Regional Recap, November 9, 2010

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Annapolis Market House Gets New Redevelopment Plan. New life could soon be coming to Market House in Annapolis.The waterfront site currently sits more than half empty.Developers with Gone To Market LLC went over new plans for the marketplace with the City Council on Monday. The start-up firm owned by Lehr Jackson will oversee the renovation and reconstruction of it.”Our plan is really to unravel all the wrongdoings that happened to the market in the past 50 years, since it was a great place,” Jackson said.Jackson has been involved with revitalizing similar markets, such as Belvedere Square in Baltimore.

3 Sought In Odenton Stabbing Near InnAnne Arundel County police are searching for three people involved in a stabbing in Odenton early Saturday morning.Police were called to the 1600 block of Annapolis Road shortly after midnight Saturday morning to find a 28-year-old man suffering from stab wounds near the New Star Inn.Detectives said the victim had been in nearby Bill’s Lounge and had walked out of the building with two men and a woman.The woman got into a car, while the three men conversed near the trunk, police said. A fight ensued, and the victim was stabbed.

When Do Political Signs Come Down? The midterm election has been over for almost a week, but you wouldn’t know it judging from all the political signs that are still up.Signs are still everywhere, messing up the scenery and blocking the sight of motorists and pedestrians.”I really don’t want to look at them anymore. In fact, I think they had too many this year,” said Baltimore County resident Judith Rietz.”I’ve never seen so many signs in my life. It’s very annoying, and I think every party, win or lose, they should come and take them down,” said Baltimore County resident Jim Mossa.State law allows political signs to be posted 45 days before an election and requires them to be taken down 15 days after the results are certified. Baltimore city gives candidates 30 days.

Woman Holds Hunger Strike To Stop Foreclosure.  A Baltimore woman fighting to keep her home has set up a mini-residence outside the state capital and is on a hunger strike in hopes of bringing more attention to the effects that foreclosure has on people.Lauren Rymer, of Baltimore, said she’s watched how the economy and other issues have forced people out of their homes.She started a hunger strike against foreclosure and said she’s prepared to remain at the corner of Maryland Avenue and State Circle — right across the street from the state house in Annapolis — for as long as needed.”I feel like I’m really representing a lot of people out here,” she said.

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