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March 1, 2006
Lamone Wilson, Mervo SPORT WRESTLING BOYS STATS -- Wilson, who is only a third-year wrestler, is a two-time Baltimore City tournament champion with a 70-10 career record. The 112-pounder junior takes a 20-3 record into this weekend's Class 4A-3A state tournament, after having finished fourth at the regionals a year after having been runner-up. Wilson went 25-3 last season at 103 pounds, including 2-2 at the state tournament. SIDELINES -- An honor roll student, Wilson has not missed a day of school or practice since his freshman year, when he went 25-4 as a first-year wrestler.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun and By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | November 26, 2012
The Baltimore City and Baltimore County school districts have been named among 61 finalists nationwide to vie for millions in federal grants under the new Race to the Top program, the U.S. Dept. of Education announced Monday. The two school systems were among 372 from across the country to apply for the new district-level competition, which could award the city and county between $30 and $40 million to invest in innovative programs to address their achievement gaps. "These finalists are setting the curve for the rest of the country with innovative plans to drive education reform in the classroom," U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement send by the department.
NEWS
May 16, 2013
In the weeks following the news that city schools CEO Andres Alonso was leaving, I've come across various pieces of commentary about the legacy the schools chief will leave. As with most resignations, much of the commentary has been expressions of gratitude, and encouraging forecasts of what's next. I thought this piece , written by a city school teacher, was particularly reflective. I've personally watched Iris Kirsch, a high school English teacher, challenge Alonso during public comment at city school board meetings.
FEATURES
By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2014
More than three million gallons of raw but diluted sewage spilled into the Patapsco River and Jones Falls during and after Tuesday's near-record downpour, city officials reported Friday. An overflow at the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wagner's Point dumped about three million gallons into the river before it was stopped after nearly five hours, the Department of Public Works said. Another overflow at a pumping station at Patapsco Avenue and Shell Road, less than a half mile away, spilled 170,300 gallons of untreated sewage into the river before it was halted early Thursday, the department said.
NEWS
By Joe Burris and The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2014
A two-alarm fire in Baltimore City on Wednesday morning has sent a police officer to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center due to possible smoke inhalation, city fire department officials said. Capt. Roman Clark said that the blaze occurred at an apartment-style building with six units that were all vacant due to renovations. Officials said that the incident occurred at the 3400 block of Woodbrook Avenue near Mondawmin Mall. Clark added that a firefighter suffered minor injuries during the incident and was transported to a local hospital.
NEWS
By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 31, 2013
In Baltimore City, two northbound traffic lanes and two northbound shoulders remain closed on Washington Boulevard at Bush Street on Tuesday morning due to a utility problem that the state Department of Transportation first reported on Monday morning. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor MARC train delays at 8:55 a.m.
NEWS
By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2013
A disabled vehicle on I-895 South at the Harbor Tunnel in Baltimore City closed one of two southbound lanes at 9:08 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on Interstate 895 South at the Harbor Tunnel in Baltimore City closed one of two southbound lanes at 9:08 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration reported all buses and trains running on schedule at 9:15 a.m.
SPORTS
By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | February 14, 2013
The Dunbar boys basketball team has already earned a spot to defend its Baltimore City Division I championship -- this year's title game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Morgan St a te . The one question left -- who will the No. 3 Poets play? A deep and balanced regular season in Baltimore City comes to an end Friday with plenty of excitement as three teams -- No. 6 Edmondson, No. 8 City and No. 12 Poly -- are still in the hunt for the second spot in Tuesday's title game with each 9-2 in league play.
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