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Maryland Beaver Doesn’t Like Holiday Shopping, Either

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 3:53pm

via St. Mary's County Sheriff

via St. Mary’s County Sheriff

The search of some fresh dam materials brought a beaver into a store in Charlotte Hall, Md., to do some shopping this week. This being a dollar store, however, only artificial Christmas trees were available. The beaver was not pleased. Read More →

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The Ravens May Play the Jaguars in London Next Year

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 2:06pm

A 2010 Broncos-49ers game at Wembley Stadium. Photo by Thomas from London, UK, CC BY 2.0.

A 2010 Broncos-49ers game at Wembley Stadium. Photo by Thomas from London, UK, CC BY 2.0

The 2017 NFL season might finally present the Baltimore Ravens with a chance to play some American football across the pond.

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Finalists Selected in Competition to Find ‘The Next Great Baltimore Bench’ for Port Covington

1 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 10:56am

The classic Baltimore bench, which won't be used in Port Covington.

The classic Baltimore bench, which won’t be used in Port Covington.

Will Baltimore get The Cleat? Could it be The Stoop? What about The Riga?

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Battle of Letters Brews Between County Executive Kamenetz, Rep. Andy Harris

1 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 10:31am

Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

What began on Monday as a call for support for undocumented college students from one of Baltimore County’s top officials is morphing into a politically motivated dispute between him and Republican Maryland congressman Andy Harris.

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Portrait of Henrietta Lacks Coming to City Hall

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 9:31am

Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)

Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)

Henrietta Lacks, the Baltimore woman whose cancer cells have contributed to decades’ worth of groundbreaking research after her death, has been memorialized in a portrait that will be hung in City Hall.

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The Sagamore Pendry Hotel in Fells Point Is Hiring This Week

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 5:08pm

Courtesy Pendry Hotels

Courtesy Pendry Hotels

It’s open season for jobs at Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, the new 128-room luxury hotel built on the old Rec Pier building in Fells Point. Sagamore Development is holding two hiring events this week to fill out the hotel’s staff ahead of its planned February opening.

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Police Release Body Cam Footage of Officers Shooting Knife-Wielding Man in Waverly

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 4:42pm

Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube

Courtesy Baltimore Police Department/YouTube

In a first for Baltimore City, police have released body camera footage from a police-involved shooting. This incident was the Black Friday standoff in which officers shot a 48-year-old man who was wielding two knives in the Waverly neighborhood.

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Baltimore Teen Wears Black Lives Matter T-Shirt to Thanksgiving, Goes Viral

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 4:39pm

screen-shot-2016-11-30-at-4-22-36-pmWhile lots of people were looking to avoid politics over Thanksgiving dinner, Rebecca Malstrom decided to wear a Black Lives Matter shirt to the family gathering. It may have defied her family, but the internet liked the way she went around the rules. Read More →

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Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion Has a New Owner

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 3:52pm

Merriweather Post Pavilion Outside

A Maryland landmark by noted architect Frank Gehry officially changed hands today when a private developer transferred ownership of Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion to a community arts organization.

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Unusual Discovery in Dundalk Yields Body of Manatee

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 3:09pm

Courtesy Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Courtesy Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Normally it’s a lucky day when you spot a manatee in Maryland waters, though it probably doesn’t bode well for the animal if it’s this late in the year. Someone in Dundalk had that recent misfortunate when they stumbled across a manatee that had passed away and was left stranded.

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