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  • Nobel Prize finally goes to an author we've heard of

    Nobel Prize finally goes to an author we've heard of
    Today's Nobel Prize for Literature, awarded to Canadian Alice Munro, is a departure from recent prizes. More often than not, the judges have appeared intent on raising awareness of authors who have toiled largely outside the American media marketing...
  • New University of Maryland Shock Trauma tower opens

    New University of Maryland Shock Trauma tower opens
    When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators. "I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
  • From Baltimore book seller to CIA

    From Baltimore book seller to CIA
    The life of an independent bookstore owner is perilous these days. Having to fend off deadly competition from giant Barnes & Noble, online merchants such as Amazon, and big box stores including Target and Walmart. Still, even with that cut-throat...
  • Healing Baltimore's harbor

    Healing Baltimore's harbor
    Ray Bahr ought to be taking it easy. He's 75 and retired after a successful career as a cardiologist. Instead, the Canton resident finds himself prowling alleys in East Baltimore on the lookout for illegally dumped trash and goading city officials to...
  • 15 to play

    Thank you, "Mass Effect 3." The year's first blockbuster has whet our appetites for an incredible slate of high-end releases and potential sleeper hits due in the coming months. And "Game Cache," b's new gaming blog, will be all over them. We'll be...
  • Millions slip away from city as condo values set too low

    Millions slip away from city as condo values set too low
    In a database with a lot of numbers, this one jumped out: $55,000. How on earth could a condo at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Residences – where author Tom Clancy owns a sprawling multimillion-dollar penthouse – have an assessed value that...
  • E-readers debut at Anne Arundel libraries

    Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home. E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
  • Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks

    Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks
    When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note. The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
  • Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

    LAGOS/NAIROBI (Reuters) - Safari the warrior crouches in the bush - a digitized heroine from the new mobile phone game "Afro Fighters" that its Nigerian creator hopes will soon rival the likes of Clash of Clans or Angry Birds on the world's handsets....
  • 'Lone Survivor,' 'Jack Ryan' Battle for Top Spot on Home Video Sales Charts

    It was a neck-in-neck race for No. 1 in the home video sales arena for the week ending June 15. While Universal Studios' "Lone Survivor" is again the No. 1 title on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, third-ranked "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,"...
  • BCPL's Newest Titles

    The following fiction and nonfiction titles are available at Baltimore County Public Library as of June 8. "Will Not Attend" by Adam Resnick Late Show with David Letterman writer Resnick pens a series of darkly humorous essays ala David Sedaris. But...
  • E3: Games Get More Cinematic as Movie Versions Head to Bigscreen

    In sequels to tentpole videogame franchises like "Assassin's Creed," "Uncharted," "Far Cry" and "Tomb Raider," publishers have taken a more movie-like approach in trying to make the titles appeal to gamers. As next-generation videogame consoles like...