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  • Studies project millions in tax revenue from Rosecroft slots

    Studies project millions in tax revenue from Rosecroft slots
    Renewed jostling to expand gambling in the state began Wednesday as a national casino operator painted its proposal to build a casino in Prince George's County as good for taxpayers and as Frederick County lawmakers asked constituents if they want slots...
  • Organizations: Mary Gant receives Kiwanis Club gavel

    Mary Gant was installed as the 2011-2012 President of the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada (Noon) at an installation dinner held at the Oakmont Country Club last week. The installation of Gant, a former La Cañadan of the Year, and her fellow officers was made by...
  • Choice to put Wheatfield in Columbia district defies logic

    On Oct. 5, I attended the final working session of the committee responsible for proposing a revision of the county's voting districts. The committee whittled down a large number of proposed maps to two. The first, Map 201, moves more than 25,000 people...
  • Spray-paint artist rejects plea deal

    Spray-paint artist rejects plea deal
    A spray-paint artist rejected a deal from prosecutors Thursday and demanded a trial after his arrest at the Inner Harbor last month. At Baltimore City District Court on North Avenue, Mark Chase, 29, of Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood, said...
  • Ron Smith ignores the 99 percent

    Ron Smith often seems to be out of touch with the working man's heartbeat. His latest column ("Is serious social unrest in our future?" Oct. 7) is full of his favorite go-to guys off the bench, statistics, as essentially the sole support for his...
  • Small Wonders: Sentenced to a year in church

    Much as some adults complain about going to church, none are there against their will and all are free to leave any time. As it should be. Kids are another story, because they have to do just about everything against their will. But when a judge is...
  • Appeals court hears Little Dobbins Island dispute

    Opponents of the luxury island compound built by Daryl C. Wagner without Anne Arundel County permission asked a state appeals court this week to return the dispute to the county Board of Appeals for further hearings, contending that they did not get a...
  • Speaker Madigan to block Quinn's veto on legislative scholarships

    Speaker Madigan to block Quinn's veto on legislative scholarships
    House Speaker Michael Madigan will block Gov. Pat Quinn’s attempt to eliminate an oft-abused legislative scholarship program, arguing the governor exceeded his power when he rewrote a bill that tweaked the program to ban it altogether. A Madigan...
  • Schiff responds to Kadafi's death; says Libya 'must draft a new constitution'

    Schiff responds to Kadafi's death; says Libya 'must draft a new constitution'
    In light of reports of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi’s death, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) released a statement Thursday calling the news “an end to the first chapter of another popular revolution.” “Now the Libyan people...
  • Tea Party, Occupy SD have conflicting views

    Tea Party, Occupy SD have conflicting views
    SAN DIEGO - Two relatively new movements shared the same square downtown Wednesday, arguing their views of what government should be. "President Obama talks about class warfare.  He talks about the rich. He was in La Jolla, the other month as you know. ...
  • Ocean City artist sues town

    Ocean City artist sues town
    Spray-paint artist Mark Chase typically spends his summers in Ocean City along the boardwalk where he creates sci-fi landscapes in a matter of minutes, spraying and smudging to pulsating music as crowds gather. He earns his living as a showman, taking...