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  • The 2014 Baltimore City primary election results: the “City Paper” skinny

    June 25, 2014
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    The 2014 Baltimore City primary election results: the “City Paper” skinny

    With 294 out of 296 precincts reporting, and absentee and provisional ballots not yet counted, today’s results of yesterday’s Baltimore City primary elections are preliminary and based on what appears to have been a dismal turnout, on a par with 2010’s very low participation rate of about 22 percent. Despite the remaining votes still...
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  • We voted—12,500 times

    June 25, 2014
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    We voted—12,500 times

    When I first saw the kid pushing the hand truck loaded with a stack of cardboard boxes across Conway Street towards the Lee Street entrance to Oriole Park I thought he might have worked for one of the souvenir street vendors outside replenishing a supply of baseball caps or t-shirts. When I got up...
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  • Brew House No. 16 to Open In Mount Vernon

    June 23, 2014
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    Brew House No. 16 to Open In Mount Vernon

    Based on the city notice posted on the façade of the old firehouse at 831 N. Calvert St., Mount Vernon is about to get a new brew house. Located across the street from Iggie’s, Brew House No. 16 (the fire station’s old number) is currently requesting a class B liquor license and by the...
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  • State’s Attorney accused of conflict of interest

    June 20, 2014
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    State’s Attorney accused of conflict of interest

    Janice Bledsoe says she was completely surprised when Baltimore State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein told her on the morning of August 6, 2012, that she had five minutes to decide whether to resign or be fired. “Gregg and I used to joke all the time,” the former Assistant State’s Attorney who investigated police corruption says....
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  • WaPo reports on America’s Craziest Drone Accidents

    June 20, 2014
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    WaPo reports on America’s Craziest Drone Accidents

    Using the Freedom of Information Act, The Washington Post got 50,000 pages of accident reports involving military drones and used it as the basis of a report, “When Drones Fall From the Sky.” So far, no one has accidentally died from a drone crash, but, says the Post: Military drones have slammed into homes, farms,...
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  • Checking in with Heather Mizeur on her frantic final push to election day

    June 20, 2014
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    Checking in with Heather Mizeur on her frantic final push to election day

    Early voting has ended and all that’s left in the primaries is Election Day on Tuesday, June 24th. City Paper caught up with upstart Democratic candidate for governor, Heather Mizeur, after a long day on the campaign trail on Thursday. Waiting for her at Spro in Hampden, we watched her smooch her wife Deborah...
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