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July 24, 2012
After undergoing surgery to repair varicose veins in his legs, Matt Birk said he feels optimistic that his legs won't be a hindrance for him during the upcoming season. “I feel better,” the Ravens starting center said Tuesday, after the team's opening day of training camp . “[The doctors] say it'll help me feel better during the season. My leg won't get as fatigued. So it's a good thing.” Birk was among the limited group of players (quarterbacks, rookies and injured veterans)
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By Jessica Anderson and The Baltimore Sun | October 1, 2014
Angel, an aging 17-year-old giraffe born and raised at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore , was euthanized Tuesday, officials said. Angel long struggled with leg and back pain, which worsened recently, Dr. Ellen Bronson, the zoo's chief veterinarian, said in a statement. "While we were able to provide her with pain medicine which made her more comfortable, we realized that her quality of life was declining and the decision was made to euthanize her," Bronson said. She is the fourth older female giraffe to die at the zoo since 2008.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | May 4, 2012
Detectives are investigating an overnight shooting in the 2500 block of Edgecombe Circle in the Parklane neighborhood of Baltimore, police said. An adult male was shot in the legs, according to authorities, and that he was in stable condition. ywenger@baltsun.com
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By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | September 24, 2014
A man was shot in the leg in Baltimore's Broadway East neighborhood Wednesday night, police said. Officers called at 5:31 p.m. to the 1300 block of N. Port Street found the man with nonfatal injuries. He was taken to a hospital, and his condition was not released. Eastern District detectives are investigating, and anyone with information may call 410-396-2433. cmcampbell@baltsun.com twitter.com/cmcampbell6
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By Barry Rascovar | April 6, 1997
THE THREE-LEGGED stool theory is proving itself again as the 1997 General Assembly marches toward its 90th and final day tomorrow. Think of Maryland government as a stool whose three legs are the governor, House speaker and Senate president. Take any one away and government falters. With all three pegs in place, progressive legislation flows through the General Assembly and onto the governor's desk.Cooperation among these three officials is of the utmost importance. When one of them tries to circumvent the process and go it alone, it usually backfires.
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April 11, 1992
Nolan Ryan, on the 15-day disabled list because of ailing legs, said yesterday that he was getting better and doesn't think the injuries indicate the end of his career is near.Ryan, in his 26th major-league season, is on the disabled list for the fourth time since 1990."I think the people's attitude is because of my age, any time something happens, I think people look for that to be the injury that finishes me off," Ryan said. "And I look at it from the standpoint that it's more of a nagging, nuisance-type thing."
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By Dianne Williams Hayes and Dianne Williams Hayes,Staff writer | December 23, 1990
They were legs like no other at Old Mill Senior.At least that was the opinion of the majority of students who cast votes for the best "turkey legs" among their teachers by dropping coins into tennis ball cans.However, once you meet social studies teacher Nadine Dow, you quickly learn that winning the contest that students say is "not chauvinistic" has more to do with her personality than her legs.For the past six years, the Varsity Club at Old Mill has raised money to feed the hungry in the county by having students review pictures of legs and casting their vote for the best.
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By Marylou Luther | October 17, 1990
What do you recommend for someone 29 who loves short skirts but doesn't have the legs for them? My skinny legs look like toothpicks below a mini. K.G., Bergenfield, N.J.Dear K.G.: For the first time since Andre Courreges launched fashion into space in the '60s with his moon-maiden majorette boots, an accessory has once more become the key to a new look.It's the over-the-knee boot and it's not only the height of fashion the thigh-height it will also solve your problem. Many of the new suede versions can be cuffed to below-the-knee level or crushed to mid-calf height, so you can enhance your legs even more by wearing such boots over thick, tweedy leggings.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Staff Writer | June 30, 1993
WIMBLEDON, England -- The Nuprin stayed in the bottle for the first game yesterday, and Pam Shriver took it as a sign that the stress fracture in her leg is not getting worse.Certainly, it didn't seem to affect the outcome of the quarterfinal doubles match that Shriver and partner Liz Smylie won, 6-3, 6-4, over No. 3 seeds Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and Helena Sukova."I think Arantxa wasn't feeling very well physically, but then neither am I," said Shriver, of Lutherville, Md. "Helena also was probably down, because of the way she lost to Martina [Navratilova]
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By Houston Chronicle | July 29, 1995
The hottest new fad in the cat world is the Munchkin, a stubby-legged feline with a bounding, ferret-like gait and a sense of humor that owners say makes it one of the most lovable kitties around.But its arrival has fostered a cat fight between those who hiss that Munchkins are freaks of nature and those who contend they are nature perfected. Opponents howl that breeding for abnormally short legs will create cats plagued with the same joint and back problems that dog some breeds of canines.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | September 9, 2014
A 13-year-old girl was accidentally shot at a Bel Air home on Friday afternoon, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. The girl was shot in the leg, Cristie Kahler, spokesperson for the Sheriff's Office said. She was taken to the Johns Hopkins Childrens Center in Baltimore with a non-life threatening injury, Kahler said. She was later released, according to Kahler. Kahler said the incident occurred on Colonial Court where the homeowner had recently died and family members were cleaning the house.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | August 25, 2014
Two men were injured by a BB gun in an aggravated assault in a West Baltimore alley Monday, police said. Officers, called shortly after 4 p.m., found a 48-year-old man with wounds to his leg and back at the intersection of W. Lanvale Street and Kirby Lane. The second victim, a 29-year-old, walked into an area hospital with an injury to his chest about 10 minutes later. The 48-year-old was in good condition and the 29-year-old was in fair condition, police said, and both were stable.
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By Jessica Anderson and Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | August 12, 2014
A 25-year-old was shot in the leg after he refused to give up his shoes during a robbery Monday night, Baltimore County police said. Police said on Tuesday several suspects approached the victim in the area of St Regis Road and Framingham Road when they surrounded him, and took his cell phone and wallet. The suspects then fled. One suspect, however, returned and demanded the victim hand over his shoes. Police said the victim refused and started to run away when the suspect shot him at least once in the lower body.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2014
Chris Davis, who was batting .193 in 99 games through Sunday, didn't start Monday against New York Yankees left-hander Chris Capuano. But after third baseman Manny Machado injured his right leg during an at-bat in the bottom of the third inning, Davis entered as a defensive replacement at third base to start the top of the fourth. The left-handed-hitting Davis' struggles this season have been well-documented, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he also wanted to get Steve Pearce a start.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2014
Three people were shot in separate incidents in Baltimore Monday, police said. Officers found a man shot in the face at the intersection of East Federal Street and Erdman Avenue, in Orchard Ridge just before 10 p.m., police said. Anyone with information may call Northeast District detectives at 410-396-2444. Another man walked into an area hospital with a gunshot wound to his elbow about the same time, and detectives have not determined where that incident happened. In West Baltimore about 7:15, police found a man 21-year-old man shot in the leg in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2014
A man was shot in the leg in Southwest Baltimore Wednesday night, police said. Officers were called around 10 p.m. to the 4500 block of Frederick Ave. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, and his condition was not released. Police did not identify a suspect or motive. Southwest District detectives are investigating, and anyone with information may call 410-396-2488. cmcampbell@baltsun.com twitter.com/cmcampbell6
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March 13, 1995
A Brooklyn Park man was shot in both legs Saturday night after he tried to fight off two robbers with a six-pack of beer.Harry Raymond Barrett, 44, of the 200 block of Franklin Ave. was shot about 9:50 p.m. near Doris and Kramme avenues as he was on his way home from a neighborhood grocery store.Police said Mr. Barrett was approached by two men who demanded his money. Rather than comply, he hit one of them with a six-pack of beer while shouting that the two men would have to kill him before they got his money, police said.
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By JUSTIN FENTON | May 9, 2006
Three men were arrested by Harford County deputies yesterday and charged with attempted murder after an Abingdon woman's ex-boyfriend attacked her and attempted to sever the legs of a man staying in her home, the county sheriff's office said yesterday. About 11:40 p.m. Sunday, the sheriff's office said, three men broke into a home in the 3100 block of Abingdon Road and started fighting with Marc Edward Travers, 23, and Melissa Lynn Lowery, 27. Travers said he had been cut, and Lowery ran outside calling for help.
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