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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • OWN: Not exactly Oprah 24/7 despite the hype

     
    When Maryland-based Discovery Communications and Oprah Winfrey announced a partnership in 2009 to launch Winfrey's OWN cable channel, it immediately vaulted the Silver Spring media operation into a new league.Oprah's move to Discovery was the talk of...
  • Discovery tries to bulk up with Fit and Health programming

     
    Discovery Communications has discovered that there is an audience for health programming after all. Two weeks after shutting down the Discovery Health Channel to make room for the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), the Silver Spring, Md., media company said it....
  • RAM Stars of the Industry nominees announced

     
    The Restaurant Association of Maryland just announced the 2011 nominees for the Stars of the Industry awards - online voting is now open. Winners will be announced at the M...
  • Are Florida’s loggerhead sea turtles endangered? Feds need more time to decide.

     
    Federal officials have delayed a decision on whether the loggerhead sea turtles that nest in Florida should be reclassified as endangered. The problem: there is disagreement among scientists about the latest population trends for the marine reptiles and...
  • Liguori's contract gets sweetened for taking helm of OWN

     
    With new responsibilities comes new money. Peter Liguori, the Discovery Communications chief operating officer who earlier this month added the title of interim chief executive of the Oprah Winfrey Network after the abrupt departure of Christina Norman,...
  • Actors unions start formally discussing merger

     
    Committees approved by the respective boards of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA to come up with a plan to combine the unions met for the first time over the weekend at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland....
  • Weiner case demonstrates immorality of Democrats

    Rep. Anthony Weiner and former Rep. Christopher Lee will forever be linked as both New York congressmen used social media to cheat on their wives and send embarrassing photographs. Rep. Weiner, a prominent Democrat, and Rep. Lee, a second-term...
  • Over objections, state will lease land to Catholic hospital

    Over the objections of Maryland women's rights groups, a state panel agreed Wednesday to lease land to a Roman Catholic hospital that does not generally perform abortions or provide birth control. The proposed Holy Cross Hospital would be the first in...
  • A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers

    A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers
    After hearing about the expected rises in tolls across Maryland, I couldn't help but think that Baltimore was hard hit while other areas of the state remained relatively unscathed. I'm talking, among other places, about D.C.'s northwestern suburbs....
  • AFI Silver showcases terrific made-in-Maryland documentaries

    AFI Silver showcases terrific made-in-Maryland documentaries
    If you missed Ramona Diaz's "The Learning" and Richard Chisolm's "Cafeteria Man" at the Maryland Film Festival, seize the chance to see them at the AFI Silverdocs festival. If you've seen them already, take my word for it: They're even better the second...
  • Arrests Made in Bottle Bomb Incident at Messiah College

    Arrests Made in Bottle Bomb Incident at Messiah College
    Five people are facing charges after police say they are responsible for setting off several bottle bombs on the campus of Messiah College. The incident happened back in April when several home-made explosive devices were found on the campus . Two of...