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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | March 17, 2013
Police said a Hanover, Md., man died Saturday after being shot while lying on the couch at a home he was visiting in Westminster. Westminster police said Vygants Tomas Campe, 46, died after being struck by a bullet from a gun that may have discharged accidentally. Police said on March 16 at about 11:45 a.m., officers and emergency medical personnel responded to a residence in the 400 block of South Hills Court in Westminster for the report of a shooting. When they arrived they found a man, later identified as Campe, on the first floor of the home suffering from a single gunshot wound.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Andrew Conrad, aconrad@patuxent.com | March 3, 2013
Good God this show is depressing. It's fun to look at dead bodies and blood and guts a little bit, but then you throw in all the nihilistic conversation and abandoned long distance hikers and by the end of the episode you're just like ._. This episode was kind of a departure from the norm because it didn't really address the Woodbury-Prison storyline at all, and it really only featured four characters: Rick, Carl, Michonne and ... Morgan!...
SPORTS
By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun | February 15, 2013
The player who scored the biggest basket in Baltimore Bullets history turned 68 Thursday. Happy Birthday, Mad Dog. "I can still shoot," Fred Carter, the man with the feral nickname, said from his home in Norristown, Pa. "I can't make the 20-footer, but I'm good from 12 to 15. The range isn't there, but the jump shot is. " The shot was there 42 years ago, too, in the seventh and deciding game of the 1971 NBA Eastern Conference finals....
NEWS
February 11, 2013
In a recent article on gun control hearings in Annapolis ("Opinions differ on Md. gun controls," Feb. 7), Sonia Mangum of Stevensville is quoted as saying, in opposition to limits of the ammunition capacity in gun magazines, "If I am under duress, I am going to be missing and may not have time to reload. " She presents more of an argument why the capacity of magazines should be limited. How many of her bullets are being fired? How many are missing? Where are the bullets from those missed shots going?
SPORTS
By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun | February 3, 2013
Feb. 9, 2006: Sixth-ranked Maryland upsets No. 1 North Carolina, 98-95, in women's basketball. Sophomore scores 25 for the visiting Terps (22-2), and freshman Marissa Coleman adds 23. Feb. 6, 1972: Playing without star center Wes Unseld (ankle injury), the Bullets collapse in the second half and lose, 151-127, to Los Angeles. The host Lakers score 87 points after intermission, the most ever allowed by Baltimore in one half. Feb. 6, 1970: The Bullets outlast the Detroit Pistons, 153-148, in double overtime at the Civic Center in a game that sets a franchise record for most points scored by both teams (301)
SPORTS
Sports Digest | February 1, 2013
Maryland basketball Jessie Hicks named one of 13 ACC Legends Former Maryland player Jessie Hicks has been selected as the Terps ' Atlantic Coast Conference Legend honoree. She will be recognized at the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C., March 7-10. Hicks ranks in the top 10 in scoring in Maryland history with 1,601 points, averaging 14.3 points per game. She still stands among the top five in blocks with 137 and is third all-time in field-goal percentage (.588).
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | January 13, 2013
Bold Affair made short work of her seven filly and mare rivals when she galloped to victory in Saturday's feature at Laurel Park, the $105,000 What A Summer Stakes. Before the start of the race, Bold Affair was reluctant to load and needed the help of several members of the gate crew. Out quickly at the start to engage the pacesetters in the six-furlong test, Bold Affair sat outside Dance to Bristol and Silver Heart before pushing to the front around the turn and pulling away through the stretch to win by 41/2 lengths in 1 minute, 10.61seconds.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | January 12, 2013
In his new thriller, "The Third Bullet," novelist Stephen Hunter sets his sights on an American tragedy that's also the most famous gun mystery of all time - the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The questions surrounding the shooting as JFK rode in a motorcade in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, have never been fully put to rest. And the controversy is certain to intensify as the 50th anniversary of the assassination approaches this fall. As the novelist tells it, the decision to enlist his fictitious super-sniper, Bob Lee Swagger, to determine whether the gunman acted alone or as part of a conspiracy began as a joke.
BUSINESS
By Chris Korman | January 11, 2013
Anyone who has seen a thoroughbred in full stride has probably wondered: Where would they go if they could roam free? The answer for a 4-year-old gelding named Bullet Catcher who escaped Laurel Park Friday morning is that he followed the road ahead of him. Which saved his life. “We're not really sure why he stuck to the road so closely, or how he happened to hit all the lights and make the right turns,” said Mark Rosenthal, a former jockey and owner of the gelding. “He's a lucky horse.” After throwing jockey Jeremy Rose around 9 a.m. Friday following a workout, Bullet Catcher ran past a security outpost at the back of the track - officials didn't have time to close the gate, Rosenthal said - and veered right toward the open road.
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | January 6, 2013
UMBC's Bria White scored 14 of her team-high 15 points in the second half to help the Retrievers pick up their first conference victory of the season, a 54-50 win over Maine in America East action Saturday at RAC Arena. White, UMBC's America East Player of the Game, was one of three Retrievers who scored in double digits. Senior guard Brittany Crowell scored 12 points, and classmate Raven Harris had 10 points, six rebounds, five steals and three assists. Trailing by 11 points at the break, Maine (1-13, 0-1)
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