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Wednesday, April 14, 2004


The Maryland General Assembly passed an anti-spam bill similar to recent federal legislation before adjourning.

There are some choice words in a Gazette column today on the interplay between cars and pedestrians that offers some insights, including: “We would see that walking used to be a right and driving a privilege, but that those days are long gone.”

And the Sun includes the comments of energetically antitax legislators who, perhaps, will ride the conservative energy to Congress.