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Brennen Jensen’s feature peeks inside Zytech Engineering’s panic rooms.

In Mobtown Beat, Erica Blount Danois goes to Annapolis with students decrying conditions at Cheltenham Youth Facility and Jamil Roberts profiles a bicyclist’s efforts to raise awareness of asylum-seeking immigrants detained in Maryland.

The Nose tallies the cost of Libertarian Spear Lancaster’s bid for Maryland governor.

Tom Chalkley’s Charmed Life takes stock of the roof collapse at the B&O Railroad Museum’s roundhouse.

The Mail has letters from Blaine Taylor, Joe Roman, Laura Carlson, Brian Gossman, and Jim Maher.

The columns are: Brian Morton’s Political Animal, on the the state of U.S. relations with Turkey; Eddie Matz’ Shirts and Skins, on a Randallstown-Northwestern high-school basketball game; Joe MacLeod’s Mr. Wrong, on gambling with the back page; Afefe Tyehimba’s Third Eye, on hanging out at Towson Town Centre; and Mink Stole’s Think Mink, on the single life and sex before marriage.

Scocca & MacLeod’s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you don’t have to.

Emily Flake’s Lulu Eightball hears bumps in the night.

Smell of Steve, Inc.’s Ziggy with a Hat hops a train.

In Books, John Barry finds little to redeem Will Self’s Dorian: An Imitation.

Art is Anna Ditkoff taking a couple of eight-graders to see a female-form exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art and Mike Giuliano on paintings and etchings by Ruth Channing at the Craig Flinner Contemporary Gallery.

Josephine Yun’s Stage gets a lot of laughs from Towson Players production of Carlo Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters.

In Music, Chris Handyside parties in the garage with the Sights and Oneida.

Film is: Lee Gardner, blown away by City of God and scratching his head over Max; Eric Allen Hatch, saying The Safety of Objects wastes its potential, but The Killing ages well; Joe MacLeod finds Agent Cody Banks passable and Bringing Down the House bankable; and Tom Siebert finds Tears of the Sun to be a rancid pot of offal.

Richard Gorelick’s Omnivore gives Red Tapas and “A” for effort.

In Cheap Eats, Christopher Skokna likes the Cincy chili at Hard Times Café.