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  1. C. Milton Wright boys soccer shuts out North Harford

    09.21 / 07:09 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    In a tightly contested match, the C. Milton Wright Mustangs boys soccer team outlasted the North Harford Hawks 2-0 in both clubs’ UCBAC Chesapeake Division opener on Wednesday evening. With the win, the Mustangs (3-0-1) remain unbeaten through their first four contests, outscoring opponents 9…
  2. Maryland residents see race relations in decline, poll says

    09.21 / 04:19 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Maryland residents are pessimistic about race relations, with a strong majority saying in a new poll that the situation has recently “gotten worse" in the state. Sixty-one percent of people surveyed in a Goucher Poll released Thursday agreed there was a decline in race relations here. Though p…
  3. Fischer extradited to Virginia on charges of solicitation of a minor

    09.21 / 02:25 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Kenneth Brian Fischer was turned over to Virginia authorities Wednesday for extradition from the Carroll County Detention Center where he was being held without bond. The 39-year-old Carroll teacher, of the 800 block of Amherst Lane in Westminster, is facing charges in Virginia on four counts…
  4. Renee Foose says she declined post at Maryland Department of Education

    09.21 / 00:28 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Renee Foose, whose tumultuous tenure as Howard County school superintendent ended in May, said Wednesday she has declined to take a position with the Maryland State Department of Education that had been approved by the state school board Tuesday. “Our education system is being undercut by t…
  5. State budget analyst: fearful federal workers, the elderly, struggling families buying less in Trump era

    09.20 / 23:29 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    State analysts said Wednesday that fearful federal workers, the elderly and struggling families are buying less than expected this year, reducing state sales tax receipts by about $72 million. That trend was the biggest contributor to a $53 million revenue write down the Board of Revenue…
  6. Cars better than ambulances for getting shooting victims to the hospital

    09.20 / 22:22 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Driving shooting and stabbing victims to a hospital trauma center, rather than waiting for an ambulance, gives them a better chance to survive. That’s the conclusion of research led by John Hopkins Medicine, where an emergency physician involved in the study now advises people to get in their o…
  7. Frick opts out of House contest, launches campaign for Montgomery County executive

    09.20 / 22:22 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Maryland House Majority Leader C. William "Bill" Frick abruptly abandoned plans Wednesday to run in the state’s 6th Congressional District, opting to launch a campaign for Montgomery County executive instead. Frick, a 42-year-old attorney from Bethesda, was among several potential candidates r…
  8. Attorney picked to oversee Baltimore police reforms called 'right man, at the right place at the right time'

    09.20 / 21:20 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    The man picked to oversee police reforms in Baltimore once helped clear a high-ranking city officer of corruption charges. He represented prominent venture capitalist “Little Willie” Adams when he was was found not guilty of running an illegal lottery in the 1980s.He also represented a tee…
  9. FedEx celebrates new distribution center in Sparrows Point

    09.20 / 21:20 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    FedEx has been shipping and sorting packages at its new Sparrows Point center for two months, but celebrated the facility’s opening Wednesday by having officials cut a ceremonial orange ribbon. FedEx was the first major company to agree to open a facility at Tradepoint Atlantic, a r…
  10. Maryland boosting incentives to recruit correctional officers

    09.20 / 20:23 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Maryland will offer a $5,000 recruitment bonus to new correctional officers in an effort to alleviate a persistent problem with vacancies in the state prison system. Stephen T. Moyer, the state Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, will hold a news conference Thursday outside…
  11. Dogs are the guinea pigs in arthritis clinical trials at Catonsville veterinary office

    09.20 / 19:22 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    When Hanna stopped climbing into her owner’s bed, Donna Foster knew something was wrong.Hanna, a 14-year-old Golden Retriever Chow Chow, has been Foster’s pet since 2006, when she was adopted from a shelter.In recent months, the dog’s mobility faded as her arthritis advanced. She struggled to get…
  12. Harford health agency backs latest septic reserve area modification bill

    09.20 / 19:22 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    The Harford County Health Department has thrown its support behind legislation before the County Council that would allow structures and parking facilities to be built in septic reserve areas, something that has long been prohibited, an official with the department said. Property owners could…
  13. Police seek identity of man in killing of Upper Fells resident found in alley

    09.20 / 19:22 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Baltimore Police on Wednesday asked for the public’s help identifying a man in connection with the killing of a 52-year-old Upper Fells Point man over Labor Day Weekend. George Yurek, of the 1900 block of E. Pratt St., was found bleeding from the head in an alley in the 1000 block of B…
  14. Denise Choiniere, oncology nurse and environmental advocate

    09.20 / 18:21 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Denise Choiniere, an oncology nursing administrator at the University of Maryland Medical Center who was an advocate of environmentally friendly policies at medical institutions, died of lymphoma Sept. 16 at the hospital where she served. She was 48 and lived in Ellicott City. Born in…
  15. Elderly Havre de Grace man falls victim to theft scam, police say

    09.20 / 17:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Havre de Grace Police are urging residents not to let people they don’t know into their homes after a man who was the victim of an apparent utility repair scam found items missing from his home Tuesday afternoon. A man, who lives in the 100 block of Francis Street, told officers around 3:40 p…
  16. Baltimore officials approve $110K payment to settle suit alleging false arrest

    09.20 / 17:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Baltimore officials on Wednesday approved a $110,000 payment to settle allegations made by two people who said police arrested them after they sought help after a “road rage” incident. The payment, approved by the Board of Estimates, settles a lawsuit brought by Ivan Pratt Sr. and Carlynn Smi…
  17. Columbia man dies in crash on Route 152 in Fallston

    09.20 / 17:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    A Columbia man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident near Reckord Road Park in Fallston, Maryland State Police said. Troopers from the Bel Air Barrack responded at 3:05 p.m. to the crash on Route 152 (Mountain Road) near Stratford Drive, according to a news release from State Police.…
  18. Comptroller backs Baltimore as best option for Amazon headquarters

    09.20 / 16:23 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday joined a chorus of officials praising Baltimore’s Port Covington project as the best way to lure Amazon’s prized new headquarters to Maryland. “Port Covington would be the perfect site for Amazon,” Franchot said during his opening remarks at the…
  19. Mosquito emoji: A pair of public health workers have an itch to make it happen

    09.20 / 16:23 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Dogs and cats have emojis, so do horses, eagles and rats. There are emojis for bats, spiders, snakes and even pink-maned unicorns, which don’t even exist. A pair of public health workers think it bites that there isn’t one for a far more common and threatening member of the real animal kin…
  20. Lawsuit, indictment detail alleged false imprisonment, theft of Carroll County couple by Baltimore gun task force office

    09.20 / 16:23 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Nancy Hamilton thought she had been abducted by police impersonators. While running errands with her husband in Baltimore County, their vehicle was pulled over by men in police vests who put them in handcuffs, placed them in separate vehicles and took her husband into a darkened old school…