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By Kristine Henry,
The Baltimore Sun
| January 28, 2014
Well, not auditions to be a mom. (Would I get the part? Gawd knows.) These are audtions for "Listen to Your Mother," a sort of Stoop Storytelling for the mom set. Here are the types of stories they want: "Great childhoods, traumatic adolescence, turbulent teenage years, humorous birth stories, harrowing coming of age tales, reflections on adoption, infertility, the birth of multiples, home schooling, children with development disorders, etc. ...
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NEWS
By David Horsey | April 23, 2013
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two brothers accused of perpetrating the Boston Marathon bombing, is the baffling mystery man in this crime. His older brother, Tamerlan, who died in a shootout with police in the dark early hours Friday morning, better fits the stereotype of a disaffected, nascent terrorist. He was nearing adulthood when he came to this country from Russia's predominantly Muslim central Asian region. He talked of having no American friends. He had openly disdained the immorality of American society and adopted a zealous brand of Islam.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly | July 26, 2008
Vince Bagli retired 13 years ago after spending more than three decades as WBAL television's genial sports anchor. Before that, he had a five-year stint at the old News American. Now 81, he lives near Finksburg and enjoys an afternoon out with his wife, Jean, at the theater. Some weeks ago, he saw the play, Doubt, which he called "a fine piece of work" and reminded him of his days growing up in Baltimore's Hamilton neighborhood and of Sister Isabelle at St. Dominic's Parochial School.
NEWS
By Jenn Topper and S. Derek Turner | November 6, 2013
So far this year, 223 local TV stations have changed hands. This is the biggest wave of media consolidation ever - and it's all happening in small and mid-level markets, involving companies most people have never heard of. Leading this wave is Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group. Sinclair alone is behind seven deals this year, including a $985-million deal to buy nine stations from Allbritton Communications. But it's not alone; other media companies are also racing to gobble up stations.
NEWS
By Peter Hermann | April 2, 2012
It remains one two of the more bizarre and mysterious deaths in Baltimore -- two people on successive years, 2010 and 2011, plunged down a trash chute in the same downtown apartment building -- the Park Charles high-rise. And we still have no idea what happened in either case. Police called the first one -- of 30-year-old Harsh Kumar, an apparent accident. He worked for a technology company and attended Johns Hopkins University. But then came Emily Hauze, a 23-year-old Loyola University Maryland graduate.
NEWS
By Tricia Bishop | tricia.bishop@baltsun.com | December 2, 2009
Sheila Dixon will likely remain Baltimore's mayor until she is sentenced - which could be months from now - or steps down, according to city and state lawyers. But even that is open to legal interpretation. It's one of the many questions raised Tuesday following Dixon's misdemeanor conviction for spending charity gift cards on herself, and acquittal on three similar charges. Also up in the air is what her sentence will be and whether prosecutors plan to retry her on the one count the jury could not decide.
SPORTS
By Don Markus | January 19, 2012
It is the question Maryland basketball fans seem to be asking themselves. Heck, it's the question Mark Turgeon must be asking himself when he goes to sleep at night and gets up in the morning What has happened to Alex Len? The player who had Terps fans chanting "We love you Alex" during his impressive debut last month against Albany and then followed up with equally strong performances against Radford and Cornell has slowly disappeared in Maryland's four ACC games. Except for a few spurts on the offensive end against N.C. Stateand on the defensive end against Wake Forest and Georgia Tech, the 7-1 freshman from the Ukraine has looked out of sync.
NEWS
By Scott Calvert | scott.calvert@baltsun.com | March 4, 2010
Lois Gresdo has long enjoyed hearing the little voices and the peals of laughter just outside her front door. But her street will be a quieter place when Sacred Heart of Mary School shuts its doors after 87 years of providing a Catholic education. "The school is a very positive presence for these children - and for this neighborhood," Gresdo said Wednesday after word of the school's demise reached this middle-class neighborhood in far East Baltimore, a stone's throw from Dundalk.
NEWS
By KARA WEDEKIND | November 6, 2005
SUN BLISSFULLY FUNNY-- Often referred to as the modern era's Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward used his witty and urbane writing style to bring to life the eccentric Bliss family in his classic comedy Hay Fever. Center Stage, at 700 N. Calvert St., is putting its own spin on this comic tale of a weekend retreat that goes awry. The show runs through Dec. 4. Tonight is the last night of previews (and preview prices). $10-$40. 410-332-0033 or centerstage.org. MON TALKING PICTURES -- A screening and discussion of David Mamet's Oleanna, about a professor (William H. Macy)
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