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  • City all-stars make most of 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' to play at Oriole Park

    City all-stars make most of 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' to play at Oriole Park
    Christian Spence had been to Oriole Park many times, with the last time being an Orioles playoff game last season. On Saturday, the Friends School senior got the opportunity to pitch from the same mound his heroes pitch from. He made the most of the...
  • Baltimore's youth poet laureate wants to discuss justice

    Growing up biracial in Baltimore, Derick Ebert said he's still trying to define his identity. He uses his poetry to find his place. In a city that grapples with racial divides — the police commissioner has decried 1950s-era racism and Mayor...
  • City hopes to get more families to stay

    City hopes to get more families to stay
    City leaders and nonprofits are focusing in on families as they attempt to halt the city's population decline. Between 2000 and 2010, the city's population decreased 4.6 percent to just under 621,000, the smallest decrease in decades. But among those...
  • Schmoke's vindication

    Schmoke's vindication
    When Gov. Larry Hogan's task force on heroin overdose deaths met at the University of Baltimore last week, the panel was greeted by the school's newly installed president, Kurt Schmoke, a former Baltimore mayor with plenty of experience coping with the...
  • City population shrinks slightly in new estimates

    City population shrinks slightly in new estimates
    Baltimore's population slipped a tenth of one percent, according to the latest Census estimate, showing just how far there is to go toward Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's signature goal of attracting 10,000 new families to Baltimore over the course of...
  • Fans boycott Bill Cosby's Baltimore performance after sexual assault allegations resurface

    Fans boycott Bill Cosby's Baltimore performance after sexual assault allegations resurface
    The Ticketmaster website advertising Bill Cosby's comedy show Friday at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric is a vast field of little blue dots, each representing an unsold seat. Barely 24 hours before performance time, just 59 percent of the...
  • Thomas G. 'Tom' Taylor, banker

    Thomas G. 'Tom' Taylor, banker
    Thomas G. "Tom" Taylor, a retired banker and Orioles fan, died Feb. 26 at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami of complications of lung cancer. The former Baltimore resident was 79. The son of William J. Taylor, an American Can Co. executive, and...
  • Son of 'Serial' subject's lawyer defends mother

    Son of 'Serial' subject's lawyer defends mother
    Roberto Gutierrez first heard about "Serial" from a friend who told him about the captivating podcast that raised questions about a 15-year-old murder case in his hometown and someone even closer to him — his late mother. He tuned in to the series...
  • Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'

    Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'
    When he's not looking beyond the basketball court — and contemplating who is getting rich from college athletics and, more pointedly, who is not —Taylor Branch still enjoys the games. "I watch the March Madness tournaments sporadically," the...
  • A religious convergence

    A religious convergence
    The confluence of certain Jewish and Christian holidays is not so rare that it qualifies for a minor religious miracle. Occasionally, Hanukkah and Christmas more or less overlap, as do Passover and certain aspects of Easter; that's the advantage of...
  • Hogan's Maryland: open for big business

    Hogan's Maryland: open for big business
    Driving home to Baltimore from a meeting with a potential new customer one cold February afternoon, my wife and I chuckled when we crossed the state border. In addition to "Maryland Welcomes You," our state's "Enjoy Your Visit!" sign on Route 15 now read,...