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June 22, 2007

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Mitzi Perdue's golden eggs

Laura Vozzella mentioned that Frank Perdue's widow makes "faux Faberge eggs," sending Mitzi Perdue crying fowl from Paris, where she was visiting. The art by the self-proclaimed Egg Woman costs a pretty penny, too.

Maryland

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D.C. schools chief creates buzz

The new chief of Washington's school district has three years' of teaching experience at Baltimore school. But her time there, Michelle Rhee says, taught her important lessons.

Maryland

baltimoresun.com/marbella

other voices

David Steele on the OriolesSports

Ray Frager on sports televisionSports

Rick Maese on to-do list for the OriolesSports

Michael Sragow reviews "Evan Almighty"Today`DELIRIUM'Cirque du Soleil turns its focus more toward music and less toward acrobatics in this new show. Show time at Verizon Center, 601 F St. N.W., Washington, is 8 p.m. $39.50-$125. 410-547-SEAT or livenation.com.

FRANKIE BEVERLY AND MAZEThe classic R&B artists perform at Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave., at 7:30 p.m. $25-$72. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.`SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD'The music of Broadway's Jason Robert Brown comes to Cockpit in Court Theatre at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. Show time is 8 p.m. $13-$15. 410-780-6369.`1408'John Cusack stars in the film based on Stephen King's horror story about a haunted hotel room, in theaters today.

TAKE YOUR DOG TO WORK DAYThe Maryland SPCA at 3300 Falls Road, closes Take Your Dog to Work Day with a "Yappy Hour" from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $10-$15 at the gate. Dogs are admitted free, but only one dog (on leash) per person. 410-235-8826, ext. 138. Rain date is June 29.

Old game changes with times

As it clings to its popular origins, Ultimate Frisbee has snowballed at every level among players who welcome a kinder, gentler breed of competition.

Saturday in Go Today

Seafood with a side of advice

Rob Kasper looks into the array of advice on eating seafood - and finds that eating what's good for your health may be bad for the environment.

Wednesday in Taste

Lessons from China

A young teacher spends a year living, teaching and traveling in China's Hunan Province.

Sunday in Travel

ONLINE TODAY

Homicide Map// Search our interactive database of 2007 Baltimore City homicides to see where the crimes occured. baltimoresun.com/homicidemap

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Four-legged office guests

Baltimore pet owners give new meaning to the dog-eat-dog workplace with National Take Your Dog to Work Day.baltimoresun.com/today

Better Than Ezra show

We survey the scene at the first free concert in this summer's series at Power Plant Live.baltimoresun.com/midnightsun

Flying action with Dew Tour

Skateboarders and BMX competitors take to the courses set up outside M&T Bank Stadium. baltimoresun.com/sports

Funeral for fallen officer

A service is scheduled this morning for Pfc. Scott Wheeler, the first Howard County police officer to die in the line of duty in more than 40 years. He died Monday after being struck by a car Saturday.baltimoresun.com/maryland

Jos A. Bank annual meeting

Stockholders of the Hampstead men's clothing retailer gather for their annual meeting.baltimoresun.com/business

Sun Blog Blogs.Baltimoresun.com

Coal issuesRona Kobell discusses a recent Sierra Club report: The Dirty Truth About Coal. baltimoresun.com/bayblog

KIPP closingJohn-John Williams IV wants your thoughts on the closing of Arundel's KIPP Academy. baltimoresun.com/classroom

Most viewed stories Yesterday as of 8 pm

1Girardi says noSaying that the timing just wasn't right, Joe Girardi turned down the Orioles' offer to be their next manager.

2Winning pitchJeremy Guthrie ended O's nine-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory.

3Bodies identifiedNo arrests were made in the deaths at the Hillendale area of Baltimore County.

4Orioles continue Girardi talksThe team had not made a "formal proposal" to likely top choice.

5Road to expansionFlexcar, a "car-sharing" service plans to double its fleet in Baltimore by mid-July.

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