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Does Your Mother Know about this settlement?

Let’s see if I can reference 10 ABBA songs, “Fernando,” (1) as I bring you news of a legal settlement reported by Reuters involving Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, the male members of the ’70s Swedish pop group, and one ...

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Psst, wanna buy a used Oscar?

How much is a 13-inch, 8-pound, expressionless, naked guy covered in gold worth? If that guy’s name is “Oscar,” the answer is $1, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Since 1950, Oscar winners have been required ...

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Show goes on for ‘Law of 24′

Despite the writers’ strike in Hollywood effectively halting production of the Fox Network television show “24,” the academic show must go on for the Georgetown law professor who is teaching a counterterrorism law course based on the series. The course, ...

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Montel takes a spin at Wheel of Fortune

Baltimore-area-native Montel Williams will appear on Wheel of Fortune this week as part of the game show’s Celebrity Week. The Andover High School graduate will take on the Food Network’s Sandra Lee and HGTV’s Kristan Cunningham on the show, which ...

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Montel takes a spin at Wheel of Fortune

Baltimore-area-native Montel Williams will appear on Wheel of Fortune this week as part of the game show’s Celebrity Week. The Andover High School graduate will take on the Food Network’s Sandra Lee and HGTV’s Kristan Cunningham on the show, which ...

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Clooney and HIPAA

When ER-veteran George Clooney landed in an actual ER after a motorcycle crash last month, the last thing on his mind, no doubt, was the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Known by the far catchier nickname HIPAA, the federal ...

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Clooney and HIPAA

When ER-veteran George Clooney landed in an actual ER after a motorcycle crash last month, the last thing on his mind, no doubt, was the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Known by the far catchier nickname HIPAA, the federal ...

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Hip-hoppin’ into court

Baton Rouge rapper Webbie and his Trill Entertainment label mate Lil Boosie are the latest Louisiana lyricists to find themselves in the crosshairs of a Baltimore lawsuit. Webbie, born Webster Bradney Jr., and Boosie, born Torrance Hatch, were slated to ...

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Someone please stop the bleeding

In the latest blow to Maryland’s film and TV industry, Discovery Communication’s TLC channel is moving to LA, taking about a third of its 50 employees. This comes less than two weeks after HBO’s crime drama “The Wire” wrapped up ...

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Someone please stop the bleeding

In the latest blow to Maryland’s film and TV industry, Discovery Communication’s TLC channel is moving to LA, taking about a third of its 50 employees. This comes less than two weeks after HBO’s crime drama “The Wire” wrapped up ...

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