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By Jennifer Steinhauer and Jennifer Steinhauer,NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE Sun staff writer Carl Schoettler contributed to this article | December 30, 1997
Celebrities have long endorsed sodas, breakfast cereal and clothes, so is it surprising that they are weighing in on angioplasty?Increasingly, celebrities are lending their names to hospitals and medical programs, often as an expression of gratitude for helping them through a personal medical crisis.Present and past Orioles Eric Davis and Boog Powell have urged self-testing for colon cancer in a promotional campaign sponsored by the University of Maryland Medical Center, WJZ-TV Channel 13 and Giant Pharmacies.
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By DAN RODRICKS | November 12, 1993
I saw a man in a golf cart tooling around the football practice field at Calvert Hall. What gives, I wondered? When did high school coaches go Big Ten?"
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By MICHAEL OLESKER | July 26, 1992
Because, for one brief, confusing moment, Dan Quayle spoke from his heart and not from his briefing papers, he is now undergoing a barrage of the thing that clings to him like a second skin: the ridicule of most of a nation."
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By David Bianculli and David Bianculli,Contributing Writer | October 2, 1993
It's Saturday night, which means the best variety comes courtesy of cable -- although tonight's "Saturday Night Live" is a pop-culture must-see this week.* "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" (8-9 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- The first two of CBS's Saturday series serve up noteworthy guest stars tonight. On "Dr. Quinn," the guest star is Barbara Babcock, who set aflame the early episodes of "Hill Street Blues" Grace Gardner. CBS.* "Harts of the West" (9-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- And on "Harts," the guest star, playing an appealing man who drives a wedge between the series' starring couple (Beau Bridges, Harley Jane Kozak)
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By Steve McKerrow and Steve McKerrow,Staff Writer | March 5, 1993
Radio can help span cultural differences, suggests a new project launched by the Baltimore-based documentary program "Soundprint."Broadcasters from five English-speaking nations -- the United States, Britain, Ireland, Australia and Canada -- met in Washington recently to lay the groundwork for "Crossing Boundaries," a series of documentaries scheduled to air in each country beginning this fall.Each participant will produce three programs, according to Moira Rankin, executive producer of "Soundprint," which recently affiliated with National Public Radio.
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By Mike Morris | March 20, 2003
Parodying politics and more "Clinton and Bush Rock 'n Roll Party," "Larry King Live in Highlandtown" and "Springtime for Ehrlich" are just a few of the comedic sketches you'll see at Creative Alliance's "Loyal Opposition" show at 8 p.m. tomorrow. "Loyal Opposition" aims to combine political humor, impressions, satire, improv and music. Four-time Emmy Award-winning comic Bob Heck impersonates Bill Clinton, Larry King, Regis Philbin and Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. The show takes place at Creative Alliance, 413 S. Conkling St. Tickets are $10; $8 for Creative Alliance members.
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By Steve McKerrow and Steve McKerrow,Sun Staff Writer | June 6, 1995
A locally produced special for children and the return of a PBS series featuring independent films make Maryland Public Television an original place to turn tonight. Plus Barbra Streisand talks to Larry King on cable.* "Vid Kid Field Trip: National Aquarium in Baltimore" (7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., MPT, channels 22, 67) -- Bob Heck, host of MPT's daily children's programming, stars in an exploration special. He plays two parts: his usual persona as Bob the VidTech and also Momma VidTech, as he seeks her missing pet, "Sid the Vid Fish," in the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
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By HARTFORD COURANT | November 21, 2004
Call it the ultimate in underground humor. For a book published earlier this year, television personality Larry King posed an unusual question to well-known public figures and celebrities: "How would you like to be remembered after your death?" More than 300 people responded to his query, providing King with the material for Remember Me When I'm Gone: The Rich and Famous Write Their Own Epitaphs and Obituaries. Last words range from actor Stacy Keach's lighthearted verse, "Here lies Stacy Keach/A Georgia peach/Lived at the beach/Now out of reach," to comedian Howie Mandell's last laugh, "Is It Me or Is it Dark In Here?"
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By CHRIS KALTENBACH and CHRIS KALTENBACH,SUN STAFF | March 20, 1996
America's fascination with the O. J. Simpson trial continues, as Christopher Darden (who's also scheduled to appear later this week on "Geraldo!") takes the case for the prosecution to CNN. With so many legal experts questioning the prosecution's strategy in recent months, it could be interesting to hear what he has to say."The Sentinel" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54) Lots of things go boom (to great effect) in this series about a Washington-state police officer with heightened senses that make him one mean crime-fighting machine.
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By Steve McKerrow | October 25, 1990
On The Weekend Watch:A HEAP OF HAUNTINGS -- What do you bet will be the leading costume for trick-or-treaters on Halloween next week? It has to be Bart Simpson, or others from his cartoon brood. Thus it's appropriate that tonight's episode of "The Simpsons" (at 8, Channel 45) appears to be the first of an assortment of eerieseries tie-ins to the horror holiday in coming days. Tales of a haunted house scare Bart and Lisa, and there's even a recital of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."UNWELCOME CHOICES -- The networks have done it again.
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