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  • Orioles prospects and minor leaguers playing in offseason leagues

    Orioles prospects and minor leaguers playing in offseason leagues
    Several of the Orioles' top prospects — including Jonathan Schoop, Eduardo Rodriguez and Henry Urrutia — will be playing this offseason in the Arizona Fall League, which begins play¬† Tuesday. The Orioles prospects will play for the...
  • Honoring veterans by hiring veterans

    Honoring veterans by hiring veterans
    Helping veterans isn't just a part of my job. For me, it's personal. It's in my blood. On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in...
  • Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together

    Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together
    They're the first to acknowledge that they make an unlikely foursome. A Polish artist's daughter and three artists representing America, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic have forged an alliance to advance their individual creative visions —...
  • Marylander Thomas Perez digs in at Labor Department

    Marylander Thomas Perez digs in at Labor Department
    Six weeks after taking over the U.S. Department of Labor, Marylander Thomas E. Perez is receiving praise from unions, concern from business leaders and hope from others that he will expand the agency's mission. Perez, a former Maryland labor secretary,...
  • Natural Products Expo, one of city's biggest trade shows, returns Thursday

    Natural Products Expo, one of city's biggest trade shows, returns Thursday
    The Natural Products Expo, one of Baltimore's biggest trade shows, has been good for business for Eldersburg-based Salazon Chocolate Co. Three-year-old Salazon, which makes organic salted chocolate bars, convinced Wegmans supermarkets to sell its...
  • Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community

    Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community
    As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs. Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...
  • Preakness-proven Baffert will send 'Govenor' out for an upset

    Preakness-proven Baffert will send 'Govenor' out for an upset
    Bob Baffert strode into the Preakness stakes barn Friday morning, shouting toward Orb's trainer Shug McGaughey loud enough so all could hear. "OK, Shug, I'm here to take away that media spotlight for you," he said. Baffert, indeed, is one of the few...
  • Short-story collection chronicles the teen years of tyrants

    Short-story collection chronicles the teen years of tyrants
    Rafael Trujillo collected bottle caps. Mao Zedong was wed to an older woman at age 14 but refused to consummate the marriage. Joseph Stalin was a choirboy who studied to be a Russian Orthodox priest. In "The Iron Bridge," Anton Piatigorsky used these...
  • Who benefits from immigration reform?

    After many ups and downs, Congressional passage of comprehensive immigration reform now looks possible. In exchange for tighter border controls, an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants will receive a path to citizenship. The biggest players in the...
  • A week of tough competition at Ripken Series set to kick off

    A week of tough competition at Ripken Series set to kick off
    The 16 squads playing in the 2013 Cal Ripken 12U Major 70 World Series in Aberdeen, which come from as close as Hickory and as far as Australia, are setting up for a 10-day, world-class tournament that will feature some elements not seen in years past....
  • Brenda DeCesare

    Brenda DeCesare, who was the general manager for tennis at the Columbia Association, died of breast cancer Aug. 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 56. Brenda Derry was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Washington. She was the daughter of James...
  • Mining my notebooks Ripken Series goes to elimination [Column]

    Mining my notebooks Ripken Series goes to elimination [Column]
    Though watching some of the best 12-year-old baseball players in the world is not too bad a way to earn a paycheck, especially when the weather cooperates like it did on Wednesday and it's 82 degrees all afternoon, the pool play section of the Cal...