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Elite fleet: Flacco to grace MTA buses in $45,000 BaltimoreLink promotion

It might appear Gov. Larry Hogan wants to make Baltimore's maligned bus system elite.

The governor and the Maryland Transit Administration will unveil five buses featuring pictures of Ravens star Joe Flacco in a news conference with the Super Bowl-winning quarterback Wednesday afternoon, officials announced Tuesday.

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Rare photo of Edgar Allan Poe goes up for auction at New York gallery

A rare photo of the horror writer and Baltimore icon Edgar Allan Poe will be auctioned in New York on — when else? — Valentine's Day.

The photo was taken in September 1849 — just three weeks before the author's mysterious death at the age of 40 — and is expected to fetch between $10,000 and $15,000, according to a news release issued by New York's Swann Auction Galleries.

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Baltimore reporter mistaken for Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway on Twitter

*This story has been updated to include additional comments from journalist Kelly Andersen.

Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, garnered a big reaction online when she called incorrect claims about the size of Trump's inauguration crowd "alternative facts."

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From Baltimore to Sundance: step team getting noticed

A documentary about a Baltimore step team is getting noticed at Sundance, with Variety calling it “'Hoop Dreams' for the social media generation.” "Step" charts the senior years of three students at the The Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, a charter school whose first class graduated last year.

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Storify: Signs serve as prime tool at Women's March on Washington
Viral image of 'Consider Canada' highway sign a hoax, SHA says

An image spreading around social media of a highway sign suggesting Maryland motorists "CONSIDER CANADA" was so convincing, state transportation officials had to double check it.

The sign stretching above northbound Interstate 270 in Rockville warns commuters to expect delays because of the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

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