UB Undergrads?

I'm not sure if this is a big story--I haven't seen it picked up elsewhere, the

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BBJ

didn't put it on the

--but I think it might be. According to Alan Zibel's story,

, which has served only upperclassmen and grads since becoming public in 1976, is likely to become

next year. This is especially interesting, since UB President

told the

Sun

's Mike Bowler

that the midtown college had no such plans, though "[n]othing is off the table."

Burnout:

Sounds like the company's just fishing for some good ol' corporate welfare, but according to this

BBJ

story by Alan Zibel, longtime

-based horseradish maker

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if it's not able to find a new location (it's being forced out by

).

Extreme Makeover:

Public/

partnership to

Highlandtown firehouse to the tune of $250,000.

In other city real estate news,

Sun

architecture writer Edward Gunts reports that a number of local cultural groups

to turn the vacant

into the

.

Inner Hollywood East:

Bad news for

, possibly good news for cineastes. The

BBJ

's Julekha Dash

that

developers are negotiating a deal for a seven-screen art house.

Greater Annapolis:

There are a number of deals percolating that would expand the state capital's borders. The

Sun

's Jamie Stiehm

.

The Capital

has also been covering this story: The two parcels are both on the

, one

and the other

Generally Assembled:

If it seems to you like it takes forever for the legislative session to wind down, you're right. This is at least the third round of end-of-session stories that I can count. The

Sun

's Andrew A. Green

in today's paper that few of Gov. Ehrlich's major proposals--i.e., slots, witness intimidation, lead-paint enforcement, etc.--have made it to the floor. In today's

Post

, Matthew Mosk and John Wagner

of power between the legislature and the governor. In Sunday's Annapolis

Capital

, David Abrams

the large amount of unresolved legislation. And the AP's Gretchen Parker

of closed committee hearings in which bills are voted on.

Also in today's

Sun

, Sumathi Reddy

stem cell research funding/banning in other states, and Ivan Penn

that the city plans to make up for the $375,000 cut from the state's lead-enforcement budget in its own budget.

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