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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
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  • Food, music and vendors coming to Savage Fest [North Laurel/Savage]

    It is almost time! Savage Fest will be June 1 and kicks off with a parade at 9 a.m. There will be plenty of food, live music, pony rides and over 50 vendors. There is even a petting zoo. If you want to be in the parade or get a booth, call Myra Phelps...
  • Gun-control law to make ownership records private

    Gun-control law to make ownership records private
    A little-noticed provision tucked at the end of the sweeping gun legislation approved by the General Assembly last month would shield from view key state gun records that now are public — a change that was pushed by gun-rights advocates during the...
  • Harford Co. teacher fighting cancer seeks donation of sick days

    Harford Co. teacher fighting cancer seeks donation of sick days
    A Forest Lakes Elementary School music teacher, preparing to take an extended leave to undergo aggressive cancer treatment, petitioned the members of the Harford County Board of Education Monday to allow his fellow educators to donate their sick days so...
  • City school credit, procurement cards show culture of spending

    City school credit, procurement cards show culture of spending
    Despite tightening school budgets and a perpetual rallying cry for more funding, Baltimore school administrators spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on expenses such as a $7,300 office retreat at a downtown hotel, $300-per-night stays...
  • Rawlings-Blake's family, aides get tickets to 1st Mariner shows

    Rawlings-Blake's family, aides get tickets to 1st Mariner shows
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's top aides and relatives have routinely received free tickets to performances at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena in recent years, including sold-out concerts by such artists as Rihanna, Sade andJay-Z, public records show....
  • McDaniel students research African-American cemetery

    McDaniel students research African-American cemetery
    On a steep hillside up the street from an auto repair shop, a group of McDaniel College students are piecing together long-forgotten lives. The students pull back brambles, trim branches and press flour into tombstones carved a century or more ago....
  • Ethics board calls for controls on mayor's free tickets

    The city's ethics board wants Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to enact stricter controls over how her office uses free tickets to events at 1st Mariner Arena and other venues. In an opinion released Wednesday, board members wrote that they...
  • Common balances two passions — hip-hop and acting

    Common balances two passions — hip-hop and acting
    Last year, while working on the independent film "LUV" in Baltimore, Common received the type of treatment typical for a celebrity of his stature. He met the mayor in her office. He played basketball at Carmelo Anthony's gym. But now, reflecting more...
  • With loophole, many campaign donors remain anonymous

    A loophole in state campaign finance laws allowed contributors to Maryland candidates and political groups to pump $4.3 million into the 2010 election cycle while remaining anonymous — denying citizens a thorough look at the money that flows into...
  • Day trips: Have a rockin, rallying and rousing Fourth of July

    Day trips: Have a rockin, rallying and rousing Fourth of July
    Washington Mini-golf in the National Building Museum Grab your putter and tee off in a one-of-a-kind miniature-golfing experience at Washington's National Building Museum. Challenge your friends and family to a round on one of several courses designed...
  • Commentary: Homegoing service for Miss Katie, 105, was filled with 'loving remembrance'

    I didn't know Miss Katie well. Certainly not as well as those who gathered at St. Mark's United Methodist Church on a beautiful sunny morning June 26 for the homegoing celebration of Catherine Johnstone Hopkins. The lifelong Laurel resident, who was...
  • Update: Concert news: Lady Antebellum, Common, Nickelback, Hendrix Tribute Tour, Sleigh Bells, Guster

    Update: Concert news: Lady Antebellum, Common, Nickelback, Hendrix Tribute Tour, Sleigh Bells, Guster
    Update: Merriweather Post Pavilion has announced its second show of the season: Lady Antebellum, the hugely successful pop-country trio. The band, out with "Own the Night," which was released last year, will perform May 20. Darius Rucker, the guy...