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Oh, construction debris is frightful… (access required)

Yes, forecasters are calling for possible snow in Western Maryland this week, but hasn’t it been a little warm in Baltimore? Well, if you’ve looked out of your downtown window and seen white powder swirling around, you’re not crazy, and ...

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Over-hauling technology (access required)

Thousands of web sites (or more), formerly hosted by Baltimore-based Alabanza, have been down for almost three days – and the frustrated clients are holding Alabanza’s new owner, Massachusetts-based NaviSite, responsible. Over the weekend, NaviSite physically moved the servers from ...

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From Jack the Ripper to John the Sniper (access required)

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals affirmed the six first-degree murder convictions of “Beltway sniper” John Allen Muhammad today. In the 152-page opinion, retired Judge Charles E. Moylan Jr. (specially assigned) likens the October 2002 shootings to the 1888 killings ...

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Law blog round-up, 11/5 (access required)

Good morning, readers! Here at The Daily Record, we’re facing another day of toxic fumes as work on our roof continues, but I’m braving the noxiousness to bring you your essential reads for the day: *The Post’s Marc Fisher had ...

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Suit-ably attired (access required)

You probably know that cool colors such as light blues and whites are calming. But did you also know that they can portray the person wearing them as cold and impersonal? Marva Goldsmith, an image consultant, knew this but the ...

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The real estate market’s beacon of hope (access required)

Like the newspaper industry, the residential real estate market is increasingly turning to the Web for comfort. And it seems to be working. The NYT reports that Curbed.com, a real estate blog network that operates sites in New York, San ...

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Pipkin takes his tax message to the Web (access required)

Does Maryland have a taxing problem or a spending problem? All sorts of people have been on Lawyer’s Mall in Annapolis over the past few days – alternatively protesting and advocating various components of the bills now before the special ...

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Solicitation or free speech? (access required)

In case you missed it—and you may wish you had—another Constitutional argument has entered the fray involving Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho). I thought the senator’s lawyers had already offered every argument possible in their attempts to overturn his guilty plea ...

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A Landmark addition to downtown (access required)

With seven screens, a full-service bar and leather recliners, the new Landmark Theatres Harbor East is about to turn Baltimore’s movie-watching scene on its ear. Whether suburban cineplex fans or denizens of art house fare at The Charles, the new ...

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Taxes on steam baths: will you stand for it? (access required)

The services which are proposed additions to the sales tax are on file in the Governor’s bills in the House and Senate, and some Marylanders disagree with the selections. They are:-Real property management service-Tanning, massage, physical fitness, sauna, or steam ...

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