Archive for: October 2008

October 30, 2008

Will Brian Roberts be back next year?

Filed under: Sports, Orioles, Baseball, MLB - 30 Oct 2008

Peter Schmuck
Now that Orioles president Andy MacPhail has made it clear the club wants to sign Brian Roberts to a long-term extension, there’s just one more question and it has been hanging out there for much of the past …

Boat fires in the Harbor Wed. night

Filed under: Baltimore City - 30 Oct 2008
At least two boats were damaged by fire late Wednesday night in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

Reports from the scene say that smoke and flames were visible in the 500 block of Harbor View Drive, with one …

Pimlico and Laurel’s potential new owner

Filed under: Business, slots - 30 Oct 2008

Dan Rodricks
I mentioned Halsey Minor in my column the other day. He’s the wealthy investor with eyes on taking ownership of Pimlico and Laurel. On Oct. 17, he made a public overture to the directors of of MI Developments, …

Pay raise for Frederick commissioners killed

Filed under: Government, Frederick County - 30 Oct 2008

The Frederick County Commissioners will seek a raise after the 2010 election, but it won’t be as high as one commissioner wanted.

Commissioner David Gray, who describes himself as unlikely to run for re-election in 2010, originally proposed a raise …

Tonight’s Live Music

Filed under: concerts, Music - 30 Oct 2008

John Hammond at An die Musik Live
One Block Radius and the Ting Tings at Chameleon
Cockeysville Billies, Lawnchair and Whale Show at Ottobar
Pop Evil and Tesla at Rams Head Live!
Jah Works at The 8×10

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BGE plans for potential election day power outages
With a big voter turnout expected on Tuesday, BGE says it has been working with election officials across the state to deal with power outages that could occur at polling places.

“Maintaining service reliability during the Presidential election is one …

Med student kidnapped, robbed

Filed under: Crime, Baltimore City - 30 Oct 2008

A search across the city for three young men police say kidnapped a student at an ATM and forced him to empty his bank account. Kelly McPherson has more on the key clue released by police.

A walk home …

Brothers charged with patricide

Filed under: Crime, Baltimore City - 30 Oct 2008

Baltimore Sun
wo brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of their father, who was found shot to death in an alley in Edmondson Village in May, prosecutors said yesterday. Sean Wesley Morris, 19, and Michael Alvin …

CASA suing Anne Arundel county

Filed under: Government, Anne Arundel County, Legal News, Immigration - 30 Oct 2008

Daily Record
An immigrant rights group is suing Anne Arundel County officials seeking information about the role of county employees in an immigration raid in June.

Silver Spring-based CASA de Maryland filed the suit Wednesday alleging that the Office of the …

Steele to run for RNC chair after all?

Filed under: Politics, MD GOP - 30 Oct 2008
Maryland’s Michael Steele is said to be considering another run for the job of Republican National Committee chairman in 2009.

Real Clear Politics and The Atlantic report that the GOPAC chairman and former Lieutenant Governor is one …

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