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UMBC women's basketball coach Phil Stern resigns

UMBC women's basketball coach Phil Stern resigns

UMBC head women's basketball coach Phil Stern has resigned, athletic director Tim Hall announced Friday. Hall indicated acting head coach Carlee Dewey will continue in that role until the end of the 2018-19 season. A national search will be conducted for a new head coach. Stern, who was in his...

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  • Kurt Schmoke: 'perplexed' by concerns over Johns Hopkins police force

    Kurt Schmoke: 'perplexed' by concerns over Johns Hopkins police force

    Baltimore is not the only American city faced with the challenge of reducing violent crime. But those of us who care deeply about this great city are confronted with an urgent need for action to address this problem head-on. This is an all hands on deck moment. There are a number of strong proposals...

  • Why we need to study lynchings

    Why we need to study lynchings

    Some people would like to keep lynchings in the past. It happened so long ago, they will say. Why dredge up animosity from a generation ago? One reader wrote in a recent letter to the editor: Resentment can be stirred among white individuals who hold no racist views yet are being made to feel that...

  • Goldberg: Trump's national emergency declaration is an act of weakness

    Goldberg: Trump's national emergency declaration is an act of weakness

    The president's decision to declare a national emergency at the southern border was an act of weakness, not strength. I understand that's not the party line, but it's an obvious political fact. When Barack Obama used his pen to give "Dreamers" a reprieve from prosecution, it was an act of weakness,...

  • UM law professor: Gun Trace Task Force preyed on African Americans because they're 'disposable' to Baltimore police

    UM law professor: Gun Trace Task Force preyed on African Americans because they're 'disposable' to Baltimore police

    During the most recent court hearing on the consent decree designed to transform the Baltimore Police Department, U.S. District Court Judge James Bredar, who is overseeing its implementation, spoke of some impediments to the process thus far. He lamented the lack of a permanent police commissioner...

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  • 'An astonishing story': How an heiress' $900 donation led to a BMA exhibit of Picasso, Dali and other masters

    'An astonishing story': How an heiress' $900 donation led to a BMA exhibit of Picasso, Dali and other masters

    A gesture as simple as writing a check can have heroic consequences. The $900 that the Baltimore heiress and art patron Saidie Adler May filled out represents a modest sum, even viewed from the perspective of 1940. It’s the equivalent of $16,150 in 2019 dollars, or roughly the amount needed to...

  • 51 famous movie locations you can actually visit

    51 famous movie locations you can actually visit

    If you’ve ever been watching a movie and thought “I’d love to go there!” — well, maybe you actually can. There are quite a few famous movie locations that you can actually visit around the world. Some of them might even be in your town! From 'Ferris Bueller’s Day Off' to 'Blade Runner,' there are...

  • The hardest restaurants to get into in America

    The hardest restaurants to get into in America

    Just about every town has some restaurants that aren’t easy to get into. You call on Tuesday, hoping for a table for two at 7 on Friday night, and are greeted with stifled laughter and the helpful information that there'll be something available at 5:30 three weeks hence. Well, that's normal for...

  • Two women accuse R. Kelly of sexual misconduct in Baltimore in the 1990s

    Two women accuse R. Kelly of sexual misconduct in Baltimore in the 1990s

    Two women said Thursday that singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent. The Baltimore Sun does not typically...

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