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By J. Wynn Rousuck | November 14, 1996
Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones' musical about marriage, "I Do! I Do!", opens tomorrow at Dundalk Community Theatre. This musical adaptation of Jan de Hartog's play, "The Fourposter," traces the ups and downs of 50 years of married life. Jane C. Boyle and Chuck Graham star, under Nancy Powichroski's direction.In May, Dundalk's production will travel to the International Maytime Theatre Festival in Dundalk, Ireland, where it will be the sole American representative.Dundalk Community Theatre is the theater in residence at Dundalk Community College, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
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By Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2014
At Bay Theatre's Wine and Words production of "Four Weddings and an Elvis," a staged reading by Bay's brilliant team of actors on Sept. 8, the capacity audience discovered that life sometimes imitates art. The "Four Weddings" became five, with the fifth a real-life wedding ceremony in which Bay's co-founder and artistic director, Janet Luby, married longtime love Stephen Strawn in a ceremony on stage. The nuptials came with much applause and best wishes from at least 250 audience and family members in attendance, turning the show into a true wedding party.
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By Ken Rosenthal | September 17, 1991
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sean Landeta is getting married. It's the final blow.Juicy sports gossip is virtually nonexistent these days, except when someone gets indicted, suspended or sued. But in his heyday, Landeta was a one-man National Enquirer. The original playboy punter.He got Donna Rice's phone number before Gary Hart. He dated Marla Maples before Donald Trump. He charmed fashion models and centerfolds, and now he's marrying Pamela Schmidt, a former paralegal from Long Island he swears is "the prettiest of them all."
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By Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun | May 14, 2014
Once again this year, Maryland politicians and business people will travel to Las Vegas for the Global Retail Real Estate Convention - a three-day deal-making event beginning May 18. It's considered a "who's who" event, where the worlds of government and business mix among the glitz and glamour of casinos and parties. In all, 669 Marylanders will be in attendance, including 10 from Baltimore's government. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, Council Vice President Edward Reisinger and Councilman Carl Stokes are all slated to make the trip.
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August 16, 1993
Rep. Patricia Schroeder said after it was revealed that the Marine Corps wanted to ban married recruits, "If they are not allowed to be homosexuals, and they're not allowed to be married, what are they supposed to do, take cold showers?"It is pretty easy to have fun with the Marines on this. Certainly, the way the attempt at policy change was handled was inept. The order was issued before the commandant had cleared it with the secretary of the Navy or the secretary of Defense. So no sooner had the directive gone out than it was rescinded.
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By Clarence Page | June 7, 2001
WASHINGTON - Sometimes government forms just don't give you enough room to say what you really want to say. When the census form or tax form asks for marital status, I look for a box that says, "Married - and proud of it." Or, "Married - and let me tell you, it hasn't always been easy all of these years, but we've stuck to it and ..." But, no. Uncle Sam doesn't care. You only get a few little boxes to describe your life to the government. As a result, you get a lot of statistics that tell you about changes in our population and precious little explanation for why the change is happening.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF | February 24, 1997
What's the longest-running sitcom on TV? Would you believe "Married With Children"? It airs its 250th episode tonight on Fox."Happy Birthday, Elizabeth" (8 p.m.-10 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- The Weirdest Dude in the Free World (you know, the guy with one glove) joins a bunch of other big names in saluting Elizabeth Taylor for her 65th birthday, all in the name of contributing lots of money to AIDS research. ABC."Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Encounter" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11)
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By Susanne Trowbridge | January 6, 1991
When I got married and it came time to decide what to do about my surname, I'll admit I took the easy way out. I kept my own last name for business purposes, but legally, I changed my name to my husband's. It seemed like a good idea at the time, as if having the same last name would make us feel more united.Still, sometimes I can't help but feel a little dissatisfied with my decision (and not just because I'm the third Sue in his family). Riding up in an elevator at a convention, a man looked at my badge and asked about the name.
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By Kyle Wagner and Kyle Wagner,The Denver Post | April 6, 2008
ANDY SCHIFF AND HIS girlfriend, Melanie Ufema, and two of their friends were mere feet away from emptying their pockets of loose change in the security line at Denver International Airport when Schiff suddenly stopped. He dropped to one knee, and instead of loose change, pulled a diamond ring out of his pocket. "Melanie, will you marry me?" he asked. Schiff's buddy had a video camera rolling -- he was in on it, and everyone had agreed they should "document the trip" -- so it was pointed at a stunned but grinning Ufema when she said, "Yes."
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By Susan Baer | September 16, 1991
Over dinner or coffee or drinks -- whatever incarnation the first date happens to take -- Mark Woodard will have some ver- sion of the same conversation with the woman across the ta- ble."You've never been married?" she will undoubtedly ask th42-year-old lobbyist. "Well, why is that?"a subject that has to be served up, chewed on and digested early in the date, sometime around the foie gras or mixed greens, Mr. Woodard has found."There's a presumption to be overcome," believes the assistant executive director for the Maryland Association of Counties.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2014
A day after he was indicted on charges of third-degree aggravated assault for allegedly knocking his fiancée unconscious, Ravens running back Ray Rice and Janay Palmer got married. Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith said today that he visited Rice and Palmer after Friday's ceremony and they are "in a good place. " "Everyone knows that we're tight. I'm tight with Ray, I'm tight with Janay. He is like a brother to me and she's like a sister to me and my wife as well," Smith said at his charity basketball game.
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By Liz Atwood, For The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2014
At Tom and Marcia Lewis' house in Annapolis, the future meets the past. Last year the couple installed solar panels on the roof of their 110-year-old frame house in the city's Historic District. "We're very much in favor of alternative energy sources," Marcia Lewis says. Residential solar energy sales are booming in the United States, and property owners are increasingly finding ways to combine historic preservation with energy preservation. The Lewises had their panels installed on the back roof of their three-story home on Conduit Street.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | January 31, 2014
Oh the Casanovas of Canton! The neighborhood seems so wholesome -- all those bright young things going to yoga class and drinking at bars on the square -- but it turns out Canton is full of people looking to cheat.  That's according to the folks at Ashley Madison, a website for married people who wish to go hiking on the Appalachian Trail, Mark Sanford-style. Fully one-tenth of the website's subscribers in the Baltimore region live in Canton, according to a news release from the site.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 2, 2014
Katherine E. Rafalko, a retired Stella Maris nursing supervisor who had been a World War II Army nurse and treated Battle of the Bulge casualties, died of heart disease Monday at her Timonium home. She was 91. Born Katherine Kinney in Rochester, N.Y., she attended Mercy High School and St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing, where she earned a diploma in 1943. "She was in her second year of nursing school when Pearl Harbor was attacked. After seeing a movie sponsored by the Red Cross, 'So Proudly We Hail,' she was inspired to volunteer for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps," said her daughter, Virginia Rafalko Canter of Bethesda.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2013
A memorial service for Charles Edward "Chub" Wagner and his wife, Jeannine Wagner, who both died Nov. 7 when their car was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Sparks, will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 23 at Timonium United Methodist Church, 2300 Pot Spring Road. The drivers of the two other cars involved in the collision were cited with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The Wagners had been married for 62 years and lived in Towson. Mr. Wagner was the co-founder of an industrial pump business.
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Susan Reimer | October 16, 2013
Reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings has been criticized for his decision to play in Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers despite the fact that a son - that he had only recently learned existed - had died of head injuries consistent with child abuse. Mr. Peterson, a running back known for his personal and professional toughness, said he never thought about not playing, and while some commentators criticized the decision, his teammates and fellow athletes rallied to his side, saying the man should be permitted to seek whatever solace he could at such a time.
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By New York Times News Service f | August 28, 1991
A psychologist who studies the hearts and minds of confirmed bachelors over the age of 40 has advice for women who want to marry one of them: Forget it."If you get involved with a never-married middle-age man, don't expect him to change," said Dr. Charles A. Waehler, a psychologist at the University of Akron in Ohio who studied a group of white, heterosexual bachelors 40 to 50 years old.Dr. Waehler, who presented his findings at a recent meeting of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco, found that these men are not woman-haters, are not fixated on a parent and are not workaholics or wild playboys.
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By J. Wynn Rousuck and J. Wynn Rousuck,Sun Theater Critic | May 18, 1995
British writer J. B. Priestley wrote in a variety of genres and on a variety of subjects, but with the exception of the recent, acclaimed Royal National Theatre revival of "An Inspector Calls," his plays aren't produced much.Furthermore, that Tony Award-winning revival owes much of its success to a bold directorial re-interpretation that emphasizes Priestley's social and political concerns.In contrast, Priestley's 1938 comedy, "When We Are Married" -- currently at Olney Theatre Center -- is a far weaker script.
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The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2013
UPDATE: A representative for Charles confirmed the news of Friday's wedding. Baltimore native and "Good Wife" star Josh Charles has wedded his longtime girlfriend, Us Weekly is reporting . Charles, who appeared in "Sports Night" and "Dead Poets Society," married Sophie Flack on Friday in a small gathering at a Manhattan home, according to the magazine. The couple had a dinner afterward at Il Cantinori, an upscale restaurant. The two had appeared previously in public at the Emmys in September 2011 and at the 2012 wedding of Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas, the magazine reports.
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Dan Rodricks | September 7, 2013
Of the many words from the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in the matter of Meredith Cross v. Baltimore City Police Department, I like these best: "Costs to be paid by appellant. " That's double-good news for city taxpayers: We're on the hook for neither the back salary of a police officer who married a convicted murderer nor for the costs of bringing an audacious appeal of her firing to court. What we have here is formal affirmation that a woman has a right to marry anyone she wishes, including a gangster, but not a right to be a Baltimore cop. That was pretty much the court's conclusion Tuesday in the Cross case, echoing Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. from late-19th-century Massachusetts.
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