8 things to know on Opening Day

Happy Monday and to the start of another Orioles’ season! For those headed to the game — or simply taking in the festivities around the ballpark — expect cloudy skies with temperatures in the low 60s. Rain is possible later in the evening. Here are eight things to know on Opening Day.

• The first pitch is set for 3:05 p.m. Kevin Gausman will take the mound for the Orioles, while Marco Estrada will start for the Blue Jays. It will be the first Opening Day start for both pitchers. The game can…

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Podcast: What you’re doing wrong on LinkedIn

It wasn’t that along ago that any job seeker needed to create a profile on Monster.com or another similar job listing site if they wanted to land an interview.

Gone are the days of combing through the newspaper’s classified sections looking for a job.

Rather than stretching themselves thin across multiple platforms, Mike Shelah says companies are leveraging LinkedIn more and more to find qualified job candidates. So it’s a shame, he says, that more people aren’t using the social media website correctly.


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Comcast: Binge on Netflix for free during XFinity Watchathon Week

Binge away, Comcast customers.

X1 cable customers get a free week of unlimited access to Netflix and more than 50 other networks on April 3-9 during the Fifth Annual XFinity Watchathon Week, according to a news release.

For the first time, Netflix’s full catalog of movies, original productions …

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Despite on-field successes, Orioles attendance continues to fall

With three playoff berths and the most wins in the American League, the Baltimore Orioles have been one of the most successful teams in baseball over the last five years. But their attendance has moved in the opposite direction and has declined since the team was swept in the 2014 American League Championship Series by …

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Editorial Advisory Board: The pasta-bilities are endless

This board sends a sincere “complimenti” for the initiative shown by the Northern, Central and Southeastern Shore counties of Maryland to move away from chicken farming and to a more environmentally sound harvest on par with growing corn and soy beans – only more lucrative for sure. It has only been three years since a …

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How UMB is trying to break the cycle of poverty (Video)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is transforming lives in West Baltimore with initiatives like the UMB CURE Scholars Program, a groundbreaking health care pipeline program that serves 65 sixth- and seventh-graders from three middle schools near the University.

The program, in its second year, identifies promising middle school students and prepares them for health care and research careers through hands-on workshops, lab experiences, and mentorship from UMB faculty, students, and staff.


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