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Venus Williams will face Garbine Muguruza in Wimbledon finals
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:40:00 PDT

Venus Williams could have played it safe.

She and Johanna Konta were tied, 4-4, in the first set of their Wimbledon semifinal. Williams was down, 30-40 and her first serve was long. Another miss and she was in danger of allowing Konta to serve for the set.

Instead of easing off her second serve...

Fantasy Football: 2017 Los Angeles Chargers depth chart
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:39:00 -0400
Should fantasy owners be wary of all the mouths to feed in Chargers offense?
Maryland expands apprenticeship programs
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:35:00 PDT

Maryland labor officials have approved new sponsors and employers for apprenticeship programs designed to help workers prepare for careers, the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Thursday.

Nestle Dreyer’s Ice Cream Co. will offer an apprenticeship in the trade of industrial...

Public comments on consent decree monitor teams due Monday
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:35:00 PDT

If you want to weigh in on the applications submitted by more than two dozen teams vying to oversee sweeping police reforms in Baltimore, the deadline to do so is Monday.

Twenty-six teams submitted applications to become the independent monitor last month. The applicants include well-known local...

Low numbers posted early in Senior Players Championship at Caves Valley
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:30:00 PDT

The Constellation Senior Players Championship got off to a hot start – literally and figuratively – at the Caves Valley Golf Club Thursday in Owings.

With on-course temperatures in the 80s when the first group teed off a little bit before 8 a.m., and the heat index expected to reach triple digits...

More killings solved, but better technology, stricter sentences needed, Pugh and Davis say
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:25:00 PDT

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and Police Commissioner Kevin Davis on Thursday touted an increase in the rate of homicides solved but said new technology, stricter prison sentencing and better collaboration are needed to stem the surging violence in the city.

The homicide closure rate has risen...

PFW’s 2017 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:59:00 -0400
Hill, Kelce, Peters, Ford give Chiefs young nucleus to challenge for AFC title
Kirkland’s now open in Towson
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 07:30:00 PDT

Kirkland’s Inc. has opened a store in Towson, the home decor retailer’s second Baltimore-area location.

The new store is located in Goucher Commons at 803 Goucher Boulevard. Kirkland’s sells indoor and outdoor furniture, framed art, mirrors, lamps, picture frames, accent rugs, candles, garden accessories,...

Jodie Meeks officially a Washington Wizard; team announces signing of free agent guard
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:21:27 -0400

The Washington Wizards announced the signing of shooting guard Jodie Meeks on Wednesday, a move intended to strengthen Washington's backcourt depth heading into next season.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Multiple reports indicate that Meeks signed a two-year contract worth $7 million.

"Jodie will improve our backcourt rotation ...

Mayweather-McGregor: Watch live stream of news conference in Brooklyn
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 07:20:44 PDT
The UFC star and the boxing legend will meet at Staples Center at 2 p.m. to promote their Aug. 26 fight in Las Vegas. You can watch it live here.
College Park considering allowing non-citizens to vote
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 07:10:00 PDT

College Park is considering allowing residents who are not United States citizens to vote in municipal elections.

WTOP-FM reports that College Park’s mayor and council have taken up the issue, which will be put to a vote Aug. 8. Residents offered their perspectives on the proposal at a council...

Another Maryland town considers enfranchising noncitizens
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:06:04 -0400

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland university town is considering allowing residents who are not United States citizens to vote in municipal elections.

WTOP-FM reports College Park's mayor and council have taken up the issue, which will be put to a vote Aug. 8. Residents offered their perspectives on ...

Lonzo Ball ditches Big Baller Brand sneakers for Nike, scores 36 in Lakers’ win
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 06:20:00 PDT

Lonzo Ball's dud of a debut is long forgotten. And on Wednesday night, so were his Big Baller Brand sneakers.

Now he has the best game of the NBA Summer League — and another playoff game for a chance to top it.

Ball had 36 points, 11 assists, eight rebounds and five steals to lead the Los Angeles...

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