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By Nathan Hunsinger and Nathan Hunsinger,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | June 17, 2004
There is never a camera around when you need one. When you can find one, the batteries have been stored inside the camera for years and are green with rust. Or a button on the camera is sticking since your nephew Eli nailed it with Silly String at his birthday party. Even if the camera is OK, you have to stop by a store to find the right film. Capturing a slice of an event, a moment in time that will become a memory for you, shouldn't be this hard. Actually, it's not as hard as you think.
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By Nathan Hunsinger and Nathan Hunsinger,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | June 17, 2004
There is never a camera around when you need one. When you can find one, the batteries have been stored inside the camera for years and are green with rust. Or a button on the camera is sticking since your nephew Eli nailed it with Silly String at his birthday party. Even if the camera is OK, you have to stop by a store to find the right film. Capturing a slice of an event, a moment in time that will become a memory for you, shouldn't be this hard. Actually, it's not as hard as you think.
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By Joshua L. Kwan and Joshua L. Kwan,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | March 19, 2001
The newest cell phone on the block doesn't look anything like its fancy, feature-filled cousins: It doesn't have a keypad, lacks a display screen and uses a disposable battery. And someday, it might be sold in vending machines and at gas stations for about $30. Telespree, a start-up in San Francisco, has unveiled one of the world's first disposable wireless phones. Its vision to make cell phones and prepaid service plans as easy to buy as disposable cameras may open up a new market for wireless carriers.
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By Joshua L. Kwan and Joshua L. Kwan,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | March 19, 2001
The newest cell phone on the block doesn't look anything like its fancy, feature-filled cousins: It doesn't have a keypad, lacks a display screen and uses a disposable battery. And someday, it might be sold in vending machines and at gas stations for about $30. Telespree, a start-up in San Francisco, has unveiled one of the world's first disposable wireless phones. Its vision to make cell phones and prepaid service plans as easy to buy as disposable cameras may open up a new market for wireless carriers.
FEATURES
August 19, 1995
From the mouths of babes and through the eyes of children. Such are the realities of life reflected.Port Discovery, the Baltimore Children's Museum that is scheduled to open in 1997, has given local children a chance to freeze-frame their visions of summer fun in an area-wide photo contest.The results will be displayed tomorrow as part of the museum's )) first Children's Photo Festival and Contest.From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow, entries will be displayed at the NationsBank Plaza in front of the old FishMarket nightclub in Baltimore -- the future site of Port Discovery.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 13, 2004
Vandals broke into a portable classroom at Gardenville Elementary School before the start of the school day yesterday, leaving a mess of ruined schoolbooks and furniture and urine on the floor. Fourth-grade teacher Valerie Belton said she was devastated to discover the havoc in her classroom, which she had renovated over the summer with furniture donated by IKEA in White Marsh. "I just stood in the middle of the floor and started crying," said Belton, who had relished surprising her pupils with the new bookshelves, carpets and colorful bear-shaped armchairs.
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By Richard Irwin | October 24, 2002
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Southwestern District Officer assaulted/arrest: A woman was arrested Monday and charged with assaulting Officer Fabion Laronde after he and Officer Raford Moten stopped her 2000 Jeep Cherokee in the 2300 block of Wilkens Ave. When Laronde approached the vehicle, the driver sped off, striking him and causing minor injuries. The Jeep was stopped moments later. Arrested was Jessica Jirsa, 19, whose address was not available.
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April 17, 2005
Bel Air residents nominated to serve on advisory board Roberta L. Clay and Shirley Rose, both of Bel Air, have been nominated to the Harford Department of Social Services Advisory Board. The Harford County Council is expected to consider the two nominations Tuesday. If confirmed, Clay and Rose will each serve a three-year term that expires June 30, 2008. Lowe's to open store in Abingdon by end of year Lowe's expects to open a store on Constant Friendship Boulevard west of Route 24 in Abingdon in the fourth quarter, the home improvement retailer said last week.
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By Melissa Grace and Melissa Grace,Contributing Writer | August 8, 1995
If you are 12 years old or younger and like to take photographs, then this summer is contest time. Port Discovery, the Baltimore Children's Museum that is scheduled to open in 1997, is getting a head start by sponsoring its first Children's Photo Festival and Contest."
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By Knight-Ridder News Service | December 1, 1990
WASHINGTON -- Nearly 6,000 donated gallons of Haagen Dazs ice cream, 11,300 portable radios, 5,000 Sony "Walkmans," 612,900 fruit juice boxes, 455 camcorders and 250,000 blank videotapes, 20,000 Frisbees and 100,000 packages of M&Ms have already been delivered to Persian Gulf troops.In addition, a number of department stores, restaurants and other organizations are picking up shipping costs for donated gifts.Mail shipments to the Persian Gulf are running at about 382,000 pounds a day, said Dennis Hauck, international military mail coordinator for the Postal Service.
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By Richard Irwin | March 16, 1998
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.Southern DistrictTheft from vehicle: Tools valued at $300 were stolen from a pickup truck parked Saturday in the 2200 block of Maisel St.Southwestern DistrictRobbery: A 15-year-old male was in the 4500 block of Old Frederick Road about 4 p.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed him of a radio valued at more than $100.Eastern DistrictAssault: A man and woman were arguing in a house in the 900 block of N. Chester St. on Saturday when he struck her with a chair and kicked her in the stomach.
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By Wesley Case, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2012
DATE: Oct. 6. Gates open at 11 a.m.; show ends at 10 p.m. WHERE: Merriweather Post Pavilion , 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia LINEUP: Pavilion Stage Justin Jones - 12:15-1 p.m. Allen Stone - 1:15-2:05 p.m. Tramped by Turtles - 2:30-3:30 p.m. Ben Folds Five - 4-5 p.m. Alabama Shakes - 5:30-6:30 p.m. ZZ Top - 7-8:15 p.m. Jack White - 8:50-10:20 p.m. West Stage Das Racist - Noon-12:40 p.m....
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