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  • Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks in 16-14 loss to Machine

    Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks in 16-14 loss to Machine
    Lacrosse Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks Midfielder Joe Walters (Maryland) had four goals and four assists for the second straight game, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks lost, 16-14, to the host Ohio Machine on Friday. Midfielder Ben Hunt...
  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on new album and headlining 9:30 Club

    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on new album and headlining 9:30 Club
    In 2006, the Baltimore funk-jam band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong started from a modest and typical beginning: Two new friends — Greg Ormont and Jeremy Schon — playing acoustic guitar together in a University of Maryland dorm room. The duo took...
  • Breeding for heat-resistance not a new concept [Letter]

    Breeding for heat-resistance not a new concept [Letter]
    Scientist Megan Rolf need not reinvent the wheel ("Breeding animals to stand the heat," May 5). In the 1950s, my father, Allan O.S. Keeling, developed the Jamaica Red Poll breed, along with other Jamaican cattle breeders. His imported Red Poll beef...
  • Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes

    Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes
    Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways. Daily flights will operate between...
  • Gymnast Toni-Ann Williams' career is on the upswing

    Gymnast Toni-Ann Williams' career is on the upswing
    Toni-Ann Williams, her hands and legs covered in chalk, stands still in the far left corner of the gym amid the buzz of children talking and coaches instructing at United Gymnastix in Reisterstown. She jumps to grab the higher of the uneven bars and in...
  • Former Coppin track star survives shooting, excels again

    Former Coppin track star survives shooting, excels again
    Dale Dunn strode into Kevin Ondrasek's office at the University of Southern Mississippi with an air of determination. A graduate student with one more year of NCAA eligibility, Dunn told the first-year assistant track coach he had unfinished business....
  • Abingdon couple takes having a fun house seriously

    Abingdon couple takes having a fun house seriously
    It is Friday night, and the regulars are starting to arrive at Steve and Linda Migliore's house in Abingdon. Paul Abbott, the bass player, brings a bottle of pickle-flavored vodka. It is dreadful stuff, but there isn't another bottle like it in the...
  • Baltimore boxer fights for father-son time

    Baltimore boxer fights for father-son time
    One of Venroy July's most vivid recollections from when he was a boy growing up in Jamaica was watching boxing with his father, Venry. The November 1992 bout between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe was especially memorable for the Baltimore lawyer...
  • Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud

    Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud
    The first caller told Norman Breidenbaugh he had won $2.5 million in a foreign sweepstakes, but there was a catch: Breidenbaugh needed to send $2,000 in fees before collecting his earnings. Other calls followed, promising Breidenbaugh millions more...
  • Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva

    Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva
    Hurricane Sandy is a category 2 storm with 105 mph winds, and though it will be weaker than that five days from now, it could wreak havoc anywhere from the Delmarva Peninsula to Cape Cod, an increasing number of models are showing. The storm is still...
  • Woman receives life sentence in connection to 2009 murder of man in White Marsh apartment

    Woman receives life sentence in connection to 2009 murder of man in White Marsh apartment
    A Jamaican woman received a life sentence Friday for murder in connection with the 2009 death of a man in a White Marsh apartment – after which officials say she and her co-conspirators dismembered the body and disposed of pieces in the Loch Raven...
  • Baltimore lawyer making a name as pro boxer

    Baltimore lawyer making a name as pro boxer
    In the center of Mobtown Fight Club, a small gym tucked away in an alley off Baltimore Street, Venroy July pounds a speed bag. Behind him, his trainer Adrian Davis shouts phrases of encouragement. "Yeah! Work it champ!" Eyes fixed on the flittering...