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Grads as role models

Three graduates from Polytechnic Institute, who ended up in the same graduating class at Howard University Medical School, returned as the three commencement speakers.


A wise choice for Orioles

When the Orioles make their selection in the amateur draft tomorrow, they should consider picking one of agent Scott Boras' clients. The move could pay benefits down the line.


other voices

Jay Hancock on wild mediasphereBusiness

Hanah Cho on workplace surveysWorking

Kevin Cowherd heard it in StarbucksToday

DS NightHead to the Sidebar at 9 p.m. to play games with fellow Nintendo DS fans. Free. Call 410-659-4130.

A Garden of GizmosPort Discovery's new exhibit includes an interactive garden and more. Admission is $10.75. 410-727-8120 or

U.S. Air Guitar ChampionshipsWannabe rockers battle it out at the 9:30 Club in D.C. Admission is $10. 202-393-0930 or

House of PayneNew Tyler Perry series makes its debut at 9 p.m. on TBS.

Senior Exit ExhibitionArt students graduating from University of Maryland, Baltimore County have their works on display. Free. Call 410-455-3188.

Learn before you burn

As this year's tanning season begins, dermatologists expect many will ignore a decade of warnings about the risks posed by overexposure to UV light from sunlight and tanning booths.

Thursday in Health Today

A good time in Howard

The Columbia Festival of the Arts turns 20.

Thursday in Live!

Water, water everywhere

Reviews of the caper sequel Ocean's Thirteen - starring Brad Pitt and George Clooney - and the animated comedy Surf's Up.

Friday in Movies Today

Cowherd is in the hunt

Prowling the streets of Fells Point, Kevin Cowherd joins the fun as a group of adults revisit an elementary school favorite: the scavenger hunt.

Saturday in Go Today

Just for the faux of it

There's no need to get real. These days, it's perfectly acceptable to be a fake.

Sunday in Modern Life

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Pirates are invading movie screens and television screens this year. Take our pirates pop quiz to see if you get the treasure or walk the

5 Things to Know

Ravens in campThe Ravens are conducting a three-day minicamp, the only full-team, mandatory sessions of the

Superblock advances

A land swap deal between the city and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation for properties in the long stalled superblock on downtown's west side goes before the city's spending

Funeral for fire victim

Deneen Thomas, known as Miss Nina, the eighth person to die in a May 22 fire on Cecil Avenue in East Baltimore, is to be buried today.

Union endorsement expected

One of the region's leading health care unions, 1199 SEIU is expected to endorse a candidate for mayor of Baltimore at noon today at its Eutaw Street

G-8 summit opens

The three-day G-8 summit of the world's leading industrialized nations begins today in the Baltic Sea resort of Heiligendamm, Germany, with climate change expected to be the most contentious topic.

What's that smell?Bay and environment blogger Rona Kobell writes about aquatic life and death in the Inner Harbor.

Summer nearsEducation blogger Arin Gencer has the lowdown on the last day of classes for Baltimore-area public schools.

Song controversyThe Mac universe has pounced on the news that Apple imbeds personal information on free iTunes downloads, writes Apple blogger Dave Zeiler.

Hard knocksReports are that the WWE has resorted to bringing Steve-O out of retirement to headline SummerSlam, says wrestling blogger Kevin Eck.

1Thousands of dead fish, algae foul harbor airThousand of fish die when oxygen is depleted near the water's surface.

2Bad luck constant companion of Ravens' CodyInjury-plagued linebacker misses mini-camp with a knee injury.

3Death on the streetsHomicide rate makes Baltimore the second-most perilous city in the nation.

4O's fade again in late inningsBullpen meltdown in eighth extends team's losing streak to four.

5Car accident is a hard lesson in honestyWhen someone slammed into Charlie Lusco's Dodge Caravan, he did everything right; others didn't.

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