| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Ruut was destined to become a singer/songwriter.
One of four daughters born in Finland to parents who were classical musicians, Ruut DeMeo — who goes professionally by her first name, Finnish for Ruth, pronounced "Root" — spent her childhood...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:48 PM
What is it with the Harbaugh brothers and their pants?
First, Jim Harbaugh's wife complains to a radio station that the 49ers coach wears cheapo pleated khakis from Walmart.
Now we find out that Ravens coach John Harbaugh has been wearing the same...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:00 AM
If her dark-horse campaign is successful, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur would become the first woman and first openly gay governor of Maryland.
But Mizeur, a two-term state delegate from Montgomery County, isn't running on those credentials.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:51 AM
In an effort to promote its kickoff to the regular season next week between the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens and the Denver Broncos, the NFL has put up banners of quarterback Joe Flacco posted throughout downtown Denver.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:50 PM
It's just urine. But for a Baltimore company and a rival, it's liquid gold worth bruising legal battles.
When a patient is prescribed a powerful painkiller like Vicodin or OxyContin, many doctors require periodic urine tests to check dosage levels as...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s dust up with New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi on Monday night has sparked a spirited discussion about one of baseball’s unspoken practices.
The confrontation — which was initiated by Girardi...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The campaign to change the name of Wasington's professional football team will be coming to Baltimore in a "small" way Friday via ads on WBAL radio.
WBAL progran director Dave Hill confirmed that Oneida Indian Nation has bought advertising time on the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Having grown up in Carroll County, I can tell you that, as late as the 1950s, radio was always a big deal in Carroll County. I remember our first television. It was a nice novelty. We still listened to the radio.
On Nov. 18, 1932, according to the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:03 AM
In the upside-down world of radio and TV, where careers come and go like chunks of ice in pre-Christmas storms, Adam Vorce is making his mark. And he is doing it the old-fashioned way, by wearing out shoe leather, by developing contacts, by staying...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Mac McGarry, the avuncular TV quizmaster of “It’s Academic” who spent several decades pitching teenage contestants in Baltimore and Washington fastball trivia questions about topics as diverse as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, Chubby Checker...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:57 AM
'Tis the season to revisit sentimental stories, and the Laurel Mill Playhouse may be earning its wings in a faithful rendition of "It's A Wonderful Life." The 1946 film, directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, remains one of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:19 AM
For 70 years, two reddish-colored 16-inch vinyl records rested undisturbed in a large cardboard box in the publisher's vault in the basement of The Baltimore Sun building.
The box was shipped by Railway Express from the Newark Phonograph Record Co. in...