Why TEDCOs bid to be more relevant starts with diversity

Feb 22 8:01am Technical.ly Baltimore
With a new fund for Black entrepreneurs and a streamlined process for its seed funding, the economic development group is undergoing a major refresh.
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With 'switch-hitting Jesus' gone, a look back at Matt Wieters' Orioles miracles

Feb 22 8:01am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Matt Wieters never became the switch-hitting Jesus, but his Orioles career was full of small miracles.
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Wine + Chocolate Tightfisted Fashion

Feb 22 8:00am Baltimore SNAP
February 17, 2017 – The Hall of Events...
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Spring Training Primer: Brittons oblique; Intrasquad opener; Joseph on Wieters

Feb 22 7:00am BaltimoreBaseball.com
What’s happening: The Orioles are scheduled to play their second intrasquad game today at 1:05 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium.  Rain is forecast, and if the game can’t be played, it will be moved to Thursday morning. Wade Miley and Ubaldo Jimenez, both projected to be in the club’s 2017 rotation, are today’s scheduled starters. Dylan […] The post Spring Training Primer: Britton’s oblique; Intrasquad opener; Joseph on Wieters appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Baltimore Orioles Fans, Get Ready to Know RHP Jesus Liranzo

Feb 22 7:00am Baltimore Sports Report
The Baltimore Orioles top 30 prospects list was released by MLB Pipeline this week and there are likely some names that Orioles’ fans do not really know. Right-handed pitcher Jesus Liranzo may be somewhat familiar, but get ready to really know him in 2017. Liranzo, 21 (turns 22 in March), is a guy that prior […] The post Baltimore Orioles’ Fans, Get Ready to Know RHP Jesus Liranzo appeared first on Baltimore Sports Report.
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Ravens news, notes and opinions on free agents, prospects and blitz pickup

Feb 22 7:00am Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Ravens have made offers to several of their top free agents, a group that includes right tackle Rick Wagner, nose tackle Brandon Williams and fullback Kyle Juszczyk, in the hopes of keeping them off the open market. Nothing appears imminent on those fronts, but the Ravens will surely take another...
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Birds Eye View Episdode 189: The Man In The Arena

Feb 22 6:30am Baltimore Sports Report
–                          –                          – Leading Off   We may not have had any games yet, but there has been enough news trickling from Sarasota to make us believe that Spring Training is […] The post Bird’s Eye View – Episdode 189: The Man In The Arena appeared first on Baltimore Sports Report.
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Poly's Will Henderson wins two titles at track and field states; Franklin girls take team crown

Feb 21 10:51pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Will Henderson of Poly stayed rather busy at the indoor state track and field championship meet Tuesday night at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex.
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80,000 more salaried workers could get overtime pay under proposed bill

Feb 21 10:37pm MarylandReporter.com
A bill that would make 80,000 more salaried employees in Maryland eligible for overtime pay is not sitting well with business and nonprofit groups, whose salaried employees often work more than 40 hours a week. But the bill’s sponsor says companies have avoided paying overtime for decades by unfairly classifying hourly workers as salaried employees. The bill, HB665, would increase the salary cap for white-collar and service workers currently exempt from overtime pay to $47,476 up from the current $23,660.
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Old Mill girls go overtime for county title

Feb 21 10:19pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
There wasn't a wild celebration following Old Mill's third straight county championship on Tuesday. It was more like a sigh of relief. Pushed to the limit for the second time in a week against Severna Park, Old Mill made enough plays in overtime to pull out a 62-53 victory over Severna Park in...
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Perry Hall's second-quarter surge spurs county title

Feb 21 9:59pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
In its climb to the top spot in The Baltimore Sun's top 15 poll this season, the Perry Hall boys basketball team has enjoyed plenty of quality quarters to help pull away from the competition. None might have been more dominating than the second quarter against Milford Mill in Tuesday's Baltimore...
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Old Mill holds on for county title in boys basketball

Feb 21 9:25pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Robinson scores 16 points in Old Mill win...
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New Town edges Catonsville for county supremacy

Feb 21 9:18pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
New Town executed an offensive and defensive plan to perfection Tuesday and defeated Catonsville 43-39 in the Baltimore County girls championship game at SECU Arena at Towson University.The Titans (16-5) avenged a 73-47 loss to the Comets on Jan. 4.Senior Marayiha Smith scored a game-high 20 points,...
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Maryland should look to local government for pension solutions

Feb 21 6:47pm MarylandReporter.com
Potential solutions to Maryland’s looming pension crisis can be found in the one place the legislature would never think to look: Local governments. Caroline County can help show the way.
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High school sports polls for Feb. 21

Feb 21 6:14pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Boys basketball No. School Record Prev. 1. Perry Hall 20-2 1 2. Patterson 20-3 3 3. Mount Saint Joseph 29-3 4 4. Poly 16-7 2 5. Mount Carmel 23-8 5 6. Lake Clifton 18-4 6 7. McDonogh 19-9 10 8. John Carroll 21-11 7 9. Woodlawn 18-4 9 10. Dunbar 17-5 11 11. Old Mill 20-2 8 12. St. Frances 15-17...
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When Machado and Schoop were pups, Robert Andino showed them how to be pros

Feb 21 6:05pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Five spring trainings ago, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop's time in big league camp was limited to cameo appearances. They were occasionally shuttled in from minor league camp at Twin Lakes Park for the purposes of playing in mop-up innings of Grapefruit League games.
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Orioles notes: Zach Britton to be held out of second intrasquad game

Feb 21 5:40pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
In a move that Orioles manager Buck Showalter said was purely precautionary, closer Zach Britton will not pitch in Wednesday's second intrasquad game. He was scheduled to pitch one inning - or around 15 pitches - in his first spring training action.
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Maryland basketball embraces life without Michal Cekovsky

Feb 21 5:32pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon talked recently about the potential of his team late in the season, and used junior center Michal Cekovsky's improvement and return to health as the biggest reason.
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Schmuck: Nationals provide closure to Matt Wieters, Orioles

Feb 21 5:15pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Dan Duquette was proactive on the catching front, so Matt Wieters moved on, agreeing to term with the Nationals on Tuesday.
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Restaurant and bar performance venue MilkBoy ArtHouse to open this spring

Feb 21 5:03pm Stories Beneath the Shell
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (CSPAC) and MilkBoy of Philadelphia are partnering up to open College Park’s newest restaurant, bar and live music venue this spring, MilkBoy ArtHouse. The venue – which will be located along Route 1 on Baltimore Avenue – will host a wide range of local, national and international performers, including […]...
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Ravens coach John Harbaugh evaluating college options ... for his daughter

Feb 21 4:15pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
After a disappointing season, John Harbaugh is still coach of the Ravens, meaning the Harbaugh with the most interesting up-in-the-air future at the moment is his daughter, Alison. Alison is a freshman in high school. She's also a promising lacrosse player. Because that's around the ridiculously...
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Thoughts on acquiring LHP Bleier and designating Christian Walker for assignment

Feb 21 3:41pm BaltimoreBaseball.com
In an attempt to add more left-handed relief to the roster, the Orioles acquired 29-year-old southpaw Richard Bleier from the New York Yankees on Tuesday for a player to be named later or future cash considerations. Bleier, who posted a 1.96 ERA in 23 appearances for the Yankees last year, was designated for assignment Thursday […] The post Thoughts on acquiring LHP Bleier and designating Christian Walker for assignment appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Maryland coach Mark Turgeon changes his tune about sitting Melo Trimble

Feb 21 3:08pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
After sitting junior point guard Melo Trimble for the last 4 ½ minutes of Sunday's 71-60 loss at Wisconsin, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said he wasn't sending a message to his star or anyone else on the team. Turns out, Turgeon was doing exactly that.
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Orioles acquire left-hander Richard Bleier in trade with Yankees

Feb 21 2:36pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles continued to shuffle their spring training roster Tuesday, acquiring left-hander Richard Bleier from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later. To make 40-man roster space for Bleier, the Orioles designated first baseman/outfielder Christian Walker for assignment.
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Maryland men's season finale against Michigan State moved to March 4

Feb 21 1:02pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Maryland will finish its regular season at home on March 4 against Michigan State in a 2 p.m. game that will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
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The Baltimore Ravens are hosting a pitch competition

Feb 21 12:45pm Technical.ly Baltimore
It's during Light City, and the winning startup gets some stadium exposure.
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Wieters agrees to two-year, $21 million deal (with opt-out) from Nationals

Feb 21 12:11pm BaltimoreBaseball.com
Looks like catcher Matt Wieters will get a multi-year deal after all – and will stay in the area, a source confirmed this morning. He just won’t be in an Orioles uniform for the first time since making his big-league debut in May 2009. According to various reports, including FanRag Sports and Fox Sports and […] The post Wieters agrees to two-year, $21 million deal (with opt-out) from Nationals appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Who will win these v important NET/WORK Awards? You decide

Feb 21 12:09pm Technical.ly Baltimore
The noms are in. Let's do some voting.
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Schmuck: If Orioles had waited around, they probably could've re-signed Matt Wieters

Feb 21 11:45am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Dan Duquette was proactive on the catching front, so Matt Wieters moved on, agreeing to term with the Nationals on Tuesday.
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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph Broken Clouds Over Historic St. Annes Church on a Late Winter Morning Tuesday February 21st 2017

Feb 21 10:50am Annapolis Experience Blog
A Perspective From the Circle Click on Photograph to Enlarge There are times when one can simply be in the right place at the right time, at least that seemed to be the case earlier, when I found myself standing in front of St. Anne’s Church. For you see between the hit and miss Click on the following link to read the complete post Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Broken Clouds Over Historic St. Anne’s Church on a Late Winter Morning • Tuesday February 21st 2017...
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7 projects that won our attention at HopHacks

Feb 21 10:39am Technical.ly Baltimore
Projects looked to help people who were blind, tap into the power of the blockchain and read deeper into the news.
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A look at the 50+ available jobs at Thursdays NET/WORK Baltimore

Feb 21 10:11am Technical.ly Baltimore
As per our exhibitor survey, many of the open jobs pay between $71,000 and $100,000.
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No. 1 Perry Hall boys looking for first Baltimore County basketball crown

Feb 21 10:10am High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Perry Hall boys basketball team wants to make this a season of firsts.
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State Roundup, February 21, 2017

Feb 21 8:22am MarylandReporter.com
Some of Hogan's agenda likely to pass; Baltimore state’s attorney returns to Annapolis to push legislation to ease prosecution of repeat sex offenders; Guinness company seeks hike in amount of beer it can sell at planned Relay brewery; bill would outlaw marriage of anyone under 18; Del. Carr offers bill to hike penalties for drivers who repeatedly pass school buses illegally; and Gov. Hogan shares cover of Washington Examiner mag.
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WE Community & WE Day Launch

Feb 21 8:00am Baltimore SNAP
February 16, 2017 – Owings Mills...
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Spring Training Primer: Intrasquads start; Nuno expected; Andino at the Movies no more

Feb 21 7:00am BaltimoreBaseball.com
What’s happening: Right-handers Tyler Wilson (pictured above) and Mike Wright combined for 25 starts and 42 appearances for the Orioles in 2016. Neither did enough to really separate himself from the pack going into this year. But they’ll get the first cracks on the mound this spring as they’ve been tabbed to start today’s initial Orioles’ intrasquad […] The post Spring Training Primer: Intrasquads start; Nuno expected; ‘Andino at the Movies’ no more appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Steve Smith Sr. staying away from training to avoid thoughts of a comeback

Feb 21 7:00am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Steve Smith Sr. officially filed for his retirement last month, but the ultra-competitive former Ravens wide receiver knows himself too well to even help people train this offseason. Smith wants to stay disciplined, lest he find himself on the field next season at age 38.
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Though their careers are in different places, Orioles' Machado and Andino share a tight bond

Feb 21 6:30am Sports - baltimoresun.com
There’s no coincidence that inside the Orioles clubhouse at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, the lockers of Manny Machado and Robert Andino are right next to each other. They are players on very different sides of their careers. Machado is one of the games brightest young stars and one of the club’s...
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Thoughts on re-signing Bourn and how it affects leadoff spot, outfield, Rickard, Jones

Feb 20 9:22pm BaltimoreBaseball.com
It took a little longer than anticipated. And it surely wasn’t the exact deal he was looking for, but outfielder Michael Bourn is back with the Orioles – at least for the spring. The 34-year-old veteran signed a minor-league deal Monday with an invite to Orioles’ camp. His contract will be worth $2 million if […] The post Thoughts on re-signing Bourn and how it affects leadoff spot, outfield, Rickard, Jones appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Century, Hereford capture 2A indoor track titles

Feb 20 8:54pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Century co-coach Chris Mead said the Class 2A West Region meet was a steppingstone on the road to states. The Knights captured the regional title for the second year in a row at Hagerstown Community College two weeks ago, and they continued to make their presence known Monday by claiming the 2A...
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Orioles re-sign outfielder Michael Bourn to minor league contract

Feb 20 7:39pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles added yet another outfielder to their spring training roster on Monday night, re-signing veteran Michael Bourn to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Bourn, who will report to the club later this week, can make a base salary of $2 million if he...
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Mount St. Joseph's Jalen Smith wins Catholic League Player of the Year

Feb 20 6:41pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
A highly touted college prospect going in as a freshman at Mount St. Joseph, Jalen Smith has taken his game to a higher level in a breakthrough junior season. The 6-foot-9 center has helped lead the No. 3 Gaels to a 29-3 mark going into the postseason and his fine impact at both ends of the court...
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Pain-free again, Chris Davis ready to punish baseballs

Feb 20 5:10pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
It probably says something about the Orioles' stubborn reliance on power that even prodigious home run hitter Chris Davis conceded recently that there is more to winning than seeing who can hit a baseball the farthest. Obviously, the Orioles do that better than anyone, but several years at or near...
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Maryland Hillel hosts second annual Shabbat-friendly JHacks

Feb 20 5:01pm Stories Beneath the Shell
Maryland Hillel sponsored their second JHacks Friday through Sunday, drawing over 90 participants, both Jewish and non-Jewish for a 20 hour hackathon. The term “hackathon,” refers to an “invention marathon,” according to Major League Hacking, the official student hackathon league that organizes hackathons around the world. This invention marathon consists mostly of computer programming and […]...
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Terps center Michal Cekovsky will miss rest of season after fracturing ankle

Feb 20 5:00pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Maryland junior center Michal Cekovsky fractured his left ankle in Sunday's 71-60 loss at Wisconsin and will miss the rest of the season, the school announced Monday. Cekovsky scored 10 points against the Badgers and had played good defense against Wisconsin redshirt sophomore Ethan Happ before...
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Melo Trimble named Big Ten Player of the Week

Feb 20 3:19pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble, who rediscovered his outside shooting touch in his team’s last two games on the road, was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday. Trimble followed up a career-high 32-point performance in Wednesday’s 74-64 win at Northwestern with 27 points in Sunday’s 71-60...
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Gallery: UMD Mens lacrosse vs. High Point

Feb 20 3:11pm Stories Beneath the Shell
No. 2 University of Maryland men’s lacrosse ended their home opener with a resounding 19-5 victory over High Point University Feb. 18. The Terps were in the driver’s seat for the entire game, maintaining a large, favorable margin on the scoreboard throughout all four quarters. Two standout players for the Terps included senior Matt Rambo, […]...
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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph Dock Piling Reflections and Sailboats on the Creek Monday February 20th 2017

Feb 20 2:38pm Annapolis Experience Blog
Seemingly a Forest of Sailboat Masts Click on Photograph to Enlarge I spent most of midmorning helping John change the fuel filter on his boat, as well as tightening down a couple of handrail bases along the port side, both of which had me anticipating the arrival of sailing season here in Annapolis. After Click on the following link to read the complete post Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Dock Piling Reflections and Sailboats on the Creek • Monday February 20th 2017...
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Early notes from Monday's Orioles spring training workout in Sarasota

Feb 20 12:57pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles wrapped up another workout at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex awaiting the arrival of their new addition. The team acquired left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday for minor league right-hander Ryan Mosely. Nuno is expected to arrive here Tuesday night and...
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These 25 companies are hiring right now and you can meet em at NET/WORK 2017

Feb 20 12:54pm Technical.ly Baltimore
From startups like Pixelated and Asymmetrik to corporations like Under Armour and Northrop Grumman, we bet you can find a new gig at our annual jobs fair.
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ACLU says Gov. Hogan is censoring Facebook comments

Feb 20 12:38pm Technical.ly Baltimore
Blocking people limits free speech, says the civil liberties organization.
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Maryland drops one spot to No. 24 in AP men's college basketball poll

Feb 20 12:35pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
A combination of Wednesday's 74-64 win at Northwestern and Sunday's 71-60 loss at Wisconsin kept Maryland in the Associated Press Top 25 this week, though the Terps dropped from No. 23 last week to No. 24 in the poll released Monday. Maryland (22-5, 10-4) is one of three Big Ten teams currently...
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CTB Show 178: Peruvian Pan Flute Block Rock Block

Feb 20 12:25pm The City That Breeds
Bryan and Evan are joined by WTMD’s Sam Sessa! Same and Evan celebrate 10 years of Buddy Status by reminiscing about a few choice moments in the past while talking about the present state of music in Baltimore and the latest news coming out of WTMD.
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Could Duke and Maryland square off in NCAA Tournament?

Feb 20 8:36am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Is a Maryland-Duke revival on the NCAA tournament horizon? With Sunday’s 71-60 loss at Wisconsin, CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm dropped the Terps from a No. 5 seed to a No. 6 seed – and right into a potential second-round matchup against the No. 3 Blue Devils in Greenville, S.C. ESPN.com’s...
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State Roundup, February 20, 2017

Feb 20 8:16am MarylandReporter.com
Senate to consider bills aimed at improve prosecution of rape cases; meanwhile two senators clash over whose statute of limitations bill is whose; bill aims at cutting classroom testing; ACLU complains about Gov. Hogan’s Facebook page deletions; Hogan blasts resolution giving Attorney General unilateral authority to sue federal government; Cheers: it’s liquor bill hearing day in Annapolis; Baltimore Mayor Pugh seeks control over education board appointments; and Baltimore promotions office violated Open Meetings Act.
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Free throws a big part of Maryland's loss to Wisconsin

Feb 20 8:10am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Part of Maryland’s pregame strategy going into Sunday’s nationally-televised matchup against No. 11 Wisconsin at the Kohl Center was not to let the Badgers’ big men get too many easy baskets. If need be, the No. 23 Terps would foul one of the Big Ten’s worst free throw-shooting teams, in particular...
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Taste of Business in the Netherlands World Trade Center Institute

Feb 20 8:00am Baltimore SNAP
February 15, 2017 – Spark Baltimore...
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Quick Sticky Buns

Feb 20 8:00am minxeats - recipes, recaps, and restaurant reviews
Sometime before Christmas, I received a package of samples from Davidson's Organics. Though I had never heard of them, Davidson's has been around for 40 years already. Goes to show what I know, huh? Davidson's specializes in tea, every type, from black to green to herbal, both loose leaf and bagged. Lots of fun blends like jasmine almond with orange and tulsi red vanilla. I love tea, both to drink and to cook with, so I was especially excited to receive two of their specialty tea products, jelly and chocolate, both made with Earl Grey tea.I sat on them for a while, trying to think of what to concoct. They also sent some holiday tea bags, so I sipped tea and thought on the matter. Then it came to me. I'd make cinnamon rolls.Yes, I know cinnamon rolls are not the first thing one thinks of when contemplating both chocolate and tea jelly, but stay with me here. The chocolate, which is flavor...
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Sickweather catches buzz at 500 Startups demo day

Feb 20 7:58am Technical.ly Baltimore
The illness-tracking startup's pitch was one of TechCrunch's favorites at the Silicon Valley accelerator's big event.
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