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Md. CEO starts foundation in memory of ‘Route 29 Batman’

In this March 27, 2012, photo, Leonard Robinson, dressed as Batman, poses for a photo outside his home, in Owings Mills. Authorities say, Robinson, known for visiting hospitalized children dressed in his Batman costume, died, Sunday in a crash on Interstate 70, in western Maryland. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via AP)

A coincidence of Aug. 16 calendar dates and the number 29 among business partners and friends inspired the creation of a foundation in memory of a Maryland man who was known for dressing up as Batman and visiting children in hospitals.

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‘A difficult day for us:’ Md. Batman impersonator dies

In this March 27, 2012, photo, Leonard Robinson, dressed as Batman, poses for a photo outside his home, in Owings Mills. Authorities say, Robinson, known for visiting hospitalized children dressed in his Batman costume, died, Sunday in a crash on Interstate 70, in western Maryland. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via AP)

HAGERSTOWN — The Owings Mills Batman impersonator who died Sunday knew how to make sick children smile. “He was a true hero to them,” said Marilyn Richardson, pediatric liaison for The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics at Sinai Hospital in ...

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Crofton man who called himself ‘joker’ charged

UPPER MARLBORO — A man accused of referring to himself as “a joker” and threatening to shoot up his workplace has been charged with misdemeanor telephone misuse, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Neal E. Prescott, 28, of Crofton, was taken into custody ...

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Steven I. Platt: Lessons learned from violent, tragic acts

As I watched the violent reality unleashed on innocent moviegoers who sought diversion or perhaps refuge from the routines of their daily lives by attending the newest Batman movie at its midnight premiere in Aurora, Colo., I couldn’t help but flash back to the previous senseless violent tragedies I have witnessed on television during my 65 years on this earth.

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Crofton man calling himself ‘a joker’ threatened shooting

PALMER PARK — Calling himself “a joker,” a Maryland man with an arsenal of guns threatened to shoot up a business he was being fired from, and was wearing a T-shirt that said “Guns don’t kill people. I do” when ...

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