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U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin praised Time magazine’s decision to highlight violence against Capital Gazette and other journalists in a speech delivered Wednesday on the Senate floor.Cardin questioned why President Donald Trump continues to hurl insults and journalists, even after he offered words of condolence...

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Gov. Larry Hogan named former Anne Arundel County executive Steve Schuh the head of the state’s Opioid Operational Command Center, putting him in charge of coordinating statewide resources to come up with community-based solutions to drug addiction.By picking Schuh, Hogan tapped a leader of Anne...

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I was unable to attend the most recent school board meeting that was held on Dec. 5, but I sat that evening and watched much of the meeting online, including all of the over hour-long discussion initiated by Eric Grannon’s motion to elect Terry Gilleland as president of the board in place of Julie...

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The family of a Bowie State University student who was killed in a stabbing at the University of Maryland campus in May of 2017 announced a foundation in his honor today, which would have been his 25th birthday.Second Lt. Richard Collins III was killed before graduation, and shortly after he was...

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Pennsylvania environmental official Dana Aunkst will serve as the next director of the federal Chesapeake Bay Program, based in Annapolis.The Environmental Protection Agency announced his appointment Wednesday. Aunkst replaces Nick DiPasquale, who retired from the helm of the bay program a year...

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AnnapolisCOACH: Lee Williams, second yearLAST YEAR: 2-18KEY PLAYERS: Elizabeth Gilman (Sr., G/F); Isabella Papaleonti (So., G); Catherine Gilman (So., G); Angel Colbert (So., G); Anna King (Jr., F).OUTLOOK: Williams is upbeat in the second year of what he calls a rebuild at Annapolis. Elizabeth...

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Around six o’clock in the evening, seven days a week, the Broken Oar Bar and Grill, perched in a small marina along Nabbs Creek in Glen Burnie area, gets very busy.The tables fill up quickly.The peppy background music is a spirit lifter for the singles and couples who crowd the bar. Three-generation...

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AnnapolisCOACH: Dan Smalley, third yearLAST YEAR: 17-7KEY PLAYERS: Zion Green (Sr., G); Mehki Thompson (Sr., G); Montez Howard (Sr., F); Amori Castro (Sr., C).OUTLOOK: The defending Class 4A East Region champions return just five players and must replace four-year starter Christian Jones. Several...

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Chapel Dome Will the reported repairs to the Naval Academy’s Chapel dome involve repairs to the copper sheathing (The Capital, Dec. 9)? If so, past repairs on the Yard invite caution, if the past is prologue.The existing dark stripes on the dome were not intended at the time they were applied...

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Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman is sorry he wasn’t at work Wednesday morning — he had to report for jury duty.The newly elected official sat inside Anne Arundel County Courthouse Wednesday awaiting his turn as jurors were considered for upcoming cases. He wore his county pin and...

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For the first time in his 11 years in Baltimore, a healthy Joe Flacco will not start at quarterback for the Ravens.Coach John Harbaugh announced Wednesday that Flacco will be ready to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday but that rookie Lamar Jackson will remain the team’s No. 1 quarterback.

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NAVY MEN’S SOCCER: Freshman Jacob Williams (Old Mill) was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Atlantic Region Third Team. He was also one of just two freshmen to be recognized within the Atlantic Region.Earlier this season, Williams was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Year and was selected...

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Bowie resident Develle Phillips got the basketball inside the lane and threw down a dunk, drawing cheers from the small but loud home fans at James Madison University on Dec. 4.The Dukes still trailed by seven points midway through the second half, but that dunk helped ignite a comeback.JMU got...

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Anne Arundel County released the names of 10 public school teachers and four private school teachers Wednesday as semifinalists for the annual top teacher award.Semifinalists for the 2019 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year are: Aundrea Atwood-Starkey, a math teacher at Southern...

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Two of the largest commercial real estate firms in Anne Arundel County are partnering on a new project in Gambrills, the latest in a series of developments that have transformed the area over the past decade.St. John Properties, the county’s largest commercial property owner, and Reliable Contracting...

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday touted a tentative agreement he’s reached with federal officials to swap park land in Western Maryland to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins football team in Prince George’s County.The Republican governor declined to release additional details...

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In a grown-up world, Eric Grannon would open Dec. 19’s Anne Arundel Board of Education meeting with an apology.Grannon’s actions during the Dec. 5 meeting were embarrassingly naive at best and politically motivated at worst. The Washington, D.C., attorney introduced — and received two more votes...

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At the end of last year’s cross country season, Severna Park’s Garrison Clark and Annapolis’ Anna Coffin were nearly at the top of their sport.Both runners finished second at the 4A state championships en route to earning Capital Gazette runner of the year awards and seemed primed to climb to...

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We'd like to thank the journalists at Time for including us in their cover story, “Person of the Year: Killed and imprisoned journalists.” It is a great and terrible honor.It's great because we continue to do our job, despite the death of our colleagues on June 28. We've carried on. We've put...

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A Millersville resident is accusing county police of failing to properly investigate an incident involving her teenage daughter in which she claims an officer used a racial slur.Amy Brown is now afraid to let her children go outside alone after her daughter said a police officer in plain clothes...

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Justin Knapp (106), Michael Segreti (138), Kaleb Neal (160) and Averum White (182) each recorded pins as Southern got the best of Chesapeake, 45-30, on Tuesday.Andrew Ruel (120), Devin Ball (126) and JoJo Herring (220) had a major decision apiece for Southern (3-0).Bryce Carleton (132), Jacob...

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Russell Tongue erupted for 28 points to go along with five rebounds and five steals while Dylan Young chipped in eight points and eight assists for the Chesapeake boys basketball team in a 56-47 victory over Lansdowne on Tuesday. The Cougars improved to 2-0.MEADE 74, FRANCIS SCOTT KEY 41: Mazhi...

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For a pair of teams coming off double-digit losses in their season openers, Tuesday couldn’t have come soon enough for the Glen Burnie and Severna Park boys basketball teams.In a game that was tight throughout with neither team pulling away to take control, the Gophers evened their record with...

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On the day her late husband and his Annapolis Capital Gazette colleagues were recognized with a Time magazine cover and a plaque at the University of Maryland’s journalism college, Andrea Chamblee implored a roomful of journalists to resist the temptation to become numb to gun violence.She told...

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A 14-year-old Glen Burnie resident is facing attempted murder charges after the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office told investigators to charge him as an adult following an alleged stabbing last month.Jaden Crowner was indicted Friday on first- and second-degree attempted murder charges...

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