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  • Troubled Waters

    Now, I suspected that the story of the former port of Baltimore executive director James White's resignation last month would have legs--and that it would hurt the Ehrlich administration more than even the O'Rumors--but it's getting quite a bit more...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ,...
  • News Roundup

    In The Sun, Jennifer Skalka does the wide reveal of an unexpected, though not surprising, political comeback: that of former state senator Larry Young (as hinted at earlier in these pages), who was kicked out of the state Senate in January 1998 for a...
  • 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

    News From Elsewhere That's Probably News To You The Save the Children charity has accused aid workers and United Nations peacekeepers of having traded food for sex in Liberian refugee camps. (News24.com/South Africa) The Chinese government has announced...