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October 18, 2007

INSIDE TODAY

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

TODAY'S SUN COLUMINSTS

Safety net misses one

If it weren't for bad luck, Howard Fry wouldn't have any at all. This crime victim and quadruple amputee has slipped through the social safety net.

Maryland

baltimoresun.com/rodricks

Orioles attract coach

New Orioles pitching coach Rick Kranitz was in demand elsewhere and yet chose to come to Baltimore.

Sports

baltimoresun.com/schmuck

OTHER VOICES

Sam Sessa on comedy night. -- Live

Karen Nitkin on Desert Cafe. -- Live

Rashod D. Ollison on Jill Scott. -- Live

David Zurawik on "Mad Men." -- Live

5 THINGS TO DO TODAY

Molly Shannon -- Year of the Dog, starring Molly Shannon as a woman who has more success connecting with her pets than with her fellow human beings, will be shown at 7 p.m., East Columbia branch of Howard County Library, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Free. 410-313-7717 or hclibrary.org/events/

Folk music -- The Bowmans, a folk duo from Brooklyn, N.Y. 8 p.m. One in a series of acoustic shows at Baltimore Chop bookstore, 625 Washington Blvd. 888-543-2467 or baltimorechop.com.

Classic rock -- Nashville singer-songwriter Will Hoge brings his soulful classic rock to Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. 8 p.m. $18.50. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.

Viva CBS -- Viva Laughlin features Lloyd Owen as Ripley Holden, a scrappy entrepreneur aiming to open his own casino. CBS at 10 p.m.

Photo exhibit - - Photographic exhibit, John Dugdale: The Transit of Venus. Maryland Institute College of Art through Oct. 28. Rosenberg Gallery in MICA's Brown Center, 1301 Mount Royal Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 410-225-2300.

UP NEXT

Review of `Rendition'

Sun film critic Michael Sragow reviews Rendition, starring Reese Witherspoon as a woman trying to find her Egyptian-born husband after he disappears on a flight to Washington.

Tomorrow in Movies Today

Finding the perfect pumpkin

This month's shopping feature goes in search of the perfect pumpkin.

Saturday in Go Today

5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM

Hot weekend picks

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

`Survivor' update

Reality TV blogger Sarah Kickler Kelber recaps the latest shenanigans on CBS television's Survivor: China. baltimoresun.com/realitycheck

Ravens look to Buffalo

See what's going on at practice and the latest on injuries as the Ravens prepare for Sunday's game in Buffalo. baltimoresun.com/ravenscentral

BDC board meeting

The Baltimore Development Corp. is to hold a board meeting this morning to discuss various projects in the city. baltimoresun.com/maryland

Digital, all or nothing

The National Association of Broadcasters is mounting a nearly $700 million advertising blitz to warn Americans that their TVs will go dark in 16 months unless they replace them or buy converters to equip them for digital broadcasting. baltimoresun.com/himowitz

SUN BLOG -- BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM

Leaping Leopard -- Dave Zeiler anticipates the arrival of Macintosh operating system Leopard. baltimoresun.com/appleaday.

MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM

1. Deadly infection -- Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria are far more widespread than scientists previously thought and might be killing more than 19,000 people a year in the United States.

2. Soldier accused -- An 18-year-old Baltimore soldier was detained this week at an Army base in Oklahoma after city police accused him in the gang-related shooting of five people in the Barclay neighborhood.

3. Meggett follows father -- Like his father, David Meggett, Surrattsville running back Davin Meggett, a Maryland recruit, is overcoming doubts about his ability because of a lack of size.

4. High school sports -- Online listing of high school sports results and schedules.

5. Carroll sentencing -- For years, Chuck Poehlman couldn't imagine anything less than an execution for the man who sexually assaulted and strangled his 17-year-old daughter, but things have changed.

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