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BALTIMORE (AP) The developer whose gifts to former Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon led to a corruption scandal has moved his business out of state. The president of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association says Ronald Lipscomb is no longer doing business in Maryland and is working instead in D.C. and in Florida.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland Natural Resources Police say a 20-year-old Ocean City man is facing drunken boating charges after throwing beer cans at fellow boaters and yelling profanities at them. Authorities say Nicholas Shawn Basle is charged with disorderly conduct, operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol, underage possession of alcohol and littering on the waters of the state.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles were solely responsible for the Texas Rangers' last four-game losing streak. The Rangers arrive in Baltimore to begin a four-game series tonight.

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Making Art Off The Grid: A Month-Long Residency At A Remote National Park

Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.

After A Long Day Of Fighting Climate Change, This Grain Is Ready For A Beer

Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.
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Why Millions Of American Men Have Left The Workforce, And How To Bring Them Back

Today’s unemployment rate is down sharply from the height of the Great Recession. But more than a fifth of American men had no paid employment last year, and seven million of them have stopped looking altogether. Why men are leaving the workforce – and how to bring them back.


Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.

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