Volume 11 Issue 26
June 26- July 2, 2003

On Our Cover
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
photo courtesy of Bowie Baysox

On June 14, Baysox mascot Louie — fifth from left, with arms spread wide — celebrated his sixth birthday with seven other minor-league mascots. What’s Louie? Just cute.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame ~ by Louis Llovio
Catch a Baysox game at Prince George’s Stadium, and you won’t want to go home. That’s because minor-league play is as much about fun as baseball.

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    Candidates, voters needed
    by Lauren Silver
  • Don’t Swim where Enterococci Play
    AA County Department of Health provides 24/7 water quality phone line
    by Stephanie Chizik
  • Update: Demolition Derby Found Drivers
    Smashing up your car was half the fun
    by James Clemenko
  • Way Downstream
    • In Annapolis, has Gov. Robert Ehrlich put the fox in charge of the henhouse?…
    • Elsewhere, In Annapolis, a gold medal in a new Olympic competition: stormwater management…
    • In Pennsylvania, peregrin falcons hatch chicks in history-making nest…
    • This week’s Creature Feature: In New Zealand, you’d better stay out of the deep water unless you’re ready to meet some very strange creatures.