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  • City homeowners given 30 days to repay tax credits they didn't request

    City homeowners given 30 days to repay tax credits they didn't request
    Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end. If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
  • Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy

    Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy
    Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living. He was 85. "It's important for America to...
  • Dr. Jamshid Hamed

    Dr. Jamshid Hamed
    Dr. Jamshid Hamed, a retired internist whose specialty was rheumatology, died Nov. 8 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 81. "Jim made no distinction between his patients and friends. He was a wonderfully caring doctor and a great...
  • Is Maryland ready to win on the road?

    Is Maryland ready to win on the road?
    If you're a Maryland fan, you hope for incremental progress this season. You hope to see an upward arc. Coach Mark Turgeon said today that the next step for his young team is to win a road game, particularly one against a team it is not expected to beat....
  • Don't think the drug war is the new Jim Crow? Then read this book

    Don't think the drug war is the new Jim Crow? Then read this book
    I have something for you. In June 2010, I wrote in this space about a book, "The New Jim Crow," by Michelle Alexander, which I called a "troubling and profoundly necessary" work. Ms. Alexander promulgated an explosive argument. Namely, that the so-called...
  • El Sentinel gana premios en periodismo

    El Sentinel gana premios en periodismo
    El trabajo de los periodistas Aurelio Moreno, Lillian Mayor y Yvonne Valdez de El Sentinel fueron reconocidos, una vez más, por la Sociedad de Editores de Florida (Florida Society of News Editors, FSNE), al ganar cuatro premios de periodismo en el...
  • FEST

    FEST
    22nd annual International Mango Festival: The highlight of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's fruity gathering is Sunday's International Mango Brunch, a $100-a-plate tastebud-tickler with dishes prepared by James Beard Award-winning Allen Susser and...
  • Nordstrom to close at the Florida Mall

    Nordstrom to close at the Florida Mall
    Nordstrom announced Thursday it will close its Florida Mall Store in Orlando, which will mean laying off or transferring 190 employees. Originally opened in 2002, the store is planned for closure on August 16. The company said the lease on the store...
  • Sentinel wins 22 journalism awards from Florida editors group

    Sentinel wins 22 journalism awards from Florida editors group
    The Orlando Sentinel won 22 awards Thursday — including eight first-place honors — in the annual journalism competition of the Florida Society of News Editors. The Sentinel's coverage of the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman...
  • Two UM football players charged with sexual battery

    Two UM football players charged with sexual battery
    Two University of Miami football players were arrested Tuesday morning after telling police they had sex with a 17-year-old student without her consent, according to a police report.  Jawand Blue, 20, and Alexander Figueroa, who turned 20 on Tuesday,...
  • Endangered bats found only in South Florida find haven at golf course

    MIAMI Giselle Hosein peers into the dark sky above a manicured fairway on the Coral Gables Granada Golf Course, trying hard to see what she can so far only hear: an elusive Florida bonneted bat, among the rarest in the world. "It took me three or four...
  • Two Miami LBs arrested, dismissed from team

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with additional details Two Miami LBs arrested, dismissed from team Linebackers Alex Figueroa and Jawand Blue are no longer part of the University of Miami football program after they were arrested and charged...