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  • Rosters, new format for President's Cup baseball announced

    Rosters, new format for President's Cup baseball announced
    Looking to create more interaction between baseball players from Baltimore City public and private schools, organizers of the President's Cup have changed the event's format, eschewing a 16-team public vs. private tournament in favor of a single East vs....
  • For 50 Baltimore ballplayers, Oriole Park becomes field of dreams

    For 50 Baltimore ballplayers, Oriole Park becomes field of dreams
    While the Orioles played in Detroit on Saturday, 50 Baltimore high school baseball players took the field at Camden Yards for the President's Cup showcase game. It was a dream come true for many of the players, divided into East and West all-star...
  • 'Ban the Box' bill advances over opposition from businesses

    'Ban the Box' bill advances over opposition from businesses
    Supporters of a proposed law to help more ex-convicts land jobs in Baltimore scored a victory Monday when they fended off efforts by the business community to block the measure indefinitely. The protracted debate over the so-called "Ban the Box"...
  • City Council approves tax breaks for historic properties

    City Council approves tax breaks for historic properties
    The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday for two more years of tax breaks for developers rehabbing historic properties — despite concerns that the program is riddled with errors and amounts to a giveaway to developers who would...
  • Councilman urges city to release speed camera audit

    Councilman urges city to release speed camera audit
    City Councilman Brandon Scott wants the city to release an independent, taxpayer-funded audit of speed camera tickets issued by Baltimore's former contractor, saying the need for transparency should trump the contention by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's...
  • Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee

    Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee
    Customers at most stores in Baltimore would have to pay 10 cents for almost every bag they accept — whether paper or plastic — under legislation headed to the City Council for a vote next week. The legislation — which would apply to...
  • AAA calls on counties to audit speed camera programs

    AAA calls on counties to audit speed camera programs
    Driver advocacy group AAA Mid-Atlantic and some lawmakers urged local governments to conduct audits of their speed camera programs Thursday after learning that a secret audit last year of Baltimore's program documented far higher error rates than...
  • Violence prevention ideas aired at City Hall meeting

    Violence prevention ideas aired at City Hall meeting
    The founder of last year's 300 Men March and two Baltimore City Council members held an emergency planning meeting Friday evening at City Hall, saying the bloody start to the new year spurred them to develop a violence prevention strategy sooner than they...
  • Council to investigate administration over secret speed camera audit

    Council to investigate administration over secret speed camera audit
    The City Council decided Monday to launch an investigation into the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system that found error rates much higher than officials have claimed publicly. "People in the city of Baltimore are losing faith in us as...
  • If plastic bags are the problem, ban them [Letter]

    Call it what you like, the proposal to charge 10-cents for plastic bags is a tax on the people of Baltimore ("Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee," Jan 21). As for Councilman Brandon Scott's comment, "This is a good step for us to be a sustainable...
  • Good riddance to the bag tax [Letter]

    The city's proposed 10-cent bag tax was unwarranted and burdensome to the citizens of Baltimore ("City Council votes down 10-cent bag fee," Jan 27). I along with most of my neighbors in Belair-Edison reuse or recycle our plastic and paper bags. The...
  • City takes step toward new speed camera program

    City takes step toward new speed camera program
    The Rawlings-Blake administration took a step Wednesday toward launching a new speed camera system as officials hired a consultant to assess up to 50 possible sites — over the objections of the City Council president. The Board of Estimates, which...