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Music Review: Animal Collective's EP 'The Painters'.

By Daniel Strawhun / Posted at The Current Animal Collective is a band that has built a reputation through constant reinvention. Since its inception in 2000, the Baltimore-based experimental pop group has been in a state of intentional flux, both … Continue reading → The post Music Review: Animal Collective's EP ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Maryland school administrators say diversity is 'anti-Trump'.

While some schools around the country have embraced equity and inclusion by celebrating Black Lives Matter Day, other schools are sending the message that shows of diversity and solidarity are anti-Trump. That's … telling. School administrators in Carroll County, Maryland, recently asked high school teachers to take ...

- Daily Kos - US

Appeals court upholds Maryland's assault-style rifle ban.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit on Tuesday upheld a Maryland ban on assault-style semi-automatic rifles. The 10-4 ruling in the case of Kolbe v. Hogan overturned a decision by a three-judge panel of the same court. The ruling held that the designated firearms are "not protected by the Second Amendment." The ...

- Daily Kos - US

Maryland Assault Weapons Ban Upheld by Appeals Court.

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Maryland's ban on assault rifles does not violate the Second Amendment's right to bear arms.

- Newsmax - US

Ivanka Trump visits center for minority-owned businesses.

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump expanded her research on economic policy Wednesday with a visit to a program for business owners in Baltimore.

- Billings Gazette - US

'Assault weapons' deemed not protected by 2nd Amendment according to 4th circuit court.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit upheld Maryland's ban on so called “assault weapons” in a 10-4 ruling. The court…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Assault Weapons Aren't Protected by the Second Amendment, 4th Cir. Holds.

An en banc Fourth Circuit upheld Maryland's 2013 Firearm Safety Act on Tuesday. That law, passed in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting that left 20 first graders dead, banned assault weapons and high capacity magazines -- the very type of weapons common in mass shootings. But the......

- FindLaw - US

Federal court upholds Maryland ban on assault weapons.

The court upheld a 2013 weapons ban in Maryland, saying the Second Amendment doesn't apply to weapons the military would use. Video provided by Newsy         

- USA TODAY - US

Ivanka Trump visits center for minority-owned businesses.

WASHINGTON " Ivanka Trump expanded her research on economic policy Wednesday with a visit to a program for business owners in Baltimore.The first daughter visited the Raymond V. Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Greater...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Appeals court rules there is no Second Amendment protection for 'weapons of war'.

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesA federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland’s ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, ruling that Second Amendment protections do not extend to what it called “weapons of war.” Writing for the 10-4 majority, Judge Robert King of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ...

- Business Insider - US

'Sometimes people change': Maryland shop owner offering to cover racist tattoos for free.

Owner Dave Cutlip has been tattooing for 25 years and now he is using his skills to help people move on from a hate-filled past

- National Post - CA

Public School Bans Pro-Diversity Posters to Avoid Offending Pro-Trump Snowflakes

Maryland school district insists "both sides" be heard on any political statement or none at all.

- Reason.com - US

4th Circuit Upholds Maryland's 'Assault Weapon' Ban

The appeals court says the prohibited guns and magazines are outside the scope of the Second Amendment.

- Reason.com - US

Second Amendment does not cover 'weapons of war,' US appeals court finds

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld on Tuesday Maryland's ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons, but the National Rifle Association is open to appealing the decision.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Second Amendment does not cover 'weapons of war,' US appeals court finds

"Assault weapons" are not covered by the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court has found. On Tuesday, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals voted 10-4 to uphold a Maryland law, which bans 45 kinds of guns and places a 10-round limit on gun magazines. The law – implemented after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School ...

- Yahoo! News - US

4 federal prisoners hurt in van crash in Maryland

FREDERICK, Md. — Maryland State Police say four federal prisoners were taken to a hospital after the van in which they were riding was involved in a three-vehicle pileup near Frederick.

- Billings Gazette - US

Trump on slavery: 'Boy, that is just not good'

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece, Alveda King, claims she heard what might seem to be two rather understated reactions from President Trump during his Tuesday visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The first came when gaze fell on a stone auction block ...

- The Week - US

4 federal prisoners hurt in van crash in Maryland

FREDERICK, Md. " Maryland State Police say four federal prisoners were taken to a hospital after the van in which they were riding was involved in a three-vehicle pileup near Frederick.Sgt. Dale Smith said Wednesday that none...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Carroll artists to exhibit at American Craft Show

Artists Julie and Ken Girardini, of Sykesville, and Edward Kidera, of Woodbine, will join 650 of the best creators from across the country at the American Craft Show on Sunday. The nationwide juried show is held each year in Baltimore, and brings together the best craft creators, including ceramic...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Wieters, Nationals agree to deal

Wieters has played his entire career in the AL with the Baltimore Orioles after being taken with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2007 amateur draft. The defending NL East champion Nationals had opened spring training — the first official full-squad workout was Sunday — with Derek Norris, who batted .186 for the San The ...

- The Japan Times - JP

U.S. appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles

- A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland's ban on assault rifles, ruling gun owners are not protected under the U.S. Constitution to possess "weapons of war," court documents showed.

- Reuters - US

U.S. appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided 10-4 that the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, a law in response to the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, by a gunman with an assault rifle, does not violate the right to bear arms within the Second Amendment. "Put simply, we have no power to extend Second Amendment ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Scientists hold the first quantum computer face-off

For the first time ever, two quantum computers have faced off against each other in a series of experiments to determine which technology reigns supreme. A team of researchers from the University of Maryland have pitted their own quantum computer aga...

- Engadget - US

Appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles

- A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland's ban on assault rifles, ruling gun owners are not protected under the U.S. Constitution to possess "weapons of war," court documents showed.

- Reuters - US

Baltimore Sun sets remaining dates for Secret Supper series

The Baltimore Sun has set the dates for its Secret Supper dinners through the end of the year — but where the meals will be held remains a mystery. The events will be hosted March 30, June 13 and Sept. 19 at some of the city's top restaurants, which are revealed to guests the morning of each event....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Baltimore Rock Opera Society returns to previously shuttered Bell Foundry space

More than two months after the Bell Foundry was shuttered due to safety violations, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society has returned to its rehearsal space in the Station North building after receiving permission from city agencies.  The production troupe held a general meeting Sunday on the building’s...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

'Undisclosed' producers introduce 'Killing of Freddie Gray' podcast

The ads for the latest "Undisclosed" podcast are compelling, no doubt about that. “The Killing of Freddie Gray,” an ad that ran in Sunday’s Baltimore Sun said. “There’s the story you’ve been told, and there’s what really happened.” The producers who brought “The State V. Adnan ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Top prize at Light City pitch contest is a Ravens advertising package

The Baltimore Ravens are hosting a startup pitch competition during Baltimore's Light City festival, and the top prize is an in-stadium marketing and advertising package worth $200,000. The package includes LED signage at M&T Bank Stadium, digital ads on the Ravens' website, print ads in the team's...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Van Hollen: 'No. 1 goal is to get everybody around the table' on infrastructure

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, touring the port of Baltimore on Tuesday, said he hopes President Donald J. Trump and Congress will come to an agreement on how to address $1 trillion in infrastructure needs nationwide — although no such deal appears close. Senate Democrats proposed a blueprint last month...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided 10-4 that the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, a law in response to the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, by a gunman with an assault rifle, is not protected under the right to bear arms within the Second Amendment. "Put simply, we have no power to extend Second Amendment ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Maryland's assault weapons ban upheld by US appeals court

Maryland's ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons and its 10-round limit on gun magazines were upheld Tuesday by a federal appeals court in a decision that met with a … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Appeals Court Upholds Maryland Ban on Military-Style Weapons

A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland's ban on 45 guns described as assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Four major US cities are seeing a surge in homicides — but not for the reasons you might think

AP Photo/Christian K. LeeFour major US cities are experiencing a surge in homicide rates and have neared or exceeded the numbers from the 1990s, according to a study from The Wall Street Journal. The publication looked at homicide data stretching back to 1985 and found that murder rates in Chicago, Baltimore, Milwaukee, and ...

- Business Insider - US

Four major US cities are seeing a surge in homicides — but not for the reasons you might think

Four major US cities are experiencing a surge in homicide rates and have neared or exceeded the numbers from the 1990s, according to a study from The Wall Street Journal. The publication looked at homicide data stretching back to 1985 and found that murder rates in Chicago, Baltimore, Milwaukee, and Memphis now look like ...

- Business Insider - US

Maryland teachers forced to remove iconic pro-diversity posters for being 'anti-Trump'

Teachers at a public high school in Maryland were forced to remove pro-diversity posters because the administration deemed them anti-Donald Trump, the Huffington Post reports. Administrators at Westminster High School asked several teachers to take down We the People' posters hanging in their class...

- The Raw Story - US

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump'

When the artist behind the classic Barack Obama "Hope" poster released an array of beautiful new images honoring diversity ahead of Trump's inauguration, they quickly became icons of a more welcoming country. However, administrators at Westminster High School in Carroll County, Maryland have reportedly banned teachers from ...

- Mashable! - US

US appeals court upholds Maryland assault weapons ban

A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland's ban on 45 assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines.

- FOX News - US

NASA's SnowEx challenges the sensing techniques... 'until they break'

A NASA-led team will kick off an ambitious airborne campaign to determine which combination of sensors would work best at collecting global snow-water measurements from space—critical for understanding and managing the world's freshwater resources. Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Bill would bring Tubman statue to US Capitol Building

WASHINGTON — Maryland's U.S. senators are sponsoring legislation to bring a statue of Harriet Tubman to the U.S. Capitol Building.The...

- Townhall.com - US

'Mind-boggling' trove of historic papers in Maryland reveals the tortuous paths out of slavery

The manumission deeds tell haunting, pre-Civil War details: a 6-year-old slave, Pheby Ann Tyler, was bought by her father, John, of Washington, for $70

- National Post - CA

This 200 year-old black Catholic school is a 'gem' in Baltimore's inner city

Baltimore, Md., Feb 21, 2017 / 06:02 am .- Nestled among the mix of shiny new storefronts, foreclosed row houses, parks, and public housing, lies what locals call the “gem of East Baltimore:” St. Frances Academy. Perduring the Civil War, social tumult, economic growth and decline in the neighborhood, the ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

John Waters gets colorful as he receives Writers Guild lifetime achievement award

A lifetime of going against the grain earned Baltimore's own John Waters the unabashed respect of his peers Sunday night. Charm City's favorite degenerate scribe was recognized for his life's work by the Writers Guild of America, East during a ceremony in New York City. He was presented with the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

Matt McDonough and his crew rolled up to the Brooklyn Park home around 8 a.m., unloaded their ladders, harnesses and tools, and got to work tiling another roof with solar panels.It was a typical workday for the four-man team. They don't talk much as they check electrical connections and begin hauling...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Drone racing league coming to Baltimore

Drones conduct surveillance and airstrikes, take pictures of crops and real estate, and soon may deliver Amazon orders and even pizza. It's only natural that people already have begun racing them. Racing leagues have sprung up around the world, and this spring one will come to Baltimore. Global...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Guinness makes its pitch to Maryland lawmakers

The owner of Guinness beer made a pitch to state lawmakers Monday to increase the amount of beer that can be sold at the brewery it's planning to open in Relay.The Guinness brewery will draw hundreds of thousands of visitors and help "create a Maryland beer halo" that will boost the beer industry,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

CBS Lets Dem Claim Millions Barred from Voting, But Was Tougher on GOPer

Add CBS host John Dickerson to the list of journalists who have apparently not felt the need to press Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings when he claims that millions of Americans have been 'denied their right to vote' because of alleged 'voter suppression' perpetrated by Republicans. Reminiscent of ABC's George ...

- NewsBusters - US

Adolf Hitler's phone sells for $243,000 in auction

Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 20 -- A red telephone personally used by Adolph Hitler during World War II sold for $243,000 in an auction in Maryland.

- UPI - US

High Murder Rates Vex Some U.S. Cities, Buck National Trend

Murder rates in four big cities,Chicago, Baltimore, Milwaukee and Memphis, Tenn.,have returned to levels not seen since the 1990s, an alarming surge that police officials are struggling to slow even as crime nationally is near historic lows.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Hitler's phone fetches Rs 1.6 crores at US auction

Washington: Adolf Hitler's personal phone, recovered from the Fuhrer bunker in Berlin after the fall of the Nazi regime, sold at an auction in the US for $243000 , a media report said.The Alexander Historical Auctions house sold the device to an anonymous highest bidder in Maryland on Sunday. The phone was kept in a ...

- Sify - IN

Guinness enters Maryland lawmakers' beer debate

A battle over beer is brewing in Annapolis. State lawmakers are faced with competing proposals to change the rules for breweries, which have exploded in popularity in recent years as drinkers turn away from mass-produced corporate beers in favor of craft brews. And there's a big new player in the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

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