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Carroll County Times Jumps On the Paywall Bandwagon

Following the recently-announced lead of the Baltimore Sun, the Carroll County Times will soon join the ranks of paywall-protected newspapers.

From the site:

Starting this week, the Carroll County Times will begin charging frequent users of our website a subscription. The Times is following in the footsteps of several other media organizations around the region and nation.

Readers will be allowed 15 free article views in a 30-day period. After that they will be asked to subscribe. A 30-day subscription and a year-long subscription will be offered. Print subscribers will receive a discounted rate, but will need their subscription account number when they sign up. Customers who don't know their account number should call circulation customer service at 410-857-9413 or 410-875-0731.

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BBC News Visits Lexington Market

In one of the more out-of-left-field examples you'll see of an "outsider's view" of Baltimore, BBC News recently visited Lexington Market to get a sense of how the US budget crisis is hitting home in Baltimore.

From the source:

This gritty, former port city is less than an hour away from the US capital by train.

But it feels a world apart from the glitz and power of the White House and Capitol Hill.

After weeks of partisan wrangling, Congress approved a plan that lifts the ceiling on how much money the US government is allowed to borrow in return for a likely 2.4 trillion dollars (£1.47tn) of spending cuts over ten years.

The worry for Baltimore is the debt deal heralds an era of government austerity that could reduce the flow of Federal funds to an already struggling local economy.

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Chicago Writer Stokes War of Words With Ravens, Harbaugh

Barry Rozner, a writer for suburban Chicago's Daily Herald, has a bone to pick with Ravens coach John Harbaugh. Remember the draft day snafu that scuttled a trade between the Ravens and Bears? Harbaugh brought it up again last week, and Rozner responded in kind.

From the source:

But haven't we heard enough from the Baltimore Ravens and their draft-day debacle?

We understand the Harbaughs are intrinsically annoying, but Ravens coach John Harbaugh needs to move on already after blasting Angelo again this week.

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