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THE SUN AT 175
: On this date 175 years ago -- May 17, 1837 -- Arunah Shepherdson Abell published the first edition of The Sun. While much has changed in the many years since our founding, this remains the same: The Baltimore Sun brings Light for All.
: The age of photojournalism had just dawned in Baltimore in 1901. Since then, the camera has recorded and compiled a historical visual record of the events that have shaped the world, nation and Maryland, in the 20th century and now the 21st.
: To celebrate the 175th anniversary of The Baltimore Sun, reporter Mike Klingaman has compiled a list of the top 175 athletes who were either born or raised in the state of Maryland, or who competed here for at least three years.
: This page celebrates our 175th anniversary by presenting the first issue of The Baltimore Sun from May, 17 1837 in an online format.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
: The Metropolitan
Columbia will be a six-story, 380-unit development that the
Corp. plans to build in a joint venture with Kettler of McLean, Va., and Orchard Development of
, on land next to The Mall in Columbia.
: The 13-year-old who said he pulled the trigger will be committed indefinitely to a treatment facility; the 12-year-old who helped him move the body will be monitored by the Department of Juvenile Services while living with a relative in
delegate said Wednesday that the governor should send in the
to control "roving mobs of black youths" at Baltimore's
, prompting a colleague to label the message "race-baiting."
: After going without a hit in his first six at-bats, Orioles center fielder
rocketed his team-high 12th home run of the season deep into the Missouri night. The win kept the Orioles (24-14) tied for first place in the
TODAY'S FRONT PAGE
: The General Assembly's speedy embrace of Gov.
's income tax increases this week cleaned up a political mess in
, but the rate hikes could come back to haunt the Democrat if he seeks national office when his time in the governor's mansion is up.
: The number of young children deemed at risk of lead poisoning in Maryland and nationwide expanded drastically Wednesday as a federal health agency declared it would effectively cut in half its threshold for diagnosing the
: William E. Lori became the 16th archbishop of Baltimore in a solemn ceremony Wednesday that included a nod to the nation's oldest Roman Catholic diocese and a look forward to the challenges of the 21st century.