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Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy. In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
The Baltimore SunBaltimore native and Towson University graduate Mike Rowe informed fans on Thanksgiving Eve that the Discovery Channel show he hosted, "Dirty Jobs," was no more. Rowe, the show's creator and executive producer, wrote on his blog that it was canceled: "A...
My biggest fear: How will I charge my phone? After its battery dies, how will I keep up on #Frankenstorm and #sandy on Twitter? How will I get the latest strike probability model? How will I know what's afoot on Foot's Forecast? This is the kind of in-...
Incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett -- in the fight of his political career to keep his seat in Maryland's 6th Congressional District -- raised less money over the past three months than he did in the previous quarter, campaign finance reports filed with...
Baltimore one day, New York the next, Los Angeles the next: Such is the life of Fallston's Jonathon Ruckman, who has spent much of the past decade carving out a career as an actor. He's made commercials, appeared in soap operas, re-enacted crimes,...
When a group of Betsy Adelman's students at Ellicott Mills Middle School learned that a low-pressure air zone created by wind turbines could kill endangered bats by causing their lungs to burst, they set about making a 41/2 -minute documentary instead...
Seven decades later, retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Thomas Ward still remembers the details of his Baltimore Sun paper route, calling the Windsor Hills terrain "horrible." For $2.40 a week, 4 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday, he walked. His...
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The Baltimore SunThis is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player. Name: Roman Braglio Birthdate: June 28, 1993 Birthplace: Woodstock, Md. Hometown: Woodstock, Md....
My model train paraded around the living room floor of our Silver Spring home when I was 7 or 8 years old. I think we could put a little pellet in the engine to create the steam. It wasn't very big and I'm pretty sure we didn't have any buildings or...
On a recent afternoon, Rick Kain stood on a homemade wooden platform 30 feet above a leafy hill in the woods behind his Woodbine home, grinning as he strapped himself into rappelling gear. Then he turned his back to the platform's edge, skipped off...
Washington Chuck Berry at the Howard Theatre The legendary Chuck Berry is part of the lineup of performers celebrating the reopening of Washington's historic Howard Theatre. The Howard began a $29 million renovation in 2010 and reopened this month....
Lancaster County, Pa. 'Poe Evermore' Take a journey to the 1800s and spend some time with Baltimore's favorite bard at 'Poe Evermore.' Guests are greeted at the Mount Hope Estate and Winery by Frederick Rauch and led to a series of small theater rooms,...
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