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False Claims of Kinderman Passing Leads to Outpouring of Love

Beloved child entertainer John “Kinderman” Taylor is alive and accepting cards in hospice.
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False Claims of Kinderman Passing Leads to Outpouring of Love

Beloved child entertainer John “Kinderman” Taylor is alive and accepting cards in hospice.
 Marvin Thorpe II, right, as a young boy with his dad's swim class.Marvin Thorpe
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Marvin Thorpe teaches swim lessons in his Windsor Mill backyard.
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Survival Skills

Marvin Thorpe teaches swim lessons in his Windsor Mill backyard.
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Why the Service Industry is Hard on Your Mental Health
Working in restaurant kitchens and bars can be hazardous, but there’s also hope on the horizon.
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Why the Service Industry is Hard on Your Mental Health

Working in restaurant kitchens and bars can be hazardous, but there’s also hope on the horizon.

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Five Things to Know About New Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Bethesda native was selected by President Trump to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Annapolis Festival Proceeds Will Benefit Capital Gazette Families Fund

Kid-friendly music and food fundraiser returns to Anne Arundel County this weekend.

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Can Hagerstown Kick Its Habit?

The worst drug epidemic in U.S. history could be a fatal blow to Hagerstown (and other small towns like it).


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Gilman Alum Brandon Copeland to Host Free Football Camp

The New York Jets linebacker returns home to give back to the community.

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What You Need to Know About Bird Electric Scooters

After troubleshooting in other cities, the scooter-sharing company launches in Baltimore.

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Voice of a Generation

Teenage activist Jesse Anderson is empowering youth, one blog post a time.

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Central Avenue Bridge Opens New Pathway to Harbor Point

After more than a year of anticipation, neighborhood businesses react to the opening.


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Maryland Community Reacts to Capital Gazette Shooting

Journalists and politicians share thoughts on Thursday's shooting in Annapolis.


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When Tragedy Strikes a Newsroom at the Capital Gazette

Local journalists weigh in on colleagues they lost and how reporters respond in crisis.

Arts District

BOPA Makes Big Push for Paper Straws at This Year’s Artscape

Pedicabs, paper straws, and zero Styrofoam will make for most sustainable festival yet.

Arts District

Light City 2019 is Calling For New Work After Releasing Economic Impact Report

The light, music, and innovation festival brought about $33.5 million and 442,500 visitors to Baltimore

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Eight Key Takeaways from Maryland's Primary Election

Ben Jealous will challenge Gov. Larry Hogan and race for Baltimore County executive still undecided.

Arts & Culture

Learning to Thrive

A new zine uses its pages to empower and heal.

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Local Politicians and Voters Feel Primaries Could Be Turning Point for Baltimore

At a polling place in District 46, voters provide mixed reactions to local political climate.

Arts District

Latest Gaia Mural in Remington Focuses on Migration as a Human Right

The image features an immigrant mother and child framed by flowers from Steelcut Flower Co.

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Local Organizations Struggle to Reunite Families Following Executive Order

Reunification programs worry about the “re-traumatizing” effects on refugee children.

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My Top Ten With Violet Apple

The CEO of Girls Scouts of Central Maryland shares her favorite things.

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Salvation Army Booth House Shelter in Mt. Vernon to Close on July 2

Due to lack of federal funding, the temporary housing program will shutter after 80 years.

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When Tragedy Strikes a Newsroom at the Capital Gazette: Local journalists weigh in on colleagues they lost and how reporters respond in crisis.

BOPA Makes Big Push for Paper Straws at This Year’s Artscape: Pedicabs, paper straws, and zero Styrofoam will make for most sustainable festival yet.

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What You Need to Know About Bird Electric Scooters: After troubleshooting in other cities, the scooter-sharing company launches in Baltimore.

New Startup Warble to Offer HR Services at Your Fingertips: Digital platform will allow employees to anonymously file complaints about supervisors.