Baltimoresun.com is a service of The Baltimore Sun. The site launched on September 24, 1996 as SunSpot.net, and changed its name to baltimoresun.com on Feb. 5, 2004. The site includes the full daily editorial and classified content of the newspaper, as well as extensive archived and original content. Consult the FAQ below for more detailed information.

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Q: Which sections of The Baltimore Sun are available online?
A: All of the Baltimore Sun's main sections are available within baltimoresun.com, including the front section, Maryland, Sports and You. In addition, you will find the classified section and death notices presented in a searchable format. You will not find The Sun's regular display advertising, certain display classifieds or personals within baltimoresun.com. The site also does not reproduce all of the newspaper's photographs, graphics, or tabular data.

Q: How do I find a specific section?
A:Baltimoresun.com is divided into 9 main sections: Maryland, Nation, World, Business, Sports, Life, Entertainment, Opinion and Classified. There are several ways to navigate through all of the sections:
1. Click on the navigational bar at the left of the page to access the main sections;
2. Select a page from our site map;
3. Conduct a site-wide search using keywords in the searcher at the top of pages.

Q: When is the site updated?
A:Content from The Sun newspaper is updated at 4:30 a.m., seven days per week. The site is updated with breaking news from 6 a.m. to midnight daily. Our AP wire page updates 24 hours a day.

Q: I bookmarked a page on baltimoresun.com and it's no longer there. What happened?
A: There are several possible reasons for this:
1. You bookmarked a page that no longer exists. For instance, if you bookmark a news or sports article, the bookmark will work for only 30 days -- the length of time we provide free access to The Baltimore Sun's archive. After that, in order to find the article, you would need to search in our Archive section.
2. Infrequently, sections and/or features of baltimoresun.com will change locations within the site. In this case, you will need to update your bookmark file.