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  • Two students with Maryland ties named Rhodes scholars

    Two students with Maryland ties named Rhodes scholars

    Two college students with ties to Maryland were named Rhodes scholars on Sunday. The Rhodes Trust, which awards scholarships for two years of postgraduate study at Oxford University in England, named University of Maryland Baltimore County student Naomi Mburu of Ellicott City and Naval Academy...

  • Athletes of the Week in 2017-18

    Athletes of the Week in 2017-18

    The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide...

  • Flurries fall in the Baltimore metro area

    Flurries fall in the Baltimore metro area

    The Baltimore metro area is starting to see some snow. The National Weather Service tweeted Sunday night that there are “scattered flurries” in the area, but no accumulation is expected. The flurries are mostly falling in Carroll County, said meteorologist Dan Hoffman. “It’s a couple flakes really,”...

  • Charles Manson, mastermind of 1969 murders, dies at 83

    Charles Manson, mastermind of 1969 murders, dies at 83

    Charles Manson was an unlikely figure to evolve into the personification of evil. A few inches over five feet, he was a petty criminal and small-time hustler. And his followers bore little resemblance to the stereotypical image of hardened killers. Most were in their early twenties, middle-class...

  • Hundreds pack candlelight vigil to honor popular Locust Point bartender killed during robbery

    Hundreds pack candlelight vigil to honor popular Locust Point bartender killed during robbery

    Holding candles, hundreds of people gathered Saturday night in South Baltimore to honor Alex Wroblewski, the popular area bartender who was killed during a robbery Tuesday after leaving a convenience store in Locust Point. Standing outside Francis Scott Key Elementary and Middle School, Patterson...

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