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User Image baltimoresun Posted: Dec 12, 2017 5:48 PM (UTC)

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When students practice reading to dogs, they gain confidence and compassion, participants in a SPCA program say. Follow our profile link to read and watch more about the effort. Here, fifth-grader DeAsia Allen, part of a reading skills program at Westport Academy Elementary/Middle School, imitates a visiting pit bull named Knox. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)

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User Image baltimoresun Posted: Feb 15, 2018 10:10 PM (UTC)

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Workouts for pitchers and catchers — and a few position players reporting early — are in full swing at the #Orioles #springtraining complex in Sarasota, Florida. Here are a few shots @lloyd1fox captured over the first couple days.
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Feb 13, 2018 9:48 PM (UTC)

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Say "Happy Valentine's Day" the Baltimore way. Download and share all these and more at #bmorebemine
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Feb 13, 2018 2:48 PM (UTC)

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A federal jury convicted two Baltimore police detectives Monday for their roles in one of the biggest police corruption scandals in city history. Detectives Daniel T. Hersl, 48, and Marcus R. Taylor, 31, of the Gun Trace Task Force, were found guilty of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy and robbery. They face up to 60 years in prison.

Pictured, Baltimore resident Alex Hilton and federal prosecutors speak to the media after the guilty verdict. (Photos by Kevin Richardson and Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Feb 10, 2018 8:13 PM (UTC)

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After concealing their native identity for centuries, they say, the Accohannock people are ready to emerge from the shadows. In December, the 81-member Accohannock became the third Native American tribe in Maryland to be recognized by the state.

But not everyone is celebrating. Other Native Americans are questioning the Accohannocks’ historical claims.

Here, Chief Clarence Lone Wolf Tyler of the Accohannock tribe wears an Eastern Woodland head piece made by friends and members of the tribe.
Read the full story at the link in our bio. (Photo by Algerina Perna / Baltimore Sun)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Feb 9, 2018 9:41 PM (UTC)

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Say #bmorebemine with a Baltimore-themed Valentine. See them all at #Baltimore #Maryland #Orioles #SpringTraining
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Feb 2, 2018 8:58 PM (UTC)

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Short-track speedskater Thomas Hong, an Atholton High School graduate and University of Maryland student, is among athletes with Maryland ties competing in the Pyeongchang games, which begin next week. Skating in South Korea will be a homecoming for the 20-year-old Hong, who was born in Seoul — and was nearly born in an ice rink (his mom went into labor while watching her daughter learn to skate). For more about Hong and a sport-by-sport preview of the Winter Olympics, look for our special section in Sunday's newspaper, or visit #Olympics #WinterOlympics #Pyeongchang2018 #PyeongchangGames #SpeedSkating #HoCoMD #Maryland
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 31, 2018 1:23 PM (UTC)

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Super blue (partial) blood moon over #Baltimore. Photo by @jphotoj.
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 30, 2018 5:33 PM (UTC)
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Low light, fast action — how you gonna get the shot? In his latest tutorial, @lloyd1fox shares pointers on indoor sports photography. Check it out at #Baltimore #Maryland #Sports #Photography #SportsPhotography #PhotoTips
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 28, 2018 9:34 PM (UTC)

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Bikini weather, anyone? Every year but one since 1997, thousands of hardy — some would say foolhardy — souls have gathered on the beach in the Annapolis park one weekend in winter to storm into the frigid Chesapeake.
Few stay in for long, but all have committed themselves to a good cause.

Every man, woman and child who takes part in the plunge raises money for Special Olympics Maryland, the nonprofit organization that stages athletic events year-round for thousands of differently-abled athletes.

The event takes place over the course of a week, with several smaller plunges scheduled prior to Saturday’s blowout plunge, a splashfest that usually draws about 6,000 people. (Matthew Cole / Capital Gazette)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 25, 2018 9:32 PM (UTC)

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Vegans, please avert your gaze. For Baltimoreans, the love of scrapple, an amalgam of pig scraps, cornmeal and sometimes buckwheat flour, is often tied up in nostalgia. The loaf of breakfast meat is at once venerated and reviled in the Mid-Atlantic. Making it is ... not a pretty process. Here's Scrappledelphia, served at Artifact Coffee. Learn more about how scrapple became Baltimore’s favorite breakfast meat at the link in our bio. (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 24, 2018 8:18 PM (UTC)

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This day in history: In 1989, Mayor Kurt Schmoke chose the phrase “The City That Reads” as Baltimore’s new official slogan. He hoped the slogan would do for literacy what Mayor William Donald Schaefer’s slogan, “Baltimore Is Best,” had done for morale. (Paul Hutchins, Baltimore Sun photo, 1989)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 19, 2018 4:21 PM (UTC)

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Mayor Catherine Pugh fired police commissioner Kevin Davis on Friday, citing the need to get a handle on Baltimore’s record levels of violence. Deputy Commissioner Darryl D. DeSousa (pictured), the top commander in the police department’s patrol bureau, will take Davis’ place, effectively immediately. Pugh said his appointment will be eventually made permanent. After 2017 ended with a historic 343 homicides, the mayor said she decided a change of police leadership was necessary. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 15, 2018 6:45 PM (UTC)

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On Oct. 31, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. was greeted upon returning to the U.S. after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. Katherine "Kat" McCaskill (center of three women) touches his hand. (Baltimore Sun file photo)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 14, 2018 5:58 PM (UTC)

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Drivers unloaded boxes addressed to “Mr. Maybin” or “Teacher Aaron Maybin Donation Coats” and stacked them in a back office. The packages contained wool, fleece or down coats, hats, gloves and other winter clothing. A ceramic heater arrived in a Sharper Image box.

Aaron Maybin, an ex-NFL player, teaches visual arts as a contractor at Matthew A. Henson Elementary School. When the temperature inside the school dipped toward 40 degrees in the first week back at school, he set his phone down and hit “record.” The Jan. 3 video of kids seated in the school library with winter coats, and Maybin clasping his hands together for warmth, went viral — and propelled him to the forefront of a growing debate over school resources. “Until you see it, it’s easy to say, ‘It might not be that bad,’ ” he said.

With Maybin and some of his professional athlete friends bringing national attention to Baltimore’s frigid schools, a GoFundMe page launched by Coppin State student Samierra Jones raised about $80,000 to purchase space heaters and outerwear for the students. That was four times the goal. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 11, 2018 10:28 PM (UTC)

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Baltimore Sun Media Group photographer Brian Krista captured this icy tree in the Riverside Shopping Center on Tuesday. Precipitation that froze overnight created a thin layer of ice Tuesday morning that made walking out front doors anywhere around Baltimore a challenge.
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 9, 2018 10:18 PM (UTC)

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Alex Hall, a technician with the City Schools' facilities, maintenance and operations, checks a thermometer mounted on the wall of the cafetorium at Medfield Elementary School.
Baltimore school kids had a shivering start to 2018, with many buildings lacking adequate heat during a historic cold spell. School officials said Tuesday that things are “heading in the right direction” after crews spent another day battling heating and plumbing problems in school buildings. Six schools were still closed, however, and parents were expected to head to the Baltimore Board of School Commissioners meeting Tuesday to demand answers about the heating issues. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 8, 2018 7:08 PM (UTC)
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User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 8, 2018 2:45 PM (UTC)
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A broken water line has been spraying a steady stream of water for more than a day near Sisson and 24th in Remington. Photo: @jphotoj
User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 4, 2018 2:09 PM (UTC)
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User Image baltimoresun Posted: Jan 2, 2018 1:54 PM (UTC)
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“Did it snow?” Nope — just a water main break causing an ice-covered scene in Upper Fells. Here shows cars maneuvering — and, well, not — at E. Lombard and Wolfe Streets. Photo by @jphotoj.