WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
Justice has a flight to catch
Did the jury in a Baltimore criminal trial acquit the defendant because one of the jurors was eager to make a vacation trip to Oregon? That's what one juror tells columnist Dan Rodricks.
The Orioles hit rock bottom in that 11-run eighth inning Tuesday night ... or was it during the 30-3 fiasco last Wednesday. Either way, it's getting dark down here.
Karen Nitkin on Little Spice -- Live!
Rashod D. Ollison on album releases -- Live!
Mike Preston on the Ravens -- Sports
Childs Walker on fantasy sports -- Sports
5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
Antiques Show -- The 27th annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show runs through Sunday at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. noon to 8 p.m. $12. baltimoresummerantiques.com
"Chicago Blues Reunion" -- Features Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Harvey Mandel, Corky Siegel, and Marcy Levy. Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis, at 8 p.m. $29.50. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.
Music -- Among Wolves will play most, if not all, of its new album tonight at a CD release party at the 8x10. 8 p.m. $7. 8 E. Cross St. 410-625-2000 or the8x10.com.
Screening -- See a screening of 1916's A Natural Born Gambler, part of An die Musik's jazz film series, at 7 p.m. $8. 410-385-2638.
TBS show -- World's Funniest Commercials is hosted by comedian-actor Kevin Nealon and wife Susan Yeagley and showcases clever and humorous spots from around the world. 9 p.m.-10 p.m.
Help from furry friends
Sometimes a cold nose can bring warm comfort. There are numerous volunteer opportunities where you and your dog can help those in need.
Saturday in Go Today
A 'sweet' New Year
Sixty years ago, an Owings Mills woman started celebrating the "sweet New Year" of Rosh Hashana with a huge cookie party for her family. Today her granddaughter is carrying on the tradition by making more than 1,000 cookies for the gathering.
Wednesday in Taste
5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM
School safety plans
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Mayor Sheila Dixon and schools Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick are set to announce a plan related to safety along children's routes to school this afternoon. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Hot Weekend Tips
Local entertainment reporter Sam Sessa reveals his best bets for this weekend.baltimoresun.com/midnightsun
Fall TV, the fast way
For some people, the waning days of summer are a time to savor. For Sun television critic David Zurawik, it's a time to cram in a season's worth of television.baltimoresun.com/criticalmass
Roch Around the Clock
Check out the latest on the Orioles from reporter Roch Kubatko.baltimoresun.com/roch
O'Malley to visit State Fair
Gov. Martin O'Malley will stroll the State Fairgrounds in Timonium and attend the Agricultural Day lunch.baltimoresun.com/maryland
SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM
Lovelorn tunes -- Blogger Maryann James lists the best breakup songs. baltimoresun.com/baltamour
In his own words -- An interview with Charles H. Ramsey, who could be Baltimore's next police commissioner.baltimoresun.com/electionsblog
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM
1. Ex-teacher pleads guilty -- Former Howard County teacher Kirsten Ann Kinley's sex offenses occurred at her apartment in Columbia.
2. The poll -- A look at high school football in Maryland.
3. Maryland ranked as richest stateN.J. came a close second in household income under Census estimate.
4Players to watch -- Dunbar's running back Tavon Austin and McDonogh's lineman Lane Clelland were among those on the list.
5. O's yield 11 in 8th as skid reaches 7 -- Six HRs, two by Miguel Tejada, not enough.