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Early Risers Turn to Skateboarding as a Pandemic Pastime

Group of guys in their 30s and 40s spend mornings skating in Hampden’s Roosevelt Park.
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Early Risers Turn to Skateboarding as a Pandemic Pastime

Group of guys in their 30s and 40s spend mornings skating in Hampden’s Roosevelt Park.
 Persistent Surveillance Systems founder Ross McNutt views video footage of Compton, California.Center for Investigative Reporting
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Prying Eyes
Military-grade surveillance keeps watch over Baltimore and city protests, but catches few criminals.
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Prying Eyes

Military-grade surveillance keeps watch over Baltimore and city protests, but catches few criminals.
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GameChanger: Bill Henry
We catch up with the future City Comptroller.
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GameChanger: Bill Henry

We catch up with the future City Comptroller.

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Preserved H.L. Mencken House is a Palpable Step Back in Time

Union Square home of the prolific journalist reopens after 23 years.

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Frustrated by Trump, Hogan Lands 500,000 COVID-19 Tests from South Korea

First Lady Yumi Hogan helped negotiations with South Korean suppliers.


In Good Taste

Maryland Farmers Market Association Closes in Vital Time for Local Foodways

What will the loss mean for Baltimore farms and food-insecure communities?

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Maryland Schools To Remain Closed Through May 15

Hospitalizations and deaths in the state, now approaching 500, still on the rise.

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Hogan Touts COVID-19 Reopening Plans, Orders Facial Coverings in Public

Hogan promises increased testing as state records highest one-day death toll.

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Hogan and Wen Offer Takes on Virus and Potential Reopening of the Economy

Maryland governor and former Baltimore City health commissioner discuss next moves on CNN.

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A Local Hand Sanitizer Factory is Born Out of an Unlikely Collaboration

Local businesses Mount Royal Soap, Charm City Meadworks, and Waverly Color unite to fight coronavirus.

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Senior Centers Adjust to New, Isolated Reality

From courtyard concerts to Facetime tutorials, senior community residents and staff adapt to life in quarantine.


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Baltimore Institutions Get Creative to Help Provide More Testing Centers

Local businesses offer up space and supplies, but is it working?

Sports

Lessons From The Ice

A Reisterstown ice hockey program breaks down barriers.

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Former Baltimore Executive Editor Richard "Dick" Basoco Dies at 81

The tough, beloved Navy veteran who oversaw our magazine for two decades will be missed.

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Grocery Workers Manage to Keep Morale High and Give Back Despite Long Hours

Managers and employees are working in overdrive to keep communities fed.

In Good Taste

Local Farms Embrace Change in the Face of Coronavirus

Weathering early losses, Maryland farmers evolve to feed their communities.

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With Olympics Postponed, Local Hopefuls Adjust to New Routines

Despite not being able to compete, athletes find new ways to keep training.

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Maryland Historical Society Begins Cataloguing Coronavirus Testimonials

Photos and letters will be used for future exhibit detailing life in quarantine.

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The Story Behind Haussner's Massive Ball of String

Waitresses created the 825-pound ball of napkin strings over more than 30 years.

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When Life Gives You COVID-19, Make a Zoomitzvah

My son’s virtual bar mitzvah was like ‘The Brady Bunch’ on steroids, but with better music.

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Astronaut Terry Virts Shares Tips on Coping with Isolation

With more than 200 days logged in space, the Baltimore native knows a thing or two about confinement.

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