Paying for insurance, credit
Your credit score could play a role in how much you pay for car insurance. Some companies use the scores as a factor when estimating the number of, or total cost of, claims that customers are likely to make.
No deal for Bedard
Forget about dealing Orioles left-hander Erik Bedard for offense. He now looks like a Cy Young candidate, and the Orioles should give him a large, long-term contract before his next arbitration date.
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Rocco DeLuca concertAlternative rockers Rocco DeLuca and the Burden will perform at Recher Theatre at 7 p.m. $12. The Recher Theatre is at 512 York Road, Towson. 410-337-7210 or 410-547-SEAT, or ticketmaster.com.
'Hoaxes' exhibitMaryland Art Place's show Antagonism, Hacks and Hoaxes opens today. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday at Maryland Art Place, 8 Market Place, Suite 100. Free. 410-962-8565 or mdartplace.org.
30 years of 'Star Wars'The exhibit The Force is With Us includes light-saber toys, records and more. At Geppi's Entertainment Museum, 301 W. Camden St. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $7-$10 . 410-625-7060 or geppismuseum.com.
Eyre exhibitThe exhibit Eyre Apparent traces Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre through history. The exhibit is at the George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place, through Oct. 31. Call 410-659-8179 or www.georgepeabodylibrary.jhu.edu.
An Evening with the Black CrowesThe rockers perform on the main stage at Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St., at 7:30 p.m. $45. 410-327-8333 or ticketmaster.com.
Dave Welch's day job is selling huge slabs of barbecued meat at his popular roadside stand in Jessup. Thirteen weekends a year, though, he heads out to smoke the competition on the barbecue contest trail.
Tomorrow in Taste
Jazz with a twist of gospel
Jonathan Butler, performing at this weekend's PAETEC Jazz Festival, adds tinges of gospel to his jazzy pop-soul sound.
Thursday in Live!
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Top 10 Tuesday
Elizabeth Large reveals this week's Top 10 list - places to get a bite to eat late at night. baltimoresun.com/diningatlarge
Catch a recap of tonight's America's Got Talent and find out whether Bel Air singer Julienne Irwin made the cut from 10 to eight contestants and, if so, what she performed.baltimoresun.com/realitycheck
Several groups representing minority contractors are set to endorse the campaigns of Mayor Sheila Dixon and City Council President Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake this afternoon.baltimoresun.com/maryland
Training camp continues
The Ravens will hold a full team practice from 8:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. and a special teams practice from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at McDaniel College in Westminster.baltimoresun.com/ravenscentral
Einsteins they're not
Parents hoping to raise baby Einsteins by using infant educational videos are actually creating baby Homer Simpsons, scientists said today.baltimoresun.com/nationworld
Get to the pointThe article's first sentence has to get to the point. baltimoresun.com/youdontsay
Learning more than 2+2A bill promotes math and science education in an effort strengthen the economy. baltimoresun.com/classroom
1Fruits of laborEating healthy is a large part of the Ravens' preparations.
2Church use of school probedCity principal defends waiving required fee for wife's congregation.
34 men rescued after boat sinks in bay25-foot vessel went down in choppy waters off Deale; no serious injuries reported.
4Bedard, O's go deepBoosted by 3 home runs, ace wins his eighth decision in row.
5City man shot in robbery diesVictim was kept alive on life-support; homicide is Baltimore's 191st this year.