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Physical Disabilities (INACTIVE)

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  • O's notes: Nick Markakis returns, bats leadoff for the first time

    O's notes: Nick Markakis returns, bats leadoff for the first time
    The Orioles are looking outside the organization for an on-base threat to increase production at the top of the lineup, but manager Buck Showalter obviously couldn't wait any longer for help in the leadoff spot. That's why right fielder Nick Markakis has...
  • Vans for the disabled are an expensive, unnecessary luxury

    The Metropolitan Transit Authority's mobility program for the disabled looks like an expensive and unnecessary luxury. On a recent 20-minute trip to West Baltimore I spotted three of these vans that were either empty or had only a single passenger....
  • Orioles injury report: Chavez to be activated Tuesday, Pomeranz's MRI reveals oblique tear

    Orioles injury report: Chavez to be activated Tuesday, Pomeranz's MRI reveals oblique tear
    The Orioles are starting to get back some of their key players from the disabled list, but it seems like there's another injury looming at every turn. The good news Monday was that infielder Mark Reynolds (oblique strain) was activated from the...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Ball proposal would give hiring preference to disabled

    Ball proposal would give hiring preference to disabled
    Howard County Council members Calvin Ball and Courtney Watson have prefiled legislation in advance of Monday’s council meeting, one bill aimed at helping find jobs for disabled veterans and the other providing resources to address bullying. Ball&...
  • O's notes: Hammel considering surgery that could keep him out until September

    O's notes: Hammel considering surgery that could keep him out until September
    The Orioles got both good and bad news from a MRI taken Saturday on pitcher Jason Hammel's painful right knee, which forced him out of Friday's game in the fourth inning. There is no new damage, but loose-body cartilage has floated in a knee joint...
  • Jason Hammel hurts his All-Star bid in 13-1 loss to Los Angeles Angels

    Jason Hammel hurts his All-Star bid in 13-1 loss to Los Angeles Angels
    Given how he has pitched this season, given how he seemingly came out of nowhere to become the Orioles' ace, Jason Hammel is allowed a clunker every now and then. Unfortunately for Hammel's personal resume, his rockiest outing of the season came at the...
  • Orioles notes: Brian Roberts may rejoin team this week

    Orioles notes: Brian Roberts may rejoin team this week
    The Orioles could be getting a familiar face back to Camden Yards very soon. Second baseman Brian Roberts started a two-game rehabilitation stint with short-season Single-A Aberdeen on Saturday night and could be back with the major league club as early...
  • Catonsville veteran leads journey up Mt. McKinley

    Catonsville veteran leads journey up Mt. McKinley
    Kirk Bauer answered the door to his home on Frederick Road covered in debris and soaked in sweat, signs of the hard work he had put into remodeling his kitchen Wednesday afternoon. Walking with a limp as he showed off his work, he joked about playing...
  • Woman with service dog could be barred from apartment

    Woman with service dog could be barred from apartment
    Hazel Sanders depends on her Rottweiler, Jurnee, to get her out walking, which she needs for a disabling knee condition, and to help her up if she falls. Two doctors have written letters saying the dog is an important part of her treatment, and she...
  • Brian Matusz delivers in first career relief appearance

    Brian Matusz delivers in first career relief appearance
    Left-hander Brian Matusz returned to the Orioles clubhouse Friday afternoon, but to fill a much different role than the one he had when he left. With left-handed reliever Troy Patton on the disabled list nursing a sprained right ankle, the Orioles called...
  • A roadblock to rights for the disabled

    A roadblock to rights for the disabled
    On July 26, 1990, when President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on the lawn of the White House, I was too young be in attendance, or even understand the impact that this monumental law would have on the United States by...