Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

The Day In Print And Online @baltimoresun.com

August 20, 2007

INSIDE TODAY

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS

The pain of preseason injuries

David Steele tackles the risk of players getting injured in preseason games.

Sports

baltimoresun.com/steelepress

Giants' game plan

Mike Preston discusses the Giants' physical play against the Ravens last night.

Sports

baltimoresun.com/preston

OTHER VOICES

Mike Dresser on gas emergencies -- Maryland

Edward Gunts on architecture -- Today

5 THINGS TO DO TODAY

Season the Microphone -- Check out the Unison Collective, Tislam the Great, Mzery and more at the Season the Microphone Mondays event at the New Turntable Club, 2139 Jefferson St. $5 before 11 p.m. and $10 after. Doors open at 9. 443-801-5743.

Jazz quartet -- See the Peabody Jazz Quartet at 7:30 p.m. at An die Musik, 409 N. Charles St. The group performs originals and jazz standards weekly. $5-$8. 410-385-2638.

Saw Doctors -- The Saw Doctors, who combine the sounds of 1960s rock with Ireland traditions and punk rock force, will perform at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $35. 8 p.m. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.

TV series -- Californication, a new Showtime series starring David Duchovny as a writer who's trying to manage his appetite for women. 10:30 p.m.

Segway Tour -- See the sights of historic Fells Point on a one- or two-hour tour on a Segway. $45-$70. Tours leave from Thames Street Park at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. cityscoots.net.

UP NEXT

70TH year for SPAM

To mark the 70th anniversary of SPAM, we offer dueling essays on this polarizing mystery meat.

Wednesday in Taste

Return of the fair

The Maryland State Fair is back in Timonium for its 126th year.

Thursday in Live!

On the prowl for an outfit

Fashion writer Tanika White joins a high school student on the hunt for the perfect back-to-school outfit.

Saturday in Go Today

Review of Russian epic

Sun movie critic Michael Sragow reviews the latest releases including Daywatch, a Russian fantasy epic.

Friday in Movies Today

5 THINGS TO LOOF FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM

Gardener of the Week

Nan Belsinger of Fallston has created a parklike garden with life-size sculptures, meandering paths, benches and exotic plants.baltimoresun.com/gardener

Box office report

Who ruled and who fizzled in theaters last weekend? Sun movie critic Michael Sragow surveys the scene.baltimoresun.com/criticalmass

Court Martial to begin

A general court martial for Lt. Col. Steven Jordan, charged in connection with the prisoner abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, is to begin today at Fort Meade.baltimoresun.com/nation

Rape trial for ex-teacher

A trial is scheduled to begin in Baltimore Circuit Court for Charles Carroll, the Baltimore teacher accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. Carroll taught at Community Initiatives Academy in East Baltimore.baltimoresun.com/maryland

Edgewood residents meeting

Harford County Sheriff L. Jesse Bane and state's attorney Joseph Cassilly will hold a community meeting tonight to address crime in Edgewood, which posted its second homicide earlier this month.baltimoresun.com/maryland

SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM

Random Rodricks -- Dan Rodricks shares his perspectives all day.baltimoresun.com/randomrodricks

Photo Edge -- Chris Assaf takes you behind the scenes of assignments.baltimoresun.com/photoedge

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT SUNDAY @BALTIMORESUN.COM

1. Young Waterman -- Spend a morning on Broad Creek with P.T. Hambleton, 19, one of a diminishing number of young people hoping to earn a living as a Chesapeake Bay waterman.

2. A life lost -- Before becoming Baltimore's 135th slaying victim this year, Barbara Griffin lived on society's margins - sick, angry and forgotten. We take a close look at her brief, hard life.

3. Failure to thrive -- While as many as 18 percent of U.S. children have been swept up in the obesity epidemic, there is another side to the obesity equation - the chronically underweight, the malnourished in the land of the increasingly over-fed.

4. Hair today -- The `stache is back - in all styles. Read the story and use our interactive graphic to see how mustaches look on a selection of leaders and celebrities.

5. Jamal's game plan -- Ravens castoff Jamal Lewis hopes to revive his career and his new team in Cleveland.

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