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August 23, 2007

INSIDE TODAY

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS

Reflections on the birth of "Oriole Magic" and fire deaths that might have been prevented by smoke detectors.

Maryland

baltimoresun.com/rodricks

CDs sparked a revolution

Twenty-five years ago this month, the first compact disk rolled off a German production line, paving the way for a generation of devices.

Business

baltimoresun.com/himowitz

OTHER VOICES

David Steele on the Orioles -- Sports

Karen Nitkin on Silver Moon Diner -- Live!

`Mrs. Farnsworth' -- Columbia's Rep Stage presents the political drama Mrs. Farnsworth through Sept. 23. 7:30 tonight. Room N220 at 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway. 410-772-4900 or repstage.org.

PLAY -- Playwright and singer/songwriter Niki Lee will bring legendary writer Dorothy Parker to life in Here Lies Dorothy Parker. Free. 6 tonight at Daedalus Books and Music in Belvedere Square, 5911 York Road. 410-464-2701 or e-mail kcollins@daedalusbooks.com.

Ridemania -- From 5 to 11 tonight, get a preview of the Maryland State Fair. Ridemania costs $15. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road in Timonium. 410-252-0200 or marylandstatefair.com.

Hard Rock -- Lamb of God performs at 6:30 tonight at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Also joining them are Hatebreed, Behemoth and 3 Inches of Blood. $26-$29. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadllive.com.

Arresting comedy -- Tim Hall, a Baltimore police officer and comedian, will perform at 8 tonight at the Baltimore Comedy Factory, Light and Lombard streets. $17. 410-547-7798 or baltimorecomedy.com.

UP NEXT

On prowl for school outfit

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

Saturday in Go Today

A peek into fall trends

Even those who aren't privy to the new designs coming down the runways of New York, Paris and Milan can look around and see the trends that will be big this fall.

Sunday in Arts & Life

Dishing out on scallops

Whether you serve them with fruit or wrapped in pork, scallops should be the center of attention.

Wednesday in Taste

5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM

Hot weekend tips

Local entertainment reporter Sam Sessa reveals his best bets for this weekend.baltimoresun.com/midnightsun

Tracking the Terps

Catch the latest on the Maryland football team in Heather Dinich's blog.baltimoresun.com/dinich

Mitchell offers reform plan

City Councilman and mayoral candidate Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. announces an ethics reform plan for Baltimore government this afternoon in front of City Hall.baltimoresun.com/maryland

Fire department's coverage

Continuous coverage of the death of a recruit in the Baltimore fire department. baltimoresun.com/maryland

Development Corp. to meet

The Baltimore Development Corp. plans to hold a meeting today.baltimoresun.com/maryland

SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM

Revelers with a cause -- A group of pals kayaked from Cooperstown to Baltimore in celebration of Cal Ripken's Hall of Fame induction, and along the way were inspired to help the Susquehanna River. baltimoresun.com/bay

Classic sculpture -- Candidates for City Council president weigh in on a quintessential Baltimore issue: the "Male/Female" sculpture at Penn Station.baltimoresun.com/electionsblog

MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM.

1. Successful audition -- Dave Trembley was named the Orioles manager for 2008.

2. Sparks likely over gas tax -- Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to ask for increase, other changes, to boost highway funding.

3. Pittman's surprise start -- The Ravens have decided to start David Pittman at cornerback, the team's most surprising move this preseason.

4. Making a mark -- Erik Bedard struck out 11 to tie the Orioles' single-season record.

5. O's manager for '08 -- The Orioles announced that they have extended Trembley's contract through next season, with a club option for 2009.

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