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Tag Archives: alcohol

Stupid crime and punishment

Shane McQuillan told a Wisconsin police officer he had been drinking and was “just being stupid” in March when he crashed his car into a gate at wastewater treatment plant in Eau Claire. Now, as a punishment, McQuillan has opted ...

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Clipper City recruiting pirates

Grab your eye patches, peg legs and hornpipes, International “Talk Like a Pirate” Day is Sept. 19 and Clipper City Brewing Co. is celebrating the holiday at the brewery by forcing people to look ridiculous in exchange for alcohol. Featuring ...

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From the gridiron trenches to the vineyard

When you’re enjoying your nice glass of chardonnay, pinot noir or maybe merlot this summer, names like Napa Valley, Bordeaux and Alsace may cross your mind. Now you can add J.O. to that list of grape-crushing gurus. Though Baltimore Ravens ...

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Discovery ordered to turn over tiger bone tapes

Assistant Business Editor Ben Mook uncovered an alarming story yesterday when the U.S. District Court for Maryland ordered Discovery Communications, of Silver Spring, to turn over footage to help the defense of an animal rights group that’s being sued in ...

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Office holiday parties: can’t-miss?

Our Maryland Business Friday feature story today highlights The Leffler Agency‘s 400-person holiday soiree – one of Baltimore’s annual traditions. I was struck by a quote from one attendee: “I literally changed my vacation plans because I’ve missed the party ...

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Office holiday parties: can’t-miss?

Our Maryland Business Friday feature story today highlights The Leffler Agency‘s 400-person holiday soiree – one of Baltimore’s annual traditions. I was struck by a quote from one attendee: “I literally changed my vacation plans because I’ve missed the party ...

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Baltimore: Middle of the drunken pack

Well, it could have been better, but it could have been worse. Baltimore is the 46th safest drunken city in a recent survey by Men’s Health magazine. Not bad out of 100. The survey, which is being reported by KNBC ...

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Baltimore: Middle of the drunken pack

Well, it could have been better, but it could have been worse. Baltimore is the 46th safest drunken city in a recent survey by Men’s Health magazine. Not bad out of 100. The survey, which is being reported by KNBC ...

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