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June 29, 2007

INSIDE TODAY

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS

A DIMMING SPOTLIGHT

Though baseball is a sport that celebrates numbers, statistical milestones just don't seem to carry the same weight they once did. Roger Clemens' pursuit of his 350th victory didn't get nearly that bright of a spotlight.

Sports

baltimoresun.com/schmuck Calling without borders

CALLING WITHOUT BORDERS

She's miles and worlds away from Ghana, where she teaches, but a Maryland professor can't help but reminisce on her African students and the university's lack of books.

Maryland

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OTHER VOICES

Ken Harney on real estate financing -- Business

Ray Frager on sports media -- Sports

Chris Kaltenbach on Evening -- Today

5 THINGS TO DO TODAY

`RATATOUILLE' -- Writer-director Brad Bird has created Pixar's film about a rat that cooks and teams with a kitchen garbage boy to save a legendary restaurant.

`O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? -- 'See a free screening at the Johns Hopkins University's Keyser Quadrangle, 3400 N. Charles St. Live music at 7:30 p.m. and screening at sunset. 410-516-4548.

BACK PAGES BAND -- The Montpelier Summer Concert Series continues from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Montpelier Mansion grounds, 965 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Free. 301-776-2806.

VIDEO GAME SYMPHONY -- The National Symphony Orchestra plays at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. N.W., Washington. $25-$45. 800-444-1324 or videogameslive.com.

CYRUS CHESTNUT -- Baltimore native jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut performs at Stephens Hall Theatre, 8000 York Road in Towson, at 7:30 p.m. $36 and $10 for ages younger than 12. Tickets: Towson University Center at Osler and Cross Campus drives. 410-704-2787 or towson.edu/spas.

UP NEXT

The spies who love you

GPS devices in watches, shoes and cell phones are among the latest high-tech gadgets helping parents keep track of their kids.

Sunday in Modern Life

Destination Venice

No, not that one. The small southern Louisiana town of Venice is a sports fishing paradise amid the somber ruins of Katrina's devastation.

Sunday in Travel

Ancient July Fourth menu

In many ways, the first Independence Day meals were very different from the cookouts and picnics today.

Wednesday in Taste

5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM

A REVIEW OF 'BROOKLYN BOY'

Arts writer Mary Carole McCauley reviews the Olney Theatre Center for the Art's summer show, Brooklyn Boy.baltimoresun.com/today

Sentencing for killer, 15

Damon Holmes is set to be sentenced in Baltimore Circuit Court this morning for killing a cab driver and then taking the cab driver's money in May 2006. baltimoresun.com/maryland

New mayoral candidate

Socialist A. Robert Kaufman will formally sign up for the mayor's race at 11 a.m. at the Baltimore Board of Elections, 417 E. Fayette St. baltimoresun.com/maryland

Steele on the draft

Columnist David Steele analyzes last night's NBA draft on his blog, to be updated before noon.baltimoresun.com/steeleblog

The diagnosis on `Sicko'

Sun Movie Critic Michael Sragow talks with Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein about his latest film, Sicko.baltimoresun.com/criticalmass

SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM

Two schools of thought -- Jay Hancock explores a couple of views on whether dumb people make good presidents.baltimoresun.com/hancockblog

Color or not -- Chris Assaf discusses color vs. black and white photography.baltimoresun.com/photoedge

MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM.

1. Huff launches Rocket -- O's denied Clemens his 350th win Wednesday.

2. Body identified -- Missing Morgan man, 19, was found in the surf off Assateague Island National Park, police said.

3. Trembley's stay going to extra outings -- New Orioles president MacPhail will evaluate the interim manager through at least July 31.

4. State to pay top dollar for land -- Price exceeds appraisals for farm a owned by a member of O'Malley's transition team.

5. Porn sentencing -- Hollywood resident admitted to sending images of sex with children.

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