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  • Controversy Brewing Over Renaming Franklin Square

    If friends and admirers of the late Del. Ruth M. Kirk have their way, Franklin Square Park, the site for 16 years of a west-end Family Fun Festival Kirk helped organize, could be renamed in her honor. The park could become The Ruth M. Kirk Park at...
  • Top 5 Future Republican-Inspired Robo-Call Messages Targeted to Baltimore Voters

    5. When you go to vote, remember your passport or you will be arrested by Homeland Security and deported to Mexico. No exceptions! 4. Vote from home! At the end of this message, just press 1 for the Democratic candidate or 2 for the Republican. 3. We...
  • X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: August 7, 2002

    Ralph Brave's feature makes the case for law-enforcement use of DNA profiling. In Mobtown Beat, Augusta Olsen profiles Claudia Joy Wingo, a medical herbalist specializing in menopause treatment. The Nose sniffs out controversies over a beer-drinking Jesus...
  • “Without Actually Doing Anything”

    MoJo has an interesting vid of Mitt Romney laying it out to his base.  You've probably seen or heard about it. Most of the attention so far has been focused on his remarks about the "47 percent who are with [President Obama], who are dependent on...
  • Source of Robocall: Julius Henson's Universal Elections

    On Wednesday we posted the robocall that went out to 50,000 Democrats on election night; WBAL-TV broke the story and the Sun followed up on it. Today the Sun's Justin Fenton reports that the call originated from an organization called Universal Elections,...
  • 46th District Deciders Were Few in Number

    The Democratic primaries on Sept. 14 produced a momentous change in the Baltimore City Senate delegation's roster: 27-year-old political neophyte William Ferguson trounced longtime 46th District state Sen. George Della, the aging scion of a waterfront...
  • Human Rights Campaign Links Michael Peroutka to White Supremacists

    As City Paper reported in 2004, when Maryland debt-collections lawyer Michael Peroutka was the Constitution Party's presidential candidate, the guy's an extreme paleo-conservative with ties to the Texas militia movement and a fellow-traveler with...
  • X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: December 11, 2002

    Van Smith's feature analyzes returns in Georgia's 2002 election, the first in the country to uniformly use computer-based balloting, and finds security concerns relevant to Maryland's – and the nation's – voting future. In Mobtown Beat, Ericka...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 9, 2003

    In the two-pack of features, Blake de Pastino profiles prison poet Shaka N'Zinga and Deb Berry digs into SuicideGirls. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen wades into debate over the redevelopment of the 3200 block of St. Paul Street in Charles Village. In...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 25, 2003

    Waris Banks' feature looks at efforts to recruit a black mayoral candidate to challenge Baltimore mayor Martin O'Malley. In Mobtown Beat, Anna Ditkoff examines nightlife ripples caused by the Baltimore Police Department's new Social Club Task Force and...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 30, 2003

    Brennen Jensen's feature examines whether the Station North Arts District can save midtown Baltimore. In Mobtown Beat, Ericka Blount Danois explores the potential impact of a Baltimore proposal to allow police to issue civil citations for minor offenses....
  • How legislators in Baltimore City's six districts fared in Annapolis this election year

    Now that primary elections in Maryland are held in June rather than September, state legislators' performances in the 90-day sessions in Annapolis, which end in April, are fresh meat on the campaign trail as voters contemplate who they'll back at the...