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  • Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65

    Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65
    Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. The death was...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show

     'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show
    For a show about locking women away, "Orange Is the New Black" has had a remarkably freeing effect on the television industry. With solid ratings and 12 nominations heading into this month's Emmy Awards, the Netflix series has, in just two seasons,...
  • Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]

    Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]
    The headline says it all — "Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases" (June 20). Duh! You think? Why hasn't a plan been in place to use tranquilizers since a steer has escaped in the city before and dogs have...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • Colony Cudas earn Greater Peninsula Swimming Association title; Greensprings Gators master VPSU championship meet | Community notebook

    Colony Cudas earn Greater Peninsula Swimming Association title; Greensprings Gators master VPSU championship meet | Community notebook
    The Colony Cudas capped an unbeaten season with an overpowering performance at the Greater Peninsula Swimming Association championship meet Saturday at the Fort Eustis Aquatic Center. The Cudas, who won their first GPSA title in 2012 and finished second...
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway. The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
  • Tommy Ramone, Last Surviving Member of Influential Punk Band, Dies at 62

    Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the influential New York punk quartet the Ramones, died Friday at his home in the Ridgewood area of Queens, New York. He was 62 and had been in hospice care following treatment for...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving original member of the Ramones, dies

    Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 65, the manager confirmed. Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...
  • NBA veteran Metta World Peace drops track about Baltimore

    NBA veteran Metta World Peace hasn't been seen in the NBA since the New York Knicks waived him in February, but it appears he's been in the recording studio since then — and he's showing some love to Baltimore while in there. Hot New Hip Hop...
  • Marlo Thomas triumphs, 'Sex Tape' flops and Ann-Margret still sizzles

    "SEX IS an emotion in motion." -- Mae West SPEAKING OF sex, movies centering on that theme can be fun or frolicsome or tiresome or unpalatable. But like vampires, super-intelligent apes or (more recently) zombies, the sex comedy genre never grows old....