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City police officer wounded, man killed in West Baltimore shooting

A Baltimore police officer was injured and a man was killed in a shootout Sunday evening in West Baltimore’s Poppleton neighborhood, interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said — in the same block where two people were shot last week. Police did not release the name of the man, who they said shot...

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Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship for first title in more than five years

Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green. For so many years, the scene was familiar. This time, it was surreal. “I can’t believe I pulled this off,” Woods said Sunday during the trophy presentation at the Tour Championship, where he gave thousands of delirious...

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    Recently, I introduced to the City Council an ordinance that would set lower speed limit standards than the city’s current defaults. In the case of many streets, neighborhood streets in particular, it would set a standard where none currently exists. Research shows that taking this action reduces...

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    Remembering Grandma

    At a second grade classmate's birthday party, the birthday girl's grandfather put her on his lap and presented her with a silver dollar. I remember wishing I had a grandparent who would affectionately put me on his lap. The silver dollar was extraneous. It was that automatic acceptance and affection...

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    Baltimore by Southwest

    Twenty-five years ago, it was clear that Baltimore-Washington International Airport was at a turning point. The facility was aging and unexciting. It couldn’t keep up with its neighboring airports, particularly its nearby competitors in Northern Virginia, even as demand for air travel grew. So...

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  • Employees with mental illness can ask for help at work

    Employees with mental illness can ask for help at work

    Employers walk a very fine line when it comes to their employees’ mental health, experts say. Employers can’t reject an applicant or fire someone who has a mental health condition. Struggling employees can ask for help with mental illness at work, but they have a right to privacy, under federal...

  • Maryland locks in lower premiums for individual health insurance market

    Maryland locks in lower premiums for individual health insurance market

    Marylanders will pay lower rates to buy their own health insurance next year after a months-long effort to avoid sharp premium increases. Gov. Larry Hogan and state Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. touted the lower rates Friday morning in Annapolis after the Maryland Insurance Administration...

  • Maryland unemployment rate ticks down to 4.2 percent in August

    Maryland unemployment rate ticks down to 4.2 percent in August

    The unemployment rate in Maryland ticked down in August to 4.2 percent from 4.3 percent the previous month, but remained higher than a year ago when it was 4 percent. The dip was the first downward movement in the rate in six months and narrowed the gap to the national unemployment rate of 3.9...

  • Southwest plans to add a $130 million hangar to service aircraft at BWI

    Southwest plans to add a $130 million hangar to service aircraft at BWI

    Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that it plans to build its first maintenance hangar in the Northeast at BWI Marshall Airport, a move that further cements its ties to the airport and signals more growth for the airline in the region. The Dallas-based airline is the dominant carrier at BWI,...

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  • In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue

    In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue

    It's a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes.With that background and his party controlling all statewide offices, Republican...

  • 'Incredibly frustrated': Inside the GOP's effort to save the Kavanaugh nomination

    'Incredibly frustrated': Inside the GOP's effort to save the Kavanaugh nomination

    Just as he did several weeks ago to prepare for his confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh was back inside a room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building - again facing questioners readying him for a high-stakes appearance in the Senate.This time, the questions were much...

  • Trump holds his fire as advisers urge him not to dismiss Rosenstein

    Trump holds his fire as advisers urge him not to dismiss Rosenstein

    Advisers to President Donald Trump are counseling him against firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over memos written by the former acting director of the FBI that say Rosenstein proposed secretly recording the president and pushed for his removal from office.The details of the memos written...

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