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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2014
Clifton Wilson, an inmate at the state's Eastern Pre-Release Unit, spent last week in the great outdoors, relocating oysters from cages on private piers near Thomas Point on the Chesapeake Bay to a sanctuary in nearby Glebe Bay. To the North East resident, it was a throwback to growing up near waters teeming with wildlife. For state officials eager to help rebuild the oyster population, Wilson's work was an example of getting people involved in the Marylanders Grow Oysters program.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | June 24, 2014
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign a pact with several leading universities and hospitals Wednesday to work together on some of the city's most vexing challenges, officials said. The Baltimore City Anchor Plan calls on city agencies and the local institutions to discuss how they can share goals and resources to address public safety, business and the quality of life in the city. Set to sign the pact are the leaders of the Johns Hopkins University, Bon Secours Hospital, Coppin State University, Loyola University Maryland, the Maryland Institute College of Art , Morgan State University, Notre Dame of Maryland University and the University of Baltimore.
SPORTS
Sports Digest | June 20, 2014
Colleges Ex-Salisbury lacrosse assistant Dobbins leaves Ohio State Dave Dobbins , a member of the Ohio State men's lacrosse staff the past five years, is leaving his position to join 3d Lacrosse as director of Connecticut. Before Ohio State, Dobbins spent six years as an assistant coach at Salisbury, where he was named the 2005 DivisionIII Assistant Coach of the Year. The Sea Gulls won four national championships and were a national runner-up once during Dobbins' tenure. Men's basketball: Navy has announced its 2014-15 schedule, which includes the previously announced season opener against Michigan State, part of the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy, at Alumni Hall on Nov. 14. The Midshipmen will play 18 Patriot League conference games and 12 nonconference games.
SPORTS
By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
In the four years that Jeff Shirk has coached Washington College, the program has qualified for the NCAA tournament three times. This spring, the team reached the national semifinals for the first time since 2004. That may seem like a remarkable achievement, but Shirk downplayed that feat when compared to schools that have enjoyed a certain amount of longevity when it comes to the postseason. “We were talking about it as coaching staff that it's so impressive when you consider the teams that do this year in and year out,” he said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Kit Waskom Pollard, For The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
Like the song says, sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. For many Glenelg locals, that place seems to be Ten Oaks Tavern, in the Ten Oaks Shopping Center - and it's easy to understand why. Despite somewhat uneven food and a few service lags, the atmosphere at Ten Oaks is cheery, with the vibe of a family-friendly house party. Scene & Decor On a recent Thursday night, just before seven, Ten Oaks Tavern was packed. Both the bar and dining room are on the small side, warm and outfitted with comfortably familiar Irish-themed artwork.
SPORTS
By Childs Walker and The Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2014
Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn always will be linked by a splendid Sunday in July 2007, when baseball fans massed to celebrate all that was still good in the game. The pair went into the Hall of Fame together - Gwynn, the voluble hitting wizard, and Ripken, the indestructible shortstop. They seemed to admire each other as much as the crowd appreciated them both. So Ripken reacted with sadness Monday when news emerged that Gwynn had died at age 54 after an extended battle with cancer . “This is an extraordinarily sad day,” Ripken said in a statement.
FEATURES
By Meredith Cohn | June 13, 2014
Among the participants in this year's Baltimore Pride Parade will be Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur and Ken Ulman , who is gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate. The politicians say they have embraced the local LGBT community, with Rawlings-Blake performing the first gay marriage in Baltimore City in 2013 and conducting the first mass gay wedding in Druid Hill Park later that year. Mizeur would be the first female and openly gay governor in Maryland if elected.
SPORTS
By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | June 9, 2014
The Orioles needed a deep outing from right-hander Bud Norris on Monday night against the Boston Red Sox after the club's bullpen accounted for 6 2/3 innings the previous day. Norris gave the Orioles just that, recording his best start since joining the club last July, tossing eight scoreless innings and holding Boston to just three hits as the Orioles handed the Red Sox their sixth loss in the last seven games with a 4-0 shutout win in front of...
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | June 7, 2014
A cadre of spiritual giants was inducted Saturday into the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum as the East Baltimore gallery looks to expand in its third decade. About 1,000 people gathered in Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center for a tribute ceremony honoring three pastors and a gospel singer for their roles inspiring the country through faith. "Thank God for blessing them so that they could bless others," Rep. Elijah Cummings told the audience. "I want to thank our honorees for changing the trajectory of so many people's destiny.
SPORTS
By Eduardo A. Encina, The Baltimore Sun | June 3, 2014
ARLINGTON, Texas - Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday that he is open to going to a six-man rotation once left-hander Johan Santana becomes an option to help the club. The Orioles added Santana to the 40-man roster Monday and placed him on the 15-day major league disabled list, just before he could have exercised an opt-out clause in the minor league deal he signed in March. Santana, 35, will continue his rehabilitation process, making one more start in extended spring training this week before going on a minor league rehab assignment.
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