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10 Baltimore Musicians on the Rise

In Baltimore — a city sandwiched between bigger, more glamorous cities — artists and musicians often feel like the perennial underdog. It hasn’t stopped them from creating important, resonant music, but many have wondered when their time would come.

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  • Where's the outrage over mass shootings?

    Where's the outrage over mass shootings?

    Following two of the deadliest shootings in U.S. history — where 26 were killed and 20 injured at a church in Texas this month, and 58 were killed and 546 injured at a concert in Las Vegas the month before — we find ourselves in familiar territory in the gun debate: inaction. Briefly, it looked...

  • Goldberg: Roy Moore's supporters chalk up scandal to conspiracy

    Goldberg: Roy Moore's supporters chalk up scandal to conspiracy

    I'll cut to the chase: I think Roy Moore did it. And I can predict what Moore supporters will say: "Of course you would believe that!" After all, I called for conservatives to repudiate Mr. Moore, the Alabama Republican candidate for the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, before the Washington...

  • Cal Thomas: A moving experience

    Cal Thomas: A moving experience

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Evidence that when Democrats rule taxes are never high enough can be found at any gas station in this once politically competitive state. Last month, the California gas tax was raised 12 cents a gallon. Regular gas at some stations is again approaching, and in some cities exceeding,...

  • Witcover: Biden leaves the door open for another run at president

    Witcover: Biden leaves the door open for another run at president

    With a leaderless Democratic Party still trying to pick up the pieces from its shocking defeat at Donald Trump's hands in 2016, it is looking to next year's congressional elections for a comeback as a prelude to the next presidential election. But with Barack Obama in retirement and Hillary Clinton...

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  • Rehoboth Beach, Del., doubles residential rental tax

    Rehoboth Beach, Del., doubles residential rental tax

    A popular Delaware beach town has voted to double its tax on residential rentals. The City of Rehoboth Beach announced Saturday that its commissioners approved an increase on the rental tax from 3 percent to 6 percent. The tax applies to places like bed and breakfasts, condos, cabins and rentals...

  • Record growth continues at port of Baltimore

    Record growth continues at port of Baltimore

    The port of Baltimore set another record for cargo volume, handling more than half a million more tons of cargo in the first nine months of the year than it ever had before. The Maryland Port Administration reported that its public marine terminals imported and exported just over 8 million tons...

  • Tenable to relocate to new building in downtown Columbia

    Tenable to relocate to new building in downtown Columbia

    Tenable, the fast-growing cybersecurity company based in a Columbia office park, plans to relocate its headquarters to an urban-style campus in downtown Columbia and add hundreds of employees in the next few years. The expansion, expected in 2019, will bolster the Baltimore-Washington region’s...

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  • Despite three double-digit wins, Maryland needs to cut down on double-digit turnovers

    Despite three double-digit wins, Maryland needs to cut down on double-digit turnovers

    At halftime Wednesday against Butler at Xfinity Center, Maryland held just a seven-point lead despite hitting 17 of 24 shots from the field. The reason? The Terps had been sloppy in committing 11 turnovers. With an offense still adjusting to not having Melo Trimble run it while trying to incorporate...

  • Football state semifinals set for next weekend

    Football state semifinals set for next weekend

    Just 16 teams remain standing as the high school football playoffs move to the state semifinals next weekend. Among them are seven Baltimore-area teams. Howard, Glenelg, Dunbar and Havre de Grace were all in the semifinals last year. Milford Mill is back for the first time in five years. Long Reach...

  • Ryan Stover passes for four TDs as Towson tops Rhode Island, 29-10, in season finale

    Ryan Stover passes for four TDs as Towson tops Rhode Island, 29-10, in season finale

    Ryan Stover passed for four touchdowns and Towson’s defense registered five sacks as the Tigers ended their season with a 29-10 victory over Rhode Island at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Saturday. The win capped a 5-6 season for Towson, which improved on last year’s 4-7 finish but missed the Football...

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  • U.S. general says order to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if illegal

    U.S. general says order to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if illegal

    The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of Strategic Command, told a panel at the Halifax International...

  • Ohio governor candidate deletes sexual conquest Facebook post, but doesn't regret it

    Ohio governor candidate deletes sexual conquest Facebook post, but doesn't regret it

    An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should "lighten up" after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual harassment and sexual assault. William O'Neill's original...

  • Anti-gay supporters rally for Roy Moore, worrying LGBT community

    Anti-gay supporters rally for Roy Moore, worrying LGBT community

    A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. Flanked by a huge sign for Moore's Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the "LGBT mafia" and "homosexualist gay terrorism." Another warned that "homosexual sodomy" destroys those who participate in it and...

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  • Coalition urges limit when officers can view own body camera footage

    Coalition urges limit when officers can view own body camera footage

    As more police departments use body cameras, a coalition of civil rights groups is raising concerns about officers’ unrestricted access to view their own footage, saying it can affect their memory of events. The Baltimore County Police Department is among the agencies that allow the practice, according...

  • Troubled Spring Grove lacks required citizens advisory board

    Troubled Spring Grove lacks required citizens advisory board

    State law is clear: Every psychiatric hospital operated by the Maryland Department of Health must have a citizens advisory board to help consult with its administrators. Each does except one — the troubled Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville. By law, the advisory board at Spring Grove is...

  • FBI data shows decrease in hate crimes in Maryland, but State Police says numbers are flawed

    FBI data shows decrease in hate crimes in Maryland, but State Police says numbers are flawed

    The number of hate crimes rose nearly 5 percent across the country in 2016, according to new data released by the FBI this past week. It marks the second year in a row hate crimes have increased. In Maryland, however, hate crimes have decreased 14 percent, according to the data. Experts caution...

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