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Fourth of July Events to Spark Your Interest

Fill your Fourth of July with food, festivities, and—of course—fireworks.

The Birds Nest

O’s to Become First U.S. Pro Team to Wear Braille Jerseys

Forty years ago, the National Federation of the Blind moved their headquarters to Baltimore.

News & Community

You Are Here: Gifted

Scenes from Special Olympics of Maryland, Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, and a Tree Bus Tour.

The Chatter

Say it Ain’t So: Baltimore Sisters Sewed First Confederate Flag

Society pair and Richmond cousin sewed first rebel “Southern Cross” early in Civil War.

The Chatter

Washington Monument's Two Time Capsules Opened

Contents of 1815 cornerstone and 1915 box revealed at Walters Art Museum.

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Baltimore's New Slogan Elicits Mixed Reactions

City council approves new slogan, "Baltimore: Birthplace of The Star-Spangled Banner."

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Your Best Star-Spangled Photos

We scoured social media for the best Star-Spangled images.

The Chatter

Orioles' Magic Number is One

O's can clinch their first division title since 1997 tonight at Camden Yards.

Arts & Culture

​Q&A with Marc Ferris

The author of Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of America’s National Anthem talks about the anthem’s legacy and future.

The Chatter

Happy 285th Birthday, Hon!

Today is Baltimore's official birthday and there's lots to celebrate this year with the Star-Spangled Banner's bicentennial.

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