Poll: Trump so far is unable to find new support in Maryland

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Meet the Baltimore across the Atlantic, a jewel of Ireland

There are tip-offs, hon, that you're not in Charm City despite the echoed name. Forget our brassy Queen of the Patapsco on this side of the Atlantic. Celtic Baltimore instead is a still-functioning five-trawler fishing village of 340 permanent residents — about a Saturday night's crowd at Bertha's...

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      'Sometimes people change': Maryland shop covers racist tattoos for free

      Randy Stiles learned the hard way: Having a Confederate flag tattoo that reads "Southern Pride" with a noose hanging off it isn't a path to success. "A lot of public ridicule came from it," Stiles, 25, said this month as he waited to get the flag on his right forearm removed. "I've got to get it...

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    • HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

      HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

      HIV infections in the United States have fallen for several years, and few places have seen a bigger drop than Maryland, according to new estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cases in the state dropped an average of 7.5 percent per year from 2008 to 2014. That was...

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      Good Shepherd Services will close its troubled residential treatment program for adolescents in Halethorpe after two state agencies decided to withdraw the children they had placed there. The decision to withdraw the children followed moratoriums imposed late last year by the agencies on sending...

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