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  • Jockeys call for increased disability insurance

    Jockeys call for increased disability insurance
    Jerry Bailey can look back on a Hall of Fame jockey career that featured 5,892 victories but also the searing memory of 17 fractures, including a broken back, jaw and collarbone, and several busted ribs. Yet Bailey considers himself lucky. He never...
  • Preakness forecast calls for warm temperatures with possible clouds, showers

    Preakness forecast calls for warm temperatures with possible clouds, showers
    Weather forecasters are in agreement that warm temperatures are likely for Preakness 2013 on Saturday, but they are mixed on whether there will be clouds and rain showers. High temperatures are expected in the upper 70s, according to most forecasts....
  • Orb at ease as Preakness nears

    Orb at ease as Preakness nears
    Kentucky Derby winner Orb continues getting accustomed to his temporary Maryland home, which involves mostly eating the grass on a small plot of land outside his stall at Pimlico Race Course. He did that for another 40 minutes -- as per a routine...
  • Derby champ finds a great place to chow down at Pimlico

    Derby champ finds a great place to chow down at Pimlico
    For a sudden media phenomenon, Orb was remarkably relaxed on the morning of his first full day at Pimlico Tuesday as he gets ready to tackle the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown in Saturday’s 138th running of the Preakness Stakes....
  • Ads to promote new gun control law

    Ads to promote new gun control law
    Advertisements praising Maryland's new gun control law will appear on Baltimore-area televisions soon after the measure is signed Thursday — the first volley in a two-pronged effort to defend the legislation and the politicians who voted for it....
  • Heat to rise Wednesday; highs in mid-80s, storm chances late

    Heat to rise Wednesday; highs in mid-80s, storm chances late
    A significant warm-up is forecast Wednesday in the Baltimore area, with highs in the mid- to upper-80s and possible storms late in the afternoon or evening, according to the National Weather Service. That is more than 20 degrees warmer than the past few...
  • Preakness 2013 to introduce new Maryland oyster, the Skinny Dipper

    Preakness 2013 to introduce new Maryland oyster, the Skinny Dipper
    Guests at Saturday's Preakness will get the first slurp of the Skinny Dipper, a new oyster from True Chesapeake Oyster Co., an oyster farm in St. Mary's County. The Skinny Dipper will be supplied to Baltimore-area restaurants beginning this summer,...
  • Columbia 'Motion' exhibit is worth the stop

    Columbia 'Motion' exhibit is worth the stop
    There is so much constant movement in our world that it takes an artist to translate some of that motion into a lasting image. In the aptly titled exhibit "Motion" at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia, painters Rana Geralis and Nancy Lee Davis encourage...
  • HdG lost out on Preakness when The Graw closed [Havre de Grace]

    It's Armed Forces weekend, dear readers, May 18 is Armed Forces Day, a tribute to those who have served or are serving in any of our military branches. We salute them for their courage and dedication. Saturday is also the running of the 138th...
  • Baffert makes it official: Govenor Charlie will run in Preakness

    Baffert makes it official: Govenor Charlie will run in Preakness
    Pimlico Race Course officials confirmed Wednesday there will be nine probable starters for Saturday’s 138th running of the Preakness with the addition of Govenor Charlie, trained by Bob Baffert, a five-time winner of the race. Baffert had been...
  • At Pimlico, young trainers share their work with retired thoroughbreds

    At Pimlico, young trainers share their work with retired thoroughbreds
    After seeing the Stakes Barn and the Winner's Circle — vestiges of Preakness glory — the men, women, and children taking tours at Pimlico for several days prior to the race on Saturday, finish the tour with a presentation from a group of local...
  • Claim: Woman arrested, camera destroyed after recording Baltimore police

    A Baltimore woman claims in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court that city police destroyed her camera and arrested her because she was recording officers who she observed beating someone else. The lawsuit, first reported last month by WBAL-TV when it...