WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
ON CALL, ON DUTY
When Theo the half Doberman, half chocolate lab is off-duty, he excitedly greets visitors. When he's on duty, he wears a red, cape-like harness reading, "Assistance Dog. Do Not Pet."
A 73-year-old widow discovers that there are no laws to protect you when a cemetery doesn't deliver on a prepaid burial space.
Jean Marbella on airport stress -- Maryland
Tim Smith on the BCO -- Today
Eileen Ambrose on 401(k) plans -- Your Money
Peter Schmuck on Ravens' next foe -- Sports
Rick Maese on ESPN -- Sports
5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
Maroon 5 -- The group performs at Verizon Center tonight at 7:30. 601 F St. N.W., Washington. $40.50-$50.50. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra -- Markand Thakar, music director, opens the orchestra's 25th anniversary season with a program that reflects on the fight against apartheid. 7:30 p.m. Beth Tfiloh Synagogue, 3300 Old Court Road, Pikesville. $35, or free for students. 410-704-2787 or thebco.org.
Frontline resumes -- The PBS show starts its 26th season with "Cheney's Law," which examines Vice President Dick Cheney's apparent efforts to expand the powers of the executive branch. 9 p.m. MPT. Channels 22/67.
Pupura reads -- Award-winning author Lia Purpura reads selections from her recent collection of essays, On Looking, and from her newest book of poetry, King Baby. 7 p.m. Fourier Lounge, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 4701 N. Charles St. Free.410-532-5535 or ndm.edu.
Gypsy serenades -- Gogol Bordello, a gypsy punk band from New York City known for its theatrical and costumed stage shows, performs at Sonar Lounge. Doors open at 8 p.m. 407 E. Saratoga St. $20. 410-327-8333 or sonarlounge.com.
The kitchen divide
There are cooks and there are bakers, and rarely are they the same. Some see it as a divide of the brain.
Tomorrow in Taste
Hard rockers talk
Sun pop music critic Rashod D. Ollison talks music with hard rockers Puddle of Mudd.
Thursday in Live!
5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM
Howard health plan
Howard County officials will announce details this afternoon of their plan to provide access to affordable health care services to all uninsured county residents. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Top 10 Tuesdays
Restaurant critic Elizabeth Large reveals her list of places to get soup.baltimoresun.com/diningatlarge
Visit by the Queen
Karlayne Parker reports on Queen Latifah's appearance at the SHERO Awards at the Lyric Opera House.baltimoresun.com/criticalmass
Checking in with Terps
As Maryland prepares for Saturday's game against Virginia, Heather A. Dinich reports from Terps football practice in College Park.baltimoresun.com/terpsblog
Putin in Tehran
Russian President Vladimir V. Putin was scheduled to arrive in the Iranian capital today amid speculation about whether Moscow would pressure Iran over its nuclear program. baltimoresun.com/world
SUN BLOG -- BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM
Wait for it -- Maryann James profiles someone on the single scene each Monday atbaltimoresun.com/baltamour
'Bubble bloggers'Jamie Smith Hopkins' blog is your insider's guide to real estate atbaltimoresun.com/therealestatewonk
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM
1. Towson freshman killed -- Man is charged after fatal pedestrian accident in Towson.
2. Judge faces hearing over his conduct -- Baltimore County's Lamdin charged for comments made from bench.
3. Ravens 'D' pounds home its point vs. Rams -- Baltimore forces six turnovers, keeps St. Louis out of the end zone.
4. Victim in city drive-by shooting dies -- Pregnant woman in serious condition after attack in Northwest Baltimore.
5. Body of Monkton woman recovered -- The 61-year-old apparently had fallen off a boat into the Sassafras River last week.