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When President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Tuesday he will be speaking to a number of guests invited by Democrats intended to symbolize opposition to his immigration and health care policies. Several Democratic lawmakers have...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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After the snow on its trails thawed four separate times this winter, Wisp Resort in McHenry closed for the season on Sunday, blaming "historic, unseasonably warm rainy weather" for an early end to skiing, ice skating and snow tubing at the popular Western...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Colin Campbell | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and top adviser to President Donald J. Trump, will recuse himself from any policy discussion related to federal rental assistance for low-income tenants because his real estate firm's Baltimore-area properties receive income...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Doug Donovan, Jean Marbella | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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One person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed into two homes Monday evening in Riverside shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery wreckage that nearly destroyed one of the homes, officials said. Four people...
From: Baltimore Sun | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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A Salvadoran woman at the center of a high-profile civil rights lawsuit alleging Frederick County sheriff's deputies unlawfully profiled, detained and arrested her on a federal immigration warrant in 2008 was granted a reprieve Monday to remain in the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Kevin Rector | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA's Apollo heyday close to half a century ago. Tech billionaire Elon Musk — the company's founder and chief executive officer — announced the surprising...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Marcia Dunn | Monday, February 27, 2017
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After 20 years of traveling and living outside of Baltimore, contemporary artist Matthew Gray has returned to his hometown with a fairly unique piece — a 10-foot tall, multicolored candy prism that sits among a dilapidated warehouse in East Baltimore....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Brittany Britto | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Attorneys building a case against Baltimore police are asking a court to force the department to name all the officers involved in the shooting last year of a boy carrying a toy gun and the arrest of his mother.The attorneys are seeking a court order...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tim Prudente | Monday, February 27, 2017
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A Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills and a Jewish day school in Annapolis received bomb threats Monday amid a rash of such incidents reported at JCCs and Jewish day schools across the country since January.The threat was called into the front desk...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Carrie Wells | Monday, February 27, 2017
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April Bradley never imagined she'd be where she is today: picking out paint colors and furniture for a Baltimore rowhouse with her name on the property title.Six years ago, Bradley was a 27-year-old single mother more concerned about paying the monthly...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Sarah Gantz | Monday, February 27, 2017
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At least the first half of the adage "in like a lion, out like a lamb" will ring true this March in Baltimore. A warm-up to near-record highs followed by a long-awaited but still slim chance of snow are in the forecast this week. A gradual warming is...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Scott Dance | Monday, February 27, 2017
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In Ubaldo Jimenez’s first Grapefruit League start of the season, his performance was better than indicated as the Orioles lost 4-1 to the New York Yankees in front of an announced 6,969 at Ed Smith Stadium on Monday afternoon. Jimenez allowed one...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Eduardo A. Encina | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Baltimore police Major Brian Hance announced on Monday that he will no longer oversee police's Southern District, a region that has led Baltimore in homicides this year. Hance announced that he had been transferred to the Watch Commander position within...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin George | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Baltimore County police are searching for a man who they say killed a Parkville woman's pet turtle after burglarizing her home last month. Police say Michael Kennard Jones, 23, was one of two men who broke into a home in the first block of Barnwell Court...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The ATF is alleging that an employee of the city-funded violence intervention program Safe Streets was using its offices and his company cell phone to lead a drug trafficking organization involved in "several" shootings, authorities say in new court...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Stadium Authority chairman tells GBC he's eager to move forward with second phase of study.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Childs Walker | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Airbnb, a growing short-term rental website, said Monday that hosts in Maryland whose properties are booked through the platform earned about $25.3 million in income in 2016.The firm, which earns money through a booking fee charged as a percentage of...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Natalie Sherman | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. White House budget officials outlined the information during...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Andrew Taylor, Julie Pace | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Our film critics, Linda Delibero (12:30) of Johns Hopkins University and Christopher Llewellyn Reed (5:08) of Stevenson University, react to the 2017 Academy Awards, and the most shocking snafu in Oscars history — the announcement of the wrong winner...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Dan Rodricks | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, city schools CEO Sonja Santelises and members of the Baltimore delegation in Annapolis are scheduled to announce Monday afternoon results of their efforts to shrink a $130 million budget deficit facing the city school...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tim Prudente | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Temperatures have been rising around the state, and it's not a good thing. The flu, and its telltale fever, is now widespread in Maryland, as it is in much of the nation, according to health officials who are logging a lot of doctor and emergency room...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Meredith Cohn | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Republican Gov. Larry Hogan remains deeply popular in Democratic Maryland, and his job approval rating appears untouched by national political controversy, a new poll has found.Hogan's job approval ratings dipped in the new Goucher Poll released Monday,...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Erin Cox | Monday, February 27, 2017
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President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy is withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests. The nominee, Philip Bilden, is a businessman and former military...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ken Thomas | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The 89th Academy Awards are being handed out tonight at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. You can follow all the excitement right here on our live blog. On the Tribune app? Click here for our coverage....
From: Baltimore Sun | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The Rev. Richard T. Lawrence hadn't even begun his first blessing at Mass Sunday morning when applause broke out."Good morning," was as far as the 74-year-old pastor got.The standing-room-only crowd at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Jonestown gave Lawrence...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Colin Campbell | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Police say more than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri. Police said a man visiting the cemetery called police at 9:40 a.m. Sunday to report...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune news services | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Adam Jones swung at the first pitch he saw on Sunday and the ball was never seen again. His solo homer to left might still be up there. It was last spotted sailing over the party area and then the palm trees and whatever else is outside of Ed Smith Stadium...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Will the 89th Academy Awards be a parade of political speeches or landslide for "La La Land"? Probably both. Sunday night's Oscars are shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory. The telecast, which...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Coyle | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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A malfunctioning medical instrument pierced Jack Gentry's spinal cord during surgery in 2013, leaving him paralyzed. But the retired police officer and Fallston resident said he feels no ill will toward the doctor or MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Andrea K. McDaniels | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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State lawmakers will begin hearings this week on legislation that would prohibit companies from restricting the resale of tickets for entertainment and sporting events. The proposed legislation has entertainment giant Ticketmaster on the defensive against...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Michael Dresser | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Former first-round pick is due to be a free agent in two weeks
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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A man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying the Krewe of Endymion parade on Saturday in the Mid-City section of New Orleans is being investigated for driving while intoxicated, police said. The accident came during one of the busiest nights of Mardi...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Rebecca Santana | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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While waiting for his 60-second shot to impress producers of reality-TV show "The Voice" on Saturday, Johnny Chattin felt inspired to jump on a chair and lead dozens of other aspiring performers in a version of Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk." Music is in...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Lorraine Mirabella | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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In the months since Maryland's attorney general said the state's cash bail system violates the constitutional rights of the poor, judges and court commissioners have been requiring fewer criminal defendants to put up money for their freedom.Now they're...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Kevin Rector | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Not only has No. 24 Maryland (22-6, 10-5) overachieved to a large degree, but Mark Turgeon's young team still has time to fix its problems....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Former U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez emerged Saturday from a bruising internal fight to become the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee, a job that will put him at the forefront of rebuilding the party and confronting President Donald...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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