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  • Black Friday shoppers get early start on Thanksgiving night

    Black Friday shoppers get early start on Thanksgiving night
    Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs. "I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...
  • Should NFL charge fans for media day?

    What won't it charge for? Bill Kline The Morning Call NFL teams extort exorbitant personal seat license fees from fans just for the "privilege" of buying a season ticket. The NFL routinely schedules games that last until nearly midnight on school...
  • Daniel Vasquez: The Skylanders video game lesson, beware the upsell for electronics

    Daniel Vasquez: The Skylanders video game lesson, beware the upsell for electronics
    This weekend my son and I went shopping for new characters for the video game Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures: And the real adventure was avoiding paying too much for each character and fending off fears that we won’t have time to collect...
  • Freedom to Play Video Games

    Freedom to Play Video Games
       So the Supreme Court has spoken.  Children can buy or rent video games without parental consent, no matter their content.  They say the violence, torture or even virtual rapes that occur in some of the games can't be censored any more than than we...
  • Darryl E. Owens: Mortal combat: Are parents fighting losing war against video games?

    Darryl E. Owens: Mortal combat: Are parents fighting losing war against video games?
    As the father of an avid gamer, I got curious when I learned the U.S. Supreme Court would kick the tires onCalifornia's ban on the sale of violent video games to kids. But somehow, Monday's 7-2 decision in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association...
  • After Divorce, Lanzas Had Joint Custody Of Adam

    After Divorce, Lanzas Had Joint Custody Of Adam
    — Divorce records on file in Stamford Superior Court show the parents of suspected Sandy Hook school shooter Adam Lanza had joint custody of their son and that Lanza's father paid alimony that kept him and his mother financially comfortable. Nancy...
  • Maryland's embarrassing slots giveaway

    Maryland's embarrassing slots giveaway
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and Maryland's legislators should be embarrassed at the gambling bill they are sending to voters this November. In their rush to move ahead with an expansion of Maryland's gambling program before the current one is fully up and...
  • Game console price war ahead, analyst predicts

    Gamers could become winners in a price war this holiday as console manufacturers slug it out for scarce consumer dollars, according to a report released this week.  With Nintendo due to release its next-generation Wii U game console on Nov. 18 at...
  • Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'

    Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'
    News Roundup •••• Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios, which released “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” in February, is in financial hot water with the state of Rhode Island. Taking cash from the...
  • 100 days of summer

    100 days of summer
    Looking for something to do this summer? Whether you're looking for relaxation, a good meal, respite from the heat or adventure, there are a wide range of activities to help make the most of your summer. Here are 100 from which to choose: May Silver...
  • Gaming grows up: A video game revolution

    Gaming grows up: A video game revolution
    The video game is 40. Its exact birthday is arguable. Cultural historians likely would date its origins further back, roughly a decade or two; prototypes of arcade games flourished in university computer labs in the 1950s. But “Pong,” the...