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Universities find themselves walking a difficult line as they strive to balance the rights of students with disabilities and campus safety, say experts in the wake of the shooting deaths of two students Tuesday.
The Washington Nationals announced Thursday on Twitter that a new presidential mascot would join George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt for the 2013 baseball season.
Maryland has had five executions since 1976 when the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty and there are currently five inmates on the state's death row awaiting execution.
While Baltimore has been losing population, waterfront neighborhoods like Locust Point have been growing. But the growth has created some tensions – between industry and developers and between oldtime residents and newcomers.
The close-knit community where everyone knew each other has been shaken by the influx of newcomers attracted by Locust Point’s up-and-coming developments who, longtime resident Bill Lear said, “walk right by you with their nose in the air, not even thinking to say ‘hi’ or ‘bye’ or anything.”
The Andre Street train crossing will soon become a 24 hour quiet zone after Locust Point residents complained about loud train horns at odd hours. A CSX official however said the sirens are an effective way to prevent collisions.