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Music to Baltimore’s ears

Baltimore and its music scene got some major radio airplay this week. “Sound Opinions,” hosted by well-known rock critics Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot and broadcast by WBEZ Chicago, featured Baltimore along with Memphis, Tenn., and Portland, Ore., on its ...

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One hairy insurance policy

What began as being too lazy to shave while on vacation last week has morphed into my first deliberate attempt at facial hair. My goatee will be gone by the weekend, when I have to be in pictures for a ...

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The future is Messi

The Maryland Court of Appeals made national headlines recently for its ruling in Nefredo v. Montgomery County.  As you may recall, that’s the case where the court struck down a Montgomery County ordinance banning fortune tellers. The basis?  Violation of ...

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Eden Prairie or Columbia/Ellicott City? You be the judge

Yesterday I wrote about Money Magazine’s list of its best small cities to live. Eden Prairie, Minn., edged out Ellicott City/Columbia for first place thanks to attributes like “gently rolling hills,” “plenty of outer beauty” and other idyllic, Midwestern traits ...

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Southwest Video update

Last time I wrote about Southwest Video, the Halethorpe business was closed even after the county Board of Appeals ruled it was improperly shut down by county officials. Southwest did eventually reopen – only to be shut down last week ...

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