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Told You So

February 27, 2008
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Told You So

Steiner | Image by The City Paper Digi-Cam™ Ever since WYPR (88.1 FM) canned talk-show host Marc Steiner, effective Feb. 1, we’ve been inundated with complaints about how the NPR-affiliate station handled the firing and announcements of “Bring Steiner Back” protests being held outside the station. Individuals and community groups alike have been insisting...
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You’re already taking selfies in the Ottobar bathroom, might as well post them to Tumblr

April 9, 2014
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You’re already taking selfies in the Ottobar bathroom, might as well post them to Tumblr

Selfies are dangerous! Some science types are saying the act of using a camera phone to take a picture of yourself and posting said picture to social media can be harmful and addicting for people with certain psychological disorders. Despite this, there is an app that now makes you look slimmer in your selfies ...
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The longest season: Offseason

March 19, 2014
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The longest season: Offseason

There’s a famous baseball cliché that’s referenced frequently by baseball people during the winter months, attributed to a salty old Hall of Famer named Rogers Hornsby, the greatest hitter in the National League and a reputed racist during the days of segregated baseball. “People ask me what I do in the winter when there...
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How Clean Currents’ demise is going to cost you

February 5, 2014
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How Clean Currents’ demise is going to cost you

Clean Currents, a green electricity supplier to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. shut down abruptly on Friday, January 31, leaving a message on its web site: “With deep regret, we have to announce that the recent extreme weather, which sent the wholesale electricity market into unchartered territories, has fatally compromised our...
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Supervisors absent from new round of Black Guerrilla Family correctional-corruption charges

November 22, 2013
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Supervisors absent from new round of Black Guerrilla Family correctional-corruption charges

The Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post have provided excellent coverage of the latest correctional-corruption development involving the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang: a superceding indictment unsealed yesterday, naming 14 correctional officers (COs), a jail kitchen worker, two inmates, and two outside suppliers as racketeering defendants. These are in addition to those already...
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Maryland legislators – and the media – overlook the other prison scandal

June 28, 2013
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Maryland legislators – and the media – overlook the other prison scandal

If the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors were to say, in filings in criminal conspiracy cases brought against Maryland correctional staff, that a “culture” of illegal conduct exists among officers at one of Maryland’s correctional institutions, a scandal would seem sure to ensue. That’s exactly what happened in January, February, and...
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Evidence seized in FBI’s BGF prison-corruption raids documented in federal court

June 11, 2013
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About five weeks after the unsealing of the racketeering indictment against members of the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang and their alleged correctional-officer comrades, on May 31 court documents were publicly docketed that summarize what law enforcers took from 13 Baltimore-area locations during early-morning raids on Apr. 23. What follows is a summary,...
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New Black Guerrilla Family indictment shows inmates in charge of jails, adds to Maryland prison bureaucracy’s embarrassments

April 24, 2013
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New Black Guerrilla Family indictment shows inmates in charge of jails, adds to Maryland prison bureaucracy’s embarrassments

When the latest Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang racketeering indictment was announced at an April 23 press conference, detailing that 13 of the 25 defendants are Maryland correctional officers (COs) who allegedly facilitated the gang’s operational takeover of two Baltimore detention facilities, their boss, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) secretary...
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R.I.P. Earl Weaver: The Sorest Loser That Ever Lived

January 19, 2013
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R.I.P. Earl Weaver: The Sorest Loser That Ever Lived

By Jim Meyer Baltimore sports have had a few kings, Unitas, Brooksie, Cal and Ray, but we’ve only ever had one Earl. Earl Weaver, legendary manager of the Baltimore Orioles, died Friday night. He’s probably already growing tomato plants along the pearly gates and kicking dirt on the Good Lord’s flip-flops. Earl Weaver was...
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Judge Calls Out Prisoners Aid Executive Director

October 19, 2012
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Judge Calls Out Prisoners Aid Executive Director

A  Baltimore District Court Judge said he would like to be able to force the Executive Director of a defunct non-profit to live for a month in one of his dilapidated apartments, “but I don’t have the authority” Judge L. Robert Cooper made the remarks on Tuesday, Oct. 16 as he ruled from the...
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Vote Obama Out—or You’re Fired!

October 9, 2012
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Vote Obama Out—or You’re Fired!

Gawker has a letter (also authenticated by our sister paper, Orlando Weekly) from Central Florida’s palace-building time share mogul, David Siegel, to his 8,000 employees. In it he tells them that if President Obama is re-elected, he’ll fire them all: “You see, I can no longer support a system that penalizes the productive and...
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Are We There Yet?: How I Met Your Mother Decides Which Route to Take Home

August 8, 2012
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Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, the creators of How I Met Your Mother, are currently in negotiations with CBS to decide if the show will be extended to a ninth season.  The show’s eighth season will debut this fall.  According to Entertainment Weekly the co-creators have contingency plans for ending the series in both...
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