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  • Sharpton: The 'War on Drugs' is waged on poor African-Americans

    Sharpton: The 'War on Drugs' is waged on poor African-Americans
    Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton was a guest host on MSNBC the other night, and he and guest James Peterson of Lehigh University made the case that the "War on Drugs" has largely been a war on poor African-Americans.  In a segment called "Crack...
  • Early start to Black Friday for shoppers, stores

    Early start to Black Friday for shoppers, stores
    This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn. With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
  • Record heat in L.A. - 112 at 12:45 p.m. PDT

     
    Sure it's gray and drippy here. And there are no palm trees anywhere. But at least we're not in Los Angeles, which is sweltering in record 112-degree heat this afternoon. They've long-since broken the daily record (106 degrees in 1963). Now......
  • Netflix, other Web networks vie to be new HBOs of TV drama

    Netflix, other Web networks vie to be new HBOs of TV drama
    With a reported $100 million price tag and a big-name star like Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards" looks like a drama series that should be headed for HBO or AMC. But the 13 one-hour episodes that start filming in Baltimore in March under the direction of...
  • Baltimore ranks 11th among major U.S. cities in biking and walking, Washington second

    Baltimore ranks 11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> among major U.S. cities in biking and walking, Washington second
    Baltimore has the 11th-largest percentage of commuter walkers and bicyclers among major U.S. cities, according to a new report on bicycling and walking in the U.S. "Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report," released Monday by...
  • Just blet it

     
    I had a blog, which I called It Is a Word, that I abandoned for this blog. In that blog, I looked for and published real-life sightings of the type of perfectly legal Scrabble plays (suq, cwm, al, ka) that......
  • Department of Yes I've Seen It: LA Times restaurant critic "outed"

     
    This is the big food-o-sphere story today -- the deliberate "outing" of a Los Angeles Times food critic.Other than "OI! I really have no comment right now. I'm on deadline. ......
  • One large popcorn = 3 Big Macs?

     
    From an article by Richard Verrier in today's Los Angeles Times: The nation's cinema operators are fuming about proposed federal rules that could require them to disclose the calories in their concession food — including popcorn, a highly profitable...
  • No, Death Valley has not cooled off

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Joe Bollinger, in Glen Burnie writes: “One could always count on Death Valley, CA for the highest temperature in the U.S. during the summer… I haven’t seen this site listed this year. Is there still a...
  • Ravens' Zbikowski appealing suspension over failed drug test

    Ravens' Zbikowski appealing suspension over failed drug test
    Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski is appealing a 45-day suspension for failing a drug test after Saturday's victory in Thackerville, Okla. Seeking an "expedited" decision, Zbikowski sent a negative result from "a more in-depth test" to the Chickasaw Nation...
  • Should government retry Roger Clemens?

    No second chances Bill Shaikin Los Angeles Times No. Roger Clemens essentially was charged with failing to play by the rules. The justice system cannot work properly if people do not tell the truth, and Clemens was alleged to have lied — at...
  • Will the Grizzlies reach Western Conference finals?

    Memphis on a mission K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune I wrote that I couldn't believe I was typing this when, in a rare move, I accurately predicted the Grizzlies would close out the Spurs. I'll use that same line when I say the Grizzlies will knock off...