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Wednesday, June 02, 2004

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Jefferson Jackson Steele

NEWS

Dust Up: Morgan State University Professors Join Forces With East Baltimore Neighborhood Group to Stop Demolition of Houses in Area Slated for Biotech Development | Mobtown Beat by Charles Cohen

Can o' Whupass: A Group of Kids Arrested in Towson Says County Police Play Fast and Loose With Pepper Spray | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

Highway Robbery?: On May 4 Maryland transportation officials announced a new vision for state highways: new toll lanes on the Baltimore and Capital beltways and parts of Interstates 270 and 95. | The Nose

Building Trust: Charlie Duff quotes a friend who "came to Baltimore for the architecture and fell in love with the people." "For me, it was the other way around," he chuckles. Jokes aside, he says, the two are inseparable: The city is a tight amalgam of human beings and the built environment. | Charmed Life by Tom Chalkley

To the Dogs: Baltimore Animal Control Saves Animals From Hunger, Neglect, and Cruelty and Delivers Them to Confinement, Poor Conditions, and a One in 10 Chance of Survival | Feature by Edward Ericson Jr.

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COLUMNS

Responsibility: The fact is, without slots--and it's becoming clear that slot machines in Maryland are dead for another year--getting enough revenue to tread water is hard enough in these economic times. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

No Balls: A baseball game, especially against the despised Yankees, is not a casual badminton match. | Right Field by Russ Smith

Ka-Fuckin'- Ching: I'm not much of a trickle-down economist, 'cause, I don't know about you, but usually I gets trickled on, if you know what I mean... | Mr. Wrong by Joe MacLeod

Savage Love: Anyway, we had a problem you don't expect to encounter in a relationship with a Third World woman--she was a total dud in bed! | Think Mink by Mink Stole

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

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ARTS

We're Not in Kansas Anymore: Adapting a Dated Drama of Sexual Tensions for Today's Audience Is No Picnic | Stage by Geoffrey Himes

Wax in the House: Isaac Julien's Baltimore Installation Brings Great Blacks to the Walters and Sweet Sweetback's Melvin Van Peebles Back to the Streets | The Arts by Eric Allen Hatch

Pride of the Sea: Courage, Disaster and a Fight for Survival by Tom Waldron | Review by Lily Thayer

Amy and Jordan by Mark Beyer | Review by Christopher Skokna

The Outside World by Tova Mirvis | Review by Emily Flake

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MUSIC

Positive Jam: The Hold Steady's Craig Finn Rekindles Bar Rock With Songs Torn From America's Neon Wilderness | Music by Tom Breihan

Tale Spin: For Nashville's Paul Burch, the Sweetest Notes Are in the Story | Music by Rob Trucks

Pickup Artist: Quite Simply--No Les Paul, No Electric Guitar | Music by Geoffrey Himes

Splitsville | Review by Geoffrey Himes

Ghostface: The Pretty Toney Album | Review by Tom Breihan

OOIOO: Kila Kila Kila | Review by Lexie Macchi

Magnetic Fields: i | Review by Tom Breihan

Renč Jacobs: Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro | Review by Daniel Schlosberg

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FILM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban | Review by Geoffrey Himes

Love Me if You Dare | Review by Bret McCabe

The Day After Tomorrow | Review by Ian Grey

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . . and Spring | Review by Lee Gardner

Red River

The Weather Underground | Review by Lee Gardner

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EAT

Nick's Fish House | Review by Richard Gorelick

Don Joaquin's Hispanic Foods | Review by Wendy Ward

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