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Dumser's on Ocean City boardwalk may face wrecking ball.

A century-old property in Maryland is poised for demolition after a judge sided with a city in a land ownership dispute. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports a judge ruled last month that Nathans Associates had no valid claim to the Dumser's Dairyland after a previous lease with Ocean City expired...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Keep the beat: Baltimore Club-style dance persists past its peak with support of local dancers, organizers.

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Maryland Film Festival, Everyman Theatre to collaborate on film series.

The 1993 film version of “M. Butterfly,” starring Jeremy Irons as a French diplomat who falls in love with an opera singer, will be the first entry in a film series at the Parkway tied to Everyman Theatre’s 2017-2018 season. Set for 7 p.m. Sept. 26, the screening of “M. Butterfly,” directed by...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Aimed at 'cord cutters,' YouTube TV expands into Baltimore market.

YouTube TV, which bills itself as an alternative to cable television, is expanding into Baltimore and 13 other markets. With the new markets — including Boston, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, Louisville, Ky., Memphis, Tenn., Nashville, Tenn., and Pittsburgh — YouTube TV said Thursday it is now available...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Sculpture put in removed statue's spot toppled.

The Latest on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence : 8 p.m. A sculpture made by a Baltimore artist that was placed … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Statue of Roger Taney, the Supreme Court justice behind Dred Scott, is being removed from Maryland State House grounds.

Early Friday morning, crews began to work on removing a statue of Roger B. Taney, the former Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and ruled that any person with African descent could not be a citizen, from the grounds of the Maryland State House. Any change to the building or ...

- The Week - US

These college students are vying to build Elon Musk's hyperloop.

This team of University of Maryland students is hoping to prove it can win SpaceX's hyperloop capsule competition and bring in a new form of transportation to life. It may take years to see if Elon Musk's dream of a hyperloop will lead to humans zipping between cities at hundreds of miles an hour aboard pods packed inside ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Durant won't go to White House to visit Trump.

Durant was honored in his hometown of Seat Pleasant, Md. and the 2017 Finals MVP told ESPN he will not attend any possible ceremony with Trump. "Nah, I won't do that," Durant told ESPN. Durant and the Warriors are scheduled to visit the Washington Wizards Feb. 28.

- Yahoo! News - US

Mattis: National Security To Settle On Afghanistan Policy In 'Very Near Future'.

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says President Donald Trump is gathering his national security team to attempt again to settle on a new Afghanistan policy. In remarks at the State Department, Mattis told reporters the talks Friday at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland will “move this toward ...

- TPM News - US

Watch the Army test upgraded armor vehicles meant to counter increased Russian firepower.

Sean Kimmons Army personnel recently traveled from Germany to the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland for testing and training on new variants of the Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle. The soldiers tested out Strykers armed with a 30 mm cannon as well as with a common remote-operated weapons station that allows soldiers ...

- Business Insider - US

Maryland judge denies DC sniper Malvo's bid for new sentence.

Lee Boyd Malvo, who as a teenager participated in the sniper attacks that killed 10 people and terrorized the Washington region, will not get a new sentence in Maryland, a judge said in a ruling released Wednesday.

- Yahoo! News - US

Baltimore Quietly Removed All 4 Of Its Confederate Statues Overnight

All four of Baltimore's Confederate statues were removed overnight, just days after a white nationalist rally erupted into chaos and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

- Yahoo! News - US

NASA studies CubeSat mission to solve Venusian mystery

Greenbelt MD Aug 17, 2017 Venus looks bland and featureless in visible light, but change the filter to ultraviolet, and Earth's twin suddenly looks like a different planet. Dark and light areas stripe the sphere, indicating that something is absorbing ultraviolet wavelengths in the planet's cloud tops. A team of scientists ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

European aluminum maker Constellium to move U.S. offices to downtown Baltimore

A European aluminum manufacturer plans to relocate its U.S. corporate offices from New York to Baltimore. Constellium US Holdings II LLC, whose parent company is headquartered in Amsterdam, already has started moving workers into its new office at 300 East Lombard Street. At least 25 senior management...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Guinness gets liquor license for Baltimore County taproom

The Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House took another step forward as the brewer secured a liquor license for its planned Baltimore County taproom. The Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore County unanimously approved the on-premise consumption permit, the county said Wednesday....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The 136th Maryland State Fair promises mix of old and new

In a room at her family's farm in Glen Arm, 13-year-old Katie Yoder is preparing her rabbits to be the fluffiest, furriest versions of themselves they can be.Katie checks two-year-old Artemis, one of about 30 to 40 rabbits she breeds and raises at Cozy Hill Rabbits and Cavies, in preparation for...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Nodding to past, Sagamore Spirit aims to develop rye whiskey's future at Port Covington distillery

When entering the new Sagamore Spirit distillery, you begin inside the rectangular visitors’ center, where the Kevin Plank-owned company presents the history and what it hopes is the future of rye whiskey. The past can be seen through an interactive touch-screen that illustrates Maryland’s rich...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Prime Rib, Loch Bar among most 'charming' places in Baltimore, says InStyle magazine

Mount Vernon mainstay The Prime Rib and Harbor East’s Loch Bar are among the seven most charming spots in Baltimore, according to InStyle magazine. The list, compiled in consultation with local interior designer Patrick Sutton (who’s designed “some of the city's coolest restaurants, distilleries,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Confederate monuments in Baltimore removed overnight

The Baltimore City Council voted unanimously Monday to immediately remove the city’s four Confederate monuments.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Maryland judge reaffirms life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo

WASHINGTON - Six life sentences for a man convicted in a deadly Washington area sniper spree when he was 17 have been allowed to stand after a Maryland judge found that he had not been given mandatory life terms, which the U.S. Supreme court has ruled unconstitutional for juveniles.

- Reuters - US

Baltimore removes four Confederate statues after Virginia rally

- Baltimore removed four monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy before dawn on Wednesday, working quickly so the city could avoid protests like the one organized by white nationalists that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia.

- Reuters - US

In the middle of the night, Baltimore removes its Confederate statues and residents celebrate

The history of the Civil War and the Confederacy are exactly that—history. America has a complex relationship with its history. Certain parts of it, we revere and treat as legend. Other parts, the grim and ugly ones, we shirk away from and have a harder time telling the truth about. The wonderful thing about history is ...

- Daily Kos - US

Baltimore Confederate statues torn down in the middle of the night after Charlottesville violence

Confederate-era statues in Baltimore, Maryland have been torn down in the middle of the night after the city council voted unanimously to remove them. Four monuments that paid tribute to leading members of Confederate were toppled, including the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument and the Confederate Women's Monument, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Maryland judge reaffirms life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo

Six life sentences for a man convicted in a deadly Washington area sniper spree when he was 17 have been allowed to stand after a Maryland judge found that he had not been given mandatory life terms, which the U.S. Supreme court has ruled unconstitutional for juveniles. Lee Boyd Malvo, now 32, was one of two men found ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

Confederate monuments in Baltimore were removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Four Confederate monuments removed in Baltimore overnight

Mayor said she and the city council decided to remove the monuments 'quickly and quietly'

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Baltimore 'quickly and quietly' removes four Confederate statues after deadly Virginia rally

Baltimore removed four monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy before dawn on Wednesday, working quickly so the city could avoid protests like the one ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Baltimore removes four Confederate statues after Virginia rally

The statues, including one of General Robert E. Lee and another of General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, were taken off their bases in Wyman Park Dell, beside the Baltimore Museum of Art, and carried away on a flatbed truck. City Councilman Brandon Scott had called for immediate action following the "domestic terrorism" ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments in overnight move

Work crews in Baltimore took down four monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy before dawn on Wednesday without drawing protests of a sort that greeted the planned removal of a statue in the neighbouring state of Virginia.

- Stuff - NZ

Baltimore removes four Confederate statues after Virginia rally

The statues, including one of General Robert E. Lee and another of General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, were taken off their bases in Wyman Park Dell, beside the Baltimore Museum of Art, and carried away on a flatbed truck. In a resolution calling for removal of the statues, City Councilman Brandon Scott said immediate ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Can You Tell The Difference Between Confederate Leaders and George Washington? Baltimore Officials Can.

Why can't the president?

- Reason.com - US

Confederate monuments taken down in Baltimore

Dozens of people cheered as the monuments came down, WMAR reported.

- ABC News - US

City removes Confederate statues overnight

Baltimore removed four Confederate monuments early Wednesday after a white nationalist rally to protect memorials turned deadly over the weekend in Virginia.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Confederate monuments removed in Baltimore, other cities

Confederate monuments were removed overnight in Baltimore, Maryland, and other US cities as a campaign to erase symbols of the pro-slavery Civil War South gathered momentum across the United States.

- The Daily Star - LB

The 10 most liveable cities in the US

Getty ImagesIn the United States, unrest seems to be growing by the day. Over the weekend, a white supremacist plowed through a crowd of counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. Several cities, like Baltimore, Maryland, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Lexington, Kentucky are removing confederate monuments, despite ...

- Business Insider - US

Jared Kushner's firm seeks arrest of Maryland tenants to collect debt

The real estate company owned by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and top adviser to President Donald Trump, has been the most aggressive in Maryland in using a controversial debt-collection tactic: getting judges to order the arrest of people who owe his company money. Since 2013, the first full year...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Charlottesville prompts vandalism, soul searching over Confederate statues

Baltimore had city workers quietly remove its four Confederate statues early Wednesday.

- UPI - US

Baltimore mayor removes Confederate statues overnight

Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there.         

- USA TODAY - US

The American man who used eBay to get money from ISIS has pleaded guilty

Screenshot/http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/rise-of-isis/An American man who used eBay and PayPal to receive payments from ISIS for a potential terror attack has pleaded guilty to terrorism offenses, The Wall Street Journal reports. Mohamed Elshinawy, 32, pleaded guilty to three counts in Baltimore federal court, ...

- Business Insider - US

Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments

Monuments, including one of Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate army in the American Civil War, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a Confederate general, were dismantled overnight and taken from the Maryland city's Wyman Park Dell after the city council on Monday approved the removal. "I think any city that has ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Baltimore mayor says she wanted to remove Confederate statues 'quickly and quietly'

Baltimore's mayor said she wanted to move quickly and quietly' after officials approved a plan to remove four Confederate statues Monday night, a decision that came amid a national furor over a violent white nationalist gathering in Virginia organized to protest the removal of a Confederate statue there.

- FOX News - US

Maryland judge denies DC sniper Malvo's bid for new sentence

A man convicted of taking part as a teenager in deadly sniper attacks that terrorized the Washington area has lost a bid for a new sentence in Maryland.

- FOX News - US

Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments

BALTIMORE, Aug 16 — Work crews in Baltimore took down four monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy today before dawn without drawing protests of a sort that greeted the planned removal of a statue in the neighboring state of Virginia....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Confederate statues removed in Baltimore

, Aug 16 : Confederate statues were removed in Maryland's Baltimore city on Wednesday following white nationalists rally to defend a downtown Confederate monuments turned deadly in Charlottesville.Four Confederate monuments were immediately removed after the Baltimore City Council voted unanimously in favour of their ...

- Sify - IN

Baltimore's Confederate monuments quietly removed overnight

Baltimore residents wake up to find the city's Confederate monuments gone, days after white supremacists led a deadly protest over the planned removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia.

- ABC News - AU

Baltimore Removes Four Confederate Statues Under Cover of Night

In a stealth purging of history, the city of Baltimore removed four Confederate statues from city property under cover of night early Tuesday morning.

- Breitbart - US

There are still 100s of Confederacy symbols across the US — here's where they are

Getty Images/Chip SomodevillaCity and state officials across the US are stepping up their efforts to remove Confederate monuments in the wake of the violence and chaos that gripped Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend during a white nationalist rally. In an overnight operation on Wednesday, four Confederate monuments ...

- Business Insider - US

'We moved as quickly as we could': Baltimore quietly removed 4 Confederate monuments overnight

Four Confederate monuments were quietly removed in Baltimore, Maryland overnight early Wednesday to avoid violence, after a White nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia turned deadly on Saturday. The statues — including tributes to a Supreme Court justice and two Confederate generals — were removed in ...

- Business Insider - US

Baltimore swiftly removes Confederate monuments in the dead of night

Crews in Baltimore worked through the night to remove four Confederate monuments after the city council approved the plan Monday evening, the Baltimore Sun reports. "They needed to come down. My concern is for the safety and security of our people," said Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh in the wake of violence in ...

- The Week - US

Four Confederate monuments removed in Baltimore overnight

Mayor says the move was for people's 'safety and security'

- The Globe and Mail - CA

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