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  • Ohio gets deluge of spin from Obama and Romney

    Be glad you don't live in Ohio. It's a fine old state with pretty towns, friendly people and a fairly healthy economy. But over the last six months, its citizens have endured a volume of political advertising unequaled in the history of Western...
  • What's next for Wes Moore?

    What's next for Wes Moore?
    What's next for Wes Moore? In recent months, the best-selling author, Rhodes scholar and TV show host has been attending political events, volunteering in Baltimore's schools, writing op-ed pieces on public policy and talking about government affairs on...
  • So many advances in technology, so many more to come [Commentary]

    So many advances in technology, so many more to come [Commentary]
    I am not very computer literate. I know how to use one to surf the Internet, to shop, to work, but ask me how they work, what makes it run, I can't tell you. I wasn't sure what was bigger, a megabyte or a gigabyte. What are those? I'm not sure, other than...
  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
  • Change takes time, Maryland voters say

    Change takes time, Maryland voters say
    If four years ago they voted for historic change, on Tuesday, Maryland supporters of President Barack Obama cast their ballots for patience. "I figure that in four years, he couldn't have done everything to right the course after the previous...
  • Residents gather at Towson Library to watch results and share election analysis

    Residents gather at Towson Library to watch results and share election analysis
    Several dozen people turned out Tuesday evening in Towson to share the final stop on the 2012 general election. "Election 2012: Returns After Dark," was held at the Towson Library, and featured a Johns Hopkins professor providing instant insight into...
  • Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys

    Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys
    The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
  • Interview: Susan Magsamen launches Curiosityville

    Interview: Susan Magsamen launches Curiosityville
    Can 3-year-olds learn online? Susan Magsamen believes they can, with moderation and careful monitoring by a mentor or parent. And she's building a company to prove it. Last month, Magsamen launched Curiosityville.com, a company that focuses on online...
  • PBS to launch Charlie Rose weekend show

    PBS to launch Charlie Rose weekend show
    PBS is going to launch a new Charlie Rose in July, the public broadcaster announced Monday. The show will air Friday nights at 8:30 and be called "Charlie Rose Weekend." With his CBS duties, the 71-year-old Rose is going to be a very busy guy. Good...
  • Day trips: Chuck Berry at D.C.'s Howard Theatre and more

    Day trips: Chuck Berry at D.C.'s Howard Theatre and more
    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....
  • Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday

    Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday
    If you want to see the finest new drama of the TV year, tune in BBC America at 10 p.m. Wednesday for the opener of "The Hour," a six-week series starring Dominic West, of "The Wire,"and Romola Garai, of "Emma." He plays a hard-to-read establishment...
  • What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore

    What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore
    Baltimore-area viewers won't see it in their TV listings, but this week a program will premiere on the Al Jazeera English channel that could do more to shape the world's image of their city than any other media coverage or civic promotion done all year....