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BWI is Getting Eye Scanners

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 4:09pm

irisSecurity guards at BWI will be happy to let you go through the line without having to turn and puff. All they will need is your eye scanner, or a fingerprint. Read More →

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SlutWalk Baltimore Plans Bill Cosby Protest

1 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 9:47am

A still from a recent video promoting Cosby's recent Charleston, S.C., show

A still from a recent video promoting Cosby’s recent Charleston, S.C., show

Apparently undaunted by many, many recent allegations of sexual assault, Bill Cosby is scheduled to play the Lyric Opera House tomorrow. And not everybody is happy about that. Read More →

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Curative or Curse: Medicating for ADHD

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 8:59am

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A local mom shares her journey of putting her adolescent son on medication to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

As I sat erect on the worn sofa in the doctor’s office, facing the pediatric psychologist, the tension in the room was palpable.

My sixth grade son was in the midst of undergoing an extensive psychoeducational evaluation, a fancy term that involves upward of eight or more hours of testing intended to uncover learning disorders. I hoped the tests would shed light on why he worked at a slower pace than many of his classmates, and why it was so hard for him to memorize definitions and organize his thoughts to write clearly—why, in essence, school was a struggle for him at the competitive, academically rigorous Baltimore private school he attended. Read More →

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That Thing the Patriots Did to the Ravens Is No Longer Legal

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 8:15am

Somebody get this guy a copy of the new rulebook.

Somebody get this guy a copy of the new rulebook.

Forget Deflategate. (Wait, you already have?) There was a certain annoying tactic the New England Patriots used against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Divisional Round in January, one that was so annoying that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was questioned about it after the game. That question was apparently so annoying to Brady that he simply suggested that the Ravens “should study the rulebook and figure it out.” Well, now it’s illegal. Read More →

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Fundraiser Planned for Upper Fells Restaurant Damaged in Fire

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 3:42pm

Chef Sean Guy (via Facebook)

Chef Sean Guy (via Facebook)

Amid the outpouring he received from the Southeast Baltimore community after a fire damaged his restaurant and home last week, Chef Sean Guy will have a chance to get back in the kitchen. Read More →

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One Lacrosse Dad Issues Plea to Improve the Game

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 3:08pm

(Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

(Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

With lacrosse season opening up on fields across Baltimore, it’s worth taking a moment to consider the state of the game. As a local lacrosse parent with ties to lax families around the country, Teddy Brown is in a unique place to weigh in on what he terms the “machine” around the game. Read More →

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Baltimore Humane Society’s Pets of the Week: Rocko and Margo

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 12:35pm

RockoRocko is looking for his modern life with a loving family! Are you looking for a loving boy who has a beautiful smile? Well look no further! I am Rocko and I am seeking a home where I can spend my days playing, relaxing, and giving lots of kisses! I am an active fellow, but I can be low key at times. No second guessing with me — if I want something I’ll be sure to vocalize and let you know. I love being around people and playing with toys. People, toys, food and kongs – that’s the life for me. I would love to meet you and your family! So stop by soon!

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Obama’s Niece Threatened at Maryland Basketball Game

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 9:38am

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Leslie Robinson is a 6-foot freshman at Princeton and a forward on that school’s basketball team. She also happens to be the daughter of Michelle Obama’s brother, making her the president’s niece. Read More →

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West Virginia Coach’s Daughters Call Dez Wells ‘A Rapist’

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 23, 2015 4:17pm

Dez Wells (via Terrapin Station)

Dez Wells (via Terrapin Station)

West Virginia not only beat Maryland in heartbreaking fashion to end their season and KO’d the team’s best player. The coach’s daughters added a few insults. Read More →

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In ‘Serial’ Case Appeal, Adnan Syed’s Team to Focus on Lawyer, Alibi

1 Written by: | Monday, Mar 23, 2015 3:40pm

serialLawyers for Adnan Syed detailed the merits on which they plan to argue that Adnan Syed deserves a new trial in the killing of Hae Min Lee. As The Guardian points out, it looks like they were avid Serial listeners like the rest of us. Read More →

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