Jose Cortes, of Columbia, works to pry loose a window inside a home that is to be demolished to make way for his new home through Habitat for Humanity in Jessup on Friday, June 15, 2007. Chris Ammann/Examiner
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Dwayne "Swoop" Simpson, left, of the Harlem Globetrotters watches as Alyssa Lazaro, 10, passes the spinning ball on a pen to the next child in line at St. Michael the Archangel School in Baltimore on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006.
Walter Lomax, of Baltimore, wears his campaign shirt during a press conference of the "Maryland Got Democracy" campaign at the Baltimore City Board of Elections on Monday, July 2, 2007. Chris Ammann/Examiner