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Wednesday, August 04, 2004

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Jefferson Jackson Steele

NEWS

Urine Trouble: Residents Who Live Around Parole Office Claim Ex Cons are Trying to Buy Clean Urine Samples from Elementary-School Kids | Mobtown Beat by David Morley

Conventional Wisdom: Mayor Martin O’Malley Makes a Canny National Debut at the Democratic Convention | Mobtown Beat by Van Smith

Bettor Off?: Residents of Pigtown Tell Annapolis They Don’t Want a Racetrack in Their Backyards | Mobtown Beat by Christina Royster-Hemby

No Free Parking: After granting free parking to motorcyclists at dozens of new downtown and Fells Point EZ Park meters, the Baltimore City Parking Authority has changed its mind and is making ’em pay (Quick and Dirty, “Pay Now, Pay Later,” July 28). | Quick and Dirty by Van Smith

Alone at the Ball: There she was, sitting in a red blazer, quietly studying newspapers while all around her were happy, smiling, chatting people: City Council President Sheila Dixon, at the Democratic National Convention in Boston, on Wednesday, July 28. | The Nose

Murder Ink | The Mail | Photofeature

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COLUMNS

The L Word: In their world, the poor are to be derided, the infirm are to be ignored, wealth is valued over work, and victims of discrimination are told to “stop whining'. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Lack of Interest: That’s why I hate talking to cops about anything, especially when they’re shining that big cop flashlight in my face. | Mr. Wrong by Joe MacLeod

Green on Red: The toughest thing about mixed relationships is learning to accept the other’s point of view as valid, no matter how different it is from your own and dealing with the inevitable jolts to your sensibilities. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

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ARTS

Nettie Dynamite: An Aging Woman Looks for Answers With Explosives and a Gun | Stage by John Barry

Statue of Limitations: Penn Station’s New “Male/Female” Sculpture Begs Questions About Pride, Prestige, Where it Came From, Who Paid For it, and What Public Art is For | Art by Bret McCabe

Natasha and Other Stories by David Bezmozgis | Review by Emily Flake

Operation Hollywood: How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies by David Robb | Review by Nicole Leistikow

Osprey Island by Thisbe Nissen | Review by Wendy Ward

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MUSIC

Jumping Someone Else’s Fame: The Rebirth of the Cure Arrives Nearly 20 Years After Its Creative Peak | Music by Michael Alan Goldberg

The Hives: Tyrannosaurus Hives | Review by Robbie Whelan

Tanya Donelly: Whiskey Tango Ghosts | Review by Catherine Lewis

Glenn Jones: This is the Wind That Blows it Out: Solos for 6 and 12 String Guitar | Review by Marc Masters

Badly Drawn Boy: One Plus One is One | Review by Robbie Whelan

Christian Marclay: djTRIO | Review by Marc Masters

The Short List

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FILM

Collateral | Review by Joe MacLeod

The Fugitive Kind | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Little Black Book | Review by Wendy Ward

Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time | Review by Ian Grey

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster | Review by Bret McCabe

Riding Giants | Review by Blake de Pastino

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle | Review by Joe MacLeod

Bukowski: Born Into This | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

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EAT

One World Café Johns Hopkins | Review by Richard Gorelick

Zack's Hotdogs With an Attitude | Review by Christopher Skokna

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