Marylanders look to create new memories at Boston Marathon

Marylanders look to create new memories at Boston Marathon

Lynne Douglas stood frozen some 100 yards shy of the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the second bomb exploded, bringing last year's race to an abrupt and chaotic end.

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Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says

Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says

For every gunshot report taken by Baltimore police, there could be five more they haven't heard about, according to the company behind a high-tech system that city officials hope will help curb the...

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Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814, archaeologists believe he called on the owner...

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Man arrested in Odenton groping incident

Man arrested in Odenton groping incident

Anne Arundel County police have arrested a man accused of forcing his way into a Odenton woman's apartment and groping her.

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Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

Federal agencies boost pay to lure scientists

Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy.

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Boater dies on creek in Crownsville

A Severna Park man died from an apparent heart attack while boating on an Anne Arundel County creek, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Saturday.

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Baltimore prosecutor hits streets to start re-election campaign

City prosecutor hits streets in re-election campaign

Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein got to work on his re-election campaign in a low-key way Saturday, knocking on the doors of likely voters in Northwest Baltimore and asking for their...

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Thousands pelted with color at 5K run

Thousands pelted with color at 5K run

Billy Howarth filled a plastic bottle with bright blue cornstarch and patiently waited for the first of the Color Run participants to pass through the blue zone.

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Man shot in Baltimore County robbery attempt

Man shot in Baltimore County robbery attempt

A man was assaulted in an attempted robbery as he sat in his car in Windsor Mill Friday night, with two suspects shooting him as he tried to drive away, Baltimore County police said.

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Food poisoning investigated food safety summit in Baltimore

Food poisoning investigated at food safety summit in Baltimore

Health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of food poisoning during a conference on food safety at the Baltimore Convention Center.

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For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter

For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter

On Sunday morning, as Christians in the region and around the world take part in the Easter traditions they enjoy, an observer might be tempted to ask: How do the ways they celebrate the holiday...

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Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a...

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Race for Maryland governor turns negative

Race for Maryland governor turns negative

The first negative advertisements in the Democratic primary campaign for governor hit airwaves this week, pushing a feisty political fight that's simmered for months into prime time.

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Three men shot, one fatally, in Baltimore Friday and early Saturday

Three men shot, one fatally, in Baltimore Friday and early Saturday

Three men were shot, one fatally, in separate incidents in Baltimore Friday night and early Saturday morning, police said.

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Gansler spot critical of health exchange 'debacle'

Gansler spot critical of health exchange 'debacle'

A 60-second radio spot by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler criticizes Maryland's online health insurance exchange — and by extension Lt. Gov. Anthony G....

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After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge

After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge

Melony Griffith is in District Heights making her pitch to voters. The veteran Prince George's County delegate is telling them about her 15 years of legislative experience, her expertise on state...

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Republican successes in Arundel a point of pride for state party

Republican successes in Arundel a point of pride for state party

In true-blue Maryland, where Democrats outnumber Republicans more than 2 to 1, life can be difficult in the GOP.

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Open Data Policy called step forward for Md. transparency

Open Data Policy called step forward for Md. transparency

Maryland was recently ranked 46th in the nation for transparency, but a new law could put the state ahead with a policy requiring that data be made more easily accessible to the public.

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Conflict-of-interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight

Conflict-of-interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight

High finance is a small world, just as Baltimore is a small town, and it showed as potential conflicts of interest cropped up during a fight over ownership of the city's biggest local bank.

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New high-paying jobs in city's DOT questioned

New high-paying jobs in city's DOT questioned

The city's Department of Transportation disclosed this week they've reorganized the agency, creating five new positions that pay $100,000 or more for upper management.

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Ravens met with Clemson WR Martavis Bryant at combine, have maintained interest

Ravens met with Clemson WR Martavis Bryant at combine, have maintained interest

Sammy Watkins isn't the only Clemson wide receiver in heavy demand from NFL teams.

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Johns Hopkins squeaks out 6-5 win over Navy

Johns Hopkins squeaks out 6-5 win over Navy

For a time, it appeared that the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team was in a comfortable position to end a run of two straight losses in Annapolis. That comfort, however, didn't materialize until the...

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'Fox & Friends' mistreats Elijah Cummings on IRS emails story

'Fox & Friends' mistreats Elijah Cummings on IRS emails story

As I watched Tuesday while the anchors on “Fox & Friends” leveled unsubstantiated charges against Rep. Elijah Cummings as if they were facts, I couldn’t help thinking how much more...

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Two teenagers killed in Baltimore this week

Two teenagers killed in Baltimore this week

Police fanned out Friday afternoon to search for clues in the killing of teenager Michael Mayfield in Northwest Baltimore, handing out fliers with the victim's image as they moved door to door along...

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St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy

St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy

St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy.

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Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball and a future as a Union Oil Company gas...

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NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

The crash of a 477-foot tanker into a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 — which cost millions of dollars in damages and injured a dockworker — was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at...

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Archaeologists hosting open house at Patterson Park dig

Archaeologists hosting open house at Patterson Park dig

Archaeologists conducting a dig in Patterson Park are holding an open house Saturday to share discoveries with the community.

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Md. exchange enrolls nearly 329,000 in health plans

Md. exchange enrolls nearly 329,000 in health plans

Nearly 329,000 people have enrolled in insurance through the Maryland health exchange, officials reported Friday.

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Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.

Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.

Traffic backed up on I-95 near Havre de Grace Friday afternoon after a Megabus bus carrying 68 passengers struck a guardrail and temporarily closed all northbound lanes, Maryland State Police said.

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O'Malley takes aim at deportations

O'Malley takes aim at deportations

Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making...

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7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize

7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize

Seven artists, whose works span experimental musical instruments and genealogy-inspired sculpture, are the finalists in the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.

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1st Mariner buyers see value in local brand

1st Mariner buyers see value in local brand

The founder of 1st Mariner launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-state institutions at a time when banks based elsewhere had rapidly gobbled up 30 percent of the...

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Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund...

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Baltimore police sergeant gets probation for misconduct

Baltimore police sergeant gets probation for misconduct

A veteran Baltimore police sergeant received probation Friday after being convicted for failing to act during an assault on a drug suspect.

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Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March

Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March

Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released...

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Clouds, highs in upper 50s Friday before weekend warmth

Clouds, highs in upper 50s Friday before weekend warmth

Mostly cloudy skies, light breezes and highs in the upper 50s are forecast Friday before a sunny and warm weekend.

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Police arrest one in Monday fatal stabbing

Police arrest one in Monday fatal stabbing

Baltimore police announced an arrest in connection with Monday's double-stabbing along York Road, but the identity of the victim remains unclear.

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Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

In baseball, it turns out, making a perfect schedule can be as elusive as throwing a perfect game.

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Two shot, one fatally, in Baltimore Thursday night

Two shot, one fatally, in Baltimore Thursday night

Two men were shot — one of them fatally — in separate incidents in Baltimore Thursday evening, police said.

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Another dominant day gives No. 1 McDonogh girls record 104th straight win

Another dominant day gives No. 1 McDonogh girls record 104th straight win

McDonogh's girls lacrosse players put the finishing touch on their historic 104th straight victory Thursday afternoon with a raucous celebration.

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Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to...

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Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

Michael Mayfield did it all: The Baltimore teenager was a member of his school's Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, played baritone horn in the band, was a force on the mound for the baseball...

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Residents revel in Hampstead's ranking as safest town in Maryland

Residents revel in Hampstead's ranking as safest town in Maryland

Melissa Kuchta couldn't be happier. After several years away, she is back where she grew up — Hampstead.

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Frost advisory issued west of I-95 amid gradual warm-up

Frost advisory issued west of I-95 amid gradual warm-up

One more time: A frost advisory has been issued for areas west of Interstate 95 as the region gradually warms out of a cold snap.

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Woman injured, trapped in pickup after Joppa accident Thursday

Woman injured, trapped in pickup after Joppa accident Thursday

A woman was taken to a Baltimore trauma center Thursday morning after she suffered major injuries after crashing into a telephone pole in Joppa.

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Butcher shop at Gjerdes' Parts and Labor open; cafe to open next week

Butcher shop at Gjerdes' Parts and Labor open; cafe to open next week

There are two parts to Parts & Labor, Amy and Spike Gjerde's new Remington project - a retail butcher shop and a restaurant. The butcher...

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Howard Co. police chief retiring

Howard Co. police chief retiring

Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is...

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Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from Ellicott City sitting in court was a dangerous al-Qaida plotter or a kid with undiagnosed psychological...

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Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday for local residents interested in becoming table games dealers.

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