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  • Similarities abound when looking at Ravens and Patriots

    Similarities abound when looking at Ravens and Patriots
    In 2007, Steve Bisciotti made his first major decision as the majority owner of the Baltimore Ravens. He fired Brian Billick, in part because the team had just gone 5-11 to miss the playoffs for the third time in four years, but also because he wanted...
  • A final visit with Joe Paterno for two old Baltimore Colts

    A final visit with Joe Paterno for two old Baltimore Colts
    Lenny Moore and Lydell Mitchell were two of Penn State's greatest players, and not surprisingly, became two of the greatest Baltimore Colts. Two weeks ago they drove to State College, Pa., to pay their respects to Joe Paterno, who died Sunday and who they...
  • Singer Mario to start alcohol abuse program at school

    Singer Mario to start alcohol abuse program at school
    Singer Mario knows from first-hand experience how it is to grow up with a parent with substance abuse problems and now he wants to use what he knows to help other kids. The Baltimore native, whose mother has suffered from drug abuse for years, is using...
  • Poets writing another verse to their storied history

    Poets writing another verse to their storied history
    The corner of Orleans and Central in East Baltimore was swarming with anticipation. Dunbar's boys basketball team had a big game to play, which meant an eager crowd began forming outside the school's gym doors more than two hours before the opening tip....
  • The feds investigate the mortgage mess: What took so long?

    The feds investigate the mortgage mess: What took so long?
    In this week's State of the Union address, President Obama announced to cheers the formation of a new Justice Department unit tasked with going after the big banks and mortgage companies whose reckless lending led to the collapse of the housing market and...
  • Panel chaired by Harris boots filmmaker at hearing

    Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox was arrested on Wednesday at a public hearing chaired by Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, a Capitol Police spokeswoman confirmed. Fox, whose 2010 documentary “Gasland” raised environmental concerns about the...
  • Former Baraka student sentenced to 70 months for drug conspiracy

    A federal court judge on Thursday sentenced 21-year-old Romesh Vance, who was featured in a 2005 documentary about Baltimore boys sent to boarding school in Kenya, to 70 months in prison for participating in a drug conspiracy at the Gilmor Homes public...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    A rundown of what's going on the week of 2/13-2/19. MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance The Secret World of Arriety A Separation This Means War NOTABLE TV MONDAY BET Honors (special; 9 p.m.; BET) Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...
  • Police seek help in finding quilt stolen from Banneker museum

    Police seek help in finding quilt stolen from Banneker museum
    A quilt made by a prominent African-American textile artist and teacher was stolen during a burglary this month from the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, where it was on loan. The red-and-gold quilt owned by Joan M.E. Gaither, a...
  • Top films of 2011 go back in time, and many find success

    Top films of 2011 go back in time, and many find success
    The very best movies of the past year went back to the earliest years of cinema for their subject matter, but 100 or so years amount to just a few film frames when you consider that some of the other movies in this 10-best list went back to the dawn of...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: For winter lovers, a nature walk could be just the ticket at Howard County Conservancy

    So far, winter temperatures in our area have felt mild, thus confusing some early spring-blooming plants. In my yard, winter jasmine has broken out in happy yellow bloom and daffodil sprouts have bravely popped above the surface of the earth. For those...
  • Kickstarter isn't just for rock stars anymore

    Kickstarter isn't just for rock stars anymore
    Natasha Brown-Wainwright, 41, still calls it The Twitter. She doesn't upload photos to Facebook without her 16-year-old daughter's help. Her grasp of the Web is fuzzy. But last summer, she decided to get a clue and join the latest, buzziest social...