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  • Concert news: Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Wye Oak, Zac Brown Band, High Zero concert

    Concert news: Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Wye Oak, Zac Brown Band, High Zero concert
    For some people, the concert news of the day has already run, and no one's gonna top it.
  • Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...

    Daniel 'The Wig Man' Vovak dies

    Daniel 'The Wig Man' Vovak dies
    Daniel "The Wig Man" Vovak, who ran for president, the U.S. Senate and other offices wearing a Colonial-style periwig, died of cancer Saturday at Casey House hospice in Montgomery County, according to David Vovak, a brother. The Rockville resident was 39....

    Why recording the police is good for everyone

    Why recording the police is good for everyone
    There's been a lot of debate in this country over whether recording the police is legal. A judge in at least one state, Illinois, has shot down a request to film officers without their permission, while another judge here in Maryland has ruled such...

    Region's electricity use sets summertime record

     
    We know it was hot - a record summer for Baltimore and Washington. And, we know our electric bills were high as we cranked the AC all summer trying to stay cool. Now, the PJM Interconnection - the power grid...