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  • 'America's Got Talent': Move over Susan Boyle, here comes Jackie Evancho

     
    Tonight AGT brings us the top acts that people from all over the US have submitted via YouTube. We have the top act that America voted for on YouTube, plus 11 other acts that the judges have selected to be......
  • 'Madoff' items missing at advertised auction

    'Madoff' items missing at advertised auction
    Grad student Matthew Franco joined scores of others in Pikesville Sunday to check out the "Bernie Madoff Liquidation" and maybe pick up a piece of the famous felon's loot. But the Madoff merchandise at auction venue Grey Rock Mansion turned out to be...
  • Ruth D. Baird

    Ruth D. Baird
    Ruth D. Baird, a retired educator and counselor, died of a stroke Aug. 16 at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 77. Ruth Dudley Dentinger, the daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker, was born and raised in Louisville, Ky., where she graduated in 1951...
  • Owings Mills In The Military

    Owings Mills In The Military
    Air National Guard Airman Reginald Fairley Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio. He is the son of Reginald Fairley Sr., of Catonsville, and the brother of Kellie Pindell, of Owings Mills. Fairley...
  • Md. officials go after taxes from travel websites

    In a hunt for more revenue, Maryland officials are weighing ways to pressure hotel-booking websites such as Expedia and Orbitz to pay more taxes — a tactic that has netted some cities, counties and states tens of millions of dollars, but left others...
  • Brio Tuscan Grille for Legal Seafood space

    Brio Tuscan Grille for Legal Seafood space
    A Brio Tuscan Grille will open in the Inner Harbor space at 100 E. Pratt St. where a Legal Seafood operated for a few years before closing in spring 2008. Brio is one of two brands out of the Columbus, Ohio-based Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. Bravo...
  • Anna Iris Ray Meyer, a 'Rosie the Riveter,' dies

    Anna Iris Ray Meyer, a 'Rosie the Riveter,' dies
    Anna Iris Ray Meyer, who joined the war effort in the 1940s by working on bomber planes as a "Rosie the Riveter," died July 14 at her daughter's home in Fallston. She was 92. Mrs. Meyer, who was known as Iris, had a sweet, easygoing nature, said daughter...
  • Table Talk: Lights flicker at Hollywood Diner

    Table Talk: Lights flicker at Hollywood Diner
    You'll laugh, you'll cry, but will you eat? News came last week that a musical inspired by Barry Levinson's "Diner" is being prepped for Broadway. Meanwhile, the diner that Levinson used to film his 1982 breakthrough film was last seen tied to the...
  • Dr. Frederick Joseph Hatem, obstetrician, dies

    Dr. Frederick Joseph Hatem, obstetrician, dies
    Dr. Frederick Joseph Hatem, a retired Havre de Grace obstetrician who delivered thousands of babies in Harford and Cecil counties during his four-decade career, including baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., died June 6 of heart failure at Harford...
  • Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies

    Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies
    Lisa J. Heiser, vice dean for faculty development and equity at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an author, died Monday of leukemia at her Annapolis residence. She was 56. "She has left an indelible mark on Johns Hopkins and its...
  • For O.A.R., a tour to rehearse, then one to perform

    For O.A.R., a tour to rehearse, then one to perform
    Before recording their new album, O.A.R. didn't go to their usual rehearsing studio. They set up shop at an old showcase space on the top floor of the Chicago music venue Metro and stayed there for a week. The area, bassist Benj Gershman recalls, was...
  • No stumping him: Whiteford resident solves Rubik's Cube blindfolded in less than 2 minutes

    No stumping him: Whiteford resident solves Rubik's Cube blindfolded in less than 2 minutes
    Solving a Rubik's Cube is something many aspire to accomplish in their lifetime. Just solving the colorful and complex puzzle once, preferably without cheating or breaking a few in the process, would be good. Imagine being able to solve every Rubik's...