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Bald eagles fight, tangle and fall out of the sky

State Department of Natural Resources officials say angry, entangled bald eagles have been spotted in several areas of Maryland. The birds' talons become stuck together during aerial battles over territory, and the birds plummet onto roads or trees.

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  • Parties, galas and fashion
    Parties, galas and fashion

    Society writer Sloane Brown shows you who was out and about around Maryland.

  • Maryland weddings
    Maryland weddings

    Browse photos of recent Maryland weddings -- from traditional church ceremonies to quirky, Baltimore-themed celebrations. To read more about each couple's story, go to baltimoresun.com/weddings. Just wedded? Email your wedding details to weddings@baltsun.com.

  • Celebrating Carnival around the world
    Celebrating Carnival around the world

    Carnival season technically begins on Jan. 6, also known as Twelfth Night and runs through Mardi Gras, which falls on Feb. 17, 2015, the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Big celebrations around the world usually occur in those final two weeks, but some happen earlier.

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  • Legg Mason's earnings slip 6.1 percent in last quarter
    Legg Mason's earnings slip 6.1 percent in last quarter

    Money management firm Legg Mason's earnings for the three-month period ending in December fell 6.1 percent from last year amid flat revenue and a drop in performance fees.

  • State approves slots reductions at Maryland Live and Horseshoe
    State approves slots reductions at Maryland Live and Horseshoe

    The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved requests Thursday by the state's largest casinos — Maryland Live and Horseshoe Baltimore — to eliminate 300 slot machines each and add more profitable table games.

  • EBDI selects former state housing head as new leader
    EBDI selects former state housing head as new leader

    A two-time former head of the state's housing department has been named to take over the leadership of a major redevelopment effort in East Baltimore near Johns Hopkins Hospital, re-energizing efforts to bring homes to an area officials have been trying to transform for more than a decade.

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  • Watch this year's Super Bowl? No, thanks.
    Watch this year's Super Bowl? No, thanks.

    I watched the first Super Bowl in 1967, and it was one of the great TV viewing experiences of my life.

  • Review: 'Black or White'
    Review: 'Black or White'

    Is there anything more dispiriting than a sentence beginning with the phrase "It means well, but …"? Here's a variation on that, and a dispiriting movie to go with it. "Black or White" may not be racist, exactly, but it patronizes its African-American characters up, down and sideways,...

  • Review: 'Still Alice'
    Review: 'Still Alice'

    Losing your mind is a terrible thing to watch, but the splendid acting in "Still Alice" makes it worth the pain. Scarier than any Elm Street nightmare, it succeeds despite itself not because of one strong performance but two.

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  • Look to animals to cure Ebola
    Look to animals to cure Ebola

    GlaxoSmithKline and Merck will test new Ebola vaccines in West Africa this month. They're racing to cure this disease that causes severe hemorrhagic fever in humans and other mammals. To date, Ebola has claimed more than 8,600 lives and infected more than 20,000 people in Sierra Leone,...

  • Why Black History Month?
    Why Black History Month?

    Every February, college professors like myself are tasked with reminding students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind a designated month dedicated to this part of American history. Our country is...

  • Mr. Obama's 529 brouhaha
    Mr. Obama's 529 brouhaha

    Rarely does a president flip-flop on an initiative presented in the State of the Union address as quickly as Barack Obama did this week. He reversed himself on 529 college savings plans on Tuesday, which was just seven days after his speech to the nation. Such a political miscalculation is...

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  • 191,000 get insurance on state exchange
    191,000 get insurance on state exchange

    Maryland health exchange officials told the Senate Finance Committee of the General Assembly Wednesday that 191,000 people had signed up for public and private insurance during open enrollment, which lasts until Feb. 15.

  • How muscle development differs for women
    How muscle development differs for women

    Women won't likely develop bulky muscles when they work out like many men do, and most probably don't want to, says Dr. Barbara Semakula, sports medicine specialist at Anne Arundel Medical Center. But like men, women benefit from strength training and stretching, even during pregnancy, though...

  • Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds
    Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds

    The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable for many Marylanders, according to a new survey.

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