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Baltimore argues Catholic group’s rally could bring violence

A conservative Roman Catholic media outlet is seeking a court order to stage a rally during a U.S. bishops' meeting in Baltimore. U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander scheduled a hearing Thursday for the lawsuit that rally planners St. Michael’s Media filed against the city. St. Michael's claims city officials cancelled the planned Nov. 16 rally at a city waterfront pavilion because they disapprove of the group's religious message. The city […]

today09/30/2021 3

Entertainment

Garth Brooks cancels tour dates due to COVID surge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Garth Brooks is canceling his remaining stadium tour dates in five cities due to rising COVID-19 cases. Brooks had said weeks ago that he would be reassessing the tour in light of the surge in cases. Tickets will be refunded for shows scheduled in Cincinnati; Charlotte, North Carolina;  M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD; Foxborough, Massachusetts, and Nashville, Tennessee. He had also planned to […]

today08/19/2021 7

Events

Baltimore becomes latest US location requiring masks indoors

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore will become the latest U.S. city to return to indoor mask mandates as COVID-19 infection numbers rise. Mayor Brandon Scott says reinstating indoor masking regulations will begin Monday morning, giving businesses and citizens a few days to adjust. The reinstatement of indoor mask rules is mandated for everyone, regardless of vaccination status. The city’s health order comes as 325 coronavirus patients are being treated in Maryland […]

today08/06/2021 5

Entertainment

Preakness allows Medina Spirit to enter with extra testing

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Preakness is allowing Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit to enter Saturday's race subject to additional testing and monitoring following the colt's failed drug test after the Derby. Medina Spirit and two other horses trained by Bob Baffert will be under extra scrutiny in the days leading up to the second jewel of the Triple Crown. The Maryland Racing Commission and Baffert have agreed to the conditions […]

today05/12/2021 6

Entertainment

Medina Spirit heads to Preakness, minus trainer Bob Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes while trainer Bob Baffert says he won't attend the race to avoid being a distraction in the wake of scrutiny following the colt's failed postrace drug test. Medina Spirit's Derby win by half a length over Mandaloun gave Baffert his record seventh victory in the sport's premier race. That milestone is now in […]

today05/11/2021 3

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