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  • A decade ago, worst tornado in Maryland history ripped through La Plata

    A decade ago, worst tornado in Maryland history ripped through La Plata
    A decade ago tomorrow, the worst tornado in Maryland history struck La Plata, killing three people and flattening buildings with 261 mph winds. The F5 twister, the top of the scale for tornado intensity, left a plate of fried chicken on the counter of...
  • Musikfest musings: Noise bleedover, weather and rest rooms at classic rock

     
    More Musikfest musings at the festival’s halfway point. Noise bleedover There has been a noise conflict between Musikfest’s Steel Stage and Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion (and the Musikfest Café) ever since the festival’s South...
  • Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for Aug. 10-16

    DON'T MISS: Shark Week Sharknados, thankfully, come and go. But summer is not complete without this long-running celebration of our favorite toothy, ocean-dwelling predators. The event turns 27 this year and kicks off with "Air Jaws: Fin of Fury." It'...
  • 'Fat Guys in the Woods' feels like a teachable moment missed

    'Fat Guys in the Woods' feels like a teachable moment missed
    Earlier this year, the Weather Channel had an odd and surprisingly spirited dust-up with DirecTV over the network's ratio of reality shows to weather reporting. DirecTV felt the ratio was too high and refused to carry the Weather Channel unless it devoted...
  • August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales

    August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales
    Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus." The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...
  • Tornadoes are deadly, unpredictable—and totally fascinating on screen

    Tornadoes are deadly, unpredictable—and totally fascinating on screen
    Sharks, stones, cows, trucks and a girl from Kansas. Twisters have sucked up their fair share of animate and inanimate objects alike, and audiences have chased them since the time of Dorothy and Toto. Tornadoes find their latest Hollywood role in...
  • 'Into the Storm' spent all its money on effects

    "Into the Storm" is as close to a real tornado as most of us would ever want to get. Its effects are so spectacular that it makes "Twister" look like "The Wizard of Oz." You wonder, as immersive as all those objects flying off the screen are, why they...
  • Ovation to Air Mystery Series 'Raiders of the Lost Art'

    Arts and culture-focused digital and satellite channel Ovation has announced a new original series that promises to highlight the art mysteries that have long perplexed historians and investigators. Airing in six, one-hour episodes, "Raiders of the...
  • Monday: Are you bothering to prepare for hurricane season?

    Monday: Are you bothering to prepare for hurricane season?
    We’re plunging into the most active part of hurricane season, and chances are there are a lot of people who still haven’t gotten around to buying the water, batteries, canned food, Sterno, pet supplies, and all the other staples necessary to...
  • Forecaster: Cubs' home run rut can be blamed on wind

    Forecaster: Cubs' home run rut can be blamed on wind
    The Cubs don't suck, the wind at Wrigley is just blowing the wrong way.  That's The Weather Channel's theory, anyway. In a recent segment on Chicago weather, TWC's Mike Bettes and Reese Waters offer up the theory that northeast winds blowing into the...
  • Defy Media Hires BBC America's Mark Gall as Head of Sales

    Digital studio Defy Media has hired Mark Gall, previously EVP of TV and digital ad sales for BBC America with two decades of experience in the biz, as chief revenue officer. At Defy, formed last year by the merger of Alloy Digital and Break Media, Gall...
  • On The Level: Dripping will cease once air is dehumidified

    I have an air-condition duct located inside a ceiling bulkhead covering the cool air distribution, which when the air conditioner is on now leaks a slow drip along the taped seam. It must be condensation but I don't know for sure. What else could it be?...