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Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009

Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009

There has been only two weeks' worth of 90-degree heat this year in Baltimore, the fewest 90+ days here in five years.

With letters in decline, Loyola rips out mailboxes

When school started at Loyola University Maryland last fall, the administration sent a welcome flier to the mailbox of every student living on campus.

Howard cities rank among top 10 'Best Places to Live'

Columbia and Ellicott City have once again placed among the top 10 "Best Places to Live," according to Money Magazine's biennial ranking of small cities.

Orioles release 2015 spring training schedule

Orioles release 2015 spring training schedule 

The Orioles released next season's spring training schedule on Tuesday.

Club offers opportunity for more than the imagination to take flight

Club offers opportunity for more than the imagination to take flight

When Arbutus dentist Dr. Art Vail, 55, isn't seeing patients, chances are you can find him flying one of his remote controlled airplanes at Southwest Area Park in Baltimore Highlands with fellow members of the Southwest Area Park Modelers club.

Proposed Harford school calendar for 2015-16 includes more inclement weather days

Proposed Harford school calendar for 2015-16 includes more inclement weather days

Harford County Public Schools officials, along with their counterparts in the community, are developing a calendar for the 2015-16 school year that includes 11 days built in for inclement weather, three more than the current academic year.

CAMPAIGN 2014

State to appeal ruling on voting by disabled

State to appeal ruling on voting by disabled

The state attorney general's office is appealing a federal judge's ruling ordering Maryland to use an absentee ballot-marking technology for the disabled that the Board of Elections had refused to certify as secure.

Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

CDC wants people to understand that HIV-positive people who receive treatment live longer and healthier lives compared to those who don't receive treatment.

Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown 

Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown.

Will fall weather cool off hot O's bats? [Baltimore Sports and Life]

Will fall weather cool off hot O's bats? [Baltimore Sports and Life]

Much has been made of the Orioles' propensity to hit home runs, and whether that translates to the playoffs.

Former city police officer charged with $30K in workers' comp fraud 

A former Baltimore police officer who now works for the Montgomery County police department has been...

Grant to pay for more homeless families to receive housing

The nonprofit St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore announced Monday that it would use a $1.5 million...

Millennial Media to buy ad tech firm Nexage for $107.5M 

Millennial Media has agreed to buy Boston-based mobile advertising technology company Nexage for...

Judge rules man on trial for 2013 murder is competent to stand trial

A Baltimore County judge ruled Monday that a man on trial for killing his ex-girlfriend is competent...

Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit 

A Baltimore jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to a 17-year-old city youth who was allegedly...

Maryland NOW PAC endorses Brown, denounces Hogan

The political action committee of Maryland's branch of the National Organization for Women gave...

City Council members seek body cameras for police 

Two influential City Council members introduced legislation Monday that would require every...

NASA mission enters Mars orbit to study where planet's atmosphere went 

MAVEN's arrival coincides with upcoming comet fly-by, creating bonus scientific opportunity.

Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting 

A Maryland Shock Trauma Center worker was among two people shot to death Sunday night in downtown...

North Laurel man charged with manslaughter in death of father

A 46-year-old North Laurel man faces manslaughter and second-degree murder charges in connection...

Ravens reach out to sponsors over Ray Rice case 

The Ravens have been reaching out to try to ensure that dozens of long-held relationships and the...

Two arrested in Howard Co. burglaries

A Virginia man and a South Laurel man have been charged in a series of September burglaries,...

PG County schools CFO resigns amid insurance fraud charges 

The chief financial officer of Prince George's County public schools and his wife resigned Monday,...

Texas Roadhouse coming to Dundalk

Texas Roadhouse, a Louisville, Ky.-based chain of casual dining steakhouses, has signed a lease at...

Raid drives fear of driver's licenses among immigrants 

Leading advocacy group warns that agents can access data.

Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs 

Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning...

City Council approves tax credits for homeowners who move but stay in Baltimore 

The City Council gave final approval Monday to a plan to offer up to $5,000 in tax credits to...

Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown 

Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a...

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Where were Chris Davis and Ray Rice for teachable moments?  - September 13, 2014 - After reading Chris Davis' apologetic statement on his suspension from the Orioles for taking a drug he wasn't allowed to take under the...

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Jacques Kelly

Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor  - August 8, 2014 - As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The...