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  • All Wet?

    All Wet?
    After Baltimore City wrested its water and sewage system away from the private Baltimore Water Company in 1854, the municipal system expanded and made improvements, so much so that by 1914 the city crowed about its “finest in the world” new...
  • Mainstream Extremism

    Mainstream Extremism
    Anne Arundel County’s Fifth Councilmanic District is the whitest, most-educated, and richest of the county’s seven districts, and its voters lean heavily in favor of Republicans. If that pattern holds true in November’s general...
  • Crime Coordinator Charged With Crimes

    Crime Coordinator Charged With Crimes
    A disbarred lawyer who has been working part time for a city agency on public safety matters has been charged in a theft scheme.  A criminal information filed on June 30 charges Sharon L. Guida with one count of theft between $10,000 and $100,000, and...
  • Conflicts of Interest

    Conflicts of Interest
    For the first time in decades, City Paper was not invited to the V.I.P. Artscape kickoff party. In fact, Bill Gilmore, the head of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, personally turned Jennifer Marsh, our general manager, away from the door at...
  • Catch-Up

    I've been super-busy the past few days, so let's catch up on some pretty decent and/or distressing stories from over the weekend and other stuff I've found, with maybe a short News Hole later. Charm City Massacre: The fact that 50 Cent's new album, The...
  • Rumorgate: Day 2

    What a weird thing this O'Malley marriage rumor debacle has turned out to be. While it's fascinating like a car wreck, I'm not sure it's actually means anything besides the obvious political implications. (If it does mean anything, find out what in this...
  • News Hole

    While we were thinking slots had a pretty good chance to get through the General Assembly this session, the Angelos family's decision to not buy P.G. County's Rosecroft Raceway can't be good for slots supporters. The Post's story focuses more on the...
  • Battle Royale

    The battle between General Assembly Democrats and Ehrlich administration Republicans suddenly become more interesting and/or tedious yesterday, depending on your ability to stomach grandstanding, blame-casting, and general politicking. While Senate D's...
  • Generally Assembled

    Nobody's Happy: Generally Assembly 2005 has finally ended -- until a special session on slots or whatever is called -- so hurray for that. The major dailies, of course, have all the details, with The Sun leading with the stem-cell research funding bill...
  • Capitol Steps

    U.S. Rep. Ben Cardin's Senate announcement on Tuesday afternoon, which everyone knew was coming, was quickly overshadowed by the unexpected allegations, revealed in Thursday morning's Washington Post, that another Democratic candidate for Senate, Kweisi...
  • Follow-Ups, Closings, Christian Rightists

    More on the Paramours: After getting scooped by the Post on the problems at NAACP HQ in Baltimore when it was led by Senate candidate Kweisi Mfume, the Sun's Kelly Brewington, Ivan Penn, and Greg Barrett hit back yesterday with a longish, but kinda weak...
  • Showing Some Muscle

    Since Gov. Robert Ehrlich has turned out to be a less-than-terrific salesman for slots, Pimlico/Laurel Park owner Magna Entertainment Corp. is resorting to, basically, extortion to get slot-machine palaces at its horse-race tracks. Last Friday, as...