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The Baltimore SunOrioles right fielder Nick Markakis moved into third-place among American League outfielders in the All-Star Game fan voting as of Saturday’s update, putting the team in position to have four starters in the July 16 exhibition. The top three...
Panashe Mutombo, the outgoing student representative on the Harford County Board of Education, has taken on many duties during his time as a Harford County Public Schools student. According to the school system website, the 18-year-old graduate of...
It wasn't so long ago that the big question heading into the All-Star break around here was not who would represent the Orioles in the midsummer classic, but whether anybody was deserving enough to get in without the help of the rule that requires at...
It appears the Midsummer Classic is finally back to being must-watch television for baseball fans in Baltimore. Gone are the dark days when the Orioles sent one (sometimes deserving) player to the All-Star Game. From 2006 to 2011, the Orioles had just...
The Baltimore SunOrioles shortstop J.J. Hardy couldn’t quite explain his sudden spike in the most-recent All-Star Game fan balloting, in which he became the leading votegetter among American League shortstops. Other than providing his usual exceptional defense,...
Last week, the Takoma Park City Council voted 6-1 to change its charter to become the first city in America to lower the voting age to 16. While we are the first city to adopt this policy, we have little doubt that others will follow. Maryland already...
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The Eastern Shore's civil rights history is not a happy one. From the lynchings of the 1930s to the Cambridge riots of the 1960s, the Shore has struggled with race relations. Much of that is in the past — although perhaps not entirely. In the late...
So what was all this about a voter referendum or two? Opponents of a pair of controversial measures backed by Gov. Martin O'Malley and approved this year by the Maryland General Assembly — a repeal of the death penalty and landmark gun control...
Maryland's death penalty will be wiped from the books in October now that efforts to reinstate capital punishment have fallen short. The petition drive to halt repeal of the death penalty ended Friday afternoon, when organizers said they could not...
A Laurel car wash is in the running to be named best car wash/detail shop in the country, and its owner has already won a trip to Las Vegas. Second Street Car Wash, located on Route 1 at Laurel Avenue, is a finalist in radio and television personality...
Tags: Radio, Laurel, Awards and Prizes, Business, Radio Industry
A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district. Councilman...
Residents of Bel Air South and their supporters lambasted members the Harford County Council earlier this week for not voting on a bill which the residents expected would stop Walmart from building a store in their community. Bill 13-16, dubbed the...
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