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  • Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor

    Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor
    A spray-paint artist who recently won a temporary court order that allows him to create his work along Ocean City's boardwalk without a permit was arrested Sunday at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Mark Chase was arrested about noon when he attempted to set up...
  • Arrest at Inner Harbor renews free speech debate

    Arrest at Inner Harbor renews free speech debate
    The arrest of a man selling paintings at Baltimore's Inner Harbor has renewed debate over the confusing rules governing free speech along the waterfront promenade — an issue that already is the focus of an eight-year-old federal lawsuit. City...
  • Orioles owner Angelos bids to buy Rosecroft, put slots there

    Orioles owner Angelos bids to buy Rosecroft, put slots there
    Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is bidding to buy a bankrupt horse-racing track in Prince George's County and resurrecting a push to allow slot machines there. Angelos' proposal came as Maryland's second slots casino opened Tuesday at the...
  • So-Called 'Birther' Interrupts Constitution Reading

    So-Called 'Birther' Interrupts Constitution Reading
    House Republicans' reading of the Constitution was interrupted Thursday by a woman who shouted "except Obama, except Obama" to the venerable document's words on a U.S. citizen's eligibility to be president. Just as Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., was reading...
  • Republicans pull Constitution stunt

    Republicans pull Constitution stunt
    I truly love the new tea party candidates who were sworn into Congress last week. They don't even try to hide their arrogance and hypocrisy. I'm referring specifically to the stunt pulled this week, when the Republican leadership convened with an...
  • In Theory: Does TV glorify sex for teens?

    Q. The Parents Television Council has released a report in which it claims prime-time TV shows sexualize the young girls portrayed in them. The report is based on a content analysis of the most popular television shows for viewers aged 12-17 in the 2009-...
  • Top 10 stories of 2010

    The year 2010 was an eventful and colorful year in Laguna Beach, but no one was prepared for the year to end on a note of disaster. Here are the Coastline Pilot's top 10 news stories of the year. * Flood Lagunans ended 2010 awash in mud and debris...
  • More specificity needed from Caruso

    In the Glendale News-Press on Wednesday there was a full-page ad from Caruso Affiliated proclaiming Rick Caruso's belief in Glendale. He proposes to work with the city to create a process for his proposed project based on four principles. One of these...
  • N.J. Court Investigate Legality of Christie's Eduction Cuts

    N.J. Court Investigate Legality of Christie's Eduction Cuts
    New Jersey's state supreme court has assigned a lower court judge to help sort out whether Governor Christie was within his constitutional rights to cut $1 billion dollars of aid to local schools. The court will help decide whether Christie's cuts...
  • Sunset annexation on hold

    Huntington Beach's annexation of Sunset Beach is on hold until the Orange County Superior Court makes a final hearing, the court decided Wednesday. Judge Frederick P. Horn set a hearing date for March 2 during proceedings for a lawsuit filed by the...
  • Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone

    Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone
    Inherently Unequal The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 Lawrence Goldstone Walker & Co.: 242 pp., $26 In the years immediately following the Civil War, America appeared to possess the will and the means to end racial...