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  • Bel Air's Bob Callahan receives a star on MPT's Walk of Fame

    Bel Air's Bob Callahan receives a star on MPT's Walk of Fame
    Bob Callahan had a voice for radio, but he also had a face and, most importantly, a personality for television. The former Bel Air resident was honored Thursday for his pioneering work with Maryland Public Television, which presented him with a star...
  • Ocean City braces as thousands of young people descend on beach town

    Ocean City braces as thousands of young people descend on beach town
    As Ocean City braces for Senior Week, the annual migration of graduating high school students to the beaches, thousands more young partyers are expected to join them. A loosely organized College Takeover Beach Week also starts this weekend, an event that...
  • Sinclair Broadcast will sell two TV stations to pave way for $1 billion Allbritton deal

    Sinclair Broadcast will sell two TV stations to pave way for $1 billion Allbritton deal
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to sell two television stations to help the company move ahead with a $1 billion planned purchase of seven ABC affiliates and a Washington-based cable news network. Selling the stations for a combined $97.4 million...
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
  • Grow up, journalists [Commentary]

    Grow up, journalists [Commentary]
    Newspapers are in trouble. Not just because of the Internet and advertising and subscriptions. But because, according to a recent Pew Research Center poll, only 28 percent of Americans think that journalists contribute a lot to society's well being....
  • Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]
    There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more over two years for standard "triple-play" service (telephone, Internet and cable television) than would a new...
  • Hogan's unforced error [Editorial]

    Hogan's unforced error  [Editorial]
    The back-and-forth between the campaigns of Republican Larry Hogan and Democrat Anthony Brown on Wednesday provided a good preview, just hours after the polls closed in the primary, of what the race for governor is going to be like. Mr. Hogan released a...
  • Apparently, Manny Machado isn't the only one with reason to apologize

    Apparently, Manny Machado isn't the only one with reason to apologize
    Now that Manny Machado has delivered his mea culpa in an exclusive Mid-Atlantic Sports Network intervew, it's time for the Orioles to do the same for awkwardly exploiting an already embarrassing situation. The O's spent Monday afternoon shielding...
  • Brown's media money goes to Baltimore market

    Brown's media money goes to Baltimore market
    When it comes to media spending, Democrats Anthony G. Brown and Douglas F. Gansler are like distance runners intent on keeping their rival close. The two most visible candidates in the primary for governor each spent more than $2 million on television and...
  • A wide-open race for redrawn district in Baltimore, Howard counties

    A wide-open race for redrawn district in Baltimore, Howard counties
    For the first time in more than a decade, the sprawling House of Delegates district that extends from southwest Baltimore County through Howard County is in play. With three long-serving incumbents retiring from District 12, a large field of competitors...
  • Md. campaigns adopt national voter targeting techniques

    Md. campaigns adopt national voter targeting techniques
    When Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial campaign wanted to make sure that likely primary voters saw a video ad, his staff didn't rely solely on television stations to deliver the message. They also arranged for it to run on the computer screens of...
  • Liker family picks a strawberry success at Gorman Farm

    Liker family picks a strawberry success at Gorman Farm
    On the first day of pick-your-own season at Gorman Farm, parking was at a premium. The lot quickly filled, forcing customers to park along the 1,000-foot gravel driveway and spill out onto the shoulders of Gorman Road, just a mile or so from...