| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Comptroller Joan Pratt sent a series of public information act requests to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration this week seeking records related to a controversial deal to purchase high-tech phones and related equipment.
Pratt says that...
| Sep 3, 2012
For more than 75 years, American workers have had legal rights to work together to improve their jobs and their workplaces. But the effectiveness of these rights has diminished over the past 30 years, and now it's questionable whether they're meaningful...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be mostly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 94 and southeast winds 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. Thursday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 76...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A dozen years ago, the Y2K bug recently had been defeated. A dozen years before that, Bill Clinton became one of an infamous few presidents to have faced impeachment proceedings. A dozen years before that IBM introduced a laptop computer that used 3.5-...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Robert L. Wallace, CEO of Baltimore-based Bithgroup Technologies, has spent more than two decades building a minority-owned business into a multimillion-dollar success and writing and lecturing about entrepreneurship.
The Cherry Hill-born mechanical...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Harford County's Board of Estimates has approved several contracts, totaling more than $2.2 million, that were requested by the county's information and communication technology director, including one for more than $600,000 for copiers.
About 140 black/...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:19 PM
What you need to understand about Augusta National Golf Course's decision to admit women for the first time is this: It was never about golf.
For those who supported the 80-year-old home of the Masters, it was about the right of a private club to...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:28 PM
NOTE: To read an update to this story with a more complete response from the mayor's office, click here.
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt on Wednesday accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her former Information Technology Director Rico Singleton...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt took a jumbo check to the city's Board of Estimates meeting Wednesday to represent the $2.8 million she says the city has wasted since June on its outdated, expensive phone system.
It was the second time in three...
| Mar 9, 2013
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's technology chief said Friday he's drafting an "alternative plan" to overhaul the city government's outdated, expensive phone system.
The strategy? Get out of the phone business.
"I'm not convinced, strategically, it...