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Rescue group finds homes for Kuwaiti dogs in Baltimore

As the dogs touch down on a plane from Kuwait, each arrives with a story: Hope was the last survivor pulled from a pile of dead puppies; Stella was stabbed eight times; Mandy is recovering from pancreatitis. Jennifer Yoon recalls their histories as she scrolls through pictures of some of the 152...

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  • Do the Ravens mean a touchdown for Baltimore hotels? Not necessarily.

    Do the Ravens mean a touchdown for Baltimore hotels? Not necessarily.

    The dismal performance of the Baltimore Ravens last year produced some fumbles off the field also — at least that's one possible interpretation of a new analysis showing game days had minimal impact on hotel room revenue in Baltimore. Home football games boosted hotel room revenue in Baltimore...

  • New developer emerges for Madison Park North Apartments site

    New developer emerges for Madison Park North Apartments site

    A long-troubled apartment complex in Reservoir Hill that closed last year is under contract with a Baltimore-based real estate firm that plans to redevelop the property. MCB Real Estate, which has a portfolio of shopping centers and some residential buildings, hopes to do a "major transformational...

  • CSX and Maryland officials still expect federal funding for Howard Street Tunnel

    CSX and Maryland officials still expect federal funding for Howard Street Tunnel

    CSX plans to spend $25 million to fix flooding in Baltimore's 120-year-old Howard Street Tunnel and prepare engineering plans for its expansion, despite the project's being turned down for $155 million in federal grant money in July. Federal transportation officials recently met with Maryland and...

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  • Baltimore's Horse Lords confound expectations for a rock band

    Baltimore's Horse Lords confound expectations for a rock band

    Horse Lords, the instrumental rock quartet from Baltimore, loosely formed as something of a joke band — a young group simply learning to cover the Can song “Halleluwah“ for a 2010 Artscape performance. A lot can change in a short period. Fast-forward to April, when the band received a glowing review...

  • Ye olde fun: Knights, jousters and more share tricks of their trade

    Ye olde fun: Knights, jousters and more share tricks of their trade

    Geared up in a red and black suit and shimmering armor, Josh Brown grips his medieval weapon of choice with one hand as he steps toward his opponent in the sand-covered arena. He swings the bola, sending a heavy, metal sphere chained to a handle toward his enemy. He misses and dodges his enemy's...

  • Mahaffey's manager brings beer to story-time with children's book 'Hophead Harry'

    Mahaffey's manager brings beer to story-time with children's book 'Hophead Harry'

    Last year, Dennis Kistner came face-to-face with a dilemma many new parents know all too well: He was tired of reading the same stories to his son, Little Dennis. “We always read the same ones,” Kistner, a Dundalk native, said last week inside the Canton bar he manages, Mahaffey’s Pub. “Some books...

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  • Telling a child the uncomfortable truth about gender inequality

    Telling a child the uncomfortable truth about gender inequality

    The night after the Democratic party chose Hillary Clinton as its presidential nominee, I tried to describe the historic nature of it all to my nearly-4-year-old daughter as I tucked her in. I started strong, gleefully announcing that, for the first time, a major political party was putting forth...

  • The numbers behind women at work

    The numbers behind women at work

    Women have made great strides in the workplace during the last several decades. But there are still gaps to be filled when it comes to equal pay, distribution of child care and incorporating women in senior-level positions. Here's a look at women at work, by the numbers. Educational attainment ...

  • Intersectionality concerns transcend straight, white feminism

    Intersectionality concerns transcend straight, white feminism

    Somewhere at the intersection of her gender (female) and her sexual orientation (lesbian) Jennifer Eden found herself in danger of falling through the cracks. When the 27-year-old Baltimorean went to a local clinic for an HIV test, clinicians assumed she was heterosexual. They asked if she uses...

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  • Integrity at the ballot box

    Integrity at the ballot box

    One of the last questions asked of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at Monday night's debate at Hofstra University deserves to be revisited. Moderator Lester Holt asked both candidates whether, if they lost the election, they accept the results as the "will of the voters." Both indicated that yes,...

  • Hopkins faculty disavow 'troubling' report on gender and sexuality

    Hopkins faculty disavow 'troubling' report on gender and sexuality

    Respect is the cornerstone of university life: respect for speech and a diversity of views; respect for students, colleagues and patients; and respect for science, which is our lifeblood as an institution. As faculty at Johns Hopkins, a major educational, research and health institution, we are...

  • Does Trump know business?

    Does Trump know business?

    Everyone is asking whether Donald Trump would make a good president. Despite the collective interest in this question, the election has raised another equally critical question — and one that probably matters a great deal more to Mr. Trump himself (what with his illustrious career and oft-noted...

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  • Tweets from Rep. Donna Edwards often deleted

    Tweets from Rep. Donna Edwards often deleted

    Rep. Donna F. Edwards, who ran for Maryland's open Senate seat this year, is an established voice for liberal causes in Congress and has been an outspoken critic of what she sees as her party's failure to truly embrace African-Americans. But when it comes to Twitter, the Prince George's County...

  • A month later, Baltimore police surveillance program still shrouded in secrecy

    A month later, Baltimore police surveillance program still shrouded in secrecy

    A month after being revealed for the first time, the aerial surveillance program that the Baltimore Police Department has repeatedly insisted was never secret remains heavily shrouded from the public. "Secrecy is not the correct word because it's not a secret spy program. That is absolutely false....

  • Audit of Baltimore finances shows 'significant deficiencies' in water billing, handling of grant money

    Audit of Baltimore finances shows 'significant deficiencies' in water billing, handling of grant money

    An annual audit of Baltimore's finances found three "significant deficiencies," including in how the city handles water billing and grant money, according to City Auditor Robert L. McCarty. McCarty, who reports to Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, presented the audit's findings to the Board...

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