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  • Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches

    Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches
    It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago. Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...
  • Man in custody after vehicle crashes into TV station in Towson

    Man in custody after vehicle crashes into TV station in Towson
    A man who claimed to be God rammed a stolen landscaping truck into the WMAR television station Tuesday, according to police and employees, barricading himself inside the building for several hours as journalists scrambled to cover their own story from the...
  • Bel Air fire company members subjects of documentary

    Bel Air fire company members subjects of documentary
    Members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company are the stars of an online documentary series, whose executive producer is pounding the pavement to get it on television. "It's everything that's still right with this country," Rick Otenasek said of the...
  • Wallace beats Brewster in Harford gubernatorial primary [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 21, 1964: Gov. George Wallace won a majority vote in the Harford County over Sen. Daniel Brewster in the Democratic presidential primary held this week in 1964. Also Harford countian Joseph Tydings...
  • NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage

    NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage
    If one of the hallmarks of true greatness is consistency, NBC Sports is a truly great operation, because again, it came, it covered, it turned in another top-notch Preakness telecast. Covering a horse race for a mainstream audience is not nearly as easy...
  • The politicians' pawns [Commentary]

    The politicians' pawns [Commentary]
    Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason. Baltimore County...
  • UPDATE: PBS tells how NSA shredded our privacy and rights - Part 2 tonight

    UPDATE: PBS tells how NSA shredded our privacy and rights - Part 2 tonight
    UPDATE, 5/20: Part 2 of this landmark documentary airs tonight at 10 on MPT, and it is not to be missed. From Verizon being ordered to hand over phone records of its customers, to James Clapper, director of national intelligence, lying to Congress about...
  • Verizon launches beefed up FiOS DVR service in the Baltimore area

    Verizon launches beefed up FiOS DVR service in the Baltimore area
    Verizon Communications announced this week that its expanded Fios DVR television service is now available in the Baltimore region. The Quantum TV set top box can record six or 12 programs at once, depending on the customer's service plan, said Harry J....
  • Baltimore viewers excluded from first gubernatorial debate

    Baltimore viewers excluded from first gubernatorial debate
    Even though next week's first gubernatorial TV debate is being co-hosted by two taxpayer-funded state universities, Baltimore viewers are not scheduled to be able to see it. The event featuring Democratic candidates Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney...
  • Brown accused of ducking debates; just two by Democrats set for TV

    Brown accused of ducking debates; just two by Democrats set for TV
    A Valentine's Day agreement among the Democrats running for governor to cooperate on setting up debates collapsed Wednesday as his rivals accused front-runner Anthony G. Brown of ducking a third televised encounter. The lieutenant governor's campaign...
  • Venus' 'Ding' proves a compelling sister act [Theater review]

    Venus' 'Ding' proves a compelling sister act [Theater review]
    When a play opens with two young women tipping across a dimly lit stage, wearing colorful, oversized, elongated, knit face masks and carrying a bat and frying pan, the audience knows it's in for a crazy ride — and that's exactly what they've got...
  • Why can't WBFF get a Democratic gubernatorial debate in Baltimore?

    Why can't WBFF get a Democratic gubernatorial debate in Baltimore?
      Hard on the news that Baltimore viewers are scheduled to be excluded from a TV debate May 7 among Maryland's Democratic candidates, WBFF (Fox45) said Wednesday that it has "been negotiating for months" with  Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General...