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 2022-08-15 04:44 

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Brothers serve on same Maryland State Police road patrol shift: 'It is a very rare thing'...

Maryland State Police troopers Matthew and David Hughes not only work at the same place, the North East Barrack, but they've served on the same road patrol crew since June....

 2022-08-15 03:08 

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Anne Heche, actress with troubled life, dies of injuries from car crash at 53...

Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash. She was 53....

 2022-08-14 20:31 

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Jorge Mateo's leadoff double in 9th spoils Rays pitcher Drew Rasmussen's bid for perfect game in Orioles' 4-1 loss...

Rays right-hander Drew Rasmussen threw eight perfect innings before Jorge Mateo drove the first pitch of the ninth down the left field line for a double. The Orioles avoided being on the wrong side of history but lost, 4-1....

 2022-08-14 19:21 

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Influential Baltimore filmmakers Martin Whittier, Nate Brubaker die in car crash on I-95...

Martin Whittier and Nate Brubaker, two filmmakers from the Baltimore and Washington D.C., area credited with advancing the region's filmmaking industry, died in a car crash Thursday while driving back from a film production in Philadelphia....

 2022-08-14 17:31 

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Man killed in a quadruple shooting on Hamilton Hills' Main Street in Northeast Baltimore...

The shooting on the 5500 block of Harford Road, happened around 1:45 a.m., just before bar close on a strip of bars and pubs....

 2022-08-14 17:16 

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Fire at Coptic Orthodox church in Egypt kills at least 40 worshippers, including 10 children...

A fire ripped through a packed Coptic Orthodox church during morning services in Egypt's capital on Sunday, killing 41 worshippers, including at least 10 children....

 2022-08-14 17:08 

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Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' wins box office for second straight weekend...

The Brad Pitt action film "Bullet Train" led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend....

 2022-08-14 15:27 

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2022 Carroll Biz Challenge: Patapsco Biomedical's new device aims to provide better care for surgery and trauma patients...

This is the second in a series of stories featuring the five finalists in the 11th annual Carroll Biz Challenge. The competition, which will conclude Aug. 18 with a live finale at the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster, is run by the Carroll County Chambe...

 2022-08-14 14:31 

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Salman Rushdie 'on the road to recovery' after suffering serious injuries in stabbing, agent says...

Salman Rushdie is "on the road to recovery," his agent confirmed Sunday, two days after the author of "The Satanic Verses" suffered serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in upstate New York....

 2022-08-14 14:07 

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Delegation of US lawmakers visit Taiwan 12 days after Nancy Pelosi's trip...

A delegation of American lawmakers has arrived in Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that angered China....

 2022-08-14 14:02 

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Man killed himself after ramming US Capitol barrier with his car, police say...

A man drove his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol early Sunday and then began firing gunshots in the air from the burning car before fatally shooting himself, police said....

 2022-08-14 13:00 

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Carroll Biz Challenge finalist BotaniGal grows horticulture therapy business one plant at a time...

Horticulture therapy uses plants and plant-related activities to improve an individual's health and well being. BotaniGal founder Hannah Brookfield believes the practice can benefit a wide range of Carroll County residents....

 2022-08-14 10:00 

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DL Hall's development is a delicate balance. For the contending Orioles, it's just the beginning. | ANALYSIS...

With the Orioles (59-54) finding themselves in a race for an American League wild-card spot, it's more difficult to balance the rebuild and a sudden opportunity to win now....

 2022-08-14 09:00 

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A voice for moderate Republicans; Annapolis mall changes are a good thing | READER COMMENTARY...

Letters to the editor of The Capital....

 2022-08-14 09:00 

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Chris Dollar on the outdoors: Landing a keeper flounder in the Chesapeake is a rare event | COMMENTARY...

Outdoors columnist Chris Dollar writes that landing a keeper flounder in our part of the Chesapeake is a rare event, indeed. A logical question is: Where'd they go? Change of migratory pattern? Availability of bait? Your guess is as good as mine....

 2022-08-14 09:00 

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Severn, Meade football teams have new coaches hoping to inspire brighter days coming off winless seasons...

Severn and Meade's football teams both suffered through winless 2021 seasons. However, with new coaches leading each program, there is a promise of brighter days....

 2022-08-14 09:00 

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Edward T. 'Tom' Maxwell Jr., a retired criminal defense attorney and civil rights activist, dies...

Edward T. "Tom" Maxwell Jr., a retired criminal defense attorney who practiced for more than 50 years and a civil rights activist, died from heart failure July 16 at Gilchrist Center in Towson. He was 88 and lived in Homeland....

 2022-08-14 00:09 

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Md. man charged in alleged fatal hit-and-run boat collision on Magothy River...

Md. man charged in alleged fatal hit-and-run boat collision...

 2022-08-13 23:49 

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DL Hall up and down in debut as Orioles fall to Rays, 8-2, lose ground in wild-card race...

In his major league debut, Orioles starting pitcher DL Hall allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings in an 8-2 loss to the Rays that moved Baltimore a half-game back of Tampa Bay in the wild-card race....

 2022-08-13 22:58 

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Police investigate 'apparent' shooting of 18-year-old in Baltimore on Saturday...

An 18-year-old male was hospitalized Saturday after a report of a shooting in Baltimore, according to police....

 2022-08-13 21:04 

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Ravens training camp observations on WR Rashod Bateman's big day, secondary help and more...

Quarterback Lamar Jackson said of Rashod Bateman: "He's been looking good, looking like a receiver [No.] 1, for sure."...

 2022-08-13 19:57 

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Trump lawyer told Justice Dept. that classified material had been returned...

The lawyer signed a statement in June that all documents marked as classified and held in boxes in storage at Mar-a-Lago had been given back. The search at the former president's home on Monday turned up more....

 2022-08-13 19:18 

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More signatures needed on petition that would force special election on Sewell farm annexation in Taneytown...

Less than two weeks remain for a local group to gather hundreds more signatures on a petition that would allow Taneytown voters to decide whether the Sewell farm property will be annexed into town....

 2022-08-13 18:54 

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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson enjoying training camp with little drama: 'I like it like this'...

As coaches and teammates see it, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has not let contract negotiations impinge on his practice form....

 2022-08-13 17:34 

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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson wants contract talks over by Week 1 | NOTES...

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson, who's entering the last year of his rookie contract, said there were no updates on negotiations, which ramped up in June....

 2022-08-13 14:46 

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Praise, worry in Iran after Rushdie attack; government quiet...

Iranians are reacting with praise and worry over the attack on novelist Salman Rushdie — the target of a decades-old fatwa by the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini calling for his death. It remains unclear why Rushdie's attacker, i...

 2022-08-13 14:27 

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R. Kelly accuser to give key testimony on trial-fixing charge...

R. Kelly's federal trial that starts Monday in Chicago is in many ways a do-over of his child pornography trial in 2008 in state court. At that trial 14 years ago, jurors acquitted the singer on charges that he produced a video of himself having sex w...

 2022-08-13 10:00 

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Janet Holbrook: Public water access — a tough nut to crack | COMMENTARY...

Hopefully the days of the county bailing out developers for bad decisions are over. We also need to rethink what "open access" means and require "due diligence" before the public purchases property. ——Too often these funds have...

 2022-08-13 10:00 

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How a meeting with Orioles coaches helped unlock Jorge Mateo's swing — and a deeper lineup...

Ever since Orioles shortstop Jorge Mateo met with manager Brandon Hyde and co-hitting coaches Matt Borgschulte and Ryan Fuller in July, he's been a different hitter. "That's been a huge boost for us the last couple months,...

 2022-08-13 09:00 

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Navy quarterback Tai Lavatai poised for breakout season in his second year as starter...

Navy quarterback Tai Lavatai is looking to build off his strong performances at the end of last season....

 2022-08-13 09:00 

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Varsity Q&A: Chesapeake girls soccer's Ella Shannon wants to end high school career with a state championship...

A Q&A with Chesapeake rising senior Ella Shannon of the girls soccer team....

 2022-08-13 09:00 

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Annapolis native turns his troubled past into an opportunity to help the community that raised him with nonprofit...

Growing up in Annapolis, Lovell Offer woke up most days thinking he would end up in jail. Now, seven months in to running his nonprofit Small City Big Dreams, Lovell has helped more than two dozen people entire rehab and more than 200 obtain a job intervi...

 2022-08-13 09:00 

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Thomas Michael Volatile, a retired insurance salesman and former Navy lieutenant commander, dies...

Thomas Michael Volatile, a retired insurance salesman and former Navy lieutenant commander, died of cancer Aug. 8 at his Lewes, Delaware, home. He was 92 and had lived in Hunt Valley....

 2022-08-13 02:29 

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Austin Voth flirts with perfection, Orioles pile on to beat Rays, 10-3, move into wild-card position...

With a win Friday at Tropicana Field, the Orioles (59-53) moved a half-game ahead of Tampa Bay (58-53) and took sole possession of the third and final American League wild-card spot....

 2022-08-13 02:19 

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Former Maryland lacrosse star Jared Bernhardt makes game-winning TD catch for Falcons in preseason opener...

In his first taste of the NFL, Jared Bernhardt had a moment to remember. The former Maryland lacrosse standout caught the game-winning touchdown pass for the Atlanta Falcons in their preseason opening win over the Detroit Lions....

 2022-08-12 22:35 

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Following scathing report, Baltimore Police, city leaders announce expanded services to gunshot victims...

Poor treatment of crime victims and their families by Baltimore Police is common across the city where shootings and homicides occur daily, according to a recently released report....

 2022-08-12 21:52 

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Congress passes Democrats' climate and health care bill, marking a triumph for President Biden...

A divided Congress gave final approval to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill, handing President Biden a back-from-the-dead triumph on coveted priorities....

 2022-08-12 21:46 

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Townhome fire in Forest Hill...

A fire caused $350,000 in damages to a three-story townhouse and adjacent townhouse in the 300 block of Betty Court on Friday....

 2022-08-12 21:34 

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Naval Academy graduates return to Annapolis for plebe parents' weekend, this time as parents...

Thirty-two years after they attended the Naval Academy, Mike Graham and Heather Keane returned to the Yard as parents this weekend to say goodbye to their daughter Darby as she concludes Plebe Summer and enters the institution in the Class of 2026....

 2022-08-12 20:38 

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Family of Crofton man shot, killed by Anne Arundel Police officer hires civil rights attorney...

The family of a 20-year-old Crofton man who was fatally shot by an Anne Arundel Police officer in January has hired a Chicago civil rights attorney, and plans to sue the department in federal court next week....

 2022-08-12 20:25 

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Final defendants sentenced on racketeering charges in Jessup prison smuggling case...

A federal judge handed down the last sentences this week in a racketeering case involving 15 people who were convicted for their involvement in a smuggling operation at the Jessup Correctional Institution....

 2022-08-12 20:08 

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Top pitching prospect DL Hall joining Orioles in Florida for potential debut in series vs. Rays...

DL Hall, 23, was Baltimore's first-round pick in the 2017 draft. He has since established himself as one of the game's top pitching prospects....

 2022-08-12 20:07 

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Actress Anne Heche declared brain dead after car crash...

Anne Heche has been declared legally dead in the state of California, but her heart remains beating and she has not been taken off of life support yet, her rep confirmed to Variety....

 2022-08-12 19:32 

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Maryland's shop 'tax-free' week returns just in time for back to school...

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week runs from Aug. 14 through Aug. 20....

 2022-08-12 18:30 

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More than 50 heirloom tomato varieties will be on display during Carroll County festival next weekend...

The Heirloom Tomato Festival will be held Aug. 20 at the Carroll County Agriculture Center in Westminster, alongside the popular Carroll County Farmers Market....

 2022-08-12 18:15 

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The Restaurant Revitalization Fund gave Baltimore-area businesses grants to stay open. So why did some close?...

Questions have been raised about the effectiveness and oversight of the COVID-19 relief program, which awarded $28.6 billion in grants to thousands of businesses....

 2022-08-12 18:06 

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Spalding product Julius Chestnut makes impressive NFL debut for Tennessee Titans in preseason opener against Ravens...

Archbishop Spalding graduate Julius Chestnut made his NFL debut starting at running back for the Tennessee Titans in Thursday's preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens....

 2022-08-12 17:47 

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How are Maryland COVID cases, vaccinations and other metrics trending? Here are the latest numbers. [GRAPHICS]...

View visualizations of Maryland COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths, testing, positivity rate and vaccinations....

 2022-08-12 15:43 

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Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York...

Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked as he was about to give a lecture in western New York....

 2022-08-12 15:13 

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Polio detected in New York City sewage, suggesting the virus is circulating...

The polio virus has been found in New York City's wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn't been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people....

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