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  • MMA champion Ronda Rousey is not a fan of Michael Phelps

    MMA champion Ronda Rousey is not a fan of Michael Phelps
      Undefeated MMA fighter and Strikeforce women’s champion Ronda Rousey is never one to not speak her mind. The two-time Olympian and bronze medal winner in judo, recently talked with Elie Seckbach about her experiences in Beijing and hanging out...
  • From Sun Magazine: Oprah -- Built in Baltimore

    From Sun Magazine: Oprah -- Built in Baltimore
    Oprah Winfrey is one great storyteller. So let her set the stage for the story of her years in Baltimore — seven and a half years starting in 1976 that would profoundly shape not only the life of the young anchorwoman, but also give birth to the...
  • Established storytelling, new-media outlets for Olympics on NBC

    Established storytelling, new-media outlets for Olympics on NBC
    Baltimore's Jim McKay anchored the first American telecast of the Summer Olympics in 1960 from a primitive CBS studio in Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Coverage of the Rome Games totaled 20 hours and cost the network $394,000 in rights fees. On...
  • 'Ellen' to take Oprah's place next fall on WBAL

    'Ellen' to take Oprah's place next fall on WBAL
    From the Z on TV blog: WBAL-TV Monday answered one of the bigger questions of Baltimore media 2011: Who will replace Oprah in Channel 11's afternoon lineup? The answer is Ellen DeGeneres, according to Jordan Wertlieb, WBAL's general manager. During her...
  • Are you missing afternoons with Oprah yet?

    Are you missing afternoons with Oprah yet?
    Has it really been only a month since Oprah Winfrey signed off as host of one of the most successful shows in TV history with "The Oprah Winfrey Show"? We sure do chew 'em up and forget about 'em fast when in comes to milestones in American life, don't...
  • Locking up parents is no answer for truancy

    We write to commend The Baltimore Sun for the editorial, "Truancy and the courts" (May 1), calling for a continuum of interventions to reverse the epidemic of chronic absence that continues, despite some improvement, in the Baltimore City Public Schools....
  • The 'Oprahfication' of America

    The 'Oprahfication' of America
    When asked at the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 what the Founders had wrought, Benjamin Franklinfamously said, "A Republic, if you can keep it." That question might also be put to the five Supreme Court justices who voted last week to...
  • African-American focused 'Find Our Missing' aims to fill the void left by mainstream media

    African-American focused 'Find Our Missing' aims to fill the void left by mainstream media
    Everyone who has ever tuned into a cable channel has heard the names Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson. Show hosts like Nancy Grace have used their TV pulpits to chronicle the disappearance of such white, female victims night after night. But what about...
  • From cupcakes to cocktails, everyone is crushing on red velvet

    Jackie of Baltimore wants the recipe for a red velvet cake: "Two years ago at Christmas, I had the chance to taste this cake but I can't find a recipe anywhere." — Baltimore Sun recipe finder, 1990 Hang in there, Jackie. If you managed to wait...
  • Top singles February: Meet Emily and Justin

    Top singles February: Meet Emily and Justin
    Emily Kleeman 28, Cancer Lives: Downtown HOMETOWN: Timonium Education: Undergrad: Colorado State. Grad school: University of Maryland School of Social Work. OCCUPATION: Social worker INTERESTS: Dancing, skiing, swimming and traveling TURN-ONS:...
  • Whitney Houston, music superstar, dies

    Whitney Houston, music superstar, dies
    Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the...
  • Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'

    Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'
    It's a kind of a musical homecoming. "Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...