| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw its second-quarter income jump 61 percent and raised its quarterly dividend as political advertising far exceeded company expectations, the Hunt Valley broadcaster said Wednesday.
The company earned $30.1 million, or...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., a Hunt Valley-based operator of television stations across the United States, said Wednesday that its profit nearly doubled in the first quarter, fueled by higher sales of political and other ads and the acquisition of...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's top aides and relatives have routinely received free tickets to performances at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena in recent years, including sold-out concerts by such artists as Rihanna, Sade andJay-Z, public records show....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 12:00 PM
John Maroon is uniquely positioned to offer an opinion on the superstar athlete turned businessman. His firm, Maroon PR, represents Cal Ripken Jr. He’s worked with the former Orioles star on and off since 1995, in the process ushering perhaps the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday that it was continuing to negotiate with Dish Network over a soon-to-expire agreement that allows the satellite TV provider to carry dozens of Sinclair-owned television stations.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced Thursday that it has reached a retransmission agreement in principle with the Dish Network and that it has extended the existing pact by two weeks to allow the negotiation of a final contract.
The agreement had been set...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:27 PM
As Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another vanned out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport with a police escort Monday afternoon, he was greeted by local horse fans trying to make him feel instantly at home.
| Mar 11, 2012
The head of Sinclair Broadcast Group has a definite idea about television's future: It will be a mobile medium. And he doesn't need industry research to tell him so.
David D. Smith, president and chief executive of the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster,...
| May 11, 2012
| 3:34 PM
For the past five years, news anchors at Baltimore's Fox affiliate have partnered with city police to hunt down fugitives. The segments, aired on the last Friday of every month, were more telethon than ride-along, with mug shots, a brief description of...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:29 AM
When David Boyd tossed trash from his lunch into a dumpster behind Hereford Library on Tuesday he found what he deemed a treasure: Dozens of children's books—171 to be exact— at the bottom of the bin.
He was both surprised and indignant....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:38 AM
The man who runs many of Baltimore's marinas, a former captain in the Israeli navy, prefers the sky to the sea.
The only boat he owns is a gondola, which he keeps tied up at his marina in Canton.
"I love aviation; that's my passion," said Dan Naor, 47,...