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MICA's annual haunted house canceled due to fire code violations, school says

Maryland Institute College of Art will have to save its ghosts and ghouls for next year.

The college’s annual haunted house, which has been a student-run production for more than five years and was scheduled to open tonight, has been canceled due to fire code violations, said Derek Parsons, a MICA spokesman.

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'House of Cards' set was put on lockdown during Maryland workplace shooting

The “House of Cards” set in Maryland was placed on lockdown Wednesday while police were searching for a suspect who had shot and killed three people and injured three others, according to Variety.

The Los Angeles-based magazine received confirmation from Netflix and Media Rights Capital yesterday that the shooting happened near the set.

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Baltimore middle school choir makes audience rise up with 'Good Morning America' performance

Baltimore middle schoolers got a standing ovation after performing their viral rendition of Andra Day’s “Rise Up” on “Good Morning America.”

Members of the Cardinal Shehan School choir headed to New York early Wednesday morning, and at about 8:30 a.m., about 30 students decked out in bright red uniforms flooded the studio in Times Square.

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HBO filming in Baltimore for Sonja Sohn documentary promotion

A film crew for the upcoming HBO documentary “Baltimore Rising” are in Baltimore shooting promotional footage in advance of the film’s November premiere.

The project, which is originally named “For the Love of Baltimore,” is directed by “The Wire” actress Sonja Sohn. The film centers on Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray. It is set to air Nov. 20 at 8 p.m.

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Baltimore is the 8th 'rattiest' city in the U.S., Orkin says

The cooler temperatures in the fall often draw many of us inside for cozy, food-fueled movie binges — and, sadly, we are not alone.

Rats want in, too, according to a recent news release by pest control company Orkin. And with many rodents looking for warmer, insulated places to spend the winter, Baltimore has proven to be one of the “rattiest.”

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So, just what happened at Camp John Waters?

With registration opening today for next year’s Camp John Waters, here are the top 10 things we learned about the inaugural adult summer camp experience, according to a recent article in the New York Times:

(Waters told The Baltimore Sun on Monday that the camp “was a staggering experience. But the piece in the New York Times was even more staggering.

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