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October 24, 2007




Listen up, high school students

If you're proficient at math, like machines and don't feel like beginning your career with $30,000 or $60,000 in college debt, some vocational career tracks will take you further in Maryland than you think.


Impact of Lewis criticism

Ray Lewis' criticism of coach Brian Billick shows the Ravens to be in a precarious position, where their season could fall apart.



Gregory Kane on Woodlawn High -- Maryland

Laura Vozzella on man of talents -- Maryland

Peter Schmuck on the World Series -- Sports

Kevin Cowherd on Ravens fans -- Today

Rob Kasper on a new apple dish -- Taste


Clarkson in D.C. -- Promoting her third album, My December, original American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson will bring her emotionally charged vocals to DAR Constitution Hall,18th and D streets N.W., Washington. $41.50. 7:30 p.m. 410-547-7328 or

Pumpkins -- Pick from a large selection of pumpkins at the third annual Urban Pumpkin Patch. Also, choose from gourds, Indian corn and baked goods. Proceeds from sales benefit Navajo farmers in New Mexico and ministries of First and Franklin Presbyterian Church. Noon-6 p.m. (and daily through Halloween) at the church, 210 W. Madison St. 410-728-5545.

Novel exhibit -- The exhibit Eyre Apparent traces Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre through history. George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place, through Oct. 31. 410-659-8179 or www.georgepeabody

`Mentalist' TV -- Uri Geller and Criss Angel team up to find the next mind-boggling "mentalist" on the new show Phenomenon, which kicks off a five-week run at 8 p.m. on WBAL, Channel 11. Home viewers will decide who offered up the most spellbinding illusions.

`Art of Vietnam' -- Today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., check out the exhibit Art of Vietnam: 20th Century at Towson University's Asian Arts Gallery in the Center for the Arts, 8000 York Road. The exhibit features works made using such techniques as woodcutting, engraving, silk and lacquer painting. Free. 410-704-2787.


Frightening film fest

We scare up some recommendations for the all-time best movies to rent for a Halloween fright night.

Saturday in Go Today


ACC coaches speak

Atlantic Coast Conference football coaches hold their weekly teleconference, and reporter Heather A. Dinich picks out the highlights.

`Antigone' reviewed

Theater critic Mary Carole McCauley reviews the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival's production of

Stars in Baltimore

Which stars of the new film He's Just Not That Into You are you excited to see in Baltimore? Weigh

Hornsby trial continues

The federal fraud trial of the former Prince George's County schools superintendent continues in

World Series begins tonight

Fresh off a comeback series win over Cleveland, the Boston Red Sox will host the National League champion Colorado Rockies tonight in the opening game of the 103rd World

Kasper on Tap -- Rob Kasper blogs about

Real Estate Wonk -- Jamie Smith Hopkins on the real estate


1. Judge bars use of partial prints -- A Baltimore County judge has ruled that fingerprint evidence is not reliable enough to be used against a homicide defendant facing a possible death sentence.

2. O's fans, blaming Millar is baseless -- Folks around here are angry about Oriole Kevin Millar, a former Red Sox player, throwing out the first ball Sunday night at the Boston-Cleveland playoff game.

3. Lewis airs frustration about passes -- Ray Lewis was calm but candid on his weekly radio show when asked about the Ravens' play-calling on offense during the second half of a 19-14 loss to Buffalo. The linebacker disagreed with coach Brian Billick's decision to throw three passes and not call a run.

4. Killer gives up body -- Paul Stephen Riggins led Howard County detectives from prison, where he is serving a life sentence for killing his wife, Nancy Lee Riggins, to a patch of woods in Anne Arundel County where police found human remains.

5. Pit bull attack breaks calm -- A nearly year-old pit bull considered a tranquil dog by owners Kenneth and Melissa Garrison snapped without apparent provocation and nearly bit the nose off the couple's 1-year-old son.

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