Rounding the Corner: Sounds like whoever was doing the whipping
and kept delegates from watering down the House slots bill (with amendments on minority ownership, political donations, etc.), which the full HoD is expected to vote on today (or maybe Monday). Also, delegates, please don't
on the House floor. ("He says a shark is a fish and a minnow is a fish, and we shouldn't distinguish between the two," Del. Luiz R.S. Simmons (D-Montgomery Co.) said at one point. "Ladies and gentlemen, organized gambling is a shark swimming in Maryland waters.") It's kinda embarassing, though amusing.
Carroll County Times
Just Doing My Job: With his lawyer or union rep surely sitting close by, fired prison guard Robert R. Scott
of the prison-bus murder story to
, and--shock!!--says he's going to appeal his termination. (Prison bus murder
Hotel Hesitation: City Councilman
, chair of the Taxation and Finance Committee, tells
about the city's funding and ownership of a convention "headquarters" hotel.
's northern-route option.
Prudes: Ellicott City residents
C&P: Annapolis carjacker/killer
to life w/o parole (
); local officials question juvenile jail
; Anne Arundel Co. Police officer accused of faking Iraq duty
busy robber--13 armed robberies in four states, including eight in Frederick Co.
General Assembly Roundup: House Judiciary Committee hosts
; Senate President Mike Miller calls for
Break for Salvadorans: Temporary work permit deadline
Brew News: Delaware's
's beers. BBC is on its way out as a brewer and brewpub: See
story for background.
Campus Security: JHU
new security rules following death of student
, students (shock!) complain. Also from the
on the Trinh case, and
Savage Messiah: Howard Co. Jews
(aka Hebrew-Christians) moving in.