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Comcast rolls out yule log in HD (access required)

Comcast wants you to know that the “cultural viewing phenomenon” of the yule log will be available this holiday season, in HD. That’s right – through January 4, Greater Baltimore area customers can watch the yule log on their televisions ...

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The jobs of the future (access required)

We’re going to need more makeup artists in the future (high-def TV, you know). Financial advisors, too. By the year 2016, we’ll be crawling with ’em. At least, according to the Department of Labor, which released a 10-year forecast for ...

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Patriots-Ravens game draws largest-ever cable audience (access required)

Even though the home team wasn’t victorious, the Baltimore Ravens may be able to find solace at the top of the cable ratings. Monday night’s game on ESPN averaged more than 12.5 million homes and 17.5 million viewers, the largest ...

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St. Mary’s newspaper runs sobering ad for coffin giveaway (access required)

Talk about shock value. The St. Mary’s Today newspaper has run an ad announcing a “free coffin giveaway” to the first drunk driver to kill himself or herself this holiday season. Editor Ken Rossignol, whose brother was killed by a ...

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Choosing a new chief judge (access required)

OK, I confess: I’m a law dork. It’s hard not to get sucked into law-dorkdom when you’ve covered Maryland’s legal community for the past couple of years. Anyway, because of my dork status, I’ve been thinking a lot today about ...

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Maryland man sues Borat (access required)

Maryland driving instructor Michael Psenicska is suing the makers of the movie “Borat,” alleging that the producers lied to him about the motives for the film. Psenicska, who is a high school math teacher in Baltimore, has owned a driving ...

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New Maryland political Web site has deep pockets (access required)

Last week I was asked, “Are you a Maryland political insider?” The query came from the Observer Media Group in the form of a promotional e-mail for PolitickerMD.com, a new online presence in a modest niche – Maryland government and ...

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How long did it take you to get to work? (access required)

A local radio DJ noted this morning that if the government ever decided to do away with waterboarding, the form of torture could easily be replaced by a snowy commute. I’ve got two and a half hours, from Bethesda to ...

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Please don’t foul the P.A. announcer (access required)

Philip Hochberg, the lawyer and longtime P.A. announcer profiled in Monday’s Maryland Lawyer, showed his true grit last weekend at the BB&T Classic basketball tournament in Washington, D.C. (Hochberg, a sports lawyer, announced Redskins games for 38 years until 2001 ...

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