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With his National Guard company up for deployment to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone, wanting to ensure the company had enough seasoned veterans and "see that the mission was a...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Lights, camera ... blossom!...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Kathy Matheson | Friday, February 27, 2015
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A K-9 officer at the Baltimore city jail who pleaded guilty to being part of the Black Guerrilla Family conspiracy — and who had to be brought back from a tour of duty in Afghanistan to face charges — is scheduled to be sentenced Friday afternoon....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Somewhere over Afghanistan, an A-10 plunged toward the earth, a two-star general at the controls....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ian Duncan | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The Coppin State men's basketball team loves to shoot 3-pointers. The Eagles have relied heavily on them throughout the season, and they again helped them to a victory Saturday....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Seidel | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Orioles outfield prospect Dariel Alvarez is closer to the major leagues than he's ever been, one step away from the pinnacle of a remarkable journey....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Eduardo A. Encina | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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With the creation of two panels devoted to combating heroin use, Gov. Larry Hogan has waded into a worsening crisis — one that has defied solutions for decades....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ian Duncan, Mark Puente | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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In an interview set to air on C-SPAN Sunday, Baltimore Commissioner Anthony W. Batts elaborated on comments made a week earlier that he believes the city suffers from "1950s racism" and is more divided than other cities where he has worked. ...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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The wintry weather patterns that unleashed snow, ice and bitter cold throughout the region in January and February will continue into March....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Joe Burris | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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J.J. Hardy pondered the hypothetical question longer than most professional athletes might.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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The Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team's comeback was all for naught.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Edward Lee | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Zach Herreweyers scored off a fast break. He once rolled through several defenders for another goal and then buzzed one from long distance. When he scooped up a rebound off an errant shot for another score and then had one dribble off the stick of the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Frank and Claire are on their way to Moscow to meet with President Petrov, have Michael Corrigan released and to put the Jordan Valley discussions back on the table....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ethan Renner | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Four men were shot, one fatally, Saturday afternoon in Northeast Baltimore, police said....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Maj. Gen. Linda L. Singh took command of the Maryland National Guard on Saturday, the first woman and the first African-American to hold the position, saying "this is absolutely the best job I could hope for in the military and the best state in which...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Arthur Hirsch | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Long used to sneaking in a few early rounds to jumpstart the spring golf season, area golfers have been shut out by one of the coldest Februarys on record. A blanket of snow has closed area courses for the second half of the month, with sub-freezing...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will be behind the plate in a game-like setting for the first time since May when he starts in Sunday's intrasquad game on the Ed Smith Stadium main field....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Eduardo A. Encina | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Frank resorts to some unconventional methods to get America Works up and running, firing the head of the Department of Homeland Security, temporarily taking over that position himself, essentially, and trying to declare unemployment a national emergency...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ethan Renner | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The wintry weather patterns that unleashed snow, ice and bitter cold throughout the region in January and February will continue into March....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Joe Burris | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Orioles players are wearing orange Lungevity T-shirts for their spring training workout today, the one-year anniversary of the death of former public relations director Monica Barlow from lung cancer....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Eduardo A. Encina | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The Maryland attorney general's Medicaid fraud control team is investigating LifeLine Inc., the state contractor that managed a group home for disabled foster children where a 10-year-old Baltimore boy died last summer....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Doug Donovan | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Frank's bold suggestion that the solicitor general publicly admit responsibility for a drone strike that left an American citizen injured might come back to bite him, we learn. ...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ethan Renner | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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I don't know about anyone else around here, but I am sick of hearing about the "rain tax," which is the clever shorthand the snarkosphere came up with three years ago to describe something that takes a lot more than two words to explain....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Dan Rodricks | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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It’s never easy to leave home, which makes all the more remarkable what Dez Wells, Evan Smotrycz, Richaud Pack and Jon Graham found at Maryland....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonas Shaffer | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Russia's President Petrov is visiting Washington for a summit on the Israel/Palestine conflict in the Middle East....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ethan Renner | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The Underwoods are in crisis
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ethan Renner | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Former Ravens star running back Ray Rice remains a free agent one year after his high-profile domestic violence incident.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Ray Rice became emotional inside a Hunt Valley hotel room while reflecting on the most turbulent year of his life.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Baltimore County Police are investigating a double stabbing that took place early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a nightclub on Pulaski Highway....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Arthur Hirsch | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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This month Maryland retained the stellar AAA bond rating from Moody's that it has held since 1970. Should Gov. Larry Hogan get the credit?...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Michael Dresser | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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When snow hits Baltimore, city expenses shoot up. Money starts flowing to fund snowplows, salt trucks and overtime crews to fix burst pipes....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Luke Broadwater | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Johns Hopkins has dominated this series, owning a 56-28 advantage all time. But Princeton has won four of the past six meetings. The Tigers are making their first road trip of the year, while the Blue Jays (2-2) are playing at home for the first time...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Edward Lee | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Typically, Senior Days are about players who have spent their entire college career in the same place, growing from freshman to senior, some even from role player to star.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Of all the numbers from Mount St. Mary’s 7-4 loss to No. 17 Towson at Waldron Family Stadium on Friday that puzzled coach Tom Gravante, the set that stood out to him most involved the clearing game.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Edward Lee | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Orioles manager Buck Showalter continues to refine his array of defensive shifts — and to wonder why there is any talk of new rules that might restrict the use of them....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The Ravens met with Tennessee State offensive guard Robert Myers during the NFL scouting combine....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Josh Hamilton has suffered a relapse in his battle with substance abuse, and he is likely to be suspended by Major League Baseball.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike DiGiovanna, Bill Shaikin | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Baltimore Police captured a man dubbed "Public Enemy No. 1" on Friday night, thanking residents who had provided numerous tips that had police just steps behind him for the last couple of days....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jean Marbella | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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An Annapolis woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for posing as a physician's assistant after she diagnosed 137 children and wrote more than 400 prescriptions without a medical license, federal authorities said on Friday....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Joe Burris | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Congress voted late Friday to approve a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, narrowly avoiding a shutdown while setting up the possibility of another battle over immigration in coming days....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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In the past five months, the pain has receded in Rachel Sandridge's back. Her legs aren't so sore and she has a lot more energy....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Meredith Cohn | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Congress struggled late into the night Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties worked to outmaneuver House conservatives furious that the legislation left President Barack Obama's immigration...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune wire reports | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The story of Dez Wells, once uncertain, seems headed for a happy ending. The legacy the Maryland men's basketball team's senior leader hoped to leave when he arrived here 21/2 years ago now appears solid, his place in the program's history secure.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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After the University of Denver lost to eventual champion Duke last season in an NCAA Division I mens' lacrosse semifinal, Pioneers head coach Bill Tierney said his team had been in this position before, vowed to return and told people they better get...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said multiple times this spring that he plans to play Chris Davis in right field at times during the regular season, and said on Friday that Davis “loves” to play in the outfield.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Three and a half decades after Michael Hanna Jr. began exploring the concept of using the body's own immune system to fight cancer, the idea is driving Baltimore's latest biotechnology promise....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Scott Dance | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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A battle is brewing over the fate of Uber in Maryland, with two competing ideas proposed for how the ride-hailing Goliath could operate legally within the state's shifting transportation marketplace....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Kevin Rector | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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It used to be a struggle for Baltimore leaders to get developers to believe that people would want to live in the city. Now apartment builders have embraced the idea so enthusiastically that even some of its loudest champions think they might be going...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Natalie Sherman | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The new medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder that Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been approved to take this season is unlikely to be abused by players seeking an on-field edge, according to a medical expert.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Eduardo A. Encina | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller apologized Friday after he made a comment comparing a frequent claim by Gov. Larry Hogan with Hitler's "Big Lie."...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Michael Dresser | Friday, February 27, 2015
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