| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:33 AM
J.K. Rowling's first book aimed at adults will be called "The Casual Vacancy," and will be released Sept. 27, her British publisher announced today.
Of course, Rowling's Harry Potter series appealed to kids and adults alike, so she comes with a ready-...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:51 AM
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| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:09 AM
ON THE SITE...
Kamenetz proposes 2013 budget with no tax increases, no layoffs: Baltimore County executive plans to cut county work force 7 percent by attrition, grow budget 3 percent to absorb teacher pension costs.
Man shot several times in East...
| Oct 21, 2011
Sunday, Oct. 23
'The Witches: A Tribute to Roald Dahl' The Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents a play about how a boy and his grandmother defeat a witch and her followers, who are holding a conference in a seaside hotel. The show continues through...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home.
E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Nothin' says lovin' like somethin' from the oven, served up in a fragrant fellowship hall on a chilly, autumn evening. Follow your nose to these churches, where dinner delicacies await.
• Turkey with dressing, gravy, potatoes, vegetables, hot...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:48 PM
They dragged it out as long as humanly — or wizardly — possible: seven books and eight movies over 13 years, the last book published in 2007 and broken into two movies.
Now, after 400 million books sold and $2 billion at the box office, the...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 10:56 AM
A list of everything you need to know about the week ahead.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Jack and Jill
The Bad Girls Club Reunion, Part 1 (special; 9 p.m.; Oxygen)
The Witch Doctor Will...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:50 AM
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" packs up a lot of troubles into its old kit bag of magic spells and evil ambitions — and the result is smiles, smiles, smiles. The supposedly last installment in Warner Bros.' big-screen "Harry Potter"...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 11:36 AM
OK. You're excited. We're excited. There are just a few short days until the final Harry Potter movies opens. But don't just go and sit boringly in your seat and eat your boring popcorn like some boring loser. Embrace your inner geek and build an awesome,...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 9:49 PM
For many Harry Potter fans, this week marks the end of an era.
Fanatics will begin queuing outside movie theaters on Thursday, July 14, for midnight showings of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final chapter in an eight-film series...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:56 AM
They ran a Grand Prix through the streets of Charm City recently, and if you looked closely, some people say, those were dollars you saw spewing from the exhausts of those high-performance engines. Those are the kinds of dollars that spread all throughout...