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  • Weekend Plans: Who would you rather...see in concert, Dolly Parton or Britney Spears?

    Weekend Plans: Who would you rather...see in concert, Dolly Parton or Britney Spears?
    Pop fans, who are you going to see on Sunday, Britney Spears or Dolly Parton? The dueling concerts on Sunday - Dolly's at the Wolf Trap; Britney's at the Verizon Center - are like a rare lunar event, a diva showtown that pits fans of both to pick one...
  • BGE planning upgrades to ease Harford Co. power outages

    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. crews have installed temporary equipment and are planning permanent upgrades for a Harford County community after nine power outages that lasted for hours occurred since May. Last week, workers installed and energized $1...
  • Md. commission expands inquiry into Verizon's 911 service

    Maryland utility regulators are expanding their investigation into Verizon's 911 service after some emergency calls came through without caller ID or location information. On May 30, police and fire dispatchers in Maryland and Virginia did not receive...
  • Concert news: Kings of Leon cancel; Jay-Z and Kanye West reschedule; Yelle; Trey Anastasio

    Concert news: Kings of Leon cancel; Jay-Z and Kanye West reschedule; Yelle; Trey Anastasio
    Kings of Leon have cancelled all dates of their 2011 tour because the lead singer, Caleb Followill, is suffering from "vocal issues and exhaustion." The announcement was made Monday by tour promoter Live Nation. The band had been scheduled to perform at...
  • August 2 - August 7 in nightlife: Steely Dan, Taylor Swift, Boys Noize Death Cab for Cutie

    August 2 - August 7 in nightlife: Steely Dan, Taylor Swift, Boys Noize Death Cab for Cutie
    Merriweather Post Pavilion has two of the biggest shows of the week - Steely Dan and Death Cab for Cutie. Meanwhile, the Verizon Center in D.C. has Taylor Swift for two nights starting today. We will have reviews of both Swift and Steely Dan later this...
  • Baltimore County expands emergency notification system to cell phones, additional carriers

    Baltimore County residents can now sign up to receive emergency alerts from the county on their cell phones and through email, officials announced Monday. The county's emergency notification system provides information in emergency situations, such as...
  • Foster the People: From cereal jingles to 'Pumped Up Kicks'

    Foster the People: From cereal jingles to 'Pumped Up Kicks'
    When young, aspiring artists ask Mark Foster, the 27-year-old leader of Los Angeles trio Foster the People, for tips on making it big in the music industry, he offers practical advice. "Kids hit me up on Twitter and I tell them to learn how to bartend,"...
  • Review: Taylor Swift at the Verizon Center August 4

    Review: Taylor Swift at the Verizon Center August 4
    Taylor Swift performed Wednesday for the second time at the Verizon Center in Washington. Reporter Hsia-Ting Chang reviews the show below.  Thirteen thousand, five hundred people – a number quoted by Taylor Swift herself - crowded into the...
  • 45,000 Verizon workers go on strike over contract

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of thousands of unionized Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., went on strike early Sunday after they failed to agree on a new labor contract with the telecommunications company. The...
  • 45,000 Verizon workers strike as company seeks benefits downgrades

    Almost half the workers in Verizon Communications Inc.'s wireline telecommunications business went on strike Sunday as negotiations for a new labor contract failed. The strike, involving 45,000 workers, is the first walkout that Verizon, one of the two...
  • Kanye West, Jay-Z 'Watch the Throne' tickets on sale now

    Kanye West, Jay-Z 'Watch the Throne' tickets on sale now
    Tickets for the Kanye West and Jay-Z joint tour, "Watch the Throne," go on sale today at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster. The two will kick off the tour in Atlanta on October 29. They will perform at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena on November 1 and at the Verizon...
  • Update: Concert news: Foo Fighters to perform in Washington; Lupe Fiasco back to Merriweather

    Update: Concert news: Foo Fighters to perform in Washington; Lupe Fiasco back to Merriweather
    Looks like the Foo Fighters will play the DMV this year after all. It was announced today the band will perform at the Verizon Center in Washington November 11, just a week after Kanye West and Jay-Z perform there on their "Watch the Throne" tour. There...