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Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to "Top Gun" is a sure thing and should start shooting soon. Cruise made the announcement Wednesday in response to questions from anchors on the Australian...

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  • 'The Keepers' victims: a daughter's view

    'The Keepers' victims: a daughter's view

    We moved from Baltimore to a small suburb in Pennsylvania when I was 7 years old. I remember the day my mom enrolled me in public school. I was upset. I wanted to go to Catholic school like my friends and cousins back in Maryland. Today, I understand. My mother is one of the women featured in the...

  • Md. gubernatorial race could foretell 2020

    Md. gubernatorial race could foretell 2020

    Maryland rarely is the main dish in national politics. Yet our gubernatorial race is set to answer some of the most persistent and important political questions generated by the 2016 presidential election. This midterm election cycle, the country would be wise to pull up a chair and dig in. Consider...

  • Don't trash Maryland

    Don't trash Maryland

    When you discard trash from your vehicle on one of Maryland's highways, do you ever wonder where it goes? One cigarette butt flicked out of the window, a fast food bag, a small plastic wrapper. Take a moment and think about where it goes. It has to go somewhere. Now I ask you to think about the...

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  • Panera Bread closing Inner Harbor restaurant

    Panera Bread closing Inner Harbor restaurant

    Panera Bread will close its Inner Harbor location at the end of June after 10 years in business. The restaurant, at the corner of Pratt Street and Marketplace, is closing June 30, a spokesman for David S. Brown Enterprises confirmed. The Owings Mills-based developer owns the Lockwood Place building...

  • Continental Realty Corp. makes first Raleigh-area acquisition for $61 million

    Continental Realty Corp. makes first Raleigh-area acquisition for $61 million

    Continental Realty Corp., a Baltimore-based real estate investment and management company, has acquired a North Carolina apartment complex for $61 million. The Edison Lofts, a 223-unit community in Raleigh, is Continental Realty's first property in that area. The deal appealed to Continental Realty...

  • Former Hammerjacks building to be auctioned

    Former Hammerjacks building to be auctioned

    The former location of Hammerjacks Nightclub and Bourbon Street Nightclub is headed to auction in June. RWN Development Group plans to auction 316-18 Guilford Ave. in a 48-hour online live bid event that begins June 6. The 24,254-square-foot building in downtown Baltimore, near City Hall, was purchased...

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  • Baltimore's comedy scene continues to grow, nurture aspiring talent

    Baltimore's comedy scene continues to grow, nurture aspiring talent

    Jessica Henkin remembers Baltimore’s comedy scene in the late 1990s. Not that there’s all that much to remember. “There was zero comedy going on, or if there was, it was either super-bizarre or fringe-y,” says Henkin, 43, co-founder of the Stoop Storytelling series and a comedy practitioner in...

  • Baltimore Restaurant Week returns in July

    Baltimore Restaurant Week returns in July

    At least 58 restaurants will set their tables for diners looking to get a taste of the city during this summer’s Baltimore Restaurant Week. The promotion returns July 28-Aug.6, when restaurants across Baltimore (and a few in surrounding counties) will roll out prix-fixe menus for brunch, lunch...

  • 'Dancing With the Stars' finale recap: Rashad Jennings wins it all

    'Dancing With the Stars' finale recap: Rashad Jennings wins it all

    The “Dancing With the Stars” finale starts with a look back at the "journey" of David Ross and Lindsay Arnold throughout the competition. He's a nice guy who got better at dancing, but still isn't the best dancer. Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater’s video package focuses a lot on his contemporary...

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  • Coaching tree of Navy's Cindy Timchal has many branches

    Coaching tree of Navy's Cindy Timchal has many branches

    Navy coach Cindy Timchal is too focused on preparing her Midshipmen for their first NCAA women's lacrosse tournament semifinal to reflect on the influence she's had on this weekend's Final Four. Her knowledge and passion for the game are still contagious after 35 years and they have touched every...

  • Mount St. Joe's Kam Williams will return to Ohio State for final season

    Mount St. Joe's Kam Williams will return to Ohio State for final season

    Former Mount St. Joe's star Kam Williams announced on his Instagram account today that he will return to Ohio State for his final season. Williams, who surprisingly declared for the NBA Draft, did not sign with an agent so he had until midnight tonight to announce whether he was staying in the...

  • Various sports camps offered in Anne Arundel County this summer

    Various sports camps offered in Anne Arundel County this summer

    Elite Starr Athletic Academy is offering a number of sports camps throughout the summer in Anne Arundel County. Former Arundel boys basketball coach Jeff Starr and former Northeast girls basketball coach Kristi Starr are the program directors. Camps in a variety of sports are being offered in various...

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