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Joan Rivers visited Luskin’s for autograph and photo session

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Jack Luskin — who for three decades was better known as “The Cheapest Guy in Town” — recently recalled when the late Joan Rivers made a guest appearance at his Towson appliance store in the 1960s.

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The Sun Front Page: September 22, 1981

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The Sun Front Page: September 22, 1981

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The Sun Remembers This Week in Baltimore Sports: Sept. 21-27

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Ravens defensive back Anthony Poindexter, right, strips the ball out of the hands of Cincinnati Bengals’ Tremain Mack, causing a fumble in the first quarter at PSINet Stadium on Sept. 24, 2000. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Sept. 24, 2000: The Ravens hold Cincinnati to 4 rushing yards — a team record — in defeating the Bengals, 37-0, before an announced 68,481 at PSINet Stadium. Rookie Jamal Lewis rushes for 116 yards and his first touchdown.

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Orioles celebrating wins, good times through the years [Pictures]

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Boog Powell, with victory cigar clenched between his teeth, frolics after the 1970 World Series victory. (Carl D. Harris, Baltimore Sun file photo, 1970)

It’s a great time to be an Orioles fan. Happy fans, happy players, happy city. And these celebrations, while something we’d all like to get used to on a yearly basis, don’t happen as often as we’d like. But they have occurred.

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Retro Baltimore Trivia

Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging. There will be a prize each week for the first right answer. Put your best guess in the “comments” field. Here’s today’s trivia:

QUESTION: What actress, buried in Maryland, once said, “I’m as pure as the driven slush”?

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A photo from the actress’ Maryland funeral in 1968. Her final resting place is in Chestertown. Who is she? (Baltimore Sun file photo)

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The Sun Front Page: September 19, 1984

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The Sun Front Page: September 19, 1984

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