its offensive line. “It...

  • MIAA A Conference bringing back football playoffs

    MIAA A Conference bringing back football playoffs

    When St. Frances coach Henry Russell played football at Gilman, he always wanted to play in the postseason, but the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference didn’t have playoffs. “High school football across the country has playoffs everywhere and I always kind of felt left out,”...

  • Brandon Carr coming up with more interceptions as he thrives with Ravens defense

    Brandon Carr coming up with more interceptions as he thrives with Ravens defense

    The knock on Brandon Carr was that as durable as he is – he has started all 145 regular-season games of his career – he did not intercept passes at a rate one might expect of a top-tier cornerback. That theory has lost some steam. Carr has collected an interception in each of his first two games...

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  • Trump vows to impose new sanctions over North Korea's nuclear buildup

    Trump vows to impose new sanctions over North Korea's nuclear buildup

    President Donald Trump said Thursday the U.S. will impose new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons buildup, speaking just days after he threatened to "totally destroy" the country if forced to defend the U.S. or its allies. The president placed the threat posed by North Korea at the...

  • North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat the 'sound of a dog barking'

    North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat the 'sound of a dog barking'

    North Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country. The comments are the North's first response to Trump's debut speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, during which he vowed to "totally destroy North Korea"...

  • Senate race in Alabama pits Trump against his own supporters and advisors

    Senate race in Alabama pits Trump against his own supporters and advisors

    President Trump will swoop into Alabama on Friday to bolster the campaign of Sen. Luther Strange, a soft-spoken former state attorney general now in danger of losing the seat he was tapped to fill just months ago after Jeff Sessions joined the administration. But in this conservative state that...

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