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Maryland General Assembly targets suicide prevention

A rise in suicides and concerns about police interactions with those threatening to self-harm have prompted legislation in Maryland that would ease costs for certain treatment and require more training for law enforcement. Other legislation would require the state to study and track an increase in the number of Marylanders taking their own lives. In 2018, 650 people in Maryland died by suicide, according to a 2020 report from the […]

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Entertainment

Joe Altobelli, manager who led O’s to ’83 WS, dies at 88

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Altobelli, the manager who led the Baltimore Orioles to their most recent World Series title in 1983, has died at the age of 88. The Orioles confirmed Altobelli's death on Wednesday and in a statement said that the manager was a "tremendous leader." Altobelli was hired by the Orioles before the 1983 season and immediately found success. The team's roster included future Hall of Famers like […]

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Entertainment

Vanessa Bryant still perseveres after Kobe, Gigi’s death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vanessa Bryant says she is focused on "finding the light in darkness" in an emotional story in People magazine. She details her attempts to push forward after her husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gigi died in a helicopter crash in January 2020. Bryant says the late NBA superstar and Gigi continues to "motivate me to keep going" in the magazine's Women Changing the World issue, which […]

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Events

Hogan names former CDC director Redfield as adviser

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be a senior adviser to support Maryland's response to COVID-19. Hogan made the announcement at a news conference Tuesday with Dr. Robert Redfield. The governor also announced Maryland will open three more mass vaccination sites in March. A mass vaccination site in southern Maryland at Regency Furniture Stadium […]

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Entertainment

TV’s ‘Dr. Oz’ aids police in resuscitating man at NJ airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — When a traveler became stricken at Newark Liberty International Airport, police got an assist from a celebrity doctor: Mehmet Oz. The incident occurred late Monday night when Port Authority Officer Jeffrey Croissant saw the 60-year-old man fall to the floor near a baggage claim area. Croissant called for backup, rushed to the man and immediately began performing CPR. When another man came over to help, Croissant […]

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Singer Phil Collins’ Alamo artifacts collection on display

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Artifacts collected by Phil Collins are on display at the Alamo after the legendary musician donated the items to the state of Texas. The "Phil Collins Collection Preview" includes a brass cannon used by the Mexican Army during the Battle of the Alamo and the original battle orders that called for the attack on the Alamo. The temporary exhibit is on display beginning Tuesday through April […]

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Entertainment

Even more chaotic than usual, Golden Globes still had their moments

There were the usual confounding results and general sense of chaos, compounded this year by Zoom fails and some awkward interchanges. But, to answer co-host Tina Fey's question of whether the night could have been just as well handled in an email, the answer is no. Because you wouldn't have had Chadwick Boseman's eloquent widow, tearfully explaining how she could never be as eloquent as her husband. Or Jane Fonda, […]

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Entertainment

Peppa Pig theme park set for Legoland Florida Resort in 2022

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A standalone Peppa Pig theme park is set to open next year at the Legoland Florida Resort. Park officials announced Thursday that the new park will be located near the main Legoland theme park and be separately ticketed. The Peppa Pig theme park will feature rides, interactive attractions, play areas and live shows. It's based on the popular preschool animated television series and families visiting […]

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