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  • Health disparities found for Baltimore Latinos

    Health disparities found for Baltimore Latinos
    Many Latinos in Baltimore lack medical coverage, which contributes to problems such as fewer mothers getting prenatal care, according to a new report that takes the first comprehensive look at the group's health. The report, released Thursday by the city...
  • Grandparent, driveway scams circulating in Howard

    After hearing reports of scams being played in Howard County, the county government has issued a warning to residents. "If something seems out of the ordinary, it probably is, but you can protect yourselves and others by becoming more aware of these con-...
  • Rapid Redux goes for 19th in row, share of mark

    Rapid Redux, who has won 18 consecutive starts, can tie the all-time North American record of 19 straight victories held by Zenyatta and Peppers Pride with a victory today at Laurel Park. The 5-year-old gelding will face four rivals in the sixth race, a...
  • Catholics look to younger students to stem priest, nun declines

    Catholics look to younger students to stem priest, nun declines
    A panel of Roman Catholic priests and others in church life faced an audience of lively fifth graders Thursday, offering snippets of their personal history histories and the motivation for their career choices. But many children were so unfamiliar with...
  • Weddings & Engagements

    Weddings & Engagements
    Mark and Heather Bankert Neuman and Jo Ann Bankert Jr., of Columbia, announce the marriage of their son, Mark Morris Bankert, to Heather Elaine Seals, daughter of Eugene and Elaine Seals Jr., of Morganton, N.C., on May 7, 2011. The groom is a 2005...
  • Talent search goes out of States

    It's the poor stepchild of the baseball draft. For years it was barely regulated, which made it ripe for abuse. And even today it remains overlooked, underpublicized and all but ignored by most fans. Yet baseball's international signing period, which...
  • Sweet ambition: Pete Truby takes chocolate to a whole new taste

    Sweet ambition: Pete Truby takes chocolate to a whole new taste
    It is a wet day in Carroll County -- not too welcoming. But in the kitchen of Pete Truby's Sykesville house, the scenario is considerably cozier. For starters, there are his dogs -- a beagle named Molly and a vizsla known as Murphy, who enthusiastically...
  • Major Baltimore drug dealer pleads guilty to heroin charges, money laundering

    For more than a year, authorities believe, Steven "J.R." Blackwell Jr. was at the center of a street war with a rival faction that saw as many as two dozen people shot across Baltimore. In an empty federal courtroom Wednesday, the 27-year-old Blackwell,...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies around the Baltimore area. The high temperature is expected to be around 46 degrees. Expect mostly clear skies and a low temperature around 35 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic...
  • Felix Pie headed to the Cleveland Indians

    Felix Pie headed to the Cleveland Indians
    Former Oriole outfielder Felix Pie is officially leaving the organization for another American League club. Pie has agreed to terms on a minor league deal and spring invite with the Cleveland Indians, according to an industry source. The 26-year-old...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely

    Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely
    Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength and organization just south of the Dominican Republic as of Friday morning, and forecasters are still expecting it to follow a northwestern path into the Gulf of Mexico. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60...
  • Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull

    Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull
    Wedding Date: August 4, 2012 Her Story: Cortlyn Weinkam, 21, grew up in Catonsville. She lives in Catonsville and works as a waitress at Ships Cafe while getting her degree in elementary education at Towson University. Her father is Louis Weinkam, a...