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October 02, 2007

INSIDE TODAY

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS

Joe Clements Jr. was peeved about his August Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. bill. It wasn't the size of the bill or the steep rise in rates over the past few months. No, what riled Clements was a lousy 47-cent late fee.

Business

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Archbishop as activist

Archbishop Edwin O'Brien sent clear signals during his installation yesterday that he's a church leader who won't be shy about mixing it up a bit on the issues in Baltimore.

Maryland

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OTHER VOICES

Chris Kaltenbach on bad TV shows -- Today

Rashod D. Ollison on Springsteen album -- Today

Tim Smith on Shriver Hall Concert Series -- Today

Peter Schmuck on Ravens facing Dilfer -- Sports

Eileen Ambrose on deposit insurance -- Business

5 THINGS TO DO TODAY

Author -- Linda Perlstein discusses her book TESTED: One American School Struggles to Make the Grade at 6:30 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. Free. 410-396-5430.

Singer-songwriter -- Loudon Wainwright (also known as the father of Rufus and Martha) performs at 8 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $26.50. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com

B&O event -- Guests are invited to tour the historic Car Shop and take a 20-minute narrated train ride down the nation's first mile of railroad tracks between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum's Free Tuesday event. 901 W. Pratt St. 410-752-2490.

Documentary -- The Murder of Fred Hampton, made in 1971 by Howard Alk, is a documentary about the late Black Panther leader who was killed during a raid by Chicago police. 7:30 p.m., Maryland Institute College of Art, 1300 Mount Royal Ave. freefallbaltimore. com or 877-BALTIMORE.

End of `War' -- Ken Burns' epic documentary, The War, comes to a close with Part 7, "A World Without War." Tonight, the Nazis are on the verge of collapse, but President Franklin D. Roosevelt warns Americans that war with Japan could rage on for years (8 p.m.-10:15 p.m., MPT, Channels 22/67).

UP NEXT

Supermarket grades

Our testers graded five local supermarkets in several categories about what makes them better.

Tomorrow in Taste

5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM

Top 10 Tuesday

Restaurant critic Elizabeth Large reveals her list of top Thai restaurants.baltimoresun.com/diningatlarge

Return of `Queer Eye'

Read a preview of the final season of Bravo's Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which airs tonight on Bravo.baltimoresun.com/realitycheck

Grandmaster vs. students

Twenty children are challenging chess Grandmaster Maurice Ashley to a simultaneous chess match this afternoon at the main hall of the Enoch Pratt Central Library. baltimoresun.com/maryland

Consent case arguments

Maryland's highest court will hear arguments this morning related to whether and when a person can change their mind regarding consent to sexual intercourse.baltimoresun.com/Maryland

Checking in with the Terps

Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen will meet with the media this afternoon as the Terps prepare for Georgia Tech while trying to maintain their momentum from the upset of Rutgers.baltimoresun.com/sports

SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM

Apple land -- David Zeiler writes about the mostly wonderful world of Apple.baltimoresun.com/appleaday

Single in the city -- Maryann James expounds on the single life.baltimoresun.com/baltamour

MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM

1. Seeking new O's path -- Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail has a plethora of problems to figure out during the off-season.

2. Incomplete effort -- A Cleveland crowd witnessed the Ravens expose their greatest flaw - no sense of urgency - as Baltimore lost, 27-13.

3. New Md. laws -- A slew of Maryland bills passed by state legislators and signed into law by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year went into effect yesterday.

4. Report card -- Sun columnist Mike Preston awarded three "F's" among eight grades for the Browns game. The only "A" went to the running game.

5. Army deals -- Local governments want the Army or its developers to help ease economic burdens.

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