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The Family that Lives on a Bed: Kolkata, Part 4

November 23, 2008
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The Family that Lives on a Bed: Kolkata, Part 4

| Image by Photos by Uli Loskot I meet a family of at least five who live on a big bed outside a shop which sells traditional Indian embroidery. The father is already busy with hand embroidering a piece of fabric in mesmerizing high speed while some of his children are still sleeping and...
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The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore’s legislative district races

June 6, 2014
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The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore’s legislative district races

The most recent round of campaign finance reports for Baltimore City’s 12 legislative-district races – a Senate and House race in each of the six districts – were due late May at the Maryland State Board of Elections. The mass of new data reveals who’s betting how much on the 46 candidates vying to...
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The federal fake-pot crackdown continues as real pot gains growing legality

March 28, 2014
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The federal fake-pot crackdown continues as real pot gains growing legality

When the counterculture business-to-business trade show, CHAMPS, came to Atlantic City Convention Center in May 2012, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was there, checking out the glassware and smoking paraphernalia. The wink-wink aspect of such trade shows is obvious: no one really believes bongs are going to be used to smoke tobacco. But...
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Details emerge about Maryland man alleged to supply meth to the Outlaws Motorcycle Club in Philly

June 5, 2013
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When a new indictment was unsealed in May as part of the FBI’s probe of methamphetamine dealing and extortion involving the Philadelphia chapter of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club, another Maryland man – the third, out of the four charged so far – was revealed to be involved. At the time, little information was available...
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The End

May 3, 2011
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At the start of this blog, I predicted that the financial crash would cause the government to spend huge money bailing out the people who caused it, adding a great deal to the national debt and sparking a crisis of confidence in the country’s ability to repay it, which would lead to a policy...
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The Nose Remembers “the 1994 Wave”

January 14, 2011
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The Nose Remembers “the 1994 Wave”

Jean Marbella writes on the Sun’s Maryland Politics blog that she had a short conversation with Newt Gingrich, in town for the annual gathering in Baltimore of House Republicans, which is being held at the Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel at Camden Yards. “Gingrich said the incoming GOP freshman class had some similarities with and...
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Report Looks at Youth Violence in Baltimore

September 1, 2009
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Today the Baltimore City Health Department released a report tracking trends and patterns in youth violence in the city between 2002 and 2007. The 30-page report, officially put out by the city’s offices of Epidemiology and Planning and Youth Violence Prevention, took a Look at trends in the lives of both youthful perperators and...
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Adivasi Ayurveda Part 3

April 22, 2008
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Adivasi Ayurveda Part 3

| Image by Photos by Uli Loskot Before we came to the Bodytree I had expectations of a special kind of treatment, which is called Panchakarma. I have been envisioning myself going through fasting and vomiting, drinking my own urine, receiving enemas and strange body packs. In Ayurveda Panchakarma means five actions and consists...
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Home Away From Home: 5th District Councilwoman Rikki Spector’s Sweet Deal at Harborview

July 27, 2007
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Home Away From Home: 5th District Councilwoman Rikki Spector’s Sweet Deal at Harborview

Spector | Image by baltimorecitycouncil.com Fifth District Councilwoman Rikki Spector has faced questions recently about her place of residence, which, for all practical purposes, is a 1,600-square-foot condominium unit overlooking the Inner Harbor, 11.6 miles by car from the Park Heights Avenue condo she bought years ago in her Northwest Baltimore district. The city...
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