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Baltimore was home to popular opera and musical theatre, and an important part of the music of Maryland, while the city also hosted several major music publishing (Music publisher (popular music)) firms until well into the 19th century, when Baltimore also saw the rise of native musical instrument manufacturing, specifically pianos and woodwind instruments. African American music existed in Baltimore during the colonial era, and the city was home to vibrant

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2003, Deacon has released eight albums under several different labels. Deacon also has a renowned reputation for his live shows, where large scale audience participation and interaction is often a major element of the performance. With more than 13 years in broadcast journalism, Shon Gables brings credibility and experience to her role as host of Black Enterprise Magazine’s new nationally syndicated program ''Black Enterprise Business Report''. Shon is also the host of business updates every

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, The Official Tourism and Business Site of Greenland publisher date accessdate 2010-09-06 In addition to these routes there are scheduled international flights between Narsarsuaq and Copenhagen. Air Iceland operates routes between Reykjavík (Reykjavík Airport) and Narsarsuaq, Ilulissat, Nuuk on the west coast and Kulusuk, Ittoqqortoormiit on the east coast. After graduation. Whipple worked in the pathology department at Hopkins until he went

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at Kutztown, said Nichols' massive physical presence and martial-arts skills earned him a reputation as someone to be careful around. Jake Williams, who coached Nichols at Kutztown, compared Nichols' physique (6'1" and 210 lbs) with that of NFL star John Mobley, who also played at the university.

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;Philadelphia After Hours," while Taylor was a featured voice on Jones Radio Networks' Smooth Jazz stations until September 30, 2008. New York City, Baltimore

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by Bishops of Louisville and Buffalo, New York. Present at the consecration was Bishop Spalding (Martin John Spalding) of Baltimore, who gave the homily. That same year Gethsemani was given control over a nearby parish and Dom Benedict also founded a religious order for women—the Third Order of St. Francis—who were assigned to teach at an all-girls school in Mount Olivet, Kentucky. Meanwhile, the abbey was not doing well to bring in new postulants, in part due to the strict

leadership of Dom Benedict. In 1878 the abbey had roughly the same number of monks as when it was founded, and none of those present were American. As a result, Gethsemani leased some of its land to local farmers to avoid closure. Herbermann 788 Aprile 79—80 Ship ordered Ship builder Flannigan & Parsons, Baltimore, Maryland Ship laid down 1814 - 1988 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship 1988

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, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Buffalo, and Dayton (Dayton, Ohio). In 1907 he played a match against World Chess Champion Emanuel Lasker for the title and lost eight games, winning none and drawing (draw (chess)) seven. They played their match in New York (New York City), Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Chicago, and Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) from January 26 to April 8, 1907. The first national convention of the Democratic Party began in Baltimore on May 21, 1832 (1832 Democratic National Convention). In that year the infamous 2 3 rule was created, requiring a 2 3 vote to nominate a candidate, in order to show the party's unanimous support of Martin Van Buren for vice president. Although this rule was waived in the 1836 and 1840 conventions, in 1844 it was revived by opponents of former President Van Buren, who had the support of a majority, but not a super-majority, of the delegates, in order to prevent him from receiving the nomination. The rule then remained in place for almost the next hundred years, and often led to Democratic National Conventions which dragged on endlessly, most famously at the 1860 convention (1860 Democratic National Convention), when the convention adjourned in Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina) without making a choice and reconvening in separate groups a short time later, and the 1924 convention (1924 Democratic National Convention), when "Wets" and "Drys" deadlocked between preferred candidates Alfred E. Smith and William G. McAdoo for 103 ballots before finally agreeing on John W. Davis as a compromise candidate. At the 1912 convention (1912 Democratic National Convention), Champ Clark was the first person to receive a majority of the votes who did not go on to achieve a two-thirds vote and the nomination. The 2 3 rule was finally abolished in 1936, when the unanimity in favor of the renomination of President Franklin D. Roosevelt allowed it finally to be put to rest. In the years that followed only one convention (the 1952 Convention (1952 Democratic National Convention)) actually went beyond a single ballot, although this may be more attributable to changes in the nominating process itself than to the rules change. * ''Journal of William Maclay: United States Senator from Pennsylvania 1789-1791,'' Edited by Edgar S. Maclay, (1890). online edition * Bowling, Kenneth R. and Veit, Helen E., ed. ''Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America, 4 March 1789-3 March 1791. Vol 9: The Diary of William Maclay and Other Notes on Senate Debates.'' 1988. 532 pp. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, c1988. * Trees, Andy. "The Diary of William Maclay and Political Manners in the First Congress." ''Pennsylvania History'' 2002 69(2): 210-229. ISSN 0031-4528 Early life Guy was raised in Baltimore by his parents, Roland and Peggy Gardner. Roland was an abusive (child abuse) alcoholic (alcoholism) who beat Guy repeatedly. Guy worked hard in school to try to win his father's approval, but Roland instead lavished attention and compliments upon Guy's older brother, Mace. Guy's only escape at this time was ''General Glory'' comic books, going so far as to model his bowl haircut on Glory's sidekick, Ernie. ''Guy Gardner'' #11 (August 1993) A smaller set of purists even dislike the franchise relocations which took place in the 1950s and 1960s, beginning prior to the 1953 (1953 in baseball) season when the Braves (Atlanta Braves) shifted from Boston to Milwaukee, eventually moving to Atlanta in 1965. After the 1953 campaign, the Browns left St. Louis and moved to Baltimore, changing their name to the Orioles (Baltimore Orioles). The Athletics (Oakland Athletics) moved from Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to Kansas City (Kansas City, Missouri) in the mid-1950s and then on to Oakland (Oakland, California) in the late 1960s. In 1961 (1961 in baseball), the original Washington Senators (Minnesota Twins) moved to Minnesota and became the Twins, while a new team also called the Senators was added in Washington; this team left Washington in 1972 (1972 in baseball) to become the Texas Rangers (Texas Rangers (baseball)). In 2005, the Montreal Expos relocated to Washington, D.C. and changed their name to the Washington Nationals. The relocations which arguably rankle purists the most may be the 1957 (1957 in baseball) moves to California of the Brooklyn Dodgers (Los Angeles Dodgers) and New York Giants (San Francisco Giants). These purists see the era from 1920 (1920 in baseball) to 1952 (1952 in baseball) as a "Golden Age," in which the two major leagues fielded the same 16 teams with no additions, relocations, or major rule changes. In January 1996, the Blizzard of 1996 (North American blizzard of 1996) affected the Northeastern (Northeastern United States) and Mid-Atlantic United States, dumping up to Commons:Category:Baltimore WikiPedia:Baltimore Dmoz:Regional North America United States Maryland Localities B Baltimore


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With a population of 622,104 as of July 1, 2013, Baltimore increased by 762 residents over the previous year, ending over six decades of population loss since its peak in 1950. The Baltimore Metropolitan Area has grown steadily to approximately 2.7 million residents in 2010; the 20th largest (List of metropolitan areas of the United States) in the country.

With hundreds of identified districts, Baltimore has been dubbed "a city of neighborhoods", and has been more recently known as "Charm City", to go along with its older moniker of "The Monumental City" (coined by sixth President John Quincy Adams in 1827), and its more controversial 19th-century sobriquet of "Mobtown". The talents of writers Edgar Allan Poe and H.L. Mencken, jazz musician James "Eubie" Blake (Eubie Blake) and singer Billie Holiday, as well as the city's role in the War of 1812 and Francis Scott Key's writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner", which later became the American national anthem, have all contributed to the city's historical importance.

According to the Brookings Institution, almost a quarter of the jobs in the Baltimore region are science, technology, engineering and math positions. The Baltimore area is known for health and science, which is in part attributed to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University, with its extensive undergraduate and graduate schools, the University of Maryland at Baltimore (University of Maryland, Baltimore), and other smaller schools such as the University of Baltimore, the science-heavy University of Maryland, Baltimore County, (in Catonsville (Catonsville, Maryland)), Loyola University (Loyola University Maryland), Notre Dame University Maryland (Notre Dame of Maryland University), Stevenson University, (formerly Villa Julie College – in suburban Stevenson (Stevenson, Maryland)), Goucher College, (in suburban Towson (Towson, Maryland)), and the Maryland Institute College of Art.

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