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  • Carlton Dotson, lottery spokesman

    Carlton Dotson, lottery spokesman
    Carlton H. Dotson, a retired spokesman for the Maryland State Lottery and a tennis player who helped integrate the Druid Hill Park tennis courts in the late 1940s, died of complications from a stroke Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. A resident of...
  • Heat index hits 100 but record missed, with cooling, storms ahead

    Heat index hits 100 but record missed, with cooling, storms ahead
    The season's first brief heat wave peaked at 96 degrees in Baltimore on Wednesday, missing one record but threatening another, and temperatures are expected to wane Thursday into the weekend. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport,...
  • How 'hons' came to be and other tales from the 20th annual HonFest in Hampden

    How 'hons' came to be and other tales from the 20th annual HonFest in Hampden
    The prevailing wisdom is that 'hon' is short for honey, a term of endearment for the working women of Baltimore. But a new, radically different theory emerged in a large sign that leaned against a psychedelically painted bus, converted to a mobile...
  • Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police

    Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police
    A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere. The...
  • Mayor, candidate for governor to join Baltimore Pride Parade

    Mayor, candidate for governor to join Baltimore Pride Parade
    Among the participants in this year's Baltimore Pride Parade will be Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur and Ken Ulman, who is gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate. The politicians say they...
  • Man exposes himself in Edgewood [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Aaron Alexander Lee, 32, of the 300 block of Law Street, was charged Wednesday with narcotics possession with intent to distribute, drug possession other than marijuana,...
  • Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape

    Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape
    Chuck Wienckowski returned to Alcatraz recently, just over a year after completing his first Escape from Alcatraz. This time, the 66-year-old Bel Air resident was much faster in the annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on June 1. He competed the 27.5-...
  • Bike thefts curb optimism about Baltimore

    Bike thefts curb optimism about Baltimore
    It was one of those rare June days in Baltimore — warm and sunny, not yet hot and humid — so you could take a good, long walk through the city without shvitzing or getting terribly distressed. I mean, you could actually feel good about the...
  • Youths steal dozens of bicycles from city program

    Youths steal dozens of bicycles from city program
    About 50 youngsters poured into Druid Hill Park and stole four dozen bicycles Monday evening that city workers had put out for a popular bike-sharing program, authorities said. City officials said Friday that the Ride Around the Reservoir program is...
  • Howard will again welcome soaring inflation at Preakness balloon festival

    Howard will again welcome soaring inflation at Preakness balloon festival
    Balloon meister Ron Broderick is working on keeping a lot of balloons in the air. The West Friendship hot-air balloon pilot is organizing the Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival to be held at Turf Valley May 15 and 16, with an Armed Forces Day...
  • Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]

    Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]
    The sale of Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore to California-based KBS Realty Advisors represents a watershed moment for economic development in Baltimore. The sale establishes a record price for commercial realty in Charm City. KBS paid $341 per square...
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