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  • Wednesday morning talkers: Tearful Glenn Beck attacked in New York

    On¬†weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. • What's that Jon Stewart said about...
  • Teens Multi-Tasking Big Time

    Teens Multi-Tasking Big Time
    Sixteen-year-old Arnold James has a hard time picturing life without his cell phone. "It would probably be like drug addicts feel when they're getting off of drugs," says the Wilde Lake High School student, who often uses his phone during school hours....
  • Small retailers struggle in tough economy to stock up for holidays

    Small retailers struggle in tough economy to stock up for holidays
    Beth Hawks' cozy Federal Hill boutique is so chock-full of earrings, scarves, ornaments and other merchandise that customers taking it all in might never guess to what lengths she has gone to stock the shelves. As the post-recession slump drags on, Hawks...
  • Scenes from Black Friday around Maryland

    Scenes from Black Friday around Maryland
    Black Friday not too strong for shoes In past years, shoppers had complained about parking in the Harbor East area. This year, Harbor East is offering free parking for three hours for any shopper who can produce $100 worth of receipts for area stores,...
  • Thanks for being you, Baltimore!

    Thanks for being you, Baltimore!
    The City Council president showed me his underwear. The state prosecutor let me try on Sheila Dixon’s ill-gotten mink. A state delegate swore at me for asking why she’d lied about her age. A priest denounced me from the pulpit. And David Simon...
  • Some members of General Assembly no longer throwing their weight around

    Some members of General Assembly no longer throwing their weight around
    Even if the size of Maryland government never shrinks, the size of some lawmakers does. The big news coming out of Crisfield, where Maryland politicos gathered Wednesday for the annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake: Medifast is catching on with...
  • Maryland Public Information Officers to gather, discuss indignities of the job

    Maryland Public Information Officers to gather, discuss indignities of the job
    "Do you remember," the invitation begins, "picking up trash outside of an event just as the Governor was pulling up in his car? "Calling the State Police for directions when late for a press conference and horribly lost? "Using a cell phone the size...
  • 'Take away' from O'Malley trade mission: U.S. and China are sooo alike!

    'Take away' from O'Malley trade mission: U.S. and China are sooo alike!
    This is what happens when you reduce your big international trade mission to a tweet, as Maryland Economic Development Secretary Christian S. Johansson did: "Key take away from Governor and Madame Liu mtg at Chinese 'White House': 'There is more that...
  • In the robocall grand jury's waiting room: Ehrlich campaign lawyer

    In the robocall grand jury's waiting room: Ehrlich campaign lawyer
    Someone called to testify Wednesday before the grand jury looking into the Ehrlich campaign's deceptive Election Day robocalls tells me Towson attorney Robert B. Green was in the waiting room, offering to consult with any witnesses connected to the...
  • Coming (maybe) to a bocce court near you: Bloomberg vs. Emanuel

    Coming (maybe) to a bocce court near you: Bloomberg vs. Emanuel
    If the nation’s mayors have been AWOL from their respective City Halls lately, they’ve probably been ducking out to their local bocce courts, warming up for Baltimore. The U.S. Conference of Mayors meets here for four days starting Friday,...
  • Lt. Gov. Brown's furry future in-law

    Lt. Gov. Brown's furry future in-law
    On the same day that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced his engagement to Karmen Bailey Walker, theft charges were dropped against Walker’s sister, Karen Yvette Bailey. Coincidence? Well, yeah, probably. I love a good scandal as much as the next...