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Wednesday, June 21, 2006

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NEWS

An Uncooked Tour: Chowing Down With Baltimore's Raw Vegans | Feature by David Morley

A Temporary Fix: BGE's Looming 72 Percent Rate Increase Is No More, Politicians Say | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

Broad Fast News: In the three months since its launch, at least five staff reporters have already resigned from the new Baltimore Examiner, underscoring one of the major challenges in the free daily newspaper’s editorial business model, which expects each of about 20 staff writers to produce three concise news stories a day, plus several shorter items. Among the resignations were business reporter Chet Dembeck, Carroll County reporter Craig Meister, and Ari Natter, who covered Howard County for only a few weeks before returning to his previous employer, the daily Carroll County Times. | Media Circus by Gadi Dechter

Lock-Up: Joseph Anthony Cary, the 51-year-old principal of the Owls Nest poker club (“Fouled Nests,” Nov. | Quick and Dirty by Van Smith

Homeward Bound: Leonard and Donna, the homeless couple who have been living under a Baltimore overpass since last November (“Moving on Down,” April 12), packed up their belongings and boarded a bus back to their native New Hampshire June 16. | Quick and Dirty by Van Smith

Councilmania | Murder Ink | The Mail | The News Hole

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COLUMNS

Bloggerheads: The word "subversive" is largely devoid of meaning in 2006, especially when used to hawk merchandise, but seeing that logo day after day got me thinking about how much time I’ve wasted in the past year reading blogs about politics, pop culture, and sports | Right Field by Russ Smith

When Things Were Rotten: It’s like how everyone’s a Yankees or a Cowboys fan--until they start losing. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

King’s Ransom: It’s easy to donate stuff when you’re rich. The King family isn’t, so one does not equal the other. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Shabby Tabby: by Valerie Crosswhite

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ARTS

Making the Brand: The Reginald F. Lewis Museum Celebrates Surviving Its First Year On Pratt Street | Culture by Christina Royster-Hemby

Dark Continent: An Ab-Ex Masterstroke Gets A Proper Framing In a New Exhibit | Art by Bret McCabe

The Bloom Generation: Travesties Wonders What Could Have Been During This Modernism Era | Stage by John Barry

A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond by Kimberly Harrison, editor | Review by Anne Howard

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MUSIC

Stay Gettin' Entertainment | Review by Al Shipley

Dan Deacon: Acorn Master | Review by Jess Harvell

Wzt Hearts: Heat Chief | Review by Jess Harvell

Cex: Actual Fucking | Review by Jenny Lehman

T.I.: King | Review by Ethan Padgett

Om: Conference of the Birds | Review by Marc Masters

Various Artists: Radio Algeria, Radio Thailand, Ethnic Minority Music of Cambodia | Review by Jess Harvell

The Short List

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FILM

The Devil and Daniel Johnston | Review by Marc Masters

The Lost City | Review by Geoffrey Himes

On the Waterfront | Review by Bret McCabe

Nacho Libre | Review by Joe MacLeod

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EAT

Dukem Restaurant | Review by Richard Gorelick

Bohéme Cafe | Review by Anna Ditkoff

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