On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza

On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza 

Justin Myers stepped out of Penn Station in Baltimore on Wednesday evening to find two groups of protesters chanting, waving flags and blocking traffic.

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Ray Rice faces fan fallout

Ray Rice faces fan fallout 

John Buch threw away his sons' Ray Rice jerseys. He ripped posters of the Ravens running back from the walls of their rooms. And this season, there won't be any cheers for Rice from the family's...

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Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations

Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations 

"Once you've seen it, you've seen it," said Tom Shutt of Hershey, Pa.

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Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels

Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels 

When Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman walked off the mound after the fourth inning Wednesday, moments after third baseman Manny Machado turned in another stunning defensive gem, the rookie said he...

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Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group

Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group 

Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka refused Wednesday to disavow an organization that encourages secession of the South, and denounced political and community leaders who have...

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Driver found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis High coach's death

Driver found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis High coach's death

A driver who struck and killed a Annapolis High School cross country coach on a bicycle last August was found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis District Court Wednesday.

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Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say

Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say 

Morgan Lane Arnold said she was "glad" her father was dead and wished her boyfriend had also killed her father's girlfriend, a forensic psychiatrist testified in court Wednesday.

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Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved

Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved

Two years later, the mysterious kidnapping of one of Aberdeen's most prominent citizens remains a wide-open case.

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Four shot in Baltimore, one near Camden Yards

Four shot in Baltimore, one near Camden Yards

Four people were shot in three incidents across Baltimore Wednesday, police said.

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Ravens rookie Brent Urban injures right knee; Timmy Jernigan limps into training room

Ravens rookie Brent Urban injures right knee; Timmy Jernigan limps into training room 

Two of the Ravens' most promising defensive rookies suffered injuries Wednesday at training camp.

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Ravens linebackers Daryl Smith, Albert McClellan not practicing

Ravens linebackers Daryl Smith, Albert McClellan not practicing 

Ravens starting middle linebacker Daryl Smith and special teams ace Albert McClellan aren't practicing Wednesday for undisclosed reasons.

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43K gallons of sewage spilled into Baltimore stream for 2 weeks

43K gallons of sewage spilled into Baltimore stream for 2 weeks

For more than two weeks, 43,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the Gwynns Falls stream through a broken sewer line.

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City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs

City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a nearly $12 million contract for construction and repair work to replace a block of East 26th Street that collapsed amid heavy rains in...

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Missing woman's body found, boyfriend charged

Missing woman's body found, boyfriend charged

Baltimore County police on Wednesday charged a Dundalk man with killing his girlfriend, whose body was found on the side of a road after she was reported missing over the weekend, officials said.

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Baltimore finance director departs for Cincinnati job

Baltimore finance director departs for Cincinnati job

Baltimore finance director Harry Black is resigning to become the city manager of Cincinnati — the latest of at least six high-level departures from City Hall in a year.

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N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting

N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting

A case focusing national attention on the use of deadly force by off-duty law enforcement ended Wednesday when a New Jersey detective was acquitted of murder in a fatal roadside shooting last year...

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Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins 

Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's...

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Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events

Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events

The average number of days Annapolis and Baltimore see flooding that causes road closures or overwhelmed storm drains has grown ten-fold over the past 50 years, the largest increase in the nation,...

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One killed, two injured in shootings along Reisterstown Road

One killed, two injured in shootings along Reisterstown Road

One man was killed and two others injured in separate shootings just a few blocks and hours apart on Reisterstown Road in Northwest Baltimore, police said.

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$1 million lawsuit claims toddler crushed by Trimper's ride in Ocean City

$1 million lawsuit claims toddler crushed by Trimper's ride in Ocean City

A Virginia mother has filed a $1 million suit against Trimper's Rides and Amusements in Ocean City claiming a ride left her young son with a traumatic brain injury.

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Baltimore sets new record low ahead of gradual warm-up

Baltimore sets new record low ahead of gradual warm-up

Baltimore set a record low for the fifth time this month early Wednesday morning, ahead of a gradual warm-up with highs in the lower 80s.

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Events in Gaza bring new urgency to 'The Honorable Woman'

Events in Gaza bring new urgency to 'The Honorable Woman' 

I can't remember the last time real-life events recontextualized a work of fiction for me the way Israel's incursion into Gaza has done with "The Honorable Woman" this month.

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Amid concern, BCPS withdraws $35 million Loch Raven renovation plan

Amid concern, BCPS withdraws $35 million Loch Raven renovation plan

Baltimore County Public Schools has withdrawn its contentious, $35 million proposal to renovate and reuse Loch Raven Elementary School, its superintendent said Tuesday.

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Manny Machado's walk-off home run lifts Orioles past Angels, 7-6, in 12 innings

Manny Machado's walk-off home run lifts Orioles past Angels, 7-6, in 12 innings 

He’s only 22, but Orioles third baseman Manny Machado said his memory’s a little fuzzy. He doesn’t think he has ever hit a walk-off home run before, not as an amateur and probably...

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Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service that will cost more than $2.8 million to replace, according to the U.S. State'...

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Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past 

Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines.

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Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters

Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters 

— Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County.

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Dispute on MASN television rights rises to another level

Dispute on MASN television rights rises to another level 

The long-simmering television rights dispute between the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and the Washington Nationals appears close to reaching a boil.

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Three shot, one stabbed in city

Three shot, one stabbed in city

Three men were wounded in two shootings and a stabbing in Baltimore Tuesday, police said.

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Neighbor heard arguing night before Dundalk woman went missing

Neighbor heard arguing night before Dundalk woman went missing 

The night Dorothy Grubb went missing, police say, a witness heard the 60-year-old woman and her boyfriend arguing in their Dundalk home and then a loud noise that "sounded like a firecracker."

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Attorney charges 'political show' as BGF suspect pleads guilty

Attorney charges 'political show' as BGF suspect pleads guilty 

The alleged "secretary" of the Black Guerrilla family gang —one of dozens of alleged members charged in a high-profile case — pleaded guilty this week to a sentence that allowed him to...

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Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial

Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial

Jurors are set to resume deliberations Wednesday in the case of a New Jersey police officer accused of shooting a man to death last summer on the side of a Millersville highway.

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Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location

Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location

A crisis center set up to assist veterans affected by long wait times for appointments at Veterans Affairs will open Wednesday, but at a different location than initially planned.

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Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule 

State regulators on Tuesday rejected rate increases for taxis and ordered all operators to install new credit-card-reading smart meters by the end of the year.

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Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013

Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013 

The city's tourism industry grew last year, according to Visit Baltimore's annual report, with 23.9 million visitors spending more than $5 billion in 2013.

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Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year 

Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday.

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Towson U. announces lights off table for field renovation plan

Towson U. announces lights off table for field renovation plan

A week after a contentious meeting with next-door Rodgers Forge residents, Towson University officials have canceled plans for an electric conduit as part of planned renovations to the university's...

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Columbia developer breaks ground on 9-story complex downtown

Columbia developer breaks ground on 9-story complex downtown

It has been more than a decade since a new commercial office building was built in downtown Columbia, a drought some say contributed to a vapid atmosphere downtown. 

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Direct Energy buys Howard County based Astrum Solar

Direct Energy buys Howard County based Astrum Solar

Direct Energy said Tuesday that it bought Howard County based Astrum Solar for $54 million, giving the Texas company a foothold in the residential solar market.

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Board gives preliminary approval for Carroll's first charter school

Board gives preliminary approval for Carroll's first charter school

A public charter school is well on its way to becoming a reality in Carroll County.

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GSA announces three potential sites for FBI headquarters

GSA announces three potential sites for FBI headquarters

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration is considering three sites — including two in Maryland — as viable options for a new headquarters building for the Federal Bureau...

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Langermann's on Light closes in South Baltimore

Langermann's on Light closes in South Baltimore

Langermann's on Light, the South Baltimore spin-off of the original Langermann's in Canton, closed on Sunday after a little less than three years of operation.

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Baltimore police officer charged with assault

Baltimore police officer charged with assault

A Baltimore police officer was charged with second-degree assault after prosecutors say he struck a 14-year-old boy who was already apprehended.

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Md. Lottery creates Ravens-themed ticket

Md. Lottery creates Ravens-themed ticket

Even if you don't win, you might win.

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Atlantic system could become Tropical Storm Bertha this week

Atlantic system could become Tropical Storm Bertha this week

A tropical system that formed off the coast of Africa could become this season's second named storm in the Atlantic, possibly threatening Caribbean islands eventually.

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Prosecutors will bring charges against suspected Modell grave urinator

Prosecutors will bring charges against suspected Modell grave urinator 

Baltimore County authorities will charge a man they believe urinated through a catheter onto former Baltimore Ravens owner ...

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Mother of Howard teen accused in father's death says girl was anti-social, depressed

Mother of Howard teen accused in father's death says girl was anti-social, depressed 

Attorneys for a Howard County teenager who is accused of plotting to kill her father portrayed her Tuesday as a frail, anti-social loner who suffers depression and still loves stuffed animals.

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Maryland School for the Blind to get $30M campus upgrade

Maryland School for the Blind to get $30M campus upgrade

The Maryland School for the Blind will get a $30 million campus upgrade that includes a classroom building and two residential buildings, according to the school's selected construction manager.

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Baltimore ties record low Tuesday as cool stretch begins

Baltimore ties record low Tuesday as cool stretch begins

The passage of a cold front Monday brings a stretch of cool, dry weather starting Tuesday, with temperatures perhaps failing to top 80 degrees after matching a record low overnight.

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Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium.

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