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  • On 100th day, Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

    On 100th day, Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

    President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans. In his morning radio address Trump issued an assurance: "My only allegiance is to you, our...

  • Looking for policy victories after stumbles, Trump faces complex next 100 days

    Looking for policy victories after stumbles, Trump faces complex next 100 days

    After 100 days full of fits and starts, President Donald Trump is barreling into the second phase of his presidency focused on attempting to secure big victories that have eluded him on the economic pillars of his agenda. With an eye toward keeping his core promise of creating jobs and ramping...

  • Trump's abrupt shifts on NAFTA blindside allies Canada, Mexico

    Trump's abrupt shifts on NAFTA blindside allies Canada, Mexico

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and most of his government were miles away from Mexico City on Wednesday, sitting on a grandstand under the hot midday sun, watching an aviation demonstration at a military base, when the news started to filter through. In cellphone messages and traded remarks,...

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  • Going commercial a challenge for government contractors

    Going commercial a challenge for government contractors

    KEYW's founder was so confident in the company's cybersecurity services for the federal intelligence community that he decided in 2013 to branch out into the commercial sector. But the Hanover-based firm struggled to get significant traction away from its government customers and after the founder...

  • New entertainment center, Barnes and Noble spin-off coming to Mall in Columbia

    New entertainment center, Barnes and Noble spin-off coming to Mall in Columbia

    Two new tenants will take up the top floor of the Sears store at The Mall in Columbia by fall 2018 as the department store shrinks from two floors to one. Barnes and Noble will open a new store concept launched last year that expands the traditional bookstore cafe into an all-day restaurant with...

  • Anthem House apartments in Locust Point to open in June

    Anthem House apartments in Locust Point to open in June

    Anthem House, a $100 million luxury apartment complex in South Baltimore, will open its doors to residents in June. The leasing office at the 292-unit building, located on East Fort Avenue in Locust Point, opens Saturday. The modern-design project by the Bozzuto Group, Scott Plank's War Horse Cities...

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  • Mike Preston's take on Ravens' sixth-round pick

    Mike Preston's take on Ravens' sixth-round pick

    Here's what columnist Mike Preston thinks about the Ravens' final pick of the NFL Draft, Chuck Clark, safety out of Virginia Tech. It was a curious pick given that the Ravens already have safeties Eric Weddle, Tony Jefferson and Lardarious Webb on the roster: Clark has nice size and has a nose...

  • In non-draft news, Ravens pick up 5th-year contract option on C.J. Mosley

    In non-draft news, Ravens pick up 5th-year contract option on C.J. Mosley

    Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome confirmed after the draft that the team has picked up C.J. Mosley’s fifth-year option, meaning the two-time Pro Bowl linebacker is under contractual control with the team through 2018. The Ravens had until Wednesday to make the decision, but it was a formality....

  • With this draft, Ravens are getting back to their hard-hitting, defensive ways

    With this draft, Ravens are getting back to their hard-hitting, defensive ways

    If anyone is truly surprised that the Ravens put a huge emphasis on defense in this year's NFL draft, it would be wise to remember the famous adage about the fate of those who ignore history. The Ravens used their first four picks to fortify key defensive positions and make sure they would not...

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  • Don't let Sessions dismantle civil rights protections

    Don't let Sessions dismantle civil rights protections

    Based on Jeff Sessions' dismal civil rights record as a U.S. senator, the NAACP protested his nomination as attorney general (I was even arrested for doing so), testified against him in Congress and predicted the consequences of his appointment in our communities. Specifically, we strongly opposed...

  • Fixing Md.'s marijuana morass

    Fixing Md.'s marijuana morass

    The decision by medical marijuana firm GTI Maryland not push to have its license to produce the drug guaranteed in legislation certainly helps the cause of resolving legitimate complaints that the new industry lacks participation by African-American-owned firms. But it doesn't completely clear...

  • Leveling the playing field in rent court

    Leveling the playing field in rent court

    We have no doubt that Baltimore has its share of good landlords and slumlords, along with model tenants and those who shirk rent and damage their apartments and rental homes. The judges involved in hearing disputes between landlords and tenants are no doubt right that every case is different and...

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  • Baltimore County withholds body camera footage in three police shootings

    Baltimore County withholds body camera footage in three police shootings

    After fast-tracking a $12.5 million program to equip its police officers with body cameras, the Baltimore County Police Department has declined to release footage from three recent police shootings. County police have shot six people in four separate incidents since January, killing two of them....

  • Dismissed: Tenants lose, landlords win in Baltimore's rent court

    Dismissed: Tenants lose, landlords win in Baltimore's rent court

    First of two parts Halisi Ross thought it was the right rental. π The 26-year-old Baltimore man liked the look and feel of the two-story rowhouse in the 1200 block of Ashburton St. It was convenient to his classes at Coppin State University. Best of all: The landlord, Waz Properties, allowed dogs....

  • Baltimore officials want fixes, not fines, from landlords

    Baltimore officials want fixes, not fines, from landlords

    Housing inspectors in Baltimore have issued more than $34.8 million in fines and late fees to property owners since 2010. But the city has collected less than a quarter of that money, The Baltimore Sun has found. The Sun reviewed nearly 121,000 citations issued by the city Department of Housing...

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