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  • Monday morning talkers: Rapture preacher 'flabbergasted'

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National  • Preacher who predicted end of...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: Bill Ayers, Black panther craziness, and a free gun with every TV

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National • War in Libya costs $600...
  • Thursday morning talkers: 'Walmart of weed' opens and more #Weinergate weirdness

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. • Weiner says photo might be him....
  • Wednesday morning talkers: Baby ligers raised by dog

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National  • Source: DOJ seeks indictment...
  • Weather radar helps with studies of flying critters

     
    The BBC recently did some filming at the National Weather Service's Baltimore-Washington forecast office, in Sterling Va. It was part of a short news segment on the use of weather radar to gather valuable scientific information on birds, bats and......
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Plan your schedule with our list of everything going on this week. MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Contagion Creature Life, Above All Warrior NOTABLE TV Monday: O’s v. Yankees (1:05 p.m; MASN) When Pop Culture Saved...
  • 9/11 TV programs worth watching

    9/11 TV programs worth watching
    As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, TV networks and channels including NBC, CNN, Fox, TLC, Biography and Showtime are airing a multitude of programs about Sept. 11, 2001, and its aftermath. •••• “Saved”: Pets...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Conan the Barbarian Fright Night The Guard One Day Spy Kids: All the Time in the World NOTABLE TV Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN) Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
  • Exercists: Radcliffe will return at Great Manchester

    Exercists: Radcliffe will return at Great Manchester
    Paula Radcliffe has plans to run a giant British 10K in May. The event will be the world marathon record holder's first competitive race since giving birth to her second child, Raphael. From an AP article on the planned comeback: Radcliffe says "it will...
  • 'The X-Factor': What you need to know before the premiere

    'The X-Factor': What you need to know before the premiere
    Television just isn't the same without Simon Cowell. Whether you love or loathe him, there's little denying his impact on reality TV competitions and pop-culture in general. Cowell returns to the tube Wednesday night, when his beloved project (and...
  • More evidence that dogs can sniff out cancer

    More evidence that dogs can sniff out cancer
    Evidence is mounting that dogs aren't just man's favorite companion -- they can also literally save our lives. Researchers in Germany have found that dogs, using just their power of scent, can detect cancer in 71 percent of patients. According to this...
  • Laura Elizabeth McGrath

    Laura Elizabeth McGrath
    Laura Elizabeth McGrath, a Columbia-based affordable housing advocate, died of colon cancer Sept. 22 at her Hyattsville home. The former Northeast Baltimore resident was 46. Born in Baltimore and raised in Gardenville on LaSalle Avenue, she was a 1982...