Archive for: February 2008

February 29, 2008

Release: Global Warming Legislation Will Chill Maryland’s Economy

Filed under: Politics, Maryland Government, MD GOP, press releases - 29 Feb 2008

MD GOP news release:
February 29, 2008

Global Warming Legislation Will Chill Maryland’s Economy

ANNAPOLIS—Democrats in the General Assembly have now held hearings on Senate Bill 309 and House Bill 712, bills that would require the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions …

Drop Drudge

Filed under: Politics, Site News, Military, Blogs, Media - 29 Feb 2008

Bloggers drop Matt Drudge in protest for reporting the location of Prince Harry
Join the movement: Drop Drudge
Thanks to Venomous Kate for the graphic above. If you want the HTML to put it on your …

February 26, 2008

19 Republicans apply for McKee’s seat

Filed under: Politics, Maryland Government, MD GOP - 26 Feb 2008

Washington County Republicans say 19 people want former Delegate Robert McKee’s seat. McKee resigned after police searched his home for child pornography but hasn’t been charged.

The Washington County Republican Central Committee says the applicants include Williamsport City Council member …

February 25, 2008

Car crashes into home

Filed under: Breaking News, Baltimore City - 25 Feb 2008

A car slammed into a house in Northeast Baltimore Monday evening.

Mike Perry reports, it happened just after 5 p.m. in the 3700 block of Lyndale Avenue.

The car collided with the front stoop of the house.

Police have taken one …

This Week’s Live Music Calendar

Filed under: Events, concerts, Music, bars, clubs - 25 Feb 2008

This post will provide a listing of live musical performances this week in the Baltimore area. The list was compiled using and venue websites. If we missed your event, send an email to [email protected] or leave it in …

Father: “Demons” made him throw son from Key Bridge

Filed under: Crime - 25 Feb 2008
According to court documents, a Baltimore father accused of throwing his young son from the Key Bridge told police that demons made him do it.

Stephen Nelson, 37, is charged with first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in the death …

February 24, 2008

Ban on sanctuary cities proposed

Filed under: Politics, Maryland Government, Legal News, Immigration - 24 Feb 2008

Senator Alan Kittleman (R-Howard/Carroll) appeared on WBAL’s Bruce Elliott show to discuss proposed legislation. Senate Bill 421’s synopsis: Requiring local governments to fully comply with and support federal immigration law; prohibiting local governments from restricting their employees from …

Carnival of Maryland 27

Filed under: Blogs - 24 Feb 2008

The new edition of the Carnival of Maryland is hosted at monoblogue.

February 22, 2008

Friday Closings & Delays (2/22/08)

Filed under: Weather, Closings - 22 Feb 2008

Lists of closings and delays:
The Sun

February 21, 2008

Release: Landlords Encouraged to Participate in housing the homeless

Filed under: Baltimore City - 21 Feb 2008

The following letter was sent to landlords in Baltimore City:
Landlords Encouraged to Participate in housing the homeless

January 8, 2008

Dear Property Owner/Property Manager:

Mayor Sheila Dixon has made an unprecedented commitment to end homelessness in Baltimore City within the next ten (10) …

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