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Cam Thomas continues hot streak, scores 43 points against Suns

Cam Thomas continues hot streak, scores 43 points against Suns

Brooklyn Nets guard Cam Thomas is making history, even in losses.Thomas scored 43 points in the Nets' 116-112 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, becoming the youngest player in NBA history with three straight 40-point games. He had 44, followed by a...

Biden stumbles as he opens State of the Union

Biden stumbles as he opens State of the Union

Republicans booed President Joe Biden during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night after he called on Congress to raise taxes on the wealthy with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene calling him a ‘liar’ as the evening took a dark turn.The event – the first...

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High school sports roundup (Feb. 7)

High school sports roundup (Feb. 7)

Here’s a roundup of high school varsity action from Tuesday, Feb. 7. Southern 57, Northeast 43: Ava Wooster scored a career high 40 points and 26 rebounds to lead the host Bulldogs over the Eagles. Lia Huggins had 12 rebounds and five assists for Southern. Cait...

Cam Thomas continues hot streak, scores 43 points against Suns

Cam Thomas continues hot streak, scores 43 points against Suns

Brooklyn Nets guard Cam Thomas is making history, even in losses.Thomas scored 43 points in the Nets' 116-112 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, becoming the youngest player in NBA history with three straight 40-point games. He had 44, followed by a...

With a population of 585,708 in 2020, Baltimore is the most populous city in the United States state of Maryland, the fourth most populated city in the Mid-Atlantic, and the 30th most populous city in the United States. Baltimore was proclaimed as an independent city by the Maryland Constitution in 1851, and it is now the most populated independent city in the United States. The Baltimore metropolitan region’s population was predicted to reach 2,838,327 in 2021, making it the country’s 20th biggest metropolitan area. Baltimore is located approximately 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Washington, D.C., and is a main city of the Washington-Baltimore combined statistical area (CSA), the nation’s fourth-largest CSA, with a projected 2021 population of 9,946,526.

Prior to European colonization, the Susquehannock Native Americans, who were predominantly situated further northwest than where the city was subsequently developed, used the Baltimore region as hunting grounds.

Colonists from the Province of Maryland founded the Port of Baltimore in 1706 to facilitate the tobacco trade with Europe, and the Town of Baltimore was founded in 1729. In the mid-18th century, Nicholas Hasselbach and William Goddard introduced the first printing press and newspapers to Baltimore.

The Battle of Baltimore was a significant action of the War of 1812, ending in the failed British attack of Fort McHenry, during which Francis Scott Key composed a poem that became “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which was later recognized as the American national anthem in 1931.

The city was the location of some of the early bloodshed related with the American Civil War during the Pratt Street Riot of 1861.

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the country’s first railroad, was established in 1830 and secured Baltimore’s reputation as a key transportation center, connecting producers in the Midwest and Appalachia to the city’s port. The Inner Harbor of Baltimore was historically the second busiest port of entry for immigrants to the United States. Baltimore was also a significant manufacturing hub. Baltimore’s economy has moved to a service-oriented one following a collapse in large manufacturing, heavy industries, and rail sector reorganization. The city’s top two employers are Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University. The NAACP, ABET, the National Federation of the Blind, Catholic Relief Services, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, World Relief, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Social Security Administration all have their headquarters in Baltimore and the surrounding region. Baltimore is also home to the Major League Baseball Baltimore Orioles and the National Football League Baltimore Ravens.

Many of Baltimore’s neighborhoods are steeped in history. The city is home to several of the country’s first National Register Historic Districts, including Fell’s Point, Federal Hill, and Mount Vernon. Between 1969 and 1971, these were listed on the National Register of Historic Places, shortly after historic preservation law was approved. Baltimore boasts the most public sculptures and monuments per capita in the country. Nearly one-third of the city’s buildings (over 65,000) are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, more than any other city in the United States.