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Orioles-Blue Jays games in Toronto no longer your typical slugfests

Last week, when the Boston Red Sox swept the Orioles in four games, we saw the difference between a team that’s well on its way to an American League East title and one struggling to make it into the postseason. This week’s script – at least from the looks of it so far – could be another horror...

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  • Dispute resolution expert backs MASN, Orioles in 'friend' brief

    Dispute resolution expert backs MASN, Orioles in 'friend' brief

    An attorney who has served as an administrator in some of the nation's highest-profile settlements has weighed in on the side of the Orioles in the club's dispute with Major League Baseball over broadcast rights fees. Kenneth Feinberg – who served as special master of the Sept. 11 victim compensation...

  • Wells Fargo CEO forfeits $41 million in stock awards amid sales scandal

    Wells Fargo CEO forfeits $41 million in stock awards amid sales scandal

    Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in bonuses as the bank tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices. The board of directors at the nation's second-largest bank said Tuesday that Stumpf will...

  • Catonsville wallpaper business considers moving or closing

    Catonsville wallpaper business considers moving or closing

    A bright red "now leasing" sign on the building of a longtime Catonsville business is portending change along Frederick Road. While the future of Plymouth Wallpaper Furnishing & Gifts at the Catonsville location is unclear, the large sign promoting available space has prompted questions in the...

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  • Shrimp and grits may be Baltimore’s hottest dish

    Shrimp and grits may be Baltimore’s hottest dish

    Move over, crab cakes. There's a new favorite in town: shrimp and grits. It might seem like blasphemy in a city hard-wired to love the blue crustacean. But the classic Southern dish is on menus everywhere these days. Will Sterling, the owner of Saturday Morning Cafe near the Inner Harbor and who...

  • Clinton-Trump debate most watched ever with 84 million viewers

    Clinton-Trump debate most watched ever with 84 million viewers

    UPDATE: Nielsen says the TV audience for Monday's debate was 84 million. There were also 17.1 million Twitter interactions related to the debates from 2.7 people in the U.S., according to the audience measurement service. The previous record for a debate was 80.6 million for the 1980 debate between...

  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Rick Perry is eliminated

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Rick Perry is eliminated

    Because of Erin Andrews' absence, Kym (Johnson) Herjavec is co-hosting "Dancing With the Stars" with Tom Bergeron on Tuesday night. There's also a slew of musical performers lined up. Just to remind you, the following six couples have immunity tonight based on last night's "faceoff" dances: Jana...

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  • Clinton's trade problem

    Clinton's trade problem

    Had the first presidential debate been a boxing match, Hillary Clinton would not only have been comfortably ahead on the judges' score cards, she'd have been awarded a technical knockout if the referee had noticed her opponent's labored arguments by the final round. But before her supporters get...

  • Trump's 'stop-and-frisk' fallacy

    Trump's 'stop-and-frisk' fallacy

    "We need law and order," Donald Trump said when asked during Monday night's presidential debate about how to improve race relations in this country. What he meant by that was that police should engage vigorously in tactics like "stop-and-frisk" searches in which officers pat down people on the...

  • Hydrocephalus research could shed light on other brain diseases

    Hydrocephalus research could shed light on other brain diseases

    While pregnant, my mother was in a near fatal car accident, resulting in her spending her first trimester in a comatose state and my being diagnosed in vitro with hydrocephalus, a life-altering, life-threatening condition caused by an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain, resulting...

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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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