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'The Voice' contestant Davon Fleming dedicates performance to Baltimore

“The Voice” contestant Davon Fleming dedicated his performance during the live Top 12 round on Monday night to his hometown of Baltimore. Fleming sang Beyonce’s “Love On Top,” impressing the coaches of the NBC singing competition enough to once again cause shoes to fly. After praising Fleming’s...

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50 most festive holiday events in the Baltimore area for 2017

50 most festive holiday events in the Baltimore area for 2017

With the holidays hard upon us, the Baltimore area is revving up for some serious celebrating, from seasonal music and art markets to film screenings, “Nutcracker” performances, and about a million tree lightings and Santa appearances. Whether you’re 8 or 80, whether you’re on a tight budget or...

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  • John Kass: Sen. Franken should take a long walk

    Those popping sounds you hear aren't light bulbs breaking as they hit the frozen surface of Lake Wobegon. Instead, that sound comes from political heads exploding in the Democratic Media Complex. Because liberal Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota was exposed, completely, for what he really...

  • How to judge judges

    How to judge judges

    If there was any Circuit Court judge Baltimore voters might have been expected to have an opinion about, it was Alfred Nance. When he ran for re-election in 2014, he had long since been investigated by the Judicial Disabilities Commission on complaints of inappropriate courtroom behavior and had...

  • Wall isn't a lifesaver, it's a boondoggle

    Wall isn't a lifesaver, it's a boondoggle

    A border patrol agent was killed and his partner seriously wounded in the line of duty Sunday in West Texas. Few of the details of the incident have been released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection or the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, and his...

  • Thankful for small things

    Thankful for small things

    It’s that time of year again, Thanksgiving, and I wonder how many people are truly thankful. Says Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Ancient Mariner”: “He prayeth best, who loveth best/All things both great and small.” Of course, if I won the lottery, a “great thing,” I’d be very thankful and probably...

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  • Ellicott City set to measure its comeback during holiday season

    Ellicott City set to measure its comeback during holiday season

    Jason Barnes was knocked off his feet by the July 2016 flash flood that nearly destroyed historic Main Street in Ellicott City. The owner of All Time Toys was washed down the street by swiftly moving waters. He not only managed to rescue himself, but locked arms with bystanders to pluck a woman...

  • Justice Department suing AT&T to block $85 billion bid for Time Warner

    Justice Department suing AT&T to block $85 billion bid for Time Warner

    The Justice Department sued Monday to block AT&T's $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades. The move by the Justice Department's antitrust division is unusual because it challenges a deal that...

  • Maryland health exchange names new executive

    Maryland health exchange names new executive

    Michele S. Eberle was named the new executive director of the quasi-public state agency that administers the Maryland health exchange nearly three weeks into the annual open enrollment period for the insurance known as Obamacare. Eberle had been working as the chief operating officer for the Maryland...

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  • Aberdeen-based classic car club makes charity its main hobby

    Aberdeen-based classic car club makes charity its main hobby

    Starting a car club was never in Clint Powell’s plans. Getting together with his buddies to show off his 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, 1977 Chevrolet Corvette and 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 was a favorite pastime for the 49-year-old Aberdeen resident. But “I had no intention whatsoever of starting an actual...

  • Catching up with Brad Paulsen, Bel Air holiday lights show creator

    Catching up with Brad Paulsen, Bel Air holiday lights show creator

    Five years ago, the 22-year-old Bel Air native started programming lights to music in front of the house where he grew up. Now, he has expanded his show to more than 30,000 lights and 15-minute slots of continuous music and light programming. He collects donations to the Make A Wish Foundation...

  • At Ice World, skating lessons aren't just for kids

    At Ice World, skating lessons aren't just for kids

    Aberdeen resident Megan Konetzki grew up taking ice skating lessons, so it was only natural that she’d sign her kids up for skating at Ice World. She never expected she’d be lacing up a pair of skates again. “I didn’t think that it would ever be an option for me to take up lessons as an adult,”...

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  • 3-point shots: Observations and opinions from Maryland's win over Jackson State

    3-point shots: Observations and opinions from Maryland's win over Jackson State

    Credit Jackson State guard Paris Collins for helping Maryland wake up from its early-game slumber Monday at Xfinity Center. With one slap of the court, and a few too many words of trash talk, Collins certainly woke up Bruno Fernando and Kevin Huerter. The court slap occurred midway through the...

  • For Orioles, addition to 40-man roster is no guarantee of long-term success or security

    For Orioles, addition to 40-man roster is no guarantee of long-term success or security

    While being added to a team’s 40-man roster is a major accomplishment for the players involved — it’s a significant step in realizing their major league dreams — it offers little guarantee of long-term success or security with the organization that protects them. The Orioles added 10 players to...

  • Athletes of the Week in 2017-18

    Athletes of the Week in 2017-18

    The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide...

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  • Trump and Putin spoke by phone about Syria, White House says

    Trump and Putin spoke by phone about Syria, White House says

    The White House says President Donald Trump has spoken on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House says Syria, Iran, North Korea and Ukraine were on the agenda. Trump and Putin spoke informally several times last week when they attended a summit in Vietnam. They agreed on...

  • Michigan Rep. John Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

    Michigan Rep. John Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

    Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. The website BuzzFeed News reported on Monday that the office of Conyers, 88, paid the woman over $27,000...

  • Trump ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians who came to U.S. after 2010 earthquake

    Trump ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians who came to U.S. after 2010 earthquake

    The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010. The Homeland Security Department said conditions in Haiti have...

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

    Coalition urges limit on 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...

  • Lengthy terms, discipline process cloak Maryland judges from scrutiny

    Lengthy terms, discipline process cloak Maryland judges from scrutiny

    Baltimore’s highest-ranking judge faces removal for misconduct. City judges are criticized for their handling of gun cases during a record spike in violent crime. And landlord-tenant judges are undergoing retraining after multiple studies found them misapplying housing laws. Amid the recent string...

  • 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...

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