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By Luke Broadwater | July 27, 2011
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles   • Eww, Wu: Congressman Wu resigns after alleged forced sexual encounter with young woman. ( Fox News )  • [Insert joke about Wu's pathetic nature here.] Wu dressed up as Tigger. ( Indecision Forever )  • It takes Chootzpah to say something like this : Meet President O'Bachmann.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | March 14, 2011
She has no name. She's known only as 05-730560. "This is everything we've got," said Anne Arundel County Police Detective John Gajda, plunking down a plastic box that holds folders of what's known about the young woman with reddish brown hair — which isn't much — and her investigation. Gajda keeps the box at his desk in Crownsville, 17 miles from where children found her decomposing body at the northern tip of the county five and a half years ago. The woman's remains are kept in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2010
A woman in her 20s was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where she died Saturday night from injuries sustained from a car accident in North Baltimore, a police spokesman said. The female driver, whose name has not been released, died after her car and a SUV collided in the intersection of North Calvert and 28th streets about 7 p.m., said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a department spokesman. He said a passenger in her car suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
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By Tricia Bishop | tricia.bishop@baltsun.com | March 7, 2010
Her daughter disowned her as a devil-worshiping witch. Police didn't believe her allegations of brainwashing. And social services said they weren't equipped to deal with a cult. But Seeta Newton still would not let her grandson Javon go. Her dreams pushed her to hold on. In one, the infant boy clings to Newton's neck while his mother, Ria, floats toward them, her arms spread wide, gown sleeves hanging like angel wings. Javon whispers insistently in Newton's ear: I want to come live where you live.
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By Garrison Keillor | December 23, 2009
My little girl was born within a week of Christmas and, believe you me, conceiving one to hatch on target like that is no simple task. It takes planning and biotechnology, and the male is force-fed raw oysters, and the female must hang upside down in a dark room for hours. I was 55 at the time and remember it well. This bonus baby was the last grandchild in my family, a last attempt to breed some frivolity and high-spiritedness into our somber Anglo line, and we seem to have succeeded.
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By Tricia Bishop and Tricia Bishop,tricia.bishop@baltsun.com | November 4, 2009
Miriam Deborah Frankl wore midnight blue nail polish, teased her two younger brothers and looked forward to the change in seasons so she could finally pair those brown boots with that purple jacket. Those were among the memories that speakers shared at a memorial Tuesday for the 20-year-old Johns Hopkins University neuroscience student who was killed in a hit-and-run last month, painting a portrait of a confident and charismatic young woman. The junior was a third-generation scientist, a sorority sister and the best friend that some ever had. "Miriam was a remarkable woman," said her aunt, Rebecca German, a professor at the Hopkins School of Medicine.
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By Richard E. Vatz | August 4, 2009
Less than a year ago, a beautiful and wonderful citizen by all accounts, Aysha Ring, was viciously murdered by David Briggs - stabbed to death while standing in line at a convenience store. The perpetrator has been found not criminally responsible and is committed to the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup. He will serve no jail time and will be re-evaluated in a year for possible release, although prosecutor S. Ann Brobst told this writer that her office will ensure that does not occur.
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By Kathleen Parker | June 24, 2009
Every revolution needs a unifying symbol, and members of Iran's opposition movement now have theirs. That was one dumb sniper who took out the young woman millions now know as Neda. Or was he? No one seems to know the identity of the rooftop shooter who pierced Neda's heart with a bullet Saturday. Was he a Basij sniper, as some witnesses have reported? Was it a mistake? Or did the shooter see an opportunity to create a necessary martyr? The thought is inescapable that the beautiful Neda Agha Soltan might have been selected from the crowd not to scare away protesters, but to unite them.
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By Sara Neufeld and Sara Neufeld,sara.neufeld@baltsun.com | September 25, 2008
Six years ago, a 12-year-old girl with mild mental retardation charged that seven boys attacked and sexually assaulted her in a math class at Southeast Middle School in Baltimore. She and her mother won a $100,000 judgment against the city school system, the maximum permitted by law. But the incident left Brittany Banks, now 18, so traumatized that she spent most of her adolescence in and out of psychiatric facilities and is unable to live at home. And on Sept. 10, according to her mother, she was permitted to walk out of a group home in Prince George's County where she was supposed to be under 24-hour supervision.
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