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  • University of Maryland arena is rechristened Xfinity Center

    University of Maryland arena is rechristened Xfinity Center
    The University of Maryland's Comcast Center, home of the school's basketball teams, is being renamed the Xfinity Center at the request of the media and technology giant, which is eager to promote its "Xfinity" brand. Comcast has held naming rights...
  • Kittleman launches TV ad campaign aimed at Democrats and independents

    Kittleman launches TV ad campaign aimed at Democrats and independents
    In the race for Howard County executive, one campaign is taking its message to the airwaves -- a bit earlier than expected.  State Sen. Allan Kittleman, the Republican county executive candidate, Tuesday launched a television advertising campaign...
  • Baltimore's bond rating raised to highest level in years, signaling city's improved fiscal health

    Baltimore's bond rating raised to highest level in years, signaling city's improved fiscal health
    Standard & Poor's raised Baltimore's bond rating to its highest level in years — a move that reflects growing confidence in the city's fiscal health and will lead to potentially millions of dollars in savings for the city budget. The city's new AA...
  • Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend

    Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend
    Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business. And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef. "I was struggling,"...
  • For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'

    For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'
    Fifty years after "The Addams Family" debuted on TV in black and white, John Astin still has that wild gleam in his eye and the same mischievous grin. With his thick mustache, albeit a white one, he could easily be Gomez Addams in his debonair golden...
  • 'House of Cards,' 'Veep,' 'Treme,' Josh Charles earn major Emmy nominations

    'House of Cards,' 'Veep,' 'Treme,' Josh Charles earn major Emmy nominations
    There was a strong Baltimore flavor to the nominations for the 2014 Emmys announced today. Baltimore-made "House of Cards," the first non-TV series to win a major Emmy last year, scored in three of the highest categories with nominations for best drama,...
  • Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'

    Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'
    All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious “Game of Thrones” alone. But the numbers that...
  • Don Scott on saying goodbye to TV after 40 years and 4 days at WJZ

    Don Scott on saying goodbye to TV after 40 years and 4 days at WJZ
    Don Scott will sign off for the last time Friday morning at WJZ-TV after 40 years at the station. Tens of thousands of Baltimore viewers have started their day with him for the more than three decades that he's been at the station's morning anchor desk....
  • Sinclair Broadcast will launch college sports network

    Sinclair Broadcast will launch college sports network
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to launch a college sports network to be broadcast on television stations it owns, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday. The American Sports Network, or ASN, will show live events, including football,...
  • 'I Do! I Do!' shifts to modern day, yet retains timeless charm at Infinity Theatre

    'I Do! I Do!' shifts to modern day, yet retains timeless charm at Infinity Theatre
    Infinity Theatre continues to add sparkle to summer theater in Anne Arundel County, as the current show offered by co-producers Alan Ostroff and Anna Roberts Ostroff offers audiences an "adventure of marriage that is built upon the magical spell of...
  • Comcast service in Baltimore is atrocious [Letter]

    Comcast service in Baltimore is atrocious [Letter]
    I am outraged at the assertions made by Tom Coughlin of Comcast in his letter to The Sun ("Comcast provides competitive services in Baltimore," July 9). His claims that Comcast operates in a highly competitive market are laughable. Comcast is our only...
  • Marks questions Verizon over gaps in FiOS coverage in Towson

    Marks questions Verizon over gaps in FiOS coverage in Towson
    Although Verizon has installed FiOS — the high-speed fiber-optic cable connection — in a large part of Towson, the southern neighborhoods along York Road near the Baltimore City line, have not yet been connected to FiOS and David Marks, the...