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By Vito Stellino and Vito Stellino,Staff Writer | November 26, 1993
How bad are things for the Philadelphia Eagles these days? They're so bad they've left linebacker Seth Joyner virtually speechless.Joyner still is talking, but with none of the bite that made him a symbol of the outspoken Eagles in the past when they were known for their swagger.Just last year, Joyner said coach Rich Kotite was a puppet, owner Norman Braman a cheapskate and Randall Cunningham's 1991 knee injury was punishment from God for not supporting former coach Buddy Ryan.Now that the Eagles have lost six straight and have been decimated by injuries, Joyner is taking a different tack.
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,larry.carson@baltsun.com | June 14, 2009
For a politician whose stock in trade is language and communication, staying silent for 10 days might seem like a nearly impossible task. But silence and professionally guided meditation is something Del. Elizabeth Bobo has learned to love and use in recent years, she said, and she feels it helps her, both as a person and an elected official. A strong personality and liberal Democrat well-known as a vigorous advocate for causes she believes in, Bobo, who represents a single member district mostly covering West Columbia, said she may not seem that different on the outside, but she's feeling more peaceful on the inside.
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October 25, 1991
Wayne A. Cawley Jr., an amiable Caroline County farmer who has been Maryland secretary of agriculture for 12 1/2 years, says he was speechless for the first time in his life when he learned that the department's headquarters outside Annapolis would be renamed in his honor."
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | April 18, 2005
There was no last-minute drama in the competition for the jockeys' title on the final day at Laurel Park yesterday. When Mario Pino raced to a wire-to-wire victory on Yo Can Do in the featured seventh race, the meet championship was assured for apprentice Eric Camacho, who was shut out on the card. Camacho virtually guaranteed his first major crown with three winners Saturday, pulling into a three-victory lead over veteran Ramon Dominguez, who had a brief shot to tie Camacho after scoring with The Polski Prince in yesterday's sixth race.
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By Stephen Hunter and Stephen Hunter,Sun Film Critic | December 16, 1994
In "Speechless," you hear the titter-patter of little quips.It's a secret newspaper movie, one of those mock-'30s, wisecrack-dense jobs that yearns to have been written by Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht (and settles for Robert King); the snippy lines and nanosecond-quick comebacks fly about like shrapnel on a nasty battlefield. The setting, however, while still in the media arena, has been dialed one notch over, and instead of reporters, the subjects are political speech writers in a hectic, tight New Mexico Senate campaign.
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By DENNIS O'BRIEN | September 12, 1993
After hearing three women break down and cry as they described how he seduced them, Ron Price was asked by a reporter if he had any remorse for what he had done.He had nothing to say -- for once.The man who for five months granted television and newspaper interviews, admitted his crimes on "Geraldo!" and confessed his lustful thoughts to the Washington Post, was finally doing what most people who face criminal charges do. Keeping quiet.While Price's crimes and his loquacious ways may inspire a television movie, they also are likely to land him a considerable prison term when he is sentenced next month by Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Eugene M. Lerner.
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By Dan Berger | February 17, 1999
Now people can begin telling pollsters honestly what they think of the guy.Talk radio is speechless, but they'll think of something.The number of hotels not being built here keeps increasing to meet the demand of conventions not coming here.Trustees of a small college in New Hampshire demand that students living in houses like boozy pigs do it coeducationally. The scholars are outraged.Pub Date: 2/17/99
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By George Neff Lucas | July 31, 1991
Apparently Bush is obsessedBy the fact he does foreign stuff bestIf there is a gap` On his policy map,It's not the Mideast but Midwest.*When the Senate snuck up to House payHonoraria vanished, they say;But how can a bill) That just levels the HillKeep senators speechless? No way.*Ere the coming electoral flingWe behold an unusual thing:More and more Democrats& Are tossing their hatsNot into but out of the ring.*To size up America's horde,Census '90 put up on the boardA new bottom line* Which would have been fineBut the underclass got underscored.
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By Joanne E. Morvay and Joanne E. Morvay,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 8, 1998
When Michaelle Crumbacker decided to propose to Tom Leone, it took her a few months to get up the nerve.Michaelle and Tom had been dating for nearly three years by then. (They met in the spring of 1995 at a conference held at an Inner Harbor hotel.)In October 1997, Michaelle and Tom began discussing marriage. But Michaelle knew that Tom would be reluctant to make the first move, that it would be up to her.Shortly after she and Tom began dating, Michaelle had confided in him about a previous relationship that had "gone very sour."
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By Tara Finnegan and Tara Finnegan,Staff Writer | October 1, 1992
PHILADELPHIA -- A few weeks ago, the New York Mets only knew of Ryan Thompson as the "player to be named" along with second baseman Jeff Kent in the trade that sent David Cone to the Toronto Blue Jays.Since Sept. 4, Thompson, a 24-year-old native of Chestertown, has been starting for the Mets, dividing his time between the three outfield positions.Thompson was acquired by the Mets on Sept. 1 and that same evening manager Jeff Torborg sent him in to replace Vince Coleman, who was ejected in the third inning.
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By PETER SCHMUCK | March 30, 2005
WHILE FORMER University of Maryland golf coach Fred Funk was battling his way to the biggest PGA victory of his career on Monday, local television viewers were transfixed on WBAL, where Lisa Marie Presley was pouring out her heart to Oprah. Let's go to the show capsule on the Oprah Web site: "Everything you wanted to know about Lisa Marie Presley - marriage ... men ... motherhood." Don't know about you, but if Lisa Marie isn't Freddie Funk's wife or the mother of his children, I'm thinking, how about a little coverage of The Players Championship?
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | March 30, 2003
PHILADELPHIA - When Hasim Rahman fought David Tua in Miami in 1998, he was far ahead on points when a late punch after the ninth round hurt him, and Tua finished him off in the 10th. But having failed to have been given the recovery time many felt he deserved, Rahman felt cheated. Last night, at the First Union Spectrum, Rahman got his chance at - and many in the crowd felt he succeeded at - revenge. Rahman jabbed Tua's eyes puffy, bounced right hands off him that bloodied his nose and even had a feel-good moment by flooring Tua with a late jab after the bell ending the final round.
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By Brent Jones and Brent Jones,SUN STAFF | October 14, 2002
INDIANAPOLIS - Ravens cornerback Gary Baxter said the pass-interference call he received late in yesterday's 22-20 loss to the Indianapolis Colts was a first for him. While Baxter has been hit with interference calls before, he said it had never happened at such a critical time - on fourth-and-10 with less than two minutes left in a game his team led by one point. The 22-yard penalty placed the ball at the Ravens' 42, and Indianapolis kicker Mike Vanderjagt eventually hit a 38-yard field goal to win the game.
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By Nancy Gallant and Nancy Gallant,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 23, 2002
WHEN DAN McClanahan became print production manager at the Pennysaver, he was comfortable that he had the graphic-arts skills needed for the position. Also, his work as a plate maker had made him familiar with the machines and mechanical processes involved in producing the weekly magazine. Still, one part of his job made the Crofton resident nervous. As a manager, he would be responsible for making oral presentations at company meetings about such topics as production and safety. Unfortunately, like many people, Dan was not a confident public speaker.
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By Sarah Pekkanen and Sarah Pekkanen,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 27, 2000
It never happens this way on the commercials. Sometimes people answer the door in curlers or a bathrobe; sometimes they look perfectly put together. Sometimes they let loose with an ear-splitting shriek, and sometimes they cry. But they're always home. "Hello! Hellllllo!" shouts the woman knocking on the door of a home in a quiet Columbia cul-de-sac. "It's the Prize Patrol!" Yes, that Prize Patrol. From Publishers Clearing House, the magazine-sales company. They've come to Columbia in a shiny red van filled with roses, champagne, balloons and a big cardboard check (not as big as you might think, but we'll get to that in a moment)
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By Gerard Shields and Gerard Shields,SUN STAFF | March 10, 2000
Any fans who have patiently awaited today's arrival of Mayor Martin O'Malley's new CD "Wait for Me" might need that same patience while listening for its "secret" song. An unlisted track on the second CD from O'Malley's March, the mayor's Irish rock band, features an unknown talent the band discovered earlier this year: Northeast Baltimore resident Sinead Fahey, age 8. During a January benefit performance at Bohager's for next week's St. Patrick's Day parade, an organizer asked the mayor if the little girl could sing a song for the crowd.
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By Carl Schoettler and Carl Schoettler,Evening Sun Staff | September 13, 1991
They began singing "I'm Just Wild About Jackie" at the Governor's Club party when 87 percent of the votes for comptroller were in and Jackie McLean was surging ahead.Kenny Webster, McLean's campaign manager, chalked up the figures: Mary Conaway 12,713; Jody Landers 27,677 . . .McLean's workers chanted "GO! GO! GO! GO! GO!"Webster wrote McLean 35,451.Now, McLean's workers exploded cheering and Dave Bunn's Quintet was playing "Happy Days Are Here Again."Half an hour later as McLean was winning by 10,000, her workers sang James Brown's "Living in America," and the candidate appeared on the stand, handsome in a purple linen jacket, floral dress, smiling one big, wide, radiant smile, and claiming victory.
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By Knight-Ridder News Service | August 8, 1995
GIKONGORO, Rwanda -- What does a middle-class American man say to a grieving refugee mother who, driven by hopelessness, has just snapped the neck of her newborn child?And what floods the mind of a 29-year-old American woman as she stands amid the putrid and still-rotting flesh of a few hundred massacre victims?Charlie Danzoll of Bloomfield, Conn., knows. So does his wife, Abby Maxman.They came to Rwanda in January and are aid workers for CARE International, and like thousands of others who have come to assist this tortured nation, both say their lives have been forever changed.
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By Dan Berger | February 17, 1999
Now people can begin telling pollsters honestly what they think of the guy.Talk radio is speechless, but they'll think of something.The number of hotels not being built here keeps increasing to meet the demand of conventions not coming here.Trustees of a small college in New Hampshire demand that students living in houses like boozy pigs do it coeducationally. The scholars are outraged.Pub Date: 2/17/99
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By Joanne E. Morvay and Joanne E. Morvay,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 8, 1998
When Michaelle Crumbacker decided to propose to Tom Leone, it took her a few months to get up the nerve.Michaelle and Tom had been dating for nearly three years by then. (They met in the spring of 1995 at a conference held at an Inner Harbor hotel.)In October 1997, Michaelle and Tom began discussing marriage. But Michaelle knew that Tom would be reluctant to make the first move, that it would be up to her.Shortly after she and Tom began dating, Michaelle had confided in him about a previous relationship that had "gone very sour."
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