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Down to The Wire (access required)

The Wire has reached the end of the reel… Yep, after five years of portraying Baltimore as a den of sleaze and corruption with ambitious young politicians making hay out of troubled schools, rampant murder and drug trafficking, production has ...

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Ode to acronyms (access required)

There’s no question that we like it short and sweet in this country. Who needs to watch Entertainment Television when we can watch E! ? Why send the President of the United States to the North American Aerospace Defense Command ...

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Bye-bye (for now), blogosphere (access required)

Everyone deserves a few days off, right? At least, that’s our defense, and we’re sticking to it. We’ll meet you back here on Tuesday, bright n’early. A happy (and safe) Labor Day to all! -JACKIE SAUTER, Multimedia Editor

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Trading soul for java (access required)

The new Starbucks has opened on 300 N. Charles Street — and as much as I hate to say it, I actually kind of liked it. Yes, it’s true, the caffeinated beast of business that I always labeled as a ...

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There’s nothing like the state fair (access required)

There is something about going to the state fair that takes us to a better place…a place where we can stroll the midway eating cotton candy while barkers shout at us trying to get our hard-earned dollars; a place where ...

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Still looking for WMDs? Found ‘em! (access required)

You know how when you’re desperately looking for something and it ends up being right under your nose? Well, those pesky weapons of mass destruction that were the rallying cry for entering Iraq may have been easier to find than ...

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Wi-Fi for none? (access required)

Looks like residents of San Francisco and Chicago won’t be getting citywide wireless Internet anytime soon. The San Francisco Chronicle reported this morning that EarthLink backed out of its proposed contract, just one day after Chicago’s plan fell apart. Earthlink ...

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Left Behind? (access required)

Remember Ellen Sauerbrey? Former minority leader of the Maryland House of Delegates, two-time unsuccessful Republican candidate for governor, former U.S. Representative to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and now Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, ...

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Local courses miss top 50 in golf course rankings (access required)

Maryland golf courses just aren’t up to par, according to GOLF magazine’s new ranking of the top 100 courses in the U.S. The highest-ranked golf course in the area was the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, which ...

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Attack of the giant nuns (access required)

It sounds like the premise for a bad horror flick, but it’s all too real: there are 28 giant nuns on the streets of Baltimore’s central business district. Seriously. Don’t panic, though. They’re just 8-foot-tall cardboard cutouts (whew!) of the ...

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