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Wednesday, August 25, 2004

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Christopher Myers

NEWS

One Corner at a Time: Residents Living Near Notorious Open-Air Drug Market Welcome Councilman’s Take-Back-the-Streets Initiative | Mobtown Beat by Christina Royster-Hemby

Taking Dead Aim: Family of Man Killed by Cop Ready to Sue | Mobtown Beat by Terrie Snyder

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Appeal: After nearly six months of struggling to get approval from the Baltimore City Public School System, City Neighbors Charter School is looking to the state for help. | Quick and Dirty by Anna Ditkoff

All Hamm, No Bull About It: There it was in The Sun on Thursday Aug. | The Nose

Poster Child: The little victim on the poster got the Nose’s attention: reward, the poster offered, for information leading to the arrest of Jessica Rogers’ murderer. | The Nose

In Custody: Do Chartrese Cunningham’s Jail Time and Past Drug Habit Mean She Should Never Get Her Son Back? | Feature by Christina Royster-Hemby

Murder Ink | The Mail

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COLUMNS

Anger Management: I’ve never hurt a living person or animal when I’ve been in one of these rages, but I’ve thrown plenty of things against walls with enough force to smash them, including wine goblets, dishes, and even an expensive pair of brand-new sunglasses. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

Blinded Date: Being a black person courted by Republicans during an election year is kind of like having a relationship with an abusive lover. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Convention Business: Where have all the protesters gone? Gone to Applebee’s for a cheap meal, every one. | Right Field by Russ Smith

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

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ARTS

Technical Difficulties: Actors Do Battle With Nature, Cops, and Their Own Production in Patterson Park | Stage by Anna Ditkoff

Partners: By Paul Bogas | Stage by J. Bowers

Ground Chuck: Stranger Than Fiction Finds Chuck Palahniuk a Calmer, More Comforting Writer Than When He Wrote Fight Club | Books by Bret McCabe

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MUSIC

Crunky Punks: Ming + FS find Hip-Hop in Everything That Surrounds Them | Music by Tony Ware

Big and Rich: Horse of a Different Color | Review by Tom Breihan

Devin the Dude: To Tha X-Treme | Review by Craig Smith

Sonic Liberation Front: Ashé a Go-Go | Review by Bret McCabe

Water School: Break Up With Water School | Review by Bret McCabe

The Wire Orchestra: The Wire Orchestra | Review by Bret McCabe

Diana Wharton Sennaar: Getting to Know Me . . . And I Like It! | Review by Bret McCabe

Skürj: Fake Rabbit | Review by Bret McCabe

The Short List

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FILM

Welcome Back, Porterfield: When He Was a Kid, All He Wanted Was to Escape. Now, Filmmaker Matt Porterfield is Back And Paying Tribute to His Old ’Hood With His Feature Film Debut, Hamilton | Film by Chris Wood

We Don't Live Here Anymore | Review by Geoffrey Himes

Benji: Off The Leash! | Review by Joe MacLeod

Exorcist: The Beginning | Review by Ian Grey

The Godfather | Review by Lee Gardner

Hero | Review by Ian Grey

Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War | Review by Bret McCabe

Pennies From Heaven | Review by Bret McCabe

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EAT

C&C Carryout | Review by Wendy Ward

Red Fish | Review by Richard Gorelick

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