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June 08, 2007

Bidding farewell to a legend

At Franklin High School, Jill Myers has been there so long it seems she's part of the building itself. But after 39 years as a teacher, coach and athletic director, she is retiring.

Sports

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Just blame Ehrlich

Laura Vozzella looks at the back-and-forth with Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Republicans over the prospect of higher fees by the MVA.

Metro

baltimoresun.com/vozzella

OTHER VOICES

Jean Marbella on Mitchell's planMaryland

Rick Maese on the LPGA tournamentSports

Chris Kaltenbach on filmsMovies Today

Ray Frager on O's media numbersSports

5 THINGS TO DO TODAY

LakeFest -- The kickoff event of the 20th Columbia Festival of the Arts takes place today through Sunday at the Columbia lakefront. columbiafestival.com.`Epic Proportions'Vagabond Players, in Fells Point, present this comedy about chaos on a movie set at 8 p.m. $15. 410-563-9135.

Forty Acres -- The Baltimore-based band founded by former SR-71 drummer John Allen puts a new spin on blues-infused rock at Rams Head Live at 9 p.m. Free. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com.

`Over the Hedge' -- Catch a free outdoor screening of the animated film at 7 p.m. at Shamrock Park in Bel Air. 410-638-1023 or belairmd.org/movies.asp.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra -- Marin Alsop conducts a performance of Dvorak's "From the New World" at 8 p.m. at the Meyerhoff. $25-$78. 410-783-8000.

UP NEXT

Cowherd goes scavenging

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

What cheer, indeed

More than 300 years after Roger Williams founded Providence with the words "What Cheer," visitors to New England's second city indeed have lots to cheer about.

Sunday in Travel

Faux is just fine

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

Sunday in Modern Life

5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM

Atlantis set to launch

After a three-month delay, NASA is scheduled to launch space shuttle Atlantis at 7:38 p.m. There were major technical problems looming.baltimoresun.com/nationworld

Protest at Mikulski's home

Generations for Peace and Democracy of Baltimore plans a protest outside the North Baltimore home of Sen. Barbara Mikulski late this afternoon. The group objects to her recent votes on Iraq funding.baltimoresun.com/maryland

New city school initiative

State Schools Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick is set to announce a new public school initiative at 11 a.m. at The Crossroads School at 802 S. Caroline St.baltimoresun.com/maryland

3-way tie at Bulle Rock

Kim Saiki-Maloney, Angela Park and Birdie Kim are tied for the lead at 5-under-par 67 heading into the second round of the LPGA Championship at Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace.baltimoresun.com/sports

Reunion planned at school

Baltimore's Southwestern High School is closing this school year, and they are having an All Class Reunion Day this afternoon for alumni, former staff and community members. baltimoresun.com/maryland

SUN BLOG -- BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM

Photo tourPhotoblogger Chris Assaf gives a tour of the press accommodations in Havre de Grace. baltimoresun.com/photoedge

Rate risesThe T-note's rate hints at increases in other rates. baltimoresun.com/hancockblog

MOST VIEWED STORIES -- YESTERDAY AS OF 8 P.M.

1. Out of townhouse, but not by choice -- A man lost his home through foreclosure.

2. Catholic priest in pay dispute -- An Anne Arundel pastor quit. Officials said his salary exceeded the archdiocese's limit.

3. The dark truth -- Many people still go to tanning salons and sunbathe on beaches, despite the cancer risks.

4. Focused Cabrera fuels O's comeback -- He calmed down after the second inning, and the team scored five runs in the fifth.

5. Club could add another pitcher to tired bullpen -- Minor leaguer Jim Hoey was one option.

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