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  • Ed Reed on suspension being overturned on appeal: 'It's a shame it even came to this point'

    With his one-game suspension for repeated illegal hits overturned and being allowed to play Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, Ravens free safety Ed Reed expressed gratitude for arbitrator Ted Cottrell granting his appeal and to his organization and...
  • Ravens safety Ed Reed wins appeal, will play Sunday in San Diego

    Ravens safety Ed Reed wins appeal, will play Sunday in San Diego
    Ravens safety Ed Reed said that he was grateful that his one-game suspension for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players was lifted Tuesday after his appeal. As a result, Reed will be on the field...
  • It's the end of an era for Ed Reed, Ravens

    It's the end of an era for Ed Reed, Ravens
    How are reporters and editors view Ed Reed signing with the Houston Texans: Jeff Zrebiec, Ravens reporter: It is obviously a sad day for Ravens' fans and for good reason. Reed is one of the best players in franchise history and a sure bet Hall of Famer....
  • Students sound off on need for more school programs

    Students sound off on need for more school programs
    Students at two Baltimore schools were tapped for advice about how to keep children off the street and in the classroom this year, as a campaign revs up at City Hall to engage and protect the city's youths. Students at Maritime Industries Academy High...
  • At growing SEED School, Ed Reed's impact endures

    At growing SEED School, Ed Reed's impact endures
    It's a gorgeous September afternoon, and students at the SEED School of Baltimore are spending it just like countless peers across the country — donning their home colors to play a game of football. Classmates drift across campus to watch, sitting...
  • Grade changes investigated in city school

    Grade changes investigated in city school
    Baltimore school officials are investigating allegations at a middle school that dozens of students were given passing grades so they could move on to the next grade, even though their teachers had given them failing marks. Grade changes are being...
  • City schools make up list of state's "persistently dangerous" for 2013

    City schools make up list of state's "persistently dangerous" for 2013
    Eight Baltimore City schools were named to the state's "persistently dangerous" list for 2013, after noting high numbers of suspensions for the most violent or harmful offenses. The list, which federal law requires to be reported every year, was...
  • Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery

    Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery
    Dressed in the traditional garb of a Civil War Union soldier, Vince Vaise led the two dozen marchers through Mount Auburn, Baltimore's oldest African-American cemetery. Sword drawn, and a stoic look upon his face, Vaise and his followers snaked...
  • Ruth M. Land, educator

    Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
  • Ravens get into the spirit of Thanksgiving

    Ravens get into the spirit of Thanksgiving
    Handing out turkeys and pumpkin pies Tuesday night at Booker T. Washington Middle School in Baltimore, Ravens free safety Ed Reed said he never forgets his humble roots growing up in Louisiana. "I'm from neighborhoods like this one in the inner city,"...
  • U of Md. medical students host Thanksgiving for the needy

    U of Md. medical students host Thanksgiving for the needy
    Anthony Clark hadn't even gotten a plate of food and already he was overcome with emotion, just seeing friends, having a medical student check his blood pressure and knowing hundreds of people had given their time to make sure those needier had a taste of...
  • 'Wicked' strikes back against bullying

    "Wicked" strikes many a chord, and not just during its catchy songs. It also speaks to issues of prejudice and intolerance. "Outsiders tend to get bullied," said the musical's producer, Marc Platt. "And Elphaba" — aka the Wicked Witch of the West...