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Thursday Afternoon Headlines: All Clear at Joint Base Andrews; New York Times on Lor Scoota; and More

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Rapper’s killing deepens a grief Baltimore cannot overcome — New York Times

Hundreds of family, community members pay respects to slain Baltimore rapper Lor Scoota — Baltimore Sun

All clear at Joint Base Andrews after ‘miscommunication’ over active shooter — CBS Baltimore

Baltimore County police outline body camera program — WBAL

Starbucks eyes new store in downtown apartment tower — BBJ

Roland Park, Schools

Roland Park School to Get New Clay Tile Roof, Not ‘Luxury Designer Shingles’

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 5:35pm

photo by Ed Gunts

photo by Ed Gunts

Baltimore City Public Schools has reversed its earlier position and decided to put a new clay tile roof on the Roland Park Elementary/Middle School (RPEMS), to replace one damaged in the 29-inch January snowstorm. Read More →

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Adnan Syed Granted a New Trial

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 5:11pm

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Adnan Syed

Adnan Syed, whose case was the focal point of the first season of Serial, is heading back to trial after 16 years. Read More →

Fells Point, Food & Drink

One Eyed Mike’s Auctioned Off, Grand Marnier Holds Ground

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 4:19pm

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Ownership of a Fells Point neighborhood favorite changed hands Thursday morning, but the club isn’t ending yet. Read More →

Lifeline

New Speed Cameras on I-695 Were Just Activated

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 3:50pm

speed cameraThe city’s speed camera was famously maligned, with the remnants of the program still hanging around. But to all those who wonder if they can sneak by a speed camera on the Inner Loop of the Baltimore Beltway: Yes, they’re working. Read More →

Lifeline

For the National Aquarium’s Dolphins, the Long Goodbye Begins

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 1:00pm

NA Dolphin Sanctuary rendering[1]Moving Day is still more than four years off for the dolphins of the National Aquarium in Baltimore. When CEO John Racanelli announced that the institution plans to retire its eight Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and move them to the first seaside sanctuary for dolphins in North America, he said the target date for doing so is the end of 2020.

Four years may seem like a long time – the term of a U.S. president, or the time it typically takes to earn an undergraduate degree. But according to aquarium officials, there’s much to be done before the dolphins can leave their home in the Marine Mammal Pavilion on Inner Harbor Pier 4. The aquarium has to find a site for its seaside sanctuary, most likely in Florida or the Caribbean. It has to design it, raise funds for it, and build it. It has to prepare the dolphins for their relocation. Read More →

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A Chesapeake Bay River So Clear, You Can Snorkel In It

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Local photographer Jan Fleming and CBF Naturalist John Page Williams take us under the Severn River's surface to see recovery in progress.

Local photographer Jay Fleming and CBF Naturalist John Page Williams take us under the Severn River’s surface to see recovery in action.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, the terrific two minute Chesapeake Bay Foundation video below is worth at least ten thousand. It’s a rare chance to peak under the Bay’s surface and see recovery progress in action.  Read More →

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Woman Survives Fall Off Boat, Night in the Chesapeake

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 10:37am

Lauren Conner was on a boat in the Sassafras River when she was jolted overboard.

Lauren Conner was on a boat in the Sassafras River when she was jolted overboard.

This story is at once terrifying and inspiring. Read More →

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When Will You Be Able to Bike From Baltimore to DC?

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 10:24am

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BWI trail

Bike trails connecting cities are an increasingly popular trend–and yet, you still can’t ride your bike from Baltimore to D.C. (without having to negotiate traffic-heavy roads, that is). Read More →

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