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There, there, it's not that bad

baltimoresun.com — Only a few weeks ago, there were alarums and excursions after the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook announced that it is kosher to use over in the sense of more than.* Now, just today, Andrew Beaujon at the Poynter Institute has posted that AP style is authorizing the spelling-out of state names in copy .
Or, your publication will set its own rule. Whatevs. MT @johnemcintyre: Spelling out state names won't kill you. bsun.md/1lFUPP3
I survived the switch. You will too. RT @johnemcintyre: Take a deep breath. Spelling out state names won't kill you. bsun.md/1lFUPP3
Heresiarch --> RT @johnemcintyre: Take a deep breath. Spelling out state names won't kill you. bsun.md/1lFUPP3
Take a deep breath. Spelling out state names won't kill you. bsun.md/1lFUPP3

Orioles hit four home runs in 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays

baltimoresun.com — TORONTO - Balls can fly when the roof of the Rogers Centre is closed, so the Orioles still had plenty of time despite falling behind by five runs in the second inning Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays.
They won? Orioles hit four home runs in 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles… #Baltimore #wakingup

Ravens 2014 Schedule PDF

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RT @BaltSunSports: Ravens open 2014 season vs. Bengals Sept. 7, then play the Steelers on Thursday, Sept. 11. Download full schedule: bsun.md/1lGO3bD
RT @BaltSunSports: Ravens open 2014 season vs. Bengals Sept. 7, then play the Steelers on Thursday, Sept. 11. Download full schedule: bsun.md/1lGO3bD

Baltimore News Watch Blog

live.baltimoresun.com — Baltimore News Watch provides live updates from Baltimore Sun reporters and local newsmakers on social media. Get the latest on crime, traffic, weather and sports in your area in a fast-paced live blog format.

Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore

baltimoresun.com — Dante Wooding talks about his friend, 14-year-old Najee Thomas, who was shot and killed early Tuesday morning in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood. (Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun video) From Cherry Hill to a West Side high school a few miles away, scores of families and friends turned out Wednesday night to mourn teenagers killed in recent days, and to decry persistent violence in the city.
RT @justingeorge: Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent Baltimore violence, as @cmcampbell6 & I attend a rally & vigil http:…

Kamenetz threatened with jail

baltimoresun.com — Baltimore County Circuit Judge Michael J. Finifter knows how to get County Executive Kevin Kamenetz 's attention. A year and a half after Maryland's highest court upheld an arbitrator's decision that Baltimore County had overcharged a group of police department retirees for their health insurance benefits and owed them recompense, the county still has not paid and is working its hardest to avoid ever doing so.

Navy hockey team surprised with Stanley Cup visit

baltimoresun.com — The Navy hockey team celebrated its best season ever in 2014, winning the Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association title and reaching the quarterfinals of last month's ACHA Division 1 National Championships. On Tuesday, the team got a reward.
RT @JonMeoli: Yesterday, @NavyHockey got a surprise visit from the Stanley Cup. @Wheresthecup bsun.md/1fqpmN9
Yesterday, @NavyHockey got a surprise visit from the Stanley Cup. @Wheresthecup bsun.md/1fqpmN9

Michael Phelps says he's 'having fun' as he returns to the pool this week

baltimoresun.com — The Olympic champion held a press conference in Mesa, Arizona to talk about his return to competitive swimming. MESA, ARIZ. - Michael Phelps couldn't say it enough times, even joking that he would bore questioners with his repetitive explanation for returning to competitive swimming.
Phelps on Rio, with a grin: "I am not signing, not that I know of, any contract. I'm doing this because I want to." baltimoresun.com/sports/olympic…

Pratt decries lack of action on replacing wasteful city phones

baltimoresun.com — The drama over Baltimore's dysfunctional phone system began its next act Wednesday, with the city authorizing a private attorney to defend Comptroller Joan M. Pratt amid an ethics investigation - and Pratt leveling more accusations that the Rawlings-Blake administration is wasting taxpayer dollars through inaction.

Learning to fly: Baltimore photographer explores UAV, drone multimedia

darkroom.baltimoresun.com — Access. That's always been my ask as a photographer, what angle or event can I photograph that others can't. That's what first piqued my interest when I first saw the DJI Phantom last year.

Fuchs North America launches new line of ethnic seasonings

baltimoresun.com — Baltimore-based spice and seasonings maker Fuchs North America said Wednesday it has launched a new line of ethnic seasonings, marinades and flavor bases to sell to food service and food manufacturing customers. Fuchs' Ethnic Inspirations Collection will include products inspired by Asian, Latin and African styles of cuisine, including African Barbecue Marinade, Gochuiang Seasoning, Kashmiri Lamb Seasoning, Mojo Dressing Base and Vietnamese Dressing Base.

Quick updates on Manny Machado and Dylan Bundy

baltimoresun.com — TORONTO -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado appeared in his fourth and final extended spring training game Wednesday afternoon in Sarasota, Fla. He played seven innings at third base and was 3-for-4 with three singles. Machado will travel north to Baltimore on Thursday, and he is scheduled to play nine innings at third base in his first minor league rehabilitation game Friday at High-A Frederick.
O's Insider blog: Quick updates on Machado and Bundy: TORONTO -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado ... bsun.md/1tDPrRY #Orioles

An early look at the Ravens' 2014 opponents

baltimoresun.com — It's never too early to think about next season. Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Zrebiec looks at each opponent that the Ravens will face in 2014 and how that team fared this past season. The opponents are listed in alphabetical order, because the complete schedule has yet to be announced.
RT @baltimoresun: The NFL will announce the full 2014 schedule at 8 p.m. Here's a look at the opponents the #Ravens will face. bsun.md/1lxTc4H

Numbers show power will come for Orioles first baseman Chris Davis

baltimoresun.com — Orioles fans have shown relative restraint in not breaking the emergency glass and hitting the panic button regarding Chris Davis ’ lack of power early in the season, mostly thanks to what they see from him on a nightly basis.
From this afternoon and pertinent after that Chris Davis bomb. The batted ball stats say the power will come. bsun.md/1i9SGfo
Chris Davis has just one home run so far. The peripherals say the power will come. bsun.md/1i9SGfo
RT @BaltSunSports: Sports Blitz: Numbers show power will come for Orioles first baseman Chris Davis bsun.md/1i9SGfo

Requiring background checks of volunteer coaches may be counter-productive

baltimoresun.com — Even before news of the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal broke several years ago, parents had long been wary of leaving youngsters in the hands of strangers, and justifiably so. Those who assume the role of a coach, like that of a teacher or clergyman, deserve some extra scrutiny because of the potential risks and vulnerabilities involved.
Here was the Sun editorial on another county controversy-- whether 2 require background checks for volunteer coaches baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/e…
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