| May 31, 2014
| 11:42 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Cary L. Pahigian has been named to succeed Ed Kiernan as general manager of radio stations WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM.
Kiernan is retiring after more than two decades at the helm of the Baltimore stations.
Here's part of the release from Hearst Television:...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 11, 1964:
Glue sniffing was in the rise in Harford County among people ages of 13 to 17. Dr. Henry Freimuth, a toxicologist from the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, furnished the...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:15 AM
If you go the Preakness this weekend, odds are you'll recognize the voice calling the race.
That's because the voice belongs to Dave Rodman, who has called the Preakness — and every other horse race at Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course, except...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Ticket sales for Saturday's 139th Preakness are running ahead of last year, as the event's past success and star power of featured musical acts allow organizers to curtail advertising.
With the spotlight on the Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:42 AM
With Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice back in the news and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling all over it this week, I have to revisit this post I wrote on TMZ in February, when the Rice-allegedly-knocks-his-then-fiancee-unconscious story...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:16 PM
What a sorry state of affairs I discovered last week when I started reporting the TV aspect of the first Democratic gubernatorial debate.
I quickly came to understand that Baltimoreans would not be seeing the event, which will be staged Wednesday at...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Radio personality Samuel Michael Anderson — known on-air as "Mike Roberts" — died at an area hospice Feb. 17 from complications of cancer.
He was 54.
Mr. Anderson worked in the radio business for more than 30 years, both on-air and...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:51 AM
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Five years ago, I knew exactly how I felt about the tabloid website TMZ. It sometimes paid for news, and that put it outside the realm of trustworthy journalism. End of story.
But last week, with...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:54 AM
From The Aegis dated March 2, 1989:
Nearly six weeks after an Edgewood woman was murdered at a motel room in Edgewood, police made another arrest.
A 20-year-old woman was arrested 25 years ago this week for killing a 35-year-old whose body was found...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Garry Spears, with a pen in his right hand, leans over a designer's table just inside the front door of his store, The Art of Framing, in South Laurel on a recent Monday morning as two customers look on.
"This is a quarter-inch and this is 2 inches of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Gregory P. Kane, a former Baltimore Sun columnist known for his perceptive observations, died of cancer Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 62.
"He challenged a lot of traditional political thought in the African-American community," said...