Roughly Speaking podcast: Punching up cocktails with brandy; making soup; gifting books (episode 185)

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There were no surprising absences for the Ravens at Thursday's practice

The Ravens’ first formal practice of the week leading up to Monday night’s game against the New England Patriots was newsworthy in that there were no startling absences. Left guard Marshal Yanda (left shoulder) was not present during the portion of practice open to the media, but he usually gets...

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The 'faithless few': All the times electoral college members voted their own way

A presidential elector representing Texas declared this week that he would not vote for Donald Trump when the electoral college meets Dec. 19. He is the second Republican elector this year to refuse to cast his vote in accordance with the results in his state. Christopher Suprun, a paramedic and...

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    Hogan backs mandatory paid sick leave at large companies

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday he will lobby the General Assembly to mandate paid sick leave at large companies, offering a proposal that puts his stamp on an issue long championed by Democrats. Hogan said companies with at least 50 employees would be required to offer full-time...

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    Sinai hospital president stepping down

    The president of Sinai Hospital, Amy Perry, is stepping down after four years to take an executive position with a New Jersey health company. Perry, who is also executive vice president of LifeBridge Health, the parent company of Sinai, will leave Jan. 20 to become CEO of the hospital division and...

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    Asian stocks advance ahead of ECB decision

    Asian shares rose on Thursday after an overnight surge on U.S. markets. Investors were focused the European Central Bank's meeting later in the day. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.8 percent to 18,649.03 while South Korea's Kospi jumped 1.1 percent to 2,014.77. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index...

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  • Brag-worthy Argentine fare at Bar Vasquez

    Brag-worthy Argentine fare at Bar Vasquez

    For their latest venture, Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf refashioned one of their showcase places, Pazo in Harbor East, into a sexy Argentine restaurant called Bar Vasquez. Over the years, Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf have created some spectacular restaurants from scratch — Charleston, Petit Louis...

  • NBC News gets it wrong again with image of social unrest in Baltimore

    NBC News gets it wrong again with image of social unrest in Baltimore

    NBC News struck again this week in misusing an image from the social unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. On Tuesday, NBC's "Today" show aired a report on reaction in Charleston, S.C., to a mistrial in the shooting of Walter Scott with an image from Baltimore in April...

  • Five and Dime Ale House a fit in Hampden

    Five and Dime Ale House a fit in Hampden

    Five and Dime Ale House, one of Hampden's newest restaurants, gives a nod with its name to the building's past life as a variety store. But that's about the only connection. Inside, It's been transformed into a neighborhood tavern with good food and a fun vibe. The pub benefits from being owned...

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  • Since when is fake news a fireable offense for Trump?

    Since when is fake news a fireable offense for Trump?

    Now that President-elect Donald J. Trump has started firing people for spreading fake news, let's hope he doesn't stop at one. On Tuesday, he canned transition team member Michael G. Flynn for taking to Twitter to keep alive the false "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory — involving a believable combination...

  • Empowering voters in Howard County

    Empowering voters in Howard County

    The results of this year's election will keep the political pundits busy for months to come. While the presidential race has absorbed much of the media's attention, there is an important story in the outcome of small campaigns throughout the country that have revealed Americans' deep interest in...

  • Trump's disastrous pick for EPA

    William D. Ruckelshaus, William K. Reilly and Christine Todd Whitman all formerly ran the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and did so effectively. They didn't always agree with environmentalists in every dispute, but they certainly advocated for the environment and willingly enforced federal...

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  • A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

    A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

    Catherine Becket hadn't forgotten that evening three years ago in her Parkville apartment, though she tried. Then, as she watched with outrage while Stanford University student Brock Turner served three months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, she resolved to confront her own...

  • Towson University reverses course on police report

    Towson University reverses course on police report

    Towson University reversed a recent decision to redact a student's identity from a campus police report after learning that student privacy rights don't extend to college police. University police officials cited federal law last month in redacting from a police report the name of a student charged...

  • Auditors: State wrongly charged disabled residents millions in fees

    Auditors: State wrongly charged disabled residents millions in fees

    For years, the state agency that oversees people with disabilities erroneously charged monthly fees to largely poor people who live in residential facilities. And they might never get any of the millions of dollars back. State auditors reported this week that more than 2,500 people might have been...

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