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Court revives funk-playing Md. restaurant’s First Amendment lawsuit (access required)

A federal appeals court Tuesday revived Thai Palace’s lawsuit alleging that the Charles County liquor board violated the Waldorf restaurant’s First Amendment rights by withdrawing its alcohol license after it played funk music in violation of an agreement with the regulatory panel.

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Senate committee votes to reject Hogan appointments to city liquor board (access required)

Three controversial nominations to the Baltimore City Liquor Board have been rejected by the Senate Executive Nominations Committee. The 14-2 vote Monday evening is the latest in an ongoing battle over the appointments of Benjamin A Neil, Douglas E. Trotter and ...

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City liquor board inspector files $1.7M discrimination lawsuit against agency (access required)

A white inspector with Baltimore city’s liquor board has filed a $1.7 million discrimination lawsuit against his employer, alleging he was passed over for the position of chief inspector in favor of a younger and less-qualified black applicant. Mark Fosler, ...

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