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  • 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...
  • Concert news: Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, J. Cole, Tinie Tempah, White Life

    Concert news: Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, J. Cole, Tinie Tempah, White Life
    The new Baltimore Soundstage has posted a bunch of new upcoming shows. There are now shows scheduled through late December. The most noteworthy addition to the schedule is J. Cole, who last performed in Baltimore in early June as Rihanna's opener. Cole...
  • Verizon strike slows phone line repairs

    It's been five days since 85-year-old Odra Pickeral has had phone service in her residence. Macular degeneration makes seeing a keypad tough, and her home's phone is programmed for frequently dialed numbers. Pickeral is one of more than 100 residents...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Stephanie Johnson, 30, of the first block of Pritchard Avenue, was arrested Wednesday on two warrants in cases in which she was charged with fourth-degree burglary, second-...
  • Verizon: The schoolyard bully

    Do you remember the schoolyard bully? That is what is happening in the case of Verizon's contractual dispute with its union workers ("Howard senior citizen facility feels effects of Verizon strike," Aug. 12). A tiny percentage of Americans like Ivan...
  • Verizon Wireless workers get bonuses

    Maryland's more than 2,500 Verizon Wireless workers have been given bonuses of 6 percent to 10 percent of their base salaries in their Friday paychecks, the company said. The yearly bonuses, which are paid to employees companywide, are based on the annual...
  • Moores Mill Road improvements approved by Board of Estimates

    Nearly 30 utility poles will be relocated out of the right of way along Moores Mill Road in Bel Air. The Harford County Board of Estimates approved the contract for $997,884.38 to Verizon Maryland Inc. Thursday morning, though County Councilman Jim...
  • Northern Baltimore city crime log: Toothpaste stolen from CVS

    North Charles Street 3400 block, between 11:45 p.m. Feb. 19 and 8:30 a.m. Feb. 20. iPhone stolen and used after owner left it in restaurant. 2400 block, between 8 p.m. Feb. 22 and 7 a.m. Feb. 23. Glass door damaged and Vizio 32-inch TV and Comcast cable...
  • iPad 3 expected to launch March 7: reports

    iPad 3 expected to launch March 7: reports
    It's that time of year again -- the time when Apple gathers a gaggle of handpicked reporters and bloggers to unveil a big new gadget. It's happening March 7th again -- the unveiling of the latest iPad. Who knows if it will be called the iPad 3, or...
  • Expect the Apple iPad 3 -- or is it the iPad HD?

    Expect the Apple iPad 3 -- or is it the iPad HD?
    Apple is expected to unveil the latest version of its category-busting tablet computer, the iPad, today at a product launch in California, starting at 1 p.m. EST. in San Francisco. Various reports say Apple will not call it the iPad 3, but rather: the...