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New Year's Day

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  • After the violence, silence

    After the violence, silence
    This is the thing that gets me: On March 5, I saw the front page headline — "6 killings continue violent 2013 start" — and it did not faze me one bit. It was not news. It was what I've come to expect in Baltimore and all major American cities....
  • It's only a game, until it isn't

    I guess it will happen at some point. A kid in Baltimore will come across a faded black-and-white picture, or notice all those blue #19 jerseys, and he won't quite believe it: "We had a football team before the Ravens?" Maybe it's already happened,...
  • 'Mad Men' Season 6 premiere recap, 'The Doorway'

    'Mad Men' Season 6 premiere recap, 'The Doorway'
    Did Don Draper cheat on Megan? You get an answer, but it is far from the point of the episode. "The Doorway," the good-but-not-great, often poetic (but also often very slow moving) Season 6 premiere is not an exuberant return. The action is often very...
  • Kanye West has a 'baby mama' in Kim Kardashian and other stressful news close out 2012

    Kanye West has a 'baby mama' in Kim Kardashian and other stressful news close out 2012
    Goodbye 2012, it's been real. But on the trends front, we end on a sad note. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- two of the most obnoxious people in the world -- are reproducing. Joe Flacco can't even claim the title of the NFL's most pathetic quarterback....
  • Seven same-sex couples wed at City Hall on New Year's morning

    Seven same-sex couples wed at City Hall on New Year's morning
    Shortly after 12:30 a.m. New Year's Day, not long after fireworks had erupted at the Inner Harbor, James Scales and William Tasker kissed in the ceremonial room of Baltimore City Hall — sealing their new marriage as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,...
  • As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival

    As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival
    In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
  • Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP

    Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP
    Who doesn't admire former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole? Wounded World War II veteran, part-time comedian (Mr. Dole once described a meeting of former presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon as "see no evil, hear no evil -- and evil"), former...
  • Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings

    Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings
    In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...
  • Man fires gun in celebration of Fourth, wounds great-granddaughter

    Man fires gun in celebration of Fourth, wounds great-granddaughter
    Lassiter Basket bought his .22-caliber handgun in 1963 and in recent years has fired it just twice a year — on New Year's Eve and the Fourth of July. He says he uses blanks for safety and shoots in the privacy of his Forest Park row house....
  • Baltimore replacing entire speed camera system

    Baltimore replacing entire speed camera system
    Baltimore officials said Monday they are scrapping all 83 of the city's automated speed cameras and "methodically" replacing them with newer models, after a Baltimore Sun investigation found errors with the system. The overhaul, estimated to cost...
  • Wedded: Courtney Munzer and Lee Spence

    Wedded: Courtney Munzer and Lee Spence
    Wedding date: May 18, 2013 Her story: Courtney Munzer, 24, grew up in Middletown, Del. She is a pediatric nurse at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, Va. Her mother, Deborah Munzer, works at AstraZeneca, a biopharmaceutical company,...
  • Up on the roof: Baltimore's best decks are sky-high

    Up on the roof: Baltimore's best decks are sky-high
    When Greg and Heidi Bathon gaze out over the rail of their Federal Hill deck, they have a breathtaking view of the city, from the stadiums to the harbor and beyond. But when they turn around, their view of the deck itself is just as compelling. Greg...