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  • With no table games, will Maryland Live Casino draw young gamblers?

    With no table games, will Maryland Live Casino draw young gamblers?
    Last month, David Tewell gathered a group of friends and headed north to Atlantic City's new Golden Nugget casino and resort for two nights of eating well, club-hopping and, of course, gambling. For the 27-year-old Annapolis resident, hitting the poker...
  • Tall ships, Baltimore Pride and Andrew Zimmern all in one week

    Tall ships, Baltimore Pride and Andrew Zimmern all in one week
    Harford County Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, and Maryland Wine Week continues through June 18. And here come the tall ships, and hundreds of thousands of tourists. Start picking. The summer edition of Baltimore Restaurant Week returns on July...
  • Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant

    Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant
    BET has a mixed history when it comes to news, documentaries and public affairs — and much of it is for the worse. With a former programming emphasis on music videos and a record of little or no serious commitment to news, questions have...
  • Md. lawmakers have mixed reactions to Obama's job speech

    Md. lawmakers have mixed reactions to Obama's job speech
    After hearing President Barack Obama plead Thursday for speedy passage of his $447 billion jobs package, Maryland lawmakers were divided about whether the plan would reduce the nation's stubbornly high unemployment. State Democrats expressed near-...
  • First lady announces restaurant chain's plan to cut calories, sodium

    — First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years. Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-...
  • Michelle Obama get's moving on chains

    Michelle Obama get's moving on chains
    Jill Rosen went to Michelle Obama's Olive Garden press conference. "I didn't even get a breadstick," Rosen said, but she did hear the first lady commend the Darden Group's pledge to reduce sodium on fat on its menus. Here's Rosen's story. You can...
  • Better health by 2015

    Better health by 2015
    Baltimore City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot unveiled an ambitious initiative this week aimed at improving the overall health of Baltimore citizens by 2015. It sets practical goals for reducing the most serious health risks and acknowledges that...
  • Team Mark, Wine Bin team up for fundraiser to help fight cancer

    Last month I wrote about Team Mark, a group that promotes community involvement and charitable fundraising in memory of Mark Hollingsworth, a local husband and father who died from cancer in July 2010. Team Mark participated in the Athleta Iron Girl...
  • River Hill High School marching band back in tune after two-year hiatus

    After a two-year break, the River Hill High School marching band under the direction of Joe Fischer has returned with a wonderful halftime show. They are performing the music from the Cirque de Soleil show, "La Nouba." You have only one more...
  • Obama's truthiness

    Obama's truthiness
    It's becoming increasingly clear that President Barack Obamais not burdened with too heavy a commitment to honesty. This is hardly a shock about any politician, but revelations of dishonesty hurt some more than others. Announce that Bill Clinton has been...
  • Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy

    Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy
    When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly. Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
  • Who says there's not voter fraud in Maryland?

    So Brennan Center for Justice lawyer Mimi Marziani "knows for a fact that there is no evidence of a voter fraud problem" ("Maryland group alleges voter-roll problems," June 22). Really? Didn't the article say a few paragraphs before that there are...