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Virginia couple injured in Charlottesville rally take engagement photos in Baltimore

Virginia couple Marissa Blair and Marcus Martin were engaged in January and were looking to plan their wedding, but after a fateful day this summer, planning for their nuptials was no longer a priority.

On Aug. 12, the couple were standing among the counter-protesters at a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., when a car allegedly driven by James Alex Fields Jr. plowed into the crowd.

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Despite 'Voice' elimination, Baltimore singer Davon Fleming said it's just the beginning

Baltimore singer Davon Fleming was eliminated from NBC’s “The Voice” on Tuesday, but Fleming, who started the singing reality competition strong — with rave reviews from judges and a noteworthy shoe-throw and showstopping duet courtesy of award-winning singer Jennifer Hudson — is optimistic about what the future holds.

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Parkton woman's photo of son signing for help on Santa's lap goes viral

A Parkton woman’s 12-year-old photograph of her glum-faced toddler making the sign language word for “help” while sitting alongside a shopping mall Santa has gone viral.

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Baltimore singer Davon Fleming eliminated from 'The Voice'

Baltimore singer Davon Fleming’s run on “The Voice” came to an end on Tuesday night.

Fleming, a Park Heights resident, was eliminated from the NBC singing competition as the contestants were whittled down from eight to four.

“Don’t be sad for me this is only the beginning,” he wrote on Facebook after the show. “I came saw and conquered so much more on this journey.

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Food writer Allison Robicelli calls Mario Batali sexual misconduct allegations 'an open secret'

Baltimore-based food writer and personality Allison Robicelli has spent the majority of the past two days firing off tweets in response to sexual harassment and abuse allegations levied this week against celebrity chef Mario Batali and New York City restaurateur Ken Friedman.

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