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Real estate circles buzzed Wednesday over reports that President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have decided to lease a nine-bedroom mansion in one of Washington's poshest neighborhoods when he leaves office in January. With a sprawling terrace...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune news services | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Reynolds, Swain accept deal to exchange active duty for serving in Naval Reserves
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Bill Wagner | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The family reunions happen every spring day inside North Carolina's Loudermilk Center for Excellence. Before he sees cousin Patrick at practice, or before he catches up with cousin Timmy in the locker room, Stephen Kelly will walk past uncles David and...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonas Shaffer | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Composed over the course of more than a decade and lasting much too long for any practical use in a church service, Bach's B minor Mass stands as one of the supreme works of human hands. The ingenuity of the counterpoint, the prismatic orchestration...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tim Smith | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Orioles center fielder Adam Jones had little to say about making his first start from the leadoff spot in more than six years before the team's series opener in Cleveland on Friday night.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Eduardo A. Encina | Friday, May 27, 2016
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After a rough rookie year and an emotional offseason, Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman sees things getting better.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Drew Haugh, Phil Hahn named new wrestling, basketball coaches at Curley.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Glenn Graham | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Pat Young has added another dimension to Maryland's offense this season.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The Ravens held organized team activities on Thursday. Click on the photos to see five players who stood out.  jlourim@baltsun.com twitter.com/jakelourim
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Lourim | Friday, May 27, 2016
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It is entirely understandable that the Orioles would like to write off their mortifying three-game series in Houston as some kind of strange anomaly that isn't going to follow them around the major leagues for the rest of this season.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Could Bernie Sanders put Mitt Romney in the White House? I haven't gotten my 2012 and 2016 wires crossed; I have a theory that's slightly more realistic than a Donald Trump presidency seemed a year ago. As it stands now, it seems almost inconceivable...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonah Goldberg | Friday, May 27, 2016
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says former Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens, and fullback Chris Swain can defer their military service to play in the NFL. Carter made the announcement Friday...
From: Baltimore Sun | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Emory Baldwin III won a game of tug-of-war with an 18-pound snakehead, and he has a new record to show for it. Baldwin and his fishing partner, Franklin Shotwell, were out on the Maryland side of the Potomac River when Baldwin reeled in a snakehead that...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Lourim | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Sagamore Development Co., the real estate firm privately owned by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, on Thursday cleared a first hurdle in its plan to redevelop Port Covington, winning backing from a city design panel for an ambitious master plan that would...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Natalie Sherman | Friday, May 27, 2016
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As No. 1 Maryland prepares to meet Brown on Saturday in an NCAA Division I lacrosse semifinal, the one thing that appears to separate the Terps from the other three teams -- including Loyola and North Carolina -- is depth.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Spectators gasped as the baseball — thrown inadvertently off course by the pint-sized pitcher — plunked the batter high on the arm. Charlie Martin, 7, a girl with a boy's name playing in a boys' world, stood at home plate in her baggy uniform, determined...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Barker | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Women's semifinals At Talen Enegy Stadium, Chester, Pa. NO. 3 SEED NORTH CAROLINA (18-2) VS. PENN STATE (14-6) When: Friday, 5 p.m. Video: ESPN3 Outlook: Penn State, in its first trip to the final four since 1999, is the only one of the top four not...
From: Baltimore Sun | Friday, May 27, 2016
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At Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia NORTH CAROLINA (10-6) VS. NO. 7 SEED LOYOLA MARYLAND (14-3) When: Saturday, noon TV: ESPN2 Outlook: The Tar Heels own a 9-6 lead over the Greyhounds and have won two of three meetings in the NCAA tournament. North...
From: Baltimore Sun | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The Ravens admitted their guilt in having rookie players practice in full pads, and it is no big deal that they won't have three days of OTA practices next week.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Friday, May 27, 2016
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A man convicted in the 2000 murder of a 21-year-old man during the robbery of a Hunt Valley Burger King is set to appear in court Friday morning to ask a judge to reconsider his life sentence because he was a juvenile at the time of the crime. Andre...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Alison Knezevich | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Justin Forsett made his way back onto the field during the Ravens' organized team activities this week -- just in time, as it turned out.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Lourim | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to the 140,000 people killed by the world's first atomic bomb attack and sought to bring global attention to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons, as he became the first sitting U.S. president...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune news services | Friday, May 27, 2016
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After two days in a stressful spot, facing the prospect of an early summer break and the burden of so much having gone wrong so quickly, Stephen Curry wanted to be heard. He removed his mouthpiece with just over a minute to play Thursday night in Oracle...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ben Bolch | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The Orioles struck out 52 times in a three-game series to set a major league record this week, and Adam Jones doesn't care.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Friday, May 27, 2016
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With a 4-2 loss Thursday to the Houston Astros, the Orioles were more than swept. They went down in this three-game series in historic fashion.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Friday, May 27, 2016
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With a 4-2 loss Thursday to the Houston Astros, the Orioles were more than swept. They went down in this three-game series in historic fashion....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Friday, May 27, 2016
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A second straight start for left fielder Hyun Soo Kim on Thursday, combined with the cooling of Joey Rickard's hot start, means there now might be more to ponder when assigning the corner outfield spots as the Orioles move forward.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The proliferation of batted-ball data in baseball is opening up plenty of new information to project performance, and by one measure, the up-and-down season that center fielder Adam Jones has endured has made him one of the unluckiest players in the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Orioles pitching prospect Parker Bridwell made his most recent start on May 22 with a broken rib, manager Buck Showalter said, and will be out four to six weeks as it's allowed to heal.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The turf battle brewing in Baltimore involving the city's food trucks is one that is playing out across the country as mobile vendors fight to park where they want, when they want.Food truck owners Nikki McGowan and Joey Vanoni teamed up this month with...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Sarah Meehan | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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When Democratic mayoral nominee Catherine E. Pugh visited Las Vegas last weekend, she didn't fly Southwest. She hopped a ride on a Maryland businessman's private jet. Pugh said she asked Walter A. Tilley Jr., chief executive of Home Paramount Pest Control,...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Michael Dresser | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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University of Maryland, College Park president Wallace Loh said in a campus-wide email Thursday that a recent incident in which campus police are accused of using excessive force against black students underscores the need for creating a "culture of...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Carrie Wells | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Each team in the final four has something to prove and it all begins Saturday in Philadelphia for Maryland, Loyola, Brown and North Carolina.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Quint Kessenich | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Playing goalie on the Division I men's lacrosse level is not for the faint of heart. There's a certain amount of bravery — some might call it insanity — to volunteer to stand in front of a net and block shots that can reach 100 mph with a body part...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Edward Lee | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Lardarius Webb has been with the Ravens seven seasons, but in a way, he is back where he started with the organization. Just like he was as a rookie, Webb is studying the playbook every night. Seven years ago, he was learning the whole defense. Now,...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Lourim | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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First pitch, broadcast info, starting pitchers and what to watch in the Orioles' game against the Astros.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Josh Land | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Twenty months after the Ravens released him in the wake of his domestic violence incident Ray Rice returned to the team’s headquarters and told his story to the organization’s rookies. Rice, who has been out of the NFL since his release in September...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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A gymnastics coach based in Columbia was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, Baltimore County police said.Paul Daniel Bollinger, 56, a coach at Top Flight Gymnastics in Columbia, was arrested at his home...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Colin Campbell | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Plans for 1 Light Street, where development has been discussed for decades, took another turn Thursday, as the developer presented scaled back plans for the building, removing several stories that had been proposed as residences. The latest version of...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Natalie Sherman | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Michael Holt has a rather complicated relationship with his tattoos. He regrets the spiderweb on his arm, and while he finds meaning in his tattoo of Proverbs 13:4, he believes he's outgrown his tattoo phase. But the appeal of a year of free pizza made...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Christiana Amarachi Mbakwe | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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A vehicle and a school bus collided Thursday afternoon in Northeast Baltimore, injuring 14 children and 5 adults, fire officials said. The children from Monarch Academy and two adults on the bus were being transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital with minor...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: The Baltimore Sun | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Ravens defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan set a goal to make the Pro Bowl last season, his second year in the NFL.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Lourim | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Three people were fatally shot in separate incidents Wednesday night, pushing Baltimore past 100 homicide victims for the year.The killings occurred in the city's eastern, western, and southwestern police districts. Homicides are down compared to the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The Ravens must forfeit three sessions of organized activities. The team and coach John Harbaugh must also pay a fine.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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In this podcast: In December 2013, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos appeared on "60 Minutes" and unveiled Amazon Prime Air, a drone-delivery system that he said could transport packages to customer doorsteps in 30 minutes. Bezos said more safety testing and...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Dan Rodricks | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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C.J. Mosley, Marshal Yanda, Elvis Dumervil among the absences
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The tears streamed down Alix Idrache's face. In the photograph, the dark streaks reached almost to the high collar of his gray West Point cadet's uniform. The moment marked the culmination of a journey that began in 2009 when Idrache came to Maryland...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ian Duncan | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Good news has come in a pair for the Maryland basketball team. The morning after Melo Trimble announced he'd return to the program for his junior year, Justin Jackson decided he will also be a Terp next season, according to various media reports. Jackson,...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune news services | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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