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By Don Markus, The Baltimore Sun | January 26, 2013
Captains Sharing & Caring, a nonprofit foundation that gives children with terminal illnesses or physical disabilities and their families a day out on several local waterways, is looking to marinas, yacht clubs and those with private docks to hosts events this summer. According to Cheryl Krajcsik, the executive director of the foundation, this is the third summer that the foundation will run events, mostly on Middle, North East and Magothy rivers and Bodkin Creek. The events typically last from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the water - with a picnic or other activities, such as swimming afterward - on Sundays from June through August.
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The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2013
PPL Park in Chester, Pa., will host the Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse tournament in 2014 and 2015, the conference announced Wednesday. It will mark the first time in eight years that the tournament has been held at a neutral site. The 18,500-seat stadium, home to Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union, will be the host venue for the ACC on April 25-27, 2014, and again in the spring of 2015. Next season will be the fourth time in the 26-year history of the tournament that the event has been held at a neutral site.
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By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Sun Staff Writer | March 7, 1994
Do you wow friends with your zany wit? Dream of challenging David Letterman with a whole new line of Top 10 lists?Baltimore has a job for you.Worried that tourists and even some of Baltimore's own are no longer venturing into the downtown streets, the city is launching an aggressive campaign to promote the Inner Harbor and surrounding area.The key to the marketing will be a series of television, radio and print advertisements patterned after late-night television talk shows. The ads will feature a roving, professional host with a glib line on the latest event in downtown Baltimore.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 30, 2012
Boston Cannons midfielder Paul Rabil , a former All-American at Johns Hopkins, is hosting the second annual Paul Rabil Foundation Holiday Magic Gala on Thursday, Dec. 6 at Sammy's Trattoria Restaurant in Baltimore. Entertainment will be provided by Maryland Live Casino, and all proceeds will go to the Paul Rabil Foundation, which specializes in benefiting children with learning disabilities. The event, which runs from 7 p.m. to midnight, is open to those age 21 and older; it will include a silent auction, wine and martini tasting, and top-shelf open bar. The gala is black tie optional, and the total cost of the event is $125, covering the cost of production, with all other proceeds going to the Paul Rabil Foundation.
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By Scott Shane and Scott Shane,Sun Staff Writer | July 18, 1994
Stu Kerr, the pioneering television host whose many roles became fond memories for generations of Baltimore children, died early yesterday at his Riderwood home after an eight-year battle with bone marrow cancer. He was 66.His four-decade career in broadcasting coincided with the rise of television, and no face or name was more closely associated with the medium in Baltimore. He is best remembered for his folksy, imaginative performances as Bozo the Clown, the zany Professor Kool, the conductor of "Caboose," Mr. Fortune of "Dialing for Dollars" and Commander Stukker of "54 Space Corps."
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF | August 11, 1996
Move over guys, there's a new gal in town.Well, not really. More like an old gal with a new, higher profile, one the folks at WXYV-FM (103.7) hope could be the start of something.Jean Ross, a longtime fixture at V-103, will take over as host of the station's morning show tomorrow, becoming both the first African-American woman in Baltimore to headline her own morning radio show and the only such figure on the East Coast."I've been at V-103 for 18 years," Ross says, "and even though people have always said to me, 'Why don't you have your own show?
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By Susan Reimer | November 22, 1990
The United States Gymnastics Federation has selected Baltimore from among three finalist cities to host the 1992 U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials, an event that will bring equal amounts of prestige and money to the city.The trials will bring 60 of the country's top gymnasts to the Baltimore Arena June 6-14, 1992, where they will compete, under the television eye of ABC Sports, for the 14 spots on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team that will travel to Barcelona, Spain, for the Summer Games.Baltimore outpointed Memphis, Tenn.
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By Jack Mathews and Jack Mathews,Newsday | January 26, 1994
Though it was only recently announced that Billy Crystal would not be returning for a fifth year as host of the Academy Awards telecast, Hollywood insiders say the producers of the show have been searching for his replacement for more than a month and they have already been turned down by such personable luminaries as Bette Midler, Steve Martin, Whoopi Goldberg and host emeritus Johnny Carson.Gilbert Cates, who began producing the show the first year Mr. Crystal appeared, would not comment on his search for a new host, but just two years ago, he had the perfect candidate all set and ready to step in if Mr. Crystal, bedridden with the flu, had been unable to make it to the stage.
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By Elizabeth Jensen and Elizabeth Jensen,LOS ANGELES TIMES | December 22, 2004
NEW YORK - Moving swiftly to replace departed talk show host Tavis Smiley, National Public Radio said it will launch a new daily public affairs program aimed at the black community with journalist Ed Gordon as host. News and Notes With Ed Gordon will start in late January. Gordon, who, like Smiley, previously hosted an evening show on the BET cable network, will be based in New York, where he is also a contributing correspondent for CBS News' 60 Minutes. Gordon will have a yet-to-be-named co-host on the West Coast.
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By Martin Miller and Martin Miller,Los Angeles Times | June 19, 2007
Sometimes when the universe closes a door, it opens up what's behind showcase No. 2! Having recently flown from her perch on The View, Rosie O'Donnell confirmed on her personal blog that she is probably meeting with producers this week about the possibility of succeeding Bob Barker as host of CBS' franchise daytime game show The Price Is Right. Officials at CBS were unavailable for comment, but the network has struggled for months in trying to find a suitable replacement for the iconic Barker, who was the face of the hit morning show for 35 years.
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