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  • 'Star-Spangled Banner' arrangement donated to Fort McHenry

    'Star-Spangled Banner' arrangement donated to Fort McHenry
    A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry. A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
  • PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master

    PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master
    It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame. But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
  • Daily Download: A guide through the fog of online information

    Daily Download: A guide through the fog of online information
    Built in part on the premise that even some of the smartest and most savvy news consumers sometimes feel themselves drowning in a sea of information online, the Daily Download aims to be an island of orientation. The online site that debuted last week is...
  • City College students to be featured in 'virtual field trip' learning Shakespeare

    A high school English class at Baltimore City College will be featured in a virtual field trip Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m., where students and teachers nationwide can go to the Folger Shakespeare Library and discover techniques for reading and...
  • Obama to introduce Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird movie

    Obama to introduce Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird movie
    USA Network, the American Film Institute and Universal Pictures said today that President Barack Obama will introduce Saturday's airing of “To Kill A Mockingbird,“ the acclaimed adaptation of Harper Lee's acclaimed novel. The tale of...
  • WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored

    WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored
    WBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington. But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
  • Irene takes light from some, gives it to others

    Irene takes light from some, gives it to others
    Live from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Reisterstown in recent days: a calm, confident and casually dressed Gov. Martin O'Malley issuing hour-by-hour reports about Hurricane Irene. He predicted a "monster storm." He urged Ocean...
  • Teachers bring 9/11 events to classroom

    Teachers bring 9/11 events to classroom
    Nearly 10 years ago, Wilde Lake High School teacher Herb West flipped on the television in his American government class in time for students to see a live image of a plane flying into the side of the World Trade Center. Students screamed and shouted in...
  • Kevin Clash shines in new documentary 'Being Elmo'

    Kevin Clash shines in new documentary 'Being Elmo'
    When Kevin Clash was a boy in Baltimore County, he'd watch TV mere inches from the screen and wish he could walk right into "Sesame Street." It didn't take him long to get there. At 15, the kid from Turners Station became the regular puppeteer on a...
  • Readers remember 9/11

    We asked readers to share with us their memories of Sept. 11, 2001. Here is what some of them said: Yolanda Milam, Forest Hill When the attacks on 9/11 occurred, I was at work in Baltimore on a teleconference with Price Waterhouse in D.C. and the New...
  • 'Goodwill Luggage' — a suitcase whose owner died on 9/11 continues to travel with its new owner

    'Goodwill Luggage' — a suitcase whose owner died on 9/11 continues to travel with its new owner
    I am at southside mall just before the big day in December of 2001, my rust-spotted RAV-4 parked in front of Goodwill, when my favorite holiday music starts up over the loudspeaker. "Greensleeves" always brings to mind the first time I heard it....
  • PBS documentary inspired by Baltimore Sun school story premieres

    PBS documentary inspired by Baltimore Sun school story premieres
    Baltimore city schools are featured in a documentary set to debut on PBS stations nationally Tuesday. But Maryland Public Television (MPT) does not have the film, which is based on a Baltimore Sun account of Filipino teachers recruited to Baltimore...