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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies, with a high temperature near 76 degrees. Tonight is expected to be clear, with a low temperature around 55 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute....
  • Otherwise engaged at Preakness

    Otherwise engaged at Preakness
    Sam Grossman's fifth year as official bugler for the Preakness is one he'll never forget. Neither will his new fiancee, Valerie Moore, to whom he proposed between bugling duties for the fifth and the sixth races on Saturday. Even though the Long Island,...
  • Korman in 4 Corners: Who will win the Preakness on Saturday?

    Bodemeister will hang on Joseph Schwerdt Sun Sentinel Had the Kentucky Derby (at 1 1/4 miles) been the same length as the Preakness Stakes (1 3/16 miles), we might be talking about Bodemeister winning the Run for the Roses. But that last sixteenth of a...
  • Pimlico Special headlines Black-Eyed Susan Day

    Pimlico Special headlines Black-Eyed Susan Day
    A beautiful day at Pimlico will allow Black-Eyed Susan Day to go on with seemingly no problems and a fast track. All 13 races will take place between noon and 5:51 p.m., capped with the Pimlico Special, which has been run just one time since 2007....
  • Turn to Team NBC for most complete Preakness TV coverage

    Turn to Team NBC for most complete Preakness TV coverage
    Last year, 8.8 million viewers saw NBC’s coverage of the Preakness. That’s the kind of big-tent mass audience that makes the race one of Baltimore’s showcase events. And that doesn’t count the hundreds of thousands who will watch...
  • Black-Eyed Susans for sale at Preakness 2012

    Black-Eyed Susans for sale at Preakness 2012
    "Black-Eyed Susans! Get 'em here!" Emanuel Sabedra shouted inside the front gates, above the excited throngs and circling planes and buzzing engines of golf carts zipping by. Sabedra, dressed in maroon and gold jockey shirt, has been hawking the $9...
  • Preakness 2012 good for people watching -- even from granstand

    Preakness 2012 good for people watching -- even from granstand
    With the grandstands still filling up before noon, Rose Kramer of Wilmington, Del. said she loved people-watching as the day progresses. She's been coming to Maryland for the race for the past few years. She donned a fuzzy pink "Supergirl" hat with...
  • Preakness graffiti under control, on a chalkboard

    Preakness graffiti under control, on a chalkboard
    In the middle of the infield at Preakness 2012, there are six long horizontal blackboards filled with scribbles of neon chalk. The randomness of the grafitti is appropriately light-hearted and innocuous. There's school pride (West Virginia, Virginia...
  • Preakness 2012 volleyball brings out Olympic-level competitors

    Preakness 2012 volleyball brings out Olympic-level competitors
    Twenty-seven-old Minju Kim from Seoul, South Korea, found the early races a big yawn, so she and her friend Jieun Yi of Philadelphia stopped by the volleyball field. "For me, it's not that interesting," Kim said. She is visitig Yi, who is originally from...
  • Onetime Preakness infielders upgrade to the grandstands

    Onetime Preakness infielders upgrade to the grandstands
    This year marks the second Preakness for both Dave Bowser and his girlfriend, Angela Alexander -- and both expect this experience to be quite different from their first. Bowser, 28, of Harbor East, first came to Pimlico while in college at Penn State. He...
  • At Preakness 2012, finding luck at the betting window

    At Preakness 2012, finding luck at the betting window
    Jeremy Gardner is getting lucky with first-time horse gambles, and he isn't planning to stop anytime soon.  Gardner, who recently moved to Baltimore with his fiancée Tracey Richter fromLlos Angeles, turned $100 in bets into $700 in wins by 2 p.m. "I'm...
  • A distinct Terps flavor at Preakness 2012

    A distinct Terps flavor at Preakness 2012
    University of Maryland fans made their presence felt Saturday through their ownership of horses whose names clearly showed their allegiance to the Terps. Among the Terps fans involved with horses is Fred Greene Jr., a Maryland grad and a Terps football...