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TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
Victory for Marine's family
Even if the $10.9 million judgment against Westboro Baptist Church is overturned, it will still be a victory for the father of a Marine killed in Iraq.
A museum's mystery
The public is invited to watch (for free) as the Walters Art Museum opens two recently discovered crates.
Michael Sragow on 'Control' -- Movies Today
Milton Kent on detecting concussions -- Sports
5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
Rediscovering Maryland in the Atlantic World -- Frederick H. Smith describes the influence rum had on shaping the culture of Maryland and beyond. 7 p.m. today in St. Mary's Hall, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary's City. 240-895-4960 or www.stmaryscity.org.
'Fridays at the Walters: Special Day of the Dead' -- Elvis returns to the museum, where his sarcophagus gets "all shook up" in Gary Vikan's Eternal Talk of Eternal Love: The Elvis Sarcophagus. 5 p.m.-8 p.m. today. 600 N. Charles St. Free. 410-547-9000 or thewalters.org.
Between the Numbers -- Event pairs contemporary dance with original music. 8 p.m. today at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. $12-$15. 410-276-1651 or missiontix.com.
Keller Williams -- Singer and guitarist performs with the WMDs tonight at 8 at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Tickets are $25. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com.
C.H. Greenblatt -- The brain behind "SpongeBob SquarePants" returns with a new fanciful cartoon, "Chowder." 7:30 p.m. on the Cartoon Network.
Step by step
Walking is more than putting one foot in front of the other. For members of area walking clubs, it's a way to meet others on the move.
Saturday in Go Today
Nagging for nature
Concern over the environment has given rise to a new breed of nag: the eco-scold.
Sunday in Arts & Life Today
Feast made easy
The turkey novice tries three recipes from current sources (advertised as being suitable for a first-timer) and submits the results to our staff panel of tasters.
Wednesday in Taste
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Fab Five Friday
Local entertainment reporter Sam Sessa reveals his list of five great places to shoot pool.baltimoresun.com/midnightsun
Mackintosh on 'Lady'
Read a Q&A; between theater critic Mary Carole McCauley and British theater producer Cameron Mackintosh, who brings his West End production of My Fair Lady to the Hippodrome.baltimoresun.com/today
State lawmakers will hold a hearing in Annapolis on Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to expand legalized gambling in Maryland. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Mysterious crates opened
The Walters Art Museum will open two mysterious crates from its founder that were discovered in the museum's storage area tonight.baltimoresun.com/maryland
Ravens injury report
The Ravens release their players' official injury status heading into Monday's game in Pittsburgh.baltimoresun.com/ravens
SUN BLOG -- BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM
NBC Universal vs. Apple -- Dave Zeiler discusses the iTunes fight at baltimoresun.com/appleaday.
Baltimore television -- Get the latest on Baltimore station TV ratings at baltimoresun.com/criticalmass.
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM
1. Man wins case against funeral protesters -- Father of slain Marine awarded nearly $11 million in compensatory, punitive damages
2. Huge award in funeral lawsuit -- $10.9 million damages for kin of Marine killed in Iraq.
3. Steelers can't forget '06 -- In preparing for Monday night's home game against the Ravens, the Steelers are getting ready for the team that won the AFC North last season and finished 13-3 overall, not the one that is 0-2 in the division and 4-3 overall.
4. What atheists can't refute -- When atheists summarily dismiss ideas such as the afterlife, they are asking for experiential evidence in a domain that is entirely beyond the reach of the senses.
5. Shock not as severe over gold back at $800 -- Gold prices have surged more than $100 an ounce in two months as a weak dollar, record high oil prices and concerns about world political tensions have increased the allure of precious metals as a safer investment.