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

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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.
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  • Scaled-back ethics measure to offer some online records

    Starting next year, Marylanders will no longer have to travel to Annapolis to look into lawmakers' possible conflicts of interest. Under a measure passed this week, General Assembly members' ethics forms will be posted online, and so will newly...
  • Music and arts festival comes to city

    Common Ground on the Hill is branching out from its roots in Westminster and launching a concert series in Baltimore. The 18-year-old music and arts organization, founded at McDaniel College in Carroll County when the school was still called Western...
  • From constables to bailiffs to chiefs, a history of Westminster policing

    More than 90 years ago — on Dec. 6, 1920, to be precise — the Westminster Common Council approved the appointment of two additional "night patrolmen" to the ranks of the Westminster Police Department. According to an old file copy of the...
  • Merriweather Post Pavilion to host eclectic mix this season

    Merriweather Post Pavilion to host eclectic mix this season
    For some, the first signs of spring are warmer days and cherry blossoms. For others, the season truly begins with the arrival of the new concert season at Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion. Workers have been busy with spring cleaning in...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, movies, music and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, movies, music and more
    Just because it's the holiday weekend doesn't mean there isn't stuff to do. MOVIES OPENING (subject to change) Tuesday The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Wednesday The Adventures of Tintin Friday The Artist We Bought a Zoo Sunday The Darkest Hour War...
  • State helps protect Baltimore archives

    State helps protect Baltimore archives
    Baltimore was in danger of losing many of its most precious documents several years ago. A rented building near Druid Hill Park that was used to house the city's historic archives failed to meet even minimal standards for proper records storage. It was...
  • Commentary: In the rain, Norwegians sing American-inspired song that a killer hates

    It must have been a good 11 years ago that I met Pete Seeger, poet par excellence, troubadour, folk singer and messenger of the ages. It was at the Carroll County Farm Museum's folk music festival called Common Ground on the Hill and he was the headliner....
  • 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...
  • Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group

    Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group
    Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland made five- and six-figure contributions in recent months to a Democratic governors group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, federal records show. Firms making large gifts to the...
  • Reviews of new pop music releases

    LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES "Dereconstructed" (Sub Pop, 3 stars) Alabama-born gospel-reared rocker Lee Bains spends a lot of time thinking about Southern identity on the excellently titled "Dereconstructed." You might not immediately notice the soul-...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Unlawful rapper doesn't deserve praise

    I hate "urban music," whether it's rap, hip-hop, gangsta or whatever else they're calling it these days. The brutal assault on my ears and my dignity (Beyonce, honey, Jay-Z and your gynecologist should be the only ones gazing at ... that) makes me...
  • Banned Donors Skirt Law Designed To Prevent Pay-To-Play

    Banned Donors Skirt Law Designed To Prevent Pay-To-Play
    Massachusetts developer John Fish wrote a $10,000 check to the Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee last year, only to have it returned because his business, Suffolk Construction, is on a list of companies whose executives are barred from giving...