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  • As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests

    As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests
    Five cases of flesh-eating bacteria infections have been found this year in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, prompting local organizations to test waters frequently and warn people of the dangers of water pollution. "We're certainly monitoring...
  • Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil easily in men's final at Citi Open

    Milos Raonic won the first all-Canadian tournament final in Association of Tennis Professionals history, easily beating Vasek Pospisil, 6-1, 6-4, at Washington's Citi Open on Sunday for the men's singles title. It was Raonic's sixth title win; Pospisil...
  • Nick Markakis' home run, Chris Tillman's pitching lead Orioles to 1-0 win over Mariners

    Nick Markakis' home run, Chris Tillman's pitching lead Orioles to 1-0 win over Mariners
    Perhaps it was fitting that the first leadoff home run in Nick Markakis’ career would stand as the game-winner Sunday in a 1-0 pitchers’ duel victory over the Seattle Mariners at Camden Yards. In his nine years with the Orioles, Markakis has...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez pitches for Triple-A Norfolk, to join Orioles in D.C.

    Ubaldo Jimenez pitches for Triple-A Norfolk, to join Orioles in D.C.
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who has been on the disabled list since July 13 with a right ankle sprain, will join the Orioles in Washington, D.C., on Monday for their makeup game against the Nationals and then fly with the team to Toronto on Tuesday....
  • Nelson Cruz out of lineup in Sunday's series finale; Delmon Young at cleanup

    Nelson Cruz out of lineup in Sunday's series finale; Delmon Young at cleanup
    Not a lot of news coming out of Buck Showalter’s Sunday morning news conference, though there were some pretty good off-the-record stories about his days playing in the minors. Here’s what you need to know, and I can tell you, heading into...
  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • Emmy Dallam named Miss Harford Farm Bureau 2014

    Emmy Dallam named Miss Harford Farm Bureau 2014
    Emmy Dallam of the Bel Air area was named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau for 2014 Thursday evening at the Harford County Farm Fair. "It was a very good contest," Emmy, 17, said after the contest, which was held in the pavilion at the Harford County...
  • President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]

    President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]
    Hillary Rodham Clinton — imagine if she runs and wins! In America, moms and dads of daughters will throw their arms around their girls' shoulders and say, "OK honey, now that the highest and seemingly most impervious glass ceiling is gone, in...
  • On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza

    On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza
    Justin Myers stepped out of Penn Station in Baltimore on Wednesday evening to find two groups of protesters chanting, waving flags and blocking traffic. Hundreds of pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protesters were out to support their respective sides in...
  • Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters

    Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters
    — Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County. On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....
  • Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events

    Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events
    The average number of days Annapolis and Baltimore see flooding that causes road closures or overwhelmed storm drains has grown ten-fold over the past 50 years, the largest increase in the nation, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...