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Protesters clash at Towson University over LGBT rights

A small group of protesters at Towson University with signs promising “hellfire” to gay people, Muslims and other groups were met by hundreds of counterprotesting students Thursday afternoon. As the group of about five people waved signs and called students homophobic slurs through a megaphone,...

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Two injured, six displaced in Baltimore County apartment fire

Two injured, six displaced in Baltimore County apartment fire

Two women were injured and six people were displaced after a fire broke out at a Baltimore County apartment complex Thursday morning. The Baltimore County Fire Department wrote in a news release that firefighters responded to a report of a fire at an apartment in the Wilkens area in the southwest...

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  • Columbia biotech company that makes skin substitutes is sold to a London-based firm

    Columbia biotech company that makes skin substitutes is sold to a London-based firm

    The sale of one of Maryland’s most promising, but also once-troubled biotechnology companies, Osiris Therapeutics Inc., to a British medical equipment maker is complete, the Columbia-based company announced. Smith & Nephew plc paid $660 million for Osiris, which focuses on developing and marketing...

  • Under Armour's head of North America is leaving apparel maker

    Under Armour's head of North America is leaving apparel maker

    The head of Under Armour’s North America division will leave the Baltimore-based sports apparel maker at the end of the month, the company said Thursday. Jason LaRose, president of the division, moved into that role in October 2016. LaRose will leave the company on April 30, according to a filing...

  • Maryland is set to become the first state to go foam-free. What will it cost?

    Maryland is set to become the first state to go foam-free. What will it cost?

    About 115,000 polystyrene foam cups and carry-out containers washed down Baltimore’s Jones Falls last year — but that’s only an estimate, because so many of them are reduced to fragments and tiny pellets by the time they float into the Inner Harbor. One of the most common plastics, the foam is...

  • Bitty & Beau's coffee location to open in downtown Annapolis

    Bitty & Beau's coffee location to open in downtown Annapolis

    Coffee with a mission is coming to Annapolis. Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, a Wilmington, North Carolina business, is opening up a new location in the previous location of Starbucks on Dock Street. Bitty & Beau’s is a business dedicated to hiring people with intellectual or developmental disabilities....

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  • Heavyweights in world cinema nominated for Cannes' top prize

    Heavyweights in world cinema nominated for Cannes' top prize

    Cannes Film Festival organizers announced its 2019 line-up Thursday, pitting leading names in world cinema including Ken Loach and Pedro Almodóvar against each other in competition for the top prize, the Palme d'Or. Festival veterans Loach and Almodóvar, as well as the Dardenne Brothers, Jim Jarmusch,...

  • WGA sues four main talent agencies over packaging fee dispute

    WGA sues four main talent agencies over packaging fee dispute

    The battleground between Hollywood’s writers and the agents who represent them shifted to the courtroom as the Writers Guild of America sued the four main Hollywood talent agencies over a long-standing practice the union says is harming its members. At a news conference Wednesday, the union said...

  • ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek is feeling good, ‘despite what you may have heard’

    ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek is feeling good, ‘despite what you may have heard’

    “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek reassured fans on Wednesday that he’s “feeling good” in the wake of his pancreatic cancer diagnosis. In a video posted on Twitter, Trebek celebrated the last day of taping the trivia show’s 35th-anniversary season with a greeting to viewers. “I’ve always tried to be...

  • $3.2 million grant from Maryland legislature may help BSO settle contract dispute

    $3.2 million grant from Maryland legislature may help BSO settle contract dispute

    In a few weeks, Governor Larry Hogan is expected to sign a bill granting an additional $3.2 million to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for the next two years — a potentially crucial step toward resolving a contentious labor dispute and allowing the organization to remain a year-round ensemble....

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  • Can you guess these cities by their most famous landmarks?

    Can you guess these cities by their most famous landmarks?

    Paris and the Eiffel Tower, San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, Agra and the Taj Mahal: Some of the world's top travel destinations go hand in hand with their most iconic landmarks. While experiencing the local art, culture and food is a must on any vacation, for certain cities it's practically...

  • The most famous hats in history

    The most famous hats in history

    While a hat isn't a formal must-have fashion accessory like it was in generations past, hats continue to experience trends such as the recent resurgence of the "dad" baseball cap, the bucket hat and the beret. While certain toppers fall in and out of fashion, there are certain iconic hats that...

  • The day the Babe rocked Oriole Park

    The day the Babe rocked Oriole Park

    It’s April 18, 1919, and Oriole Park is all abuzz. Despite chilly winds, more than 2,000 fans have settled in and are craning their necks to see Babe Ruth, the hometown boy who, at 23, has made it big in the major leagues. Ruth, whose pitching and slugging led the Boston Red Sox to the 1918 world...

  • Baltimore's Best: Food, arts and more favorites for 2019

    Baltimore's Best: Food, arts and more favorites for 2019

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