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Sen. Biden Confirms That ‘Yes,’ He’s Thinking About the White House

<TAB>Vice President Al Gore is down in the polls to George W. Bush, and Delaware Sen. Joe Biden is playing the good Democrat.<@SM><@SM><TAB>Yesterday morning in Los Angeles, he was whipping Democratic National Convention delegates from Arkansas, Pennsylvania and his home state over high-priced pharmaceuticals, Bush’s proposal for an all-out missile defense system and a conservative Supreme Court.

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Maryland Funds Gov. Bush Heavily

<TAB>Republican nominee George W. Bush continues to raise money for his presidential campaign at a blistering pace in Maryland, according to the latest figures from the Federal Elections Commission. <@SM><@SM><TAB>The Texas governor raised $64,203 in Maryland in June, well ahead of the $16,675 raised in the state that month by Vice President Al Gore.

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CALENDAR

The Daily Record publishes Calendar, a daily listing of special events and ongoing programs in Baltimore and the surrounding communities. For inclusion, send items to The Daily Record Calendar, 11 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore, Md. 21202 FRIDAY, AUGUST 18OUTINGThe Towson ...

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History Is Alive At the Battlefield

The Battle of Gettysburg was a pivotal turning point in the Civil War. The Confederate and Union armies waged a three-day battle on July 1, 2 and 3 of 1863 that resulted in 51,000 soldiers losing their lives or being wounded or captured.<@SM><@SM><TAB>President Abraham Lincoln

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PermitsNow, On the Web, On Target

<TAB>With the ambitious goal of using the Internet to make government bureaucracies more efficient, PermitsNow gained some important traction this week, securing $4.5 million in its first round of significant venture capital.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The Rockville company will use the money to enhance its Web site and begin sales and marketing efforts in earnest, said PermitsNow CEO John W. Webster III. The year-old company seeks to streamline permit application processes by convincing local permitting agencies to allow the company to put the agencies

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Ideas, Networking Aids Empower Baltimore

[IMGCAP(1)]Patricia Payne, Baltimore’s commissioner of housing and community development, was among those who helped make a success of Empower Baltimore Management Corp.’s recent after-work networking and information event. [IMGCAP(2)]Held at the Latin Palace in Fell’s Point, the gathering reflected the ...

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New ‘Judge’ Brings Gavel to TV Land

<TAB>Watch out, Judge Judy! You might have a little competition on your hands — and not from Judge Wapner.<@SM><@SM><TAB>Adding to what is becoming a television staple, New York-based King World Productions will launch the latest courtroom series, Curtis Court, which is set to hit stations Sept. 11. Locally, the program will air daily on WBFF Fox 45.

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