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  • Tired of robocalls? Nomorobo blocks them for you [Senior Circles]

    Last week at dinner with friends, we got on the subject of those pesky robocalls, which we seniors have been bombarded with and have complained so much about. Remember, I wrote about the subject in Senior Circles ("Telephone scams target senior citizens...
  • Lawmakers question effort to evaluate Arundel school sites for cell towers

    Lawmakers question effort to evaluate Arundel school sites for cell towers
    Anne Arundel County public schools' agreement last year to allow school properties to be evaluated as possible sites for cellphone towers has drawn a mix of support and opposition from some residents. This week, some elected officials representing an...
  • Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence

    Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence
    Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty plans to deliver a strong message about preventing domestic violence to hundreds of middle school, high school, college and youth coaches. Canty has partnered with the Verizon Foundation and A Call to Men for a four-...
  • Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date

    Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date
    They clinched their post-season berth in an airplane over Florida and secured their spot in the divisional series in Texas. But for a town awash in orange and fans beyond thrilled, the Orioles are now fulfilling what the late comedian George Carlin said,...
  • Big Ten's TV savvy makes Maryland's move look like a winner, analysts say

    Big Ten's TV savvy makes Maryland's move look like a winner, analysts say
    What makes the University of Maryland's move to the Big Ten look like such a winner is the school's participation in the Big Ten Network, one of collegiate sports' most successful and savvy TV operations, with its audience of 80 million homes. At least,...
  • Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country

    Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country
    I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization. All of that is ideological and...
  • Why the arrival of Al Jazeera America matters

    Why the arrival of Al Jazeera America matters
    I have been writing a lot about Al Jazeera since the Qatar-based news operation bought Al Gore's wreck of a channel in January to gain access to some 50 million U.S. homes. When the purchase was made, I'm the guy who wrote: "Why Al Jazeera's purchase of...
  • Downsizing to an elegant perch

    Downsizing to an elegant perch
    When Maureen Neunan's only child headed off to college halfway across the country, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom Ellicott City house where the two lived suddenly seemed enormous to the 56-year-old divorcee. "I decided this was not where I wanted to be,...
  • 10 things to see and do in New Orleans

    Ravens fans are ready to rush New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, emptying their pockets for tickets to the big game and scrambling for a seat on an available flight. With travel packages going for thousands of dollars, you'll want to make your stay in...
  • Howard County teen stretching his voice at BSO's 'Star-Spangled' party at Oregon Ridge

    Howard County teen stretching his voice at BSO's 'Star-Spangled' party at Oregon Ridge
    After rehearing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday morning, Sola Fadiran spent the afternoon rehearsing for "Shrek the Musical," a Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts' Teen Professional Theatre production in which he's starring at the...
  • Senior centers show to air on cable TV

    Senior centers show to air on cable TV
    Anne Arundel Community TV will premiere "Senior Centers in Action" at noon on Tuesday. The program will be a monthly show highlighting activities at the seven county-run senior centers, according to the county's Department of Aging and Disabilities....
  • Money wasted as phone system overhaul stalls

    Money wasted as phone system overhaul stalls
    There's one topic about which everyone at City Hall can agree: The phones are terrible. Many lack basic features, such as call waiting and caller ID. Some don't tell you when you've received a voice mail. And the city's system is millions of dollars...