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Thursday Morning Headlines: Council, Mayor Pugh Make Budget Deal; Adnan Syed Back in Court Today; and More

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New Poultry Plant Brings Jobs To Blighted Baltimore Community – CBS Baltimore

UMBC eyes major expansion at research and technology park – Techinical.ly

Family of Darius Clark receives settlement from the city of Baltimore – Fox45

Baltimore City Council, mayor reach budget deal – Baltimore Sun

Maryland court to hear bid for new trial in ‘Serial’ murder case – Reuter

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Friday Morning Headlines: Rep. Andy Harris Also Doesn’t Like the Obamacare Replacement; City Paper Unhappy About Tucker Carlson’s On-Air Reference; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 24, 2017 7:25am

UMBC men’s basketball still alive in postseason play – ABC2

Tucker Carlson cited one of our stories on air, and now we need a shower – City Paper

Rep. Andy Harris remains a ‘no’ on GOP health care bill – Baltimore Sun

Md. legislator fights for kids’ right to pinball – WYPR

Officials: Arson suspect turns self in after seeing story on TV, Facebook – Fox45

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Baltimore County Has a New Law Targeting ‘Unruly’ College Parties

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 17, 2016 4:20pm

Let's make sure this doesn't get unruly.

Let’s make sure this doesn’t get unruly.

With the new school year at Towson University and UMBC comes a new way for people to crack down on college parties. Read More →

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UMBC to Build Giant Virtual Reality Environment

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 17, 2015 9:28am

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If you still think of virtual reality as something that involves bulky goggles and awkward holograms, think again. The cutting edge of VR today involves hybrid environments, where the virtual and the actual coexist (and interact). And thanks to a major grant from the National Science Foundation, a group of professors from UMBC is embarking on a quest to build a state-of-the-art virtual reality environment right in our own back yard. Read More →

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School’s out for the summer — almost.

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 02, 2015 3:00pm

Gilman Summer Camp

Gilman Summer Camp

It’s time to plan for camp. Hooray! We’ve come a long way from the days of Camp Wabeewawa <—literally the name of a sleep-away camp in White Mountains of New Hampshire in the 1930s.  However,  there is still Band Camp. There will always be a Band Camp, and stories from Band Camp. (Fist pump! Fellow glockenspielers!)

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Week in Review: 10 Baltimore Stories You Might’ve Missed

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 20, 2015 2:21pm

meangirlsOh, the perils of instant communication. With one click, you’re getting canned unicorn meat in an hour. The next, you’re off the team for threatening the freshmen. Read More →

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UMBC Coach Gets Caught Up in Threat Scandal

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 9:15am

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Earlier this week, five UMBC lacrosse players were suspended after violent statements they’d made about their younger teammates were made public. Now the team’s coach is facing scrutiny as well. Read More →

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The UMBC Chess Team is Final-Four Bound, As Usual

0 Written by: | Monday, Jan 05, 2015 3:00pm

UMBC's Niclas “The Dark Knight” Huschenbeth (left) at the Pan-Am championships (UMBC)

UMBC’s Niclas “The Dark Knight” Huschenbeth (left) at the Pan-Am championships (UMBC)

The Ravens advanced in the AFC playoffs over the weekend, leaving football fans daydreaming about another Lombardi Trophy. The Terps’ basketball team has only one loss, meaning a March Madness run may soon be in their future. But amid all the well-marketed hype, let’s not forget the area’s other dynasty: the UMBC chess team. Read More →

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Want to Be Rich? Don’t Go to Hopkins–And Other Weird Lessons From the DB College Rankings

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014 11:04am

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If you want further evidence that college rankings don’t make a whole lot of sense, check out the Daily Beast’s annual list of the country’s best colleges.

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It’s College Rankings Time Again

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 10:25am

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It’s the time of year that college administrators and admissions officials have been waiting for: the annual release of U.S. News’s college rankings. Even as the whole idea of rankings had been heavily criticized, and despite other magazines trying to steal the glory by developing their own lists, the U.S. News list remains a focus for students and administrators alike. Here’s how local schools measured up this year:

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