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Wandering Eye: An insightful interview with John Angelos, Redfin's flawed look at Baltimore real estate, and more

Nation sports editor, author of books such as "A People's History Of Sports" and "Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy," and host of the Edge of Sports podcast, Dave Zirin recently sat down with the Baltimore Orioles' rather #woke Chief Operating Officer John Angelos to talk about the violence in April near Camden Yards, his empathetic and important

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The Baltimore Uprising began a year ago today, and it continues on

The Baltimore Uprising began today one year ago, months before the death of Freddie Gray.

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of a Missouri grand jury's failure to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. And a year ago today, Baltimore erupted in protests—along with cities around the nation—decrying the lack of police accountability.

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At least five Sun newsroom staffers have taken a buyout, new hires expected

At least five members of The Sun's editorial staff have taken a buyout offered by Tribune Publishing, according to a newsroom source.

The list includes environmental reporter Tim Wheeler, investigations editor Dave Rosenthal, photo editor Robert Hamilton, Orioles writer Dan Connolly, and administrator Rosanna Uranachek.

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Wandering Eye: How Twitter convinced someone to leave the Westboro Baptist Church and more

A homeless encampment established more than a decade ago in Hawaii is still going strong, this long read by Jessica Terrell reports. The reason: orderliness. "The Harbor encampment has defied the odds; it's existed largely unmolested by authorities for more than a decade.

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A timeline of Baltimore Housing Authority's scandal-filled past few months
In Freddie Gray trial, jury names to be secret, but jury not sequestered

In a cascade of rulings, Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams set the ground rules for the upcoming trial of William Porter, the first of six city police officers to be tried in criminal court for contributing to the murder of Freddie Gray

The judge said he would use the "normal procedure" to question 75 to 80 prospective jurors beginning on Monday, but will ask questions in his chambers to spare

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