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September 4, 1998
An article about the pilots' strike against Air Canada in yesterday's Business section reported that Air Canada does not have flights from Baltimore-Washington International Airport. However, Air Ontario, an Air Canada regional carrier, will continue to operate its six round-trip flights every business day between BWI and Toronto.Pub Date: 9/04/98
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By Jon Meoli and The Baltimore Sun | June 3, 2014
I could make a stand and not include daily updates on an injured pitcher who hasn't pitched in well over a year and hasn't been his best self in much longer. But the contents of the Coffee Companion, which runs down the daily sports headlines every weekday morning, aren't up to me. So without further ado ... - It wouldn't be, well, a day, without big news on Johan Santana . The left-hander opted out of his minor league deal last night, and was added to the 40-man roster as a result.
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BUSINESS
By Knight-Ridder | January 3, 1992
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In a ruling hailed as a victory for the country's home child-care providers, the Internal Revenue Service yesterday said providers need not record the specific hours the rooms in their homes are used each day for child care when calculating business deductions.Advocates said the ruling is a reversal of a previous IRS position that panicked providers and even drove some out of business.The previous position, which surfaced in the audit of a home child-care provider in White Bear Lake, Minn.
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By Colin Campbell and Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | January 21, 2014
As snow fell Tuesday afternoon outside Atwater's bakery in Catonsville, manager Lisa Harden hurried to pour the last cups of coffee and wrap up customers' food in to-go containers. The bakery had been busy, she said, but like many neighboring restaurants and shops along Frederick Road, it was closing early so employees could get home safely on the treacherous roads. But in Canton, bar owner Michael Clarke was expecting steady business at Claddagh Pub - from those who didn't have to work, or were expecting another snow day on Wednesday.
BUSINESS
Eileen Ambrose | May 24, 2013
As part of the sequester to cut federal spending, the IRS will be closed today. Offices, toll-free hotlines, the taxpayer advocate service and hundreds of taxpayer assistance centers - closed. Workers at the agency won't be paid. This is the first of several days in which IRS employees will be furloughed. The others are June 14, July 5, July 22 and Aug. 30. The IRS notes it might later announce another unpaid day or two. During these days, the IRS won't be accepting any electronically filed returns.
NEWS
February 14, 2013
With all that's happened in the last year, its hard not to feel a degree of civic pride when looking at the magnificent nighttime view of the purple dome of City Hall. Its been a great year downtown, with all of the peaceful major events: Sailabration, 4th Of July, Grand Prix, St. Patrick's Day, New Years Eve, Michael Phelps tribute, the Orioles fantastic season, and then the Ravens brought the focus of the world to Baltimore. We've watched with fascination the filming of House of Cards and Veep on the streets downtown throughout the year.
SPORTS
December 8, 2005
Roger Clemens won't be pitching for the Houston Astros on Opening Day, but Trevor Hoffman will be back in the San Diego Padres" bullpen. The National League champion Astros refused to offer salary arbitration to the seven-time Cy Young Award winner yesterday, which means they can't re-sign him until May 1. The 43-year-old right-hander hasn't decided whether he will retire or pitch next season, and the decision by his hometown team could lead to other...
FEATURES
By Robert W. Welkos and Robert W. Welkos,Los Angeles Times | March 10, 1992
HOLLYWOOD Helen Shelley of Los Angeles arrives with color photographs showing her holding a can of Pedigree dog food. "Darling, I know nothing about acting," says the retired schoolteacher. But her dream, she explains, is to one day perform in a commercial.Janet Nicholson of Calabasas, Calif., arrives in a sequined evening gown. She walks slowly around the room, turning this way and that, giving the casting directors the opportunity to see how she looks in formal attire. "You get known for your wardrobe," she says.
NEWS
By Colin Campbell and Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | January 21, 2014
As snow fell Tuesday afternoon outside Atwater's bakery in Catonsville, manager Lisa Harden hurried to pour the last cups of coffee and wrap up customers' food in to-go containers. The bakery had been busy, she said, but like many neighboring restaurants and shops along Frederick Road, it was closing early so employees could get home safely on the treacherous roads. But in Canton, bar owner Michael Clarke was expecting steady business at Claddagh Pub - from those who didn't have to work, or were expecting another snow day on Wednesday.
SPORTS
By Jean Marbella and The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. - Michael Phelps' 27th birthday began with Ryan Lochte trying to crash if not his party, then his 100-meter butterfly race . It's a long-standing part of Phelps' racing portfolio, and while Lochte had registered for it, he was expected to scratch because he already had two races Saturday night, including a big one against Phelps, the 200individual medley. Instead, he opted to challenge Phelps in another race, and the Baltimore swimmer took the biggest piece of cake of the night.
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Peter Schmuck | June 29, 2013
It was pushing 90 degrees and the second game of a big series against the New York Yankees was just a few hours away, but an important chunk of the Orioles roster was sweating in the noonday sun on a humble ballfield at Radecke Park. Adam Jones and Manny Machado put a hundred or so kids through a double play drill on one of the infields. Former Orioles Al Bumbry and Bill Swaggerty worked with another group nearby. Shortstop J.J. Hardy and fiance Adrienne Acton were across the street with Jones' girlfriend Audie Fugett giving hitting tips to a large group of teenage softball players.
BUSINESS
Eileen Ambrose | May 24, 2013
As part of the sequester to cut federal spending, the IRS will be closed today. Offices, toll-free hotlines, the taxpayer advocate service and hundreds of taxpayer assistance centers - closed. Workers at the agency won't be paid. This is the first of several days in which IRS employees will be furloughed. The others are June 14, July 5, July 22 and Aug. 30. The IRS notes it might later announce another unpaid day or two. During these days, the IRS won't be accepting any electronically filed returns.
NEWS
February 14, 2013
With all that's happened in the last year, its hard not to feel a degree of civic pride when looking at the magnificent nighttime view of the purple dome of City Hall. Its been a great year downtown, with all of the peaceful major events: Sailabration, 4th Of July, Grand Prix, St. Patrick's Day, New Years Eve, Michael Phelps tribute, the Orioles fantastic season, and then the Ravens brought the focus of the world to Baltimore. We've watched with fascination the filming of House of Cards and Veep on the streets downtown throughout the year.
SPORTS
December 6, 2012
Baltimore Sun writers Eduardo A. Encina and Dan Connolly recap Day 3 of the winter meetings in Nashville, where the Orioles addressed a top priority by re-signing Nate McLouth. Find out what that means regarding the team's offseason needs and whether Nick Swisher is still a target. The Orioles also made some other minor moves, signing first baseman Conor Jackson and Czech teen left-hander Jan Novak, both to minor league deals. You can follow all the latest Orioles coverage on baltimoresun.com and follow our writers on Twitter at @EddieInTheYard and @danconnollysun
SPORTS
By Jean Marbella and The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. - Michael Phelps' 27th birthday began with Ryan Lochte trying to crash if not his party, then his 100-meter butterfly race . It's a long-standing part of Phelps' racing portfolio, and while Lochte had registered for it, he was expected to scratch because he already had two races Saturday night, including a big one against Phelps, the 200individual medley. Instead, he opted to challenge Phelps in another race, and the Baltimore swimmer took the biggest piece of cake of the night.
SPORTS
By Kent Baker, Special to The Baltimore Sun | April 20, 2012
At age 48, Billy Meister has covered the entire course of the Maryland steeplechase scene, starting even before he was born. "My mother had two falls [while riding] with me when she was pregnant. " he said, chuckling at the thought. Meister competed in a pony race at age 7 and began taking timber fences at 12. Seven years later, he launched a training career, and five years after that went on his own as a conditioner of jumpers. He has trained for virtually the entire gamut of owners who run in the state and is known as a highly capable, sometimes fearless, jockey.
SPORTS
Peter Schmuck | June 29, 2013
It was pushing 90 degrees and the second game of a big series against the New York Yankees was just a few hours away, but an important chunk of the Orioles roster was sweating in the noonday sun on a humble ballfield at Radecke Park. Adam Jones and Manny Machado put a hundred or so kids through a double play drill on one of the infields. Former Orioles Al Bumbry and Bill Swaggerty worked with another group nearby. Shortstop J.J. Hardy and fiance Adrienne Acton were across the street with Jones' girlfriend Audie Fugett giving hitting tips to a large group of teenage softball players.
SPORTS
By Kent Baker, Special to The Baltimore Sun | April 20, 2012
At age 48, Billy Meister has covered the entire course of the Maryland steeplechase scene, starting even before he was born. "My mother had two falls [while riding] with me when she was pregnant. " he said, chuckling at the thought. Meister competed in a pony race at age 7 and began taking timber fences at 12. Seven years later, he launched a training career, and five years after that went on his own as a conditioner of jumpers. He has trained for virtually the entire gamut of owners who run in the state and is known as a highly capable, sometimes fearless, jockey.
SPORTS
By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | February 1, 2012
[ Editor's note: This story initially included Joshua Davis as one of six Dunbar football players signing national letters of intent to play football on scholarship. Davis, who will play at Morgan State , is not receiving an athletic scholarship. He is receiving need-base financial aid, which allows Morgan to not use one of its football scholarships on him, Dunbar coach Lawrence Smith said.]   Franklin wide receiver Ian Thomas had a few reservations about his intention to sign with Rutgers after Scarlet Knights coach Greg Schiano announced late last week that he was leaving to take over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
NEWS
By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | November 27, 2010
A Toys 'R' Us employee at Security Square Mall in Woodlawn helped rob her own store Saturday morning, according to Baltimore County police. Police had previously report that the incident was an armed robbery committed at about 8:15 a.m., but mall security cameras show that a male suspect was working with a female store employee who is now in police custody, said Frank Meyer, general manager of Security Square Mall. "Our security cameras showed that it was an inside job," he said.
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