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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 9, 2001

May 11, 2011
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The two-pack of features is Jay Ulfelder, exploring what Carroll County is doing to prevent school violence, and Eileen Murphy, looking at what Baltimore’s public library problems mean for libraries in general. In Mobtown Beat, Michael Anft focuses on a possible documentary film about the McElderry Park neighborhood. The Nose searches for the lost...
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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: March 7, 2001

March 10, 2011
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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: March 7, 2001

Molly Rath’s feature looks at what makes Father Charles Anthony Hall Middle School tick. Mobtown Beat is Van Smith on a contributory negligence bill under consideration in Annapolis. The Nose tries to sort out the future of the Rotunda movie theater. Tom Chalkley’s Media Circus condones WBAL-TV reporter Jayne Miller’s double life as a...
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Mysterious “Corrupt-istan”

September 7, 2010
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The New York Times’ Dexter Filkins weighed in on Sept. 4 with a strange Week in Review piece on Afghan corruption. It reads rather like setting out the equation 2+2=? and carrying on as if it’s Fermat’s Last Theorem. To explain why the United States supports the drug-running, kleptocratic leaders of “Corrupt-istan,” Filkins explicates...
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Goldman’s Switcharoo on AIG

June 30, 2010
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Goldman’s Switcharoo on AIG

As AIG’s former wonderboy, Joe Cassano, tells congress that he regrets nothing and by the way, is still right, Gretchen Morgenson and Louise Story of the New York Times are telling us something we didn’t already know about the $180 billion AIG bailout.  No, not that it really was meant to benefit a few...
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March 29, 2000

March 29, 2010
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March 29, 2000

Molly Rath’s feature, “Swimming with Sharks,” reveals a nascent credit crisis from a decade ago, when homeowners in Baltimore’s poorest neighborhoods were underwater from refinancing packages sold by subprime lenders. In Mobtown Beat, Brian Simpson reports on the city’s efforts to back up police crackdowns with neighborhood services, and Eileen Murphy notes an exodus...
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March 15, 2000

March 16, 2010
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March 15, 2000

Tom Chalkley’s feature considers Frederick Douglass’ legacy in Baltimore, where ambivalence about the city’s slave-trade legacy continues. The piece includes insights from a man who calls himself Frederick Douglass IV, who, it later came to light, falsely portrayed himself as the famous abolitionist’s great-great-grandson. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen showcases AIDS-prevention group Positive Voices,...
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Feb. 16, 2000

February 16, 2010
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Feb. 16, 2000

Brennen Jensen, in one of this week’s two features, learns bar-room history from the famous matron of Club Charles, Esther Martin: “‘Esther did the right thing,’ Waters says. “‘She changed it from the scariest bar in Baltimore into the coolest.’” In the other feature, Molly Rath’s “Education Inc.,” two private companies looking to...
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Murder Ink Updates

January 6, 2010
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The murder of Roger Dennis, a 25-year-old African-American man, has been closed by exception. Dennis was shot in the 1900 block of West North Avenue in 1997. He died on Aug. 1, 2008. The man police believe was responsible for Dennis’ death has died. The March 6, 2009 murder of Herbert Carsten Jr, a...
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The Tenth Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference Takes the Bus

October 9, 2009
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The Tenth Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference Takes the Bus

F. Scott Fitzgerald conference attendees at the Mencken House | Image by Chris Landers The crowd at the 10th annual conference of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Society that gathered in Baltimore Sept. 30-Oct. 3 was older, but not uniformly so, and perhaps a bit tweedy, but not entirely. The society’s vice-president, Kirk Curnutt, a...
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Oct. 6, 1999

October 6, 2009
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Oct. 6, 1999

In the feature, Rob Goldberg, a CP graphic designer at the time, writes about sharing his name with Rob Goldberg, professional wrestler: “This big guy with muscles and no hair has inadvertently had an impact on my life – and yet he has no idea. Maybe I should tell him.” Frank Diller reviews Joyce...
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Court official’s job imperiled after forgery plea

June 18, 2009
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Anthony Dix, the administrative manager of the Baltimore City Circuit Court’s clerks office, admitted forging prescriptions to satisfy his painkiller addiction, the Daily Record reported, and received probation before judgment in Baltimore County district court. When City Paper first covered Dix’s charges in January, his boss, the elected clerk of the court Frank Conaway...
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Bailed on Murder Charge, He’s Arrested for Shooting

August 28, 2008
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The man who police say killed Robert Long execution-style was arrested again on Sunday and charged with shooting a man during an armed robbery. Demetrius Smith, 25 of 416 Parrish St., is a convicted drug dealer who on July 8 was charged with shooting Robert Long twice in the head near the railroad tracks...
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