Even though next week's first gubernatorial TV debate is being co-hosted by two taxpayer-funded state universities, Baltimore viewers are not scheduled to be able to see it.
The event featuring Democratic candidates Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 7 at the University of Maryland, College Park and will be broadcast live on Washington's NBC-owned station, WRC-TV (Channel 4).
The only other Maryland TV station scheduled to have a live feed is WHAG-TV in Hagerstown.
While some residents are likely to see Baltimore's TV exclusion as another example of the city's declining importance in state...