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By Buster Olney | August 1, 1995
As the trading deadline approached at midnight last night, the Orioles searched for ways to fine-tune their roster, but the deadline came and went without the team making a deal.According to sources around baseball, the Orioles were looking to add a pitcher -- likely because of the uncertain status of the injured Ben McDonald -- and another hitter.The Orioles called San Diego about right-hander Andy Benes, talked to Detroit about left-hander David Wells and asked about St. Louis right-hander Mike Morgan, Montreal left-hander Jeff Fassero and Chicago Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa.
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NEWS
By SARA NEUFELD | November 1, 2005
The Baltimore school system has extended the deadline for families at 54 elementary and middle schools to apply for their children to receive free tutoring. The school board voted last week to spend an extra $3 million on tutoring for low-income children who attend schools that have failed to meet state goals on standardized tests. The system agreed to the expenditure as part of a settlement agreement with the state, which had accused the system in an audit of misusing federal money for needy children.
SPORTS
By Ken Rosenthal and Ken Rosenthal,Evening Sun Staff | November 2, 1990
The free-agent watch is marked by a series of critical dates, the first of which is Sunday. Either the Orioles re-sign catcher Mickey Tettleton by then, or face competition for his services on the open market.In theory, the deadline is significant for Tettleton too, for if he signs before Sunday, he will retain his rights to free agency the next time his contract expires.But Tettleton's agent, Tony Attanasio, yesterday dismissed those "repeater rights" as a motivating factor in his talks with the Orioles, which are expected to resume today.
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Sun Staff Writer | August 4, 1995
With less than 48 hours remaining before a strike deadline, Bell Atlantic Corp. and its largest union remained far apart on virtually every major issue yesterday in the watershed negotiations.Negotiators for the Communications Workers of America said the gulf between the union and the company was wider than it has ever been at this stage of negotiations. "They seem to want a fight. They seem to be miscalculating," said CWA spokesman Doug Thompson.A company spokesman, Dave Pacholczyk, declined to characterize how far apart the two sides were.
SPORTS
August 23, 1991
The registration deadline for the 1991 Maryland Senior Olympics is tomorrow. The Games will be held Oct. 10-12 at Towson State University.Athletes ages 55 and older will compete in events that include aquatics, archery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cycling, golf, horseshoes, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis and track and field.For a registration booklet, call the Maryland Office on Aging at 225-1094, or 1-800-AGE-DIAL outside the Baltimore area. The Games are sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland, and last year nearly 1,400 athletes competed.
NEWS
August 19, 2003
THE TIME for procrastination is over: New voters must register by 9 p.m. today in order to cast their ballots in Baltimore's Sept. 9 city primary. Regrettably, tens of thousands of Baltimoreans have not yet registered. These include several thousand 16-year-olds who will reach the required voting age of 18 by the November 2004 general election. Additionally, thousands of ex-offenders have not registered even though in many cases a criminal record no longer disqualifies them. Barbara E. Jackson, the city elections administrator, expects the current total of 281,600 registered voters to grow by only about 2,500 by tonight's deadline.
SPORTS
By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,Sun Staff Writer | December 22, 1994
WASHINGTON -- This may sound vaguely familiar, but an ownership-imposed deadline for settling baseball's protracted labor dispute is just hours away, and there is no sign that the players and owners are close to a settlement.If there is no agreement by 12:01 a.m. tomorrow morning, the owners claim they will declare an impasse and impose their Nov. 17 salary cap proposal. This time, it appears, they really mean it."That is what we're planning on doing," said Atlanta Braves president Stan Kasten.
NEWS
By Jules Witcover | July 26, 2002
WASHINGTON - While keeping one eye on the stock market ticker, major corporate chief executive officers and chief financial officers are probably keeping the other eye, with some trepidation, on Aug. 14. That's the deadline imposed on them by the Securities and Exchange Commission to, in the SEC's words, "personally certify - in writing, under oath, and for publication - that their most recent reports filed with the Commission are both complete and accurate....
SPORTS
By Jeff Zrebiec and Jeff Zrebiec,Sun reporter | July 30, 2008
NEW YORK - Despite weeks of speculation, it's highly unlikely the Orioles will make a significant deal before tomorrow's 4 p.m. trade deadline. "I don't see anything on the immediate horizon," Orioles president Andy MacPhail said yesterday afternoon. MacPhail said things could change with one phone call and the Orioles would be prepared if they did. However, the Orioles haven't had any teams come close to their asking price for their top trade chips, mainly All-Star closer George Sherrill, second baseman Brian Roberts and designated hitter Aubrey Huff.
NEWS
By Dan Fesperman and Dan Fesperman,Washington Bureau of The Sun | January 13, 1991
WASHINGTON -- Two days and counting until The Deadline. It is the date carved in stone for crossing the line drawn in the sand, and all over the globe the hype, hoopla and handicapping continue as if the Super Bowl, not war, were at hand in the Persian Gulf.Congressmen speculate on how quickly a U.S. air attack would overwhelm the Iraqi ground game. Analysts fret about the weather -- sunny skies or a sandstorm for zero hour? And out in the world's bleachers, millions wonder if Iraq will cancel the whole matchup by withdrawing from Kuwait in the nick of time.
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