Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

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Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022. The network said it believes the press association is committed to reform but need time to be done right. NBC is hopeful the Globes can return in 2023. The award show is annually one of the highest rated broadcasts outside the Oscars. The press association […]

Slain Delaware officer remembered as a hero

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Slain Delaware officer remembered as a hero

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Hundreds of police officers joined family and friends in saying goodbye to a Delaware officer who authorities say was fatally attacked while responding to a fight. Officers from Delaware, Maryland and other states and members of the community that Delmar police Cpl. Keith Heacook served for 22 years attended the service in Salisbury, Maryland, on Monday. Authorities say Heacook was attacked April 25 by 30-year-old Randon […]

Medina Spirit could lose Ky. Derby win; track bans Baffert

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Medina Spirit could lose Ky. Derby win; track bans Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit's victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert called a news conference to announce that Medina Spirit tested positive for an excessive amount of the steroid betamethasone that is sometimes used to treat pain and inflammation in horses. Churchill Downs immediately suspended Baffert and said Medina Spirit would be disqualified […]

Good Samaritan recalls jumping from bridge to save girl, 2

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Good Samaritan recalls jumping from bridge to save girl, 2

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man is being hailed as a hero for leaping off a bridge into a bay to save a 2-year-old girl who had been ejected into the water from a wrecked vehicle. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports Ocean City emergency responders met Friday with Jonathan Bauer, who shared his story publicly for the first time since the incident May 2. Bauer was nearby […]

Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching

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Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has posthumously pardoned 34 victims of racial lynching in the state between 1854 and 1933 who were denied legal due process. Hogan signed the order Saturday at an event honoring Howard Cooper. The 15-year-old was hanged from a sycamore tree by a mob of white men in 1885. Cooper was killed before his attorneys could file an appeal of a rape conviction […]

ADVISORY – Funeral for Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook

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ADVISORY – Funeral for Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook

Date:  Monday May 10, 2021 Location: Emmanuel Wesleyan Church 217 Beaglin Park Drive Salisbury, MD 21804. Media Parking/Staging:  Media parking and staging area will be to the north side of the parking lot near Beaglin Park Drive to the west of Dallas Drive (see attached Google map). Entrance for media vans/trucks/cars into the parking lot will be off Dallas Drive. Please identify yourself to the Law Enforcement personnel and you will […]

Ray Miller, ex-manager and coach in Orioles HOF, dies at 76

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Ray Miller, ex-manager and coach in Orioles HOF, dies at 76

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles manager Ray Miller has died. He was 76.  No cause was announced. Miller spent 42 years in professional baseball and mentored three Cy Young award winners: Mike Flanagan, Steve Stone and Doug Drabek. Jim Palmer, Scott McGregor and Mike Boddicker were also 20-game winners under his watch. His most memorable work was as a pitching coach for the Orioles and the […]

Maryland casinos report third-best monthly revenue in April

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Maryland casinos report third-best monthly revenue in April

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Lottery says the state's six casinos generated their third-highest revenues ever in the month of April. Lottery officials reported Wednesday that casino revenue totaled $162 million last month. That's nearly 12% more than in April 2019 and follows an all-time record of $169 million in March. Maryland casinos were closed in April of last year due to the pandemic. Nearly $70 million of last month's […]

Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge

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Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Trillions of cicadas are about to emerge from 15 U.S. states. Scientists say Brood X (as in 10, not the letter) is one of the biggest for these bugs that come out only once every 17 years. After years quietly underground, the red-eyed black backed bugs emerge in a weird spectacle involving a race against everything trying to eat them, singing in the treetops, sex, death […]

MD Gov. Hogan announces steps to urge nursing home vaccinations

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MD Gov. Hogan announces steps to urge nursing home vaccinations

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced steps to encourage nursing home residents and staff to get COVID-19 vaccines. Hogan said Tuesday Maryland is launching an initiative to require vaccination rates at each of the state's skilled nursing facilities to be reported weekly and posted inside facilities in plain view. Hogan says Maryland also is activating mobile vaccination teams to conduct additional clinics for nursing home staff […]

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Medina Spirit could lose Ky. Derby win; track bans Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit's victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert called a news conference to announce that Medina Spirit tested positive for an excessive amount of the steroid betamethasone that is sometimes used to treat pain and inflammation in horses. Churchill Downs immediately suspended Baffert and said Medina Spirit would be disqualified […]

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Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022. The network said it believes the press association is committed to reform but need time to be done right. NBC is hopeful the Globes can return in 2023. The award show is annually one of the highest rated broadcasts outside the Oscars. The press association […]

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Slain Delaware officer remembered as a hero

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Hundreds of police officers joined family and friends in saying goodbye to a Delaware officer who authorities say was fatally attacked while responding to a fight. Officers from Delaware, Maryland and other states and members of the community that Delmar police Cpl. Keith Heacook served for 22 years attended the service in Salisbury, Maryland, on Monday. Authorities say Heacook was attacked April 25 by 30-year-old Randon […]

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Medina Spirit could lose Ky. Derby win; track bans Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit's victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert called a news conference to announce that Medina Spirit tested positive for an excessive amount of the steroid betamethasone that is sometimes used to treat pain and inflammation in horses. Churchill Downs immediately suspended Baffert and said Medina Spirit would be disqualified […]

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Good Samaritan recalls jumping from bridge to save girl, 2

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man is being hailed as a hero for leaping off a bridge into a bay to save a 2-year-old girl who had been ejected into the water from a wrecked vehicle. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports Ocean City emergency responders met Friday with Jonathan Bauer, who shared his story publicly for the first time since the incident May 2. Bauer was nearby […]

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Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has posthumously pardoned 34 victims of racial lynching in the state between 1854 and 1933 who were denied legal due process. Hogan signed the order Saturday at an event honoring Howard Cooper. The 15-year-old was hanged from a sycamore tree by a mob of white men in 1885. Cooper was killed before his attorneys could file an appeal of a rape conviction […]

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ADVISORY – Funeral for Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook

Date:  Monday May 10, 2021 Location: Emmanuel Wesleyan Church 217 Beaglin Park Drive Salisbury, MD 21804. Media Parking/Staging:  Media parking and staging area will be to the north side of the parking lot near Beaglin Park Drive to the west of Dallas Drive (see attached Google map). Entrance for media vans/trucks/cars into the parking lot will be off Dallas Drive. Please identify yourself to the Law Enforcement personnel and you will […]

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