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As the lightning intercepts the tree, there’s a blinding flash of yellow light, a deafening crash of thunder and its bark explodes.

Trump, opponents celebrated ending a federal rule, but the fight isn’t over - and it could have last
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:39:00 PDT

When President Donald J. Trump put his name to the first bill to repeal an Obama-era federal regulation four months ago, he framed the "big signing" as part of a broader push to improve the economy and slash burdensome rules for the energy sector.

The legislation, approved on mostly party-line...


Guardian Angels bring neighborhood watch to Northern District
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:55:25 PDT

After a wave of armed robberies, assaults and break-ins tore through some of Baltimore's Northern District communities last fall, Oakenshawe resident Haydee Rodriguez wanted to help out local police.

"I was thinking of ways [the community] could support each other and keep each other safe, and...


Bundy, Orioles halt the streak of futility
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:29:00 -0400
Dylan Bundy, the closest thing the Orioles have to a stopper, helped Baltimore halt a dubious streak Saturday in an 8-3 win at Tampa.

With T&T power, Nats have a blast
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:11:00 -0400
Trea Turner went 5-for-5 and Michael Taylor had four hits, including a pair of home runs, as the Nationals dominated the Reds 18-3 Saturday at Nationals Park.

Halfway dominates entirely
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:39:00 -0400
Three pitchers combined for a no-hitter and Halfway's lineup batted around in every inning in a 28-0 romp over National in the District 1 8-10 tournament on Saturday.

Radio operators gather in Howard County for national drill
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:32:00 PDT

The rapid jaunt of Morse code dots and dashes Nick Yokanovich tapped out on his telegraph sounder carried across the field on the sluggish summer wind like an echo from another time.

And while it may have sounded the same when Samuel Morse's invention linked the world in the 19th century, it is...


Hundreds gather to mourn bicyclist killed in Towson hit-and-run
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:15:40 PDT

Hundreds of mourners stood shoulder-to-shoulder filling a South Baltimore funeral home Saturday to remember 20-year-old Aaron Laciny as a passionate learner who seemed destined for "wonderful things."

Laciny was killed while riding his bike on Charles Street in Towson around 10:30 p.m. on June 19....


With Kelley, Maugansville has power 1 through 9
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:42:00 -0400
Maugansville's No. 9 hitter Ian Kelley hit two home runs in one inning, while Reece Strickland and Jackson Coulter combined for a four-inning no-hitter in a 23-0 romp at West End Saturday in the District 1 8-10 tournament.

Scalise in fair condition after baseball field shooting, hospital says
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:36:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (WPNS) — Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., the House majority whip, was in fair condition Friday, a hospital official announced, more than a week after a shooting at a congressional baseball team practice left the congressman and several others injured.

Michael Papierski, Caleb Gilbert power LSU past Oregon State; Tigers advance to CWS title series
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:34:00 -0400
LSU rode the best start of Caleb Gilbert's career and two Michael Papierski home runs to best No. 1 national seed Oregon State 6-1 in a College World Series elimination game Saturday afternoon and move to next week's best-of-three championship…

Trump struggles to stay calm on Russia, one morning call at a time
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:28:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (WPNS) — President Donald Trump has a new morning ritual. Around 6:30 a.m. on many days — before all the network news shows have come on the air — he gets on the phone with a member of his…

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