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  • Doug Gansler: I'm asked 'pretty much every day' to run against Larry Hogan

    Doug Gansler: I'm asked 'pretty much every day' to run against Larry Hogan

    Former attorney general Douglas F. Gansler said Friday he's asked "pretty much every day" if he would consider running against popular Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in 2018. "There's a lot of discussion regarding the popularity of the governor, and the Democrats are sort of looking around for the...

  • Baltimore native oversees sales of GOP convention souvenirs

    Baltimore native oversees sales of GOP convention souvenirs

    People have said it for months -- it’s an election year to remember.  But what happens now that Republican nominee Donald Trump has given his speech to the delegates in attendance and the nation on television, the balloons have dropped and everyone is heading home? How will those who witnessed...

  • Schuh denounces Cruz's convention comments

    Schuh denounces Cruz's convention comments

    Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh on Thursday chided U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for refusing to endorse presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention this week. But Schuh, an at-large GOP delegate who was sitting on the convention floor during Cruz's speech Wednesday...

  • Donald J. Trump's Republican nomination acceptance speech

    Donald J. Trump's Republican nomination acceptance speech

    Donald J. Trump's prepared acceptance speech: Friends, delegates and fellow Americans: I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States. Who would have believed that when we started this journey on June 16th of last year we – and I say "we" because we are a...

  • Maryland lawmakers outraged after Frederick woman gets 3 years in Gambia

    Maryland lawmakers outraged after Frederick woman gets 3 years in Gambia

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Four Maryland congressional members expressed outrage Thursday after a court in Gambia sentenced a Frederick woman to three years in prison following her arrest there during an anti-government protest led by her prominent dissident uncle. Fanta Darboe Jawara's conviction...

  • Martin O'Malley to address Democratic convention next week

    Martin O'Malley to address Democratic convention next week

    Former presidential candidate and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will speak at the Democratic National Convention as the Clinton campaign seeks to portray a message of unity in Philadelphia. O'Malley exited the race for the nomination after placing a distant third in the Iowa caucuses earlier this...

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Man shot in Carrollton Ridge Thursday night

Baltimore police said a 43-year-old man was shot in southwest Baltimore Thursday night. Officers were called at 10:35 p.m. to the 2300 block of Wilkens Avenue in Carrollton Ridge, where they found the victim who had been shot in the upper body. The victim was taken to an area hospital. Anyone with...

Education

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  • Training program recruits Baltimore teens for Fire Department

    Training program recruits Baltimore teens for Fire Department

    A few weeks ago, 19-year-old Tyonia Mclean helped save her first life. It was around midday, Mclean said, and she and a team of first responders were in the bedroom of an East Baltimore rowhouse administering CPR to a man in cardiac arrest. As his pulse returned, Mclean said, she remembered why she...

  • A head start on the future for little graduates

    A head start on the future for little graduates

    Twelve three-year-olds from Baltimore recently took part in a rite of passage usually reserved for older children. They donned caps and gowns and walked in a procession as part of an unofficial commencement ceremony marking the end of their time in plain old day care and their move up to pre-school...

  • Year Up gives Baltimore youths a different path to jobs

    Year Up gives Baltimore youths a different path to jobs

    Ja'Meia Jackson thought she'd never get a good job. After graduating from high school in 2009, she drifted from one low-paying job to the next, working a cash register at a Macy's, leading football fans to their seats at FedEx Field, collecting tickets at Six Flags America. She took classes at...

Health/Science

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  • Maryland gets $1.4 million from CDC for its Zika response

    Maryland gets $1.4 million from CDC for its Zika response

    Maryland, with 42 cases of the Zika virus, to get more federal money to track, prevent the Zika virus

  • Rash of break-ins hits city health clinic

    Rash of break-ins hits city health clinic

    A city health clinic was broken into a third time in two weeks last night, leaving city officials frustrated and employees of the facility unnerved. No patient files or drugs were stolen during the incidents at Eastern Health Clinic, where foot patrols by private security and Baltimore police officers...

  • People with history of skin cancer still getting sunburned, study finds

    People with history of skin cancer still getting sunburned, study finds

    You might think people with a history of nonmelanoma skin cancer would be extra cautious about protecting themselves from the sun. But recent research by Johns Hopkins scientists found that they are getting risky sunburns at the same rate as those who have never had skin cancer. The researchers...

  • Are pool workouts the next big thing? Swimwear giant Speedo is working on it

    Are pool workouts the next big thing? Swimwear giant Speedo is working on it

    When you think about a pool workout, you probably think “swimming.”  Think again.  Industry giant Speedo USA is trying to reposition its brand as the source of fitness inspiration and workouts, not just swimwear and swim-related accessories. The newly launched Speedo Fit is making the case for...

Obituaries

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  • Jean S. Fugett Sr., teacher and family patriarch, dies

    Jean S. Fugett Sr., teacher and family patriarch, dies

    Jean S. Fugett Sr., a retired National Security Administration staff member and patriarch of his family, died of heart failure Tuesday at his Randallstown home. He was 88. Born in Westchester, Pa., he was the son of Joseph Fugett, a teacher who had a school named after him — and who was the son...

  • Arnold N. 'Arnie' McGaha, retired photographer, dies

    Arnold N. 'Arnie' McGaha, retired photographer, dies

    Arnold N. "Arnie" McGaha, a retired professional wedding photographer who had also been a telephone company supervisor, died of complications from dementia June 30 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, Fla. The former Frederick resident was 73. The son of Oda S. McGaha, an insurance salesman,...

  • Leo James D'Aleo, Baltimore architect, dies

    Leo James D'Aleo, Baltimore architect, dies

    Leo James D'Aleo, a Baltimore architect whose lengthy career included designing Mount Vernon's Waxter Center and the Inner Harbor's Scarlett Place, died of congestive heart failure July 10 at his Monkton home. He was 75. Born in New York and raised in Philadelphia, he was the son of Bernard Francis...

  • George F. Savage III, insurance executive, dies

    George F. Savage III, insurance executive, dies

    George F. Savage III, a longtime insurance executive who later became a life coach, died Friday of cancer at his Ellicott City home. He was 68. The son of George F. Savage II, who worked for a china and glass manufacturing company, and Gloria Taylor Savage, a city public schools educator, George...

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