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By Justin Fenton and Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2014
A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere. The steer was first spotted about 10:15 a.m. after escaping from the George G. Ruppersberger & Sons Inc. slaughterhouse in the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., according to police. It was shot less than an hour later. Scores of people took pictures of the felled animal at North Charles and Preston Street, and the incident became fodder for social media, which lit up with pictures, Internet memes ("Cow Ripken")
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Jacques Kelly | October 3, 2014
At age 100, the commercial building at 120 W. North Ave. has enjoyed prosperity and suffered humiliation. It's now soon to become an arts center in the Station North neighborhood, whose transformation I've been watching for the past few years. Perhaps its worst hour happened in 2012, when the Fire Department ordered it closed. Inspectors took one look at the outdated 1914 wiring and said, "Shut it down. " Its main tenant, the Single Carrot Theatre , promptly moved out. "The electrical box was like something out of a Dr. Frankenstein movie," said Laurens "Mac" MacLure, director of the Baltimore Arts Realty Corp., who gave a tour of the roomy structure this week, as his group has been completing plans for a $6 million upgrade.
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By Antero Pietila and Antero Pietila,SUN STAFF | July 12, 2004
The distressing sight of boarded-up rowhouses along Druid Hill Avenue, between Baltimore's biggest park and North Avenue, makes it hard to believe that this decayed neighborhood was once home for many of the city's most successful African-American strivers. From the 1920s until the late 1940s, this was the famed Sugar Hill, the namesake of a similarly upscale part of Harlem. Prominent lawyers and educators lived in the modest, cramped two-story rowhouses near Druid Hill Park; so did waiters, bell captains and postal workers.
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July 15, 1992
The 2 a.m. shooting where five people were wounded outside Odell's early Monday does not surprise us at all. Since 1976, when the late Odell Brock opened his night club in the first block of East North Avenue, half a dozen people have been slain outside, often in arguments over narcotics.In 1987, federal agents padlocked and confiscated the club after its then owner, Philip A. Murray, was arrested and convicted for his involvement in a major West Baltimore heroin ring. Much of that ring's money had been laundered through Odell's, prosecutors said.
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December 18, 2003
On December 14, 2003, DELORES. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 East North Avenue on Thursday after 9 A.M., The family will receive friends at Eastern United Methodist Church, 1429 E. North Avenue on Friday at 10 A.M. Funeral Services will follow at 10:30. See www.marchfh.com
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December 9, 2006
On December 5, 2006, Fannie C., wife of the late Eugene Roles. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue, on Sunday after 10 am. The Family will receive friends at Eastern United Methodist Church, 1429 E. North Avenue on Monday at 10:30 am. Funeral Services will follow at 11am.
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September 24, 2008
On September 20, 2008, ESTELLE D. EDGERS, Friends may call at the William C. Brown Community Funeral Home P.A., 1206 W. North Avenue, Thursday 3 to 7 pm. Family will receive friends at the St. Abraham's Baptist Church, 1124 W. North Avenue, Friday 10:30 am. Funeral 11 am.
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November 12, 2008
On November 6, 2008, LILLIAN. Friends may visit at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Thursday after 8:30 A.M. The family will receive friends at St. Abraham Baptist Church, 1124 W. North Avenue on Friday at 10 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 11 A.M.
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February 1, 2009
On January 28, 2009, EMMA E. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Monday after 8 A.M. The family will receive friends at Ark Church, 1263 E. North Avenue on Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 11 A.M.
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April 17, 2008
On April 15, 2008, RUBY G. Friends may visit at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Thursday after 2 P.M. The family will receive friends at ARK Church, 1263 E. North Avenue on Saturday at 9 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 9:30.
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