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Friday Afternoon Headlines: Manhunt for Escaped Prisoner in Jessup; Huge Fish Poaching Bust; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 5:30pm

Manhunt for escaped prisoner who was being transported to Jessup psychiatric hospital — CBS Baltimore

Baltimore prosecutors told to consider consequences for prosecuting illegal immigrants for minor crimes — Baltimore Sun

Part of Baltimore light rail shut down this weekend — ABC2

Huge fish poaching bust in Maryland — Scout

Under Armour shares soar on smaller-than-expected quarterly loss — BBJ

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Top Stories: Family Praises Caring Baltimore Cop, Hunt Cup on ’60 Minutes,’ Sascha’s Café Building Up for Sale

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 5:03pm

Our top story this week offered some great press for the Baltimore Police Department, which has a very caring and dedicated member in Officer Pierre Dolcine.

Baltimoreans Dawson and Jennifer Nolley reached out to Baltimore Fishbowl writer Ed Gunts to share their touching tale involving Officer Dolcine. It all began with a nasty car accident at Northern Parkway and Loch Raven Boulevard. As they tell it, Jennifer and their two daughters, Elizabeth, 3, and Kathryn, nine months, were in a car at the intersection when their vehicle was sent airborne into a lamp post by another vehicle. Luckily, no one in the car was seriously hurt, but the girls still needed medical attention.

Here’s an excerpt from Dawson Nolley’s letter about what followed:

Office Dolcine was exactly what we needed and infinitely more than we could have hoped for. He was present, he was sincere, and he was genuinely concerned. He was helpful, not just to Jennifer and me, but to Elizabeth. Within seconds, he had her smiling and laughing. He made her comfortable with the EMT’s and the ambulance; he made her excited about a ride to the hospital.

Dolcine stuck around at the hospital, and even followed up with the family afterward. It made for a heartwarming account for a city scarred by tensions between police and residents. Click here to read the full letter.

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Movie Review: Squaring the Circle

1 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 4:45pm

Though The Circle is a provocative piece, with the requisite star power of Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, it doesn’t warrant more than the tepid audience reaction it’s received.The film, based on Dave Eggers’ novel, was designed to be more than a mildly biting look at the co-opting of our lives’ social media entertainment value.

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Tisha Edwards, Mayor Pugh’s Chief of Staff, Leaving City Hall to Join BridgeEdU

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 3:24pm

Photo via Mayor’s Office

Tisha Edwards, formerly the acting CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools and currently Mayor Catherine Pugh’s chief of staff, is leaving City Hall to become president of Wes Moore’s educational technology firm BridgeEdU.

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Pig Messes with Friday Morning Traffic on Bridge in Southern Maryland

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 2:05pm

Not the pig that stopped traffic in Charles County. Photo by Mark Peters, via Wikimedia Commons.

A disruptive pig got loose on the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge in southern Maryland this morning, disrupting traffic until authorities could wrangle the animal.

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Featured Properties in Ruxton and Stevenson for Your Viewing Pleasure

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To view these beautiful listings from the Whit Harvey Group, click here.

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FashionEASTa Fashion Show – Limited VIP Ticket Front Row Tickets!

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Become a VIP at Harbor East’s FashionEASTa Fashion Show! The event is FREE and open to the public but you’ll want to reserve a VIP Ticket for the full red carpet experience. Read More →

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Everything You Need To Live Well – Brompton House in Elkridge

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 1:00pm

At Brompton House Apartments, experience the elevated style of our brand new Signature Collection of homes – available now! Read More →

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Summer Fun at Greenspring Montessori for Ages 3 – 9

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 12:45pm

Greenspring Summer Fun offers a fun-filled, nurturing and non-competitive environment in which to learn and play for children ages 18 months to 9 years old. Come explore science, nature, history and geography; create music, art and craft projects; and learn skills through cooking and recreational sports. Read More →

Culture

Traveling Man: Gilman Alum’s Journey Inspires Handbook on Travel

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 11:31am

The Wayfarer’s Handbook: A Field Guide for The Independent Traveler

In 2011, 25-year-old Washington, DC resident and Baltimore native Evan S. Rice couldn’t shake the feeling of being too comfortable in his decent job, affordable living situation, and the monotonous predictability of his life. Rather than take up a new hobby, as some of us might, he packed his bags and bought a one-way plane ticket to another continent. Rice, a financial consultant with longtime environmental interests, had consulted a calendar and was headed to Kenya to witness the great migration of wildebeests as they passed into the country from Tanzania. When that went well, he decided he might as well keep traveling. Read More →

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