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  • Women's soccer legend Mia Hamm surprises youth players in Baltimore

    Women's soccer legend Mia Hamm surprises youth players in Baltimore
    Before Mia Hamm surprised more than 2,000 youth soccer players and coaches at the Baltimore Convention Center on Monday, she sat in the building's VIP area, hidden from sight. Hamm was — and for many, still is — the face of women's soccer in...
  • 'Fire wives' find shared experiences

    'Fire wives' find shared experiences
    Irregular work hours and constant stress can mean trouble for a firefighter's marriage. Lori Mercer is on a mission to change that. The founder of FirefighterWife.com, she wants to help reduce divorce and "strengthen, ignite and rescue firefighter...
  • Christian Methodist Episcopal Church consecrates new bishops

    One day in 1870, 41 newly freed slaves got together in Jackson, Miss., to establish a new branch of mainstream Methodism called the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church. Hundreds of members of that denomination, now known as the Christian Methodist...
  • Downtown traffic heavy as city hosts lacrosse championship, other events

    Downtown traffic heavy as city hosts lacrosse championship, other events
    Baltimore officials are bracing for periods of heavy traffic around the Inner Harbor and near Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium Saturday as several high profile events draw thousands to the city. The Orioles will play the Cleveland Indians at Camden...
  • Architects give Baltimore students lessons to build on

    Architects give Baltimore students lessons to build on
    When Beechfield Elementary/Middle School fifth-graders were asked to design their dream homes 15 years ago, they almost always included a "safe room," a place where they could escape violence, according to Ayers Saint Gross president Jim Wheeler. Today,...
  • This is not how a great citizen rolls

    This is not how a great citizen rolls
    Dear Mr. John "Big John" Paterakis: Congratulations on a life of success in bread. Your H&S Bakery Inc. cornered the market on fast-food hamburger rolls. Your company holdings include Automatic Rolls of North Carolina, Automatic Rolls of New England,...
  • O'Malley urges residents to sign up for Obamacare

    O'Malley urges residents to sign up for Obamacare
    Gov. Martin O'Malley urged uninsured people Friday to sign up for health coverage as soon as possible to beat Monday's deadline. Despite the ongoing technical problems with Maryland's health care exchange, O'Malley said the state has already seen a huge...
  • Food poisoning investigated at food safety summit in Baltimore

    Health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of food poisoning during a conference on food safety at the Baltimore Convention Center. Four people who attended the Food Safety Summit, held April 7-10, reported becoming sick, according to city...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado to be examined Friday; expected at FanFest on Saturday

    Orioles' Manny Machado to be examined Friday; expected at FanFest on Saturday
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado’s next checkup on his left knee will be Friday afternoon in Los Angeles, and the hope is that he will be cleared to resume some baseball activities. Regardless, the 21-year-old All-Star is expected to fly back...
  • Hundreds pack Baltimore auditions for 'America's Got Talent'

    Hundreds pack Baltimore auditions for 'America's Got Talent'
    Wearing matching bowler hats and pink ties, the four McKenney brothers huddled nervously in the lobby of the Baltimore Convention Center, waiting for their turn to audition for "America's Got Talent." Their parents, Kevin and Pamela McKenney of...
  • Orioles head into FanFest with 'work to do,' and with excitement yet to build

    Orioles head into FanFest with 'work to do,' and with excitement yet to build
    As the Orioles prepared for last year's annual FanFest, it didn't seem to matter that the club had made only under-the-radar alterations to its roster. The organization was coming off its first winning season and first postseason appearance since 1997....
  • Orioles' Nolan Reimold ready for what might be his last shot

    Orioles' Nolan Reimold ready for what might be his last shot
    Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold knows the score, but he said Saturday that the only way he’s going to reclaim his career after a pair of major neck operations is to take everything that comes this season in stride. When I asked him if he had to...