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  • Md. native makes a splash as celebrity blogger Necole Bitchie

    Md. native makes a splash as celebrity blogger Necole Bitchie
    If you keep up with pop culture, Hollywood's glitterati and, particularly, the "black" blogosphere, you've probably heard of celebrity blogger "Necole Bitchie." Necole Kane, who grew up on the Eastern Shore and lived in Baltimore for several years while...
  • The gift of reading: give it to your kids [Commentary]

    The gift of reading: give it to your kids [Commentary]
    Now that the school year has begun, we have many questions: Is the new Core Curriculum good or bad? What about "No Child Left Behind"? How many remedial courses should a college student be allowed to take? Letter grades versus pass/fail? The questions and...
  • NFL, Ravens had to be shamed into firing Ray Rice [Letter]

    NFL, Ravens had to be shamed into firing Ray Rice [Letter]
    That the NFL and the Ravens waited for an elevator video to shame them into action regarding Ray Rice's conduct speaks volumes about greed in name of pro football ("Ravens release Ray Rice after new video surfaces," Sept. 8). The only aspect missing...
  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • 'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]

    'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]
    A few words about the "poor door." Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
  • Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast

    Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast
    You get a crab, and you get a crab, and you get a crab! Everybody here gets a crab!  Oprah's in town. The billionaire media magnate, whose career took off after a stint as an anchor on WJZ in Baltimore, came back to the city Wednesday for a dinner...
  • Don Scott on saying goodbye to TV after 40 years and 4 days at WJZ

    Don Scott on saying goodbye to TV after 40 years and 4 days at WJZ
    Don Scott will sign off for the last time Friday morning at WJZ-TV after 40 years at the station. Tens of thousands of Baltimore viewers have started their day with him for the more than three decades that he's been at the station's morning anchor desk....
  • Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport

    Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport
    ELMONT, N.Y. — For months now, California Chrome has carried the outlandish dreams of his little-guy owners and his unsung trainer every time he's roared around another racetrack. As his victories have mounted, so has his cargo. When he enters...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, 'American Icons' night

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap, 'American Icons' night
    It's "American Icons" night for the Semifinals. Choreographer and director Kenny Ortega is the guest judge tonight. Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas, Viennese Waltz Candace's frame is pretty good during this, with her head laid back like they like....
  • Maya Angelou's death brings forth memories, tributes from Md. friends

    Maya Angelou's death brings forth memories, tributes from Md. friends
    When he went to bed Tuesday night, Levi B. Watkins was looking forward to flying to North Carolina this week to visit a "close friend and soul mate," just as he'd done so often for years. His stay at the home of poet Maya Angelou, he was sure, would...
  • Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'

    Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'
    Journeys of one kind or another — emotional, physical, spiritual — are at the heart of Colman Domingo's 2012 play "Wild with Happy," receiving its Baltimore premiere at Center Stage. There isn't just a road trip in this work, but a car chase....
  • Baltimore Book Festival announces lineup for 2014 festival

    Baltimore Book Festival announces lineup for 2014 festival
    The 2014 Baltimore Book Festival will feature a lineup that includes a National Book Award-winning author, a novelist whose previous work was made into an Academy Award-nominated film, a popular sports broadcaster and a food writer who has penned a memoir...