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Editorial: Why Question 7 Is A Bad Thing For Anne Arundel

Editorial: Why Question 7 Is A Bad Thing For Anne Arundel

| November 07, 2012, 12:11 PM | 1 Comment

The election is over and the results are in! We have not taken too many political stands on this site over the years for the simple reason that we do not want to roll around in the mud with all the slinging–as my mom used to quip, “it’s all fun and games until someone get’s […]

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Slots Sign Thief Sentenced

Slots Sign Thief Sentenced

| September 07, 2011, 08:46 AM | 0 Comments

Remember the name David Corrigan? He was the Northrup Grumman engineer who was caught stealing pro-slot machine signs during the 2010 election and referendum? Well, according to the Baltimore Sun, the deeply religious man was sentenced to 1 year probation before judgement and fined $5000 for the theft. According to his attorney, this incident has […]

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Plan <del>B</del> <del>C</del> <del>D</del> E For Slot Opponents

Plan B C D E For Slot Opponents

| October 29, 2010, 01:42 PM | 0 Comments

Here we go. As numerous polls indicate that the No Slots At The Mall  initiative is losing ground and that the man accused of stealing the pro-slots signs may have a connection to the effort, the group is positioning themselves to challenge the outcome of the election (if necessary) once again. In 2008, the state, […]

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‘Anti Slots’ Supporter Arrested

‘Anti Slots’ Supporter Arrested

| October 23, 2010, 12:46 PM | 14 Comments

Facebook users: Please click the “recommend” button at top to share this with your facebook friends! A man was arrested at the Severna Park headquarters of Jobs & Revenue For Anne Arundel County early this morning. He was in the process of destroying Vote for Question A campaign signs. “For a month we have seen […]

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Amusing Photo Of The Day

Amusing Photo Of The Day

| October 22, 2010, 06:24 PM | 1 Comment

This photo was snapped in Jessup. Can anyone say irony? I guess the Jessup Improvement Association is looking to preserve the cash flow they make by running bus trips to Atlantic City!

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County Zoning Officer Takes Issue With Slot Message

County Zoning Officer Takes Issue With Slot Message

| October 20, 2010, 03:40 PM | 1 Comment

Department of Planning and Zoning Director Larry Tom today corrected false advertising in a new Stop Slots commercial. “The Maryland Live facility is a completely stand-alone structure which is physically separated from the mall,” Tom said.  “To say that the Maryland Live facility is attached by virtue of this proposed pedestrian walkway would be like […]

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Question A: Slots At The Mall

Question A: Slots At The Mall

| September 24, 2010, 12:34 PM | 14 Comments

The politics and rhetoric are heating up surrounding the infamous “Question A” which will appear on the ballot in November. Both sides are claiming the other is deceitful.  We have not received a mailer from the pro-slots camp, but based on this one from the No Slots At The Mall people, it is obvious that […]

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Slots Are ON The Ballot

Slots Are ON The Ballot

| July 21, 2010, 06:58 AM | 1 Comment

Yesterday, the State’s highest court overturned Judge Silkworth’s ruling that the slot machine initiative not be on the ballot. This has been a back and forth issue since The Cordish Company put forth a plan to develop a slot machine parlor in the vicinity of the Arundel Mills Mall. The opponents are contending that slots […]

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No Referendum For Slots

No Referendum For Slots

| June 25, 2010, 08:25 PM | 10 Comments

For now, it looks like slots will be coming to the Arundel Mills Mall area. Until the project lands in court again. From The Baltimore Sun: An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge struck down a ballot referendum against slots at Arundel Mills mall Friday, a decision that opponents have vowed to appeal to the […]

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Slots Petition Heats Up

Slots Petition Heats Up

| January 11, 2010, 04:06 PM | 1 Comment

Help Wanted CORRECTION: Rob Annicelli,  of  Stop Slots At Arundel Mills, sent an email advising that despite the vague wording in The Capital, his organization has had nothing to do with the hiring of Fieldworks, Inc.  Stop Slots At Arundel Mills has been offered space here to voice their positions and we hope they will […]

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County Council Pulls Fast One

County Council Pulls Fast One

| October 21, 2009, 10:35 AM | 0 Comments

Déjà Vu With Arundel Slots Once again, the County Council has stalled taking action on the slots referendum which was voted for by the citizens of this county last year. But this time, they are trying to convince voters that they are actually doing something. Do they think the voters have such short memories? It […]

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County Council Ticks Off Governor

County Council Ticks Off Governor

| August 07, 2009, 09:53 AM | 4 Comments

Anne Arundel Holding Up Slots Statewide Because of their recent spine-ectomy, the County Council has ticked off the Governor leading him to claim “It’s very frustrating. They were waiting for the court, and then the court said, ‘We’re not going to be the County Council for you, you all need to make a decision.’ You’ve […]

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Maryland Comptroller Paints Bleak Picture

Maryland Comptroller Paints Bleak Picture

| July 16, 2009, 11:55 AM | 4 Comments

Franchot Sends Wake Up Call To Government House And O’Malley Moments ago, Comptroller Peter Franchot released Maryland’s June revenue figures in an open letter to Governor Martin O’Malley, Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Mike Miller. While these numbers pertain to the State in general, they have a very real impact on Anne Arundel County. […]

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Slots In AA County? Not Likely

Slots In AA County? Not Likely

| July 07, 2009, 11:40 AM | 0 Comments

Council & Leopold Again Postpone Vote At this rate, slots will never come to Anne Arundel County despite the wishes of the voters.  The County Concil has repeatedly postponed the vote and just last night, they pulled several supporting bills under the direction of County Executive Leopold. Citing the need to have a “full council” […]

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Who Does Jamie Benoit Work For?

Who Does Jamie Benoit Work For?

| May 11, 2009, 08:51 AM | 2 Comments

County Councilman Appears To March To His Own Drummer Once again, it seems that our elected representatives are more interested in their own agenda than in representing their constituents. Last week, our Republican County Executive was accused of  sexual and physical harassment, and now it seems that Democratic Councilman Jamie Benoit from District 4 has […]

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The Slot Machine Debate (Yet Again)

The Slot Machine Debate (Yet Again)

| April 09, 2009, 06:43 AM | 3 Comments

Anne Arundel Residents Upset Over Slots Anne Arundel voters are up in arms about the very real chance that slots will appear near Arundel Mills. In a great rebuttal, at Mike’s Nether Land, the author lays out why he feels there should be slots. Personally, I am in favor of slots and have been for […]

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The Capital Claims To Know Voter Intent

The Capital Claims To Know Voter Intent

| March 22, 2009, 09:15 AM | 2 Comments

By now, we all know about how messed up the bids are for slot machines. The Capital Gazette never hid its disdain for the slot referendum leading up to election day in its editorial pages.  And apparently, the disdain continues today. In today’s Editorial, The Capital alludes that it knows what voters think. And to […]

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