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  • 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...
  • The majesty of marriage

    The majesty of marriage
    By the time you read this, millions of Americans will have risen this morning at an hour best suited for dairy farming to watch wall-to-wall coverage of the televised wedding of Britain's Kate Middleton and Prince William. The TV networks are certainly...
  • TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations

    TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations
    Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"! Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
  • Fall TV: Five new shows we're most looking forward to

    Fall TV: Five new shows we're most looking forward to
    We've waded through the fall TV schedule — and made it out alive! We also found five upcoming shows we'll actually watch (sorry "Charlie's Angels." Not you.). Here's our top five.  "2 Broke Girls" (9:30 p.m. Sept. 19, CBS): Hint: It's about two...
  • Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more
    Plan your week with our guide to what's happening MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Captain America: The First Avenger Friends With Benefits Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Terri  NOTABLE TV Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style) Hell’s...
  • Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College

    Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College
    Shiraz Maher went to the mosque in search of answers. Why, he wanted to know, had 15 young men from Saudi Arabia, the country where he spent most of his childhood, just crashed jetliners into prominent U.S. buildings? The men who gave him clarity wore...
  • Friday Buffet: First look at 'Assassin's Creed III' gameplay, 'Minecraft's' record-breaking week and more

    Friday Buffet: First look at 'Assassin's Creed III' gameplay, 'Minecraft's' record-breaking week and more
    News Roundup •••• "Minecraft's" release on Xbox Live has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped. Early sales figures project that the game sold over 400,000 copies in the first day it was available. [Major Nelson] ••...
  • Eagle Archive: Carroll County Pasta Growers Association faced serious issues in spring 1917

    In March and April of 1917, chaos and confusion in the global agriculture markets led to a series of testy meetings between local farmers and the canneries in Carroll County. As World War I ended, "county farmers found themselves in an increasingly...