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  • New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief

    New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job. Batts,...
  • Newsmakers: MD Hunt Cup names trophy recipient

    Genesee Valley's new board includes Rob Belcher, president of Sealtite Roofing; Shannon Comer, chief architect at Shannon Comer Architects; Steve James, vice president of Keelty Real Estate; Marianne Maranto, educator; John Martindale, CEO of Brothers...
  • Head injuries and the NFL

    Head injuries and the NFL
    Medical researchers recently confirmed what many had already suspected. Junior Seau, the former NFL linebacker who killed himself last spring, suffered from degenerative brain disease -- most likely the result of multiple hits to the head accumulated...
  • 'Head Games' review: Ouch. And I mean that in a good way.

    'Head Games' review: Ouch. And I mean that in a good way.
    *** (out of four) At some point your mom or dad probably said, “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” Ralphie from “A Christmas Story” knows what I’m talking about. Many people participating in activities...
  • Billy Corgan's salon hopes to inspire conversation

    Billy Corgan's salon hopes to inspire conversation
    For an establishment called Madame ZuZu's, the host is pretty dressed down: no flowing silk robe or pointy painted fingernails. And even if Billy Corgan could qualify for madame-hood, he wouldn't be going for extravagance. At least not at 6 p.m. on a...
  • National Society of Film Critics: 'Melancholia' best of 2011

     
    The National Society of Film Critics, which is made up of 58 the country's major film critics, rarely agrees with the picks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. And the group likely stayed true to form with their picks for 46th annual...
  • Martin Scorsese receives 10th DGA nomination

     
    Three days after earning a feature film nomination for the Directors Guild of America Award for "Hugo," Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese is back in the guild's nomination circle....
  • Black History Month 2012 TV schedule

     
    Here are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
  • Docs in a box

     
    There’s nothing wrong with films that aim more straightforwardly to entertain or inform, but ignoring the artistry of documentary filmmaking relegates the form to a utilitarian ghetto, and overlooks some of our era’s best cinematic work,...
  • Tuesday’s Highlights: 'Justified' on FX

     
    Tuesday’s Highlights: 'Justified' on FX...
  • Spirit Awards: 'Artist,' Michel Hazanavicius, Michelle Williams win

     
    "The Artist" took top honors at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday. The event honors the best work in the independent film arena...
  • Oscars 2011: ‘Morning Stroll’ Got Robbed!

     
    Let's face it, guys: I'm not exactly the crack news cycle buster over here. My thing is more to wait a week after something's happened, listen to all the incorrect (i.e. stupid) things said about it and then correct the record. So maybe I didn't make it...