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  • Baltimore City leads the state in awarding workman's compensation

    Baltimore City leads the state in the number of payouts for workman's compensation claims. Between January 2011 and June 2012, Baltimore awarded 2,173 payouts to workers for a total of $28 million. The average award for the city was $12,800, and the most...
  • Perryville to consider selling communications tower leases

    AP Wireless has proposed to the town of Perryville that it buy its leases with communications companies for cell towers and in return pay the town a lump sum upfront. Paul Nussbaum, with AP Wireless, explained the unsolicited proposal during Tuesday's...
  • Sunday street closures for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Hunt Valley

    Sunday street closures for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Hunt Valley
    Streets throughout Hunt Valley will be closed temporarily Sunday for the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure. Baltimore County police are advising motorists and others to be prepared for detours and delays before, during and after the...
  • Havre de Grace: More cake for HdG birthday celebrants

    Hello dear readers, Happy birthday wishes to Debbie Jobes and Drew Shank (Dec. 2); Jean Mentzer (Dec. 3); Tina Mike, Tina L. Ripken and Harford County Director of Tourism Wini Roche (Dec. 4); Julie Baker (Dec. 5); Casey Jobes and Michi Shank (Dec. 6);...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix forces adjustments downtown

    The Baltimore Grand Prix lurched toward its starting line Thursday as downtown was consumed by the chaos of last-minute preparations for the three-day event. Wide-scale road closings began to take effect, preparing the race course along downtown...
  • Maryland hires Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon

    Maryland hires Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon
    Maryland on Monday night hired Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon -- a Larry Brown disciple at Kansas who has been likened to Gary Williams -- to replace Williams as men's basketball coach. Turgeon, 46, was hired after being interviewed by athletic director...
  • What if Baltimore had landed the Olympics?

    What if Baltimore had landed the Olympics?
    A little more than a decade ago, a group of business executives and civic leaders envisioned a moment when the world's eyes would be riveted by events in the Baltimore-Washington area: the lighting of a cauldron followed by two weeks of elite athletic...
  • What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore

    What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore
    Baltimore-area viewers won't see it in their TV listings, but this week a program will premiere on the Al Jazeera English channel that could do more to shape the world's image of their city than any other media coverage or civic promotion done all year....
  • Review: Bruce Springsteen at D.C.'s Verizon Center

    Review: Bruce Springsteen at D.C.'s Verizon Center
    Bruce Springsteen was nearly an hour late starting his show at D.C.'s Verizon Center Sunday night, and the crowd was getting a little restless. But when he finally took to the stage about 8:30 p.m., it took all of about 30 seconds for that frustration...
  • Interview: Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean on growing (and sobering) up, touring with NKOTB

    Interview: Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean on growing (and sobering) up, touring with NKOTB
    Hard as it is to believe, it's been a whopping 26 years since the New Kids on the Block released their first single. For the Backstreet Boys, it's been 16. New Kid Donnie Wahlberg was a spry 17 back then; so was the Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean. A lot has...
  • '80s and '90s throwback activities

    '80s and '90s throwback activities
    If the Backstreet Boys and new Kids on the Block concert has you wanting to relive the '80s and '90s, there's plenty of options available, including several dance parties, nostalgia acts and even laser tag. The Ottobar's upstairs floor has long been a...
  • Concert review: Lady Gaga @ Verizon Center

    Concert review: Lady Gaga @ Verizon Center
    From the Midnight Sun blog: If Brit Brit is still the reigning Pop Princess, Lady Gaga is her rebellious little sister. At 24, Lady Gaga has sold more than 15 million albums and 51 million singles worldwide and tapped into the mainstream and gay and...