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August 01, 2007

INSIDE TODAY

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS

Applause signs

A bumper crop of placards heralds the greening of U.S. 40, and the political season - all at taxpayer expense.

Maryland

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Deadline quiet

Whatever noise was made around baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, none of it was coming from the Orioles. But it's not as if they had a lot they could have offered to another team.

Sports

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OTHER VOICES

Kevin Cowherd on bottled water -- Today

Glenn McNatt on Rodin at the BMA -- Today

5 THINGS TO DO TODAY

Rodin exhibit -- Rodin: Expression & Influence through April 6 at the Baltimore Museum of Art featuring about 30 works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin and his sculpting contemporaries, including Picasso, Bourdelle, Degas, Renoir, Maillol. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Free. 443-573-1700 or artbma.org.

Kids' rock show -- Interactive rock concert with Mr. Brian and the Boppets. 10:30 a.m. at Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. $5-$7. 410-848-7272 or www.carr.org/arts.

The Tubes -- The '70s rockers at 8 tonight and tomorrow, Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $35. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.

Return of `The Nine' -- The well-regarded The Nine was yanked from the air before viewers could solve the mystery of a bank robbery gone wrong. The ensemble series gets some closure beginning tonight with its remaining shows finally reaching an audience. 10 p.m.-11 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2.

Youth photojournalism exhibit -- Crossing Borders: Two Cultures, One Me, an exhibit of works by youths at Bates Middle School. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gallery 209, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. Reception 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 410-263-5544.

UP NEXT

Virgin Festival

A guide to the music event at Pimlico, including an interview with Slash of Velvet Revolver, performing Sunday at the show.

Thursday in LIVE!

5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM

Top 8 `Dance'

Read a recap of tonight's episode of So You Think You Can Dance after the show. The top eight perform, and tomorrow, viewer votes will narrow them to six. baltimoresun.com/realitycheck

`Potter' journalism study

A University of Missouri, Columbia, study reveals how Harry Potter character Rita Skeeter affects young readers' views of journalists.baltimoresun.com/criticalmass

BRAC Action plan

Baltimore officials and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown hold a City Hall news conference about the city's plan for military base realignment. Bus tour of city neighborhoods will follow. baltimoresun.com/maryland

Vote on land purchase

Maryland's Board of Public Works is set to vote today on a proposal to buy land on Kent Island. baltimoresun.com/maryland

Ravens return

The Ravens resume training camp at McDaniel College in Westminster with practices from 8:15 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.baltimoresun.com/Ravenscentral

MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM.

1. Suspect in shootings arrested -- Police yesterday arrested a suspect in the wounding of two women police officers on Monday evening.

2. O's not likely to be dealing in big way on deadline -- Yesterday's non-waiver trade deadline was expected to pass with the Orioles making no moves that will dramatically alter their roster.

3. Grisly search in Ocean City -- Federal agents and police searched for more bodies Monday after the remains of four babies were found in and around the home of a local taxi cab company co-owner.

4. Well-known figure outgoing, friendly, but often in court -- Classic Taxi co-owner Christy L. Freeman, accused in the death of an infant, presented herself as a flirtatious NASCAR mom who could keep her customer's secrets.

5. Female officers shot in cruiser -- Two female city police officers were shot Monday evening after at least one gunman opened fire on their marked cruiser in Southeast Baltimore.

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