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A new Maryland Stadium Authority study calls for demolishing Pimlico Race Course and rebuilding it at a cost of $424 million, according to a summary of the study’s findings obtained by The Baltimore Sun.The full study, which will be released online Thursday morning, aims to design an ideal venue...

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Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank told investors Wednesday that the company has stabilized its North American business after the second year of a three-year reorganization and is ready to apply a revised strategy for growth to other parts of the world.“To stay one step ahead, we have to be constantly...

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Genet Sebani almost made it into the hospital in time to deliver her baby on Monday. Almost.Sebani planned to give birth at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, but Monday she made it only to the driveway outside the front door.“I ran into the hospital yelling that my wife was having a...

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi promised on Wednesday to step aside no later than 2022 as party leader in a deal with Democratic rebels, clearing a major obstacle in her bid to be House speaker.The announcement followed weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations between Pelosi, D-Calif., and the group of insurgents...

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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's one-time fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to conceal his boss' alleged sexual affairs, telling a judge that he agreed time and again to cover up Trump's 'dirty deeds' out...

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In its latest poll of the top 100 NBA prospects, ESPN lists Maryland big men Jalen Smith and Bruno Fernando at Nos. 31 and No. 75, respectively.It doesn’t mean that ESPN doesn’t think the 6-foot-10, 215-pound freshman from Baltimore and the 6-10, 245-pound sophomore from Angola wouldn’t be drafted...

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President Donald Trump told Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., on Wednesday that he would like Meadows, one of his top congressional allies, to remain on Capitol Hill instead of being considered for White House chief of staff, according to White House officials.The president's request shakes up the scramble...

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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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Marylanders with the old state driver’s license — regardless of when it expires — will be required to get a new one or use a U.S. passport to pass through federal airport security checkpoints after Oct. 1, 2020.Those whose paperwork is not up to date with the Motor Vehicle Administration will...

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Old Bay parent company McCormick and Co. filed a federal lawsuit this week claiming trademark infringement from a Pittsburgh spice company that produces a seasoning called New Bae.The suit against Primal Palate, an organic spice company, was filed Monday and claims that Primal Palate has intentionally...

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Andre Pittman and Gregory Cornes are on a mission to rid Washington of opportunistic vermin.But their target isn't corrupt officials or shady political fixers; it's Rattus Norvegicus, the common Norway Rat.The nation's capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild winters and...

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Baltimore police have arrested two men in connection with a killing that took place last year.Darryl Burks Jr., 25, a medical technician whom friends called “Pee Wee,” was found shot to death in a burning vacant rowhouse in the 3000 block of Rayner Ave. in the Mosher neighborhood of West Baltimore...

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Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he's taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that he will announce a decision Jan. 12.The move Wednesday gives the 44-year-old former...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a brush with political mortality Wednesday, winning a no-confidence vote by Conservative lawmakers that would have ended her leadership of party and country.May won the vote of 317 Conservative legislators with a 200-117 tally that reflected the discontent...

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Agent Scott Boras, giving his annual comments at the winter meetings in front of a massive Christmas tree in a fire-hazard of a media briefing at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, said he's held discussions with Orioles officials this week about the best way to get maligned first baseman Chris...

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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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CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed House leaders on Wednesday on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as the Senate prepared for a possible vote on two resolutions that would rebuke Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying.Two people familiar with the meeting said House leaders were receiving...

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The parent company of the right-wing tabloid National Enquirer has admitted it helped bury salacious stories about President Donald Trump ahead of the 2016 election, federal prosecutors in New York revealed Wednesday.The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said American Media Inc. was given a...

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A man was fatally shot Wednesday in East Baltimore, pushing the city’s total number of killings closer to 300 for the year.Police responded to the 2500 block of E. Biddle St. around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday and found a man with gunshot wounds to his body. He was taken to an area hospital where he later...

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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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Several Ravens players said Wednesday that backup defensive tackle Patrick Ricard has not lost their friendship and trust after several racist and homophobic tweets he wrote years ago began trending the night before the team’s overtime loss at the Kansas City Chiefs.“I was shocked honestly,” nose...

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With the number of fentanyl overdoses soaring in Maryland, federal prosecutors say they plan to bring more state drug cases to federal court, where penalties are stiffer.U.S. attorney for Maryland Robert Hur said his office will review every arrest involving fentanyl in Baltimore. Then officials...

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As opioid deaths continue to soar in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan has changed leadership at the state’s command center dealing with the crisis.Former Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, who lost a re-election bid in November, will become the command center’s new director, replacing Clay Stamp,...

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Baltimore County detectives have narrowed the description of the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run that killed 20-year-old Towson University student Mzimazisi Ncube on North Charles Street last weekend, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.Based on their investigation, crash detectives are “leaning...

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During the first Ravens draft in 1996, the team selected UCLA offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden in the first round and that move irritated veteran left tackle Tony Jones.Minutes after the selection, Jones told me he knew what was going on and that when a team selects a player in the first round,...

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Robin Wright’s final stint on “House of Cards” is getting some love from her fellow actors.Wright’s performance as U.S. President Claire Underwood, in a final season that saw the veteran actor pushed to the front of the show after Kevin Spacey was fired following allegations of sexual abuse, has...

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At its core, baseball's winter meetings is a trade show, one put on by Minor League Baseball for its member clubs to congregate and build their businesses in every facet. The major league rumorfest only subsumes that.Yet when the Orioles’ affiliates — many of whom share a unique connection to...

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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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The call came in at 8:27 p.m., with a number Yvonne Wenger didn’t recognize. It was a worker from the city social services agency, one who helped make decisions about adoptions from foster care.The infant was just two days old. Did she and her husband want to take the placement?It wasn’t a sure...

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According to multiple reports from the winter meetings Tuesday night in Las Vegas, Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde will be named the Orioles’ next manager.Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias denied that a decision had been made, but while fans wait for official...

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After Christmas shopping with his family Sunday night, Carl Adkins was waiting at a red light when an armed man approached his vehicle yelling, “Get out of the car.”Adkins said he panicked and attempted to drive away, but not before he was shot multiple times in the back and his 13-year-old daughter,...

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The Baltimore County Board of Education on Tuesday night heard a report and recommendations on how the school system could address high school capacity and facility condition shortfalls.highly anticipated final report, consultant Sage Policy Group outlined the work it has done since the summer...

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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch on Tuesday laid out the type of relationship the new Orioles front office of executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias and assistant general manager Sig Mejdal could have with their new manager, describing the kind of managerial mind-meld that defines...

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Jose Portillo once saw an opportunity in the Baltimore neighborhood of Broadway East: a corner rowhouse for sale at a discounted price.The 40-year-old father of two and immigrant from El Salvador said he mulled the deal over, compared it to more costly homes in Anne Arundel County, where most...

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A 27-24 overtime loss Sunday to the Kansas City Chiefs did not knock the Ravens from the postseason picture. In fact, it had the opposite effect on some. Safety Eric Weddle went as far as to say afterward that the game proved the team was a Super Bowl contender.But if the Ravens’ season ends at...

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