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Juvenile services secretary says Baltimore County officer's killing shows youth justice system failed

Maryland’s secretary of juvenile services says the justice system failed in the case of a West Baltimore teen charged with murder in the death this week of a Baltimore County police officer. Secretary Sam Abed blamed the courts on Wednesday for sending 16-year-old Dawnta Harris home earlier this...

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Pride, Precision, Power: Blue Angels wow spectators at Naval Academy

Pride, Precision, Power: Blue Angels wow spectators at Naval Academy

Fish in claw, an osprey beat its wings over Ingram Field at the Naval Academy Wednesday afternoon. Below, a large crowd cheered for the bird of prey — but it wasn’t the air show they came for. That show started soon after when the Blue Angels flew over the Severn. The Blue Angels, the Navy’s flight...

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  • Zurawik: Everybody is not with Tomi Lahren, Mr. President

    Zurawik: Everybody is not with Tomi Lahren, Mr. President

    President Donald Trump took to Twitter today to tell the world what a “truly outstanding and respected young woman” he thinks Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren is. He also wanted to let his 52.2 million followers know, “Everybody is with Tomi Lahren.” This came after he saw the twentysomething pundit...

  • Climate change lessons — town by town

    Climate change lessons — town by town

    Last week, a congressman from Alabama who serves on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology suggested in a public hearing that sea level rise may be caused by erosion — a possibility experts rate somewhere between absurd and laughable (on par with a grain of sand causing your bathtub...

  • Israel will survive the Middle East

    Israel will survive the Middle East

    Last week Israel turned 70. In historical terms, that is such a young age for a country. Yet look at what it’s accomplished: The only democracy in the Middle East, Israel has transformed itself from a strong agricultural producer into a technological powerhouse. And for its birthday, it was awarded...

  • Taking the 'Revolution' back to England

    Taking the 'Revolution' back to England

    It was some time after the mother of the bride entered the church, after the sermon and after the choir, that the significance of this weekend’s royal wedding hit me. More than 400 years after the first English settlers set foot in North America and some 242 years after we declared our independence...

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  • Aldi hiring for new Timonium grocery store

    Aldi hiring for new Timonium grocery store

    Discount grocer Aldi is holding a job fair Monday to hire workers for ia new store it plans to open in Timonium. The fast-growing retailer is seeking store associates, manager trainees and shift managers for the store. The event will be held Monday — Memorial Day — for 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aldi...

  • High gas prices notwithstanding, Marylanders expected to travel in droves for Memorial Day weekend

    High gas prices notwithstanding, Marylanders expected to travel in droves for Memorial Day weekend

    Despite gas prices averaging 61 cents higher than last Memorial Day, nearly 890,000 Marylanders are expected to travel for the holiday weekend, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. The projection represents a 4.7 percent increase from last year and the most since the auto club began tracking holiday...

  • War Horse Cities to open new Swim Club pool and nightspot on Canton waterfront

    War Horse Cities to open new Swim Club pool and nightspot on Canton waterfront

    War Horse Cities said Tuesday that it will open a new swimming pool-based entertainment venue on the Canton waterfront that will serve as a private club during the day and a nightlife destination at night. Swim Club will open Memorial Day on the site formerly known as the Baltimore Marine Center...

  • LifeBridge data breach exposes personal information of 500,000 patients

    LifeBridge data breach exposes personal information of 500,000 patients

    LifeBridge Health has notified 500,000 patients that their personal information may have been exposed in a cyber attack recently discovered by the health system. Indication of an attack was first detected in March and an investigation by a national forsenic firm hired by the hospital determined...

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  • Jared Kushner receives permanent security clearance

    Jared Kushner receives permanent security clearance

    President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets. Kushner, who serves...

  • Federal judge says Trump violates First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter

    Federal judge says Trump violates First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter

    President Donald Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan stopped short in her written decision of ordering Trump or a subordinate to stop the practice of blocking critics...

  • Pompeo promises 'zero concessions' to North Korea until 'credible steps' are made

    Pompeo promises 'zero concessions' to North Korea until 'credible steps' are made

    New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought Wednesday to mitigate lawmakers' concerns that President Donald Trump 's diplomatic venture with North Korea is faltering, stressing that the United States had made "zero concessions" to the regime and would continue to hold firm until Pyongyang makes "credible...

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