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  • 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...
  • O'Rumors: Round 52

    Thanks much to the O'Mayor himself, the O'Rumors just aren't going away. At a press conference yesterday, Mayor O'Malley blasted Gov. Ehrlich for continuing to spread the O'Rumors via his pals at WBAL Radio. "I'm calling upon the governor to end this...
  • Nyet!

    As expected, late last week Gov. Ehrlich traveled to the Eastern Shore to veto the so-called Wal-Mart bill. (AP story, Heritage Foundation fellow pleads state to leave poor little Wal-Mart alone via a Sun op-ed, Washington Times story, Salisbury Daily...
  • Feature Hole

    Time to play catch-up again. Most of these links are from Monday and over the weekend. Town and Gown: City Paper freelance music critic Robbie Whelan, writing for The Johns Hopkins News-Letter, investigates community involvement, among both students...
  • In This Week's City Paper

    In the feature, Terrie Snyder talks, at length, with former Baltimore Police Commissioner Ed Norris. Linked to this St. Petersburg Times story --Norris now lives in the Tampa area--some days ago, but it's worth another look. Both Political Animal Brian...
  • What a Wonderful World

    The sexual enslavement of women in brothels is enough of a problem in the United Kingdom that the British government has announced plans to open a special Human Trafficking Centre to coordinate crackdown efforts. A recent task force charged with...
  • News roundup

    As you've probably heard by now, thanks to the Sun's Jill Rosen, among others, the convention center HQ hotel is pretty much a done deal. Well, there goes our $305 million. To find out how it happened, dig deep in the Sun's "Hilton Proposal" mini-site ,...
  • The Morgue

    Blazing Good Times, 160 Years Ago This Week Source: The Baltimore Sun, Aug. 14, 1846 Fire Balloons--The reprehensible practice of sending up fire balloons, is again becoming fashionable, and if persisted in, we may look for a conflagration speedily....
  • Newshole Isn't "Friends" With Anybody

    Among the hip politicians, getting a MySpace profile is de rigueur. Howard "Screamin'" Dean, the Democratic National Committee Chair, has one, as does California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (818 friends) and two rivals--Steve Westly (171 friends) and...