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  • Baltimore's next challenge: Vacant properties

    Baltimore's next challenge: Vacant properties
    Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
  • Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns

    Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns
    A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until last year was barred from construction because of the risk of flooding. City officials' high hopes for casino...
  • Twin controversies for Gansler

    Twin controversies for Gansler
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's announcement of his selection of a running mate in next year's gubernatorial election — the well-qualified Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County — is being overshadowed by a report over the weekend...
  • When government becomes a reality show

    When government becomes a reality show
    Maybe I took those high school civics classes too seriously, but isn't there something wrong when the running for and holding of political office is indistinguishable from the kind of reality shows that you hate-watch? To wit: the tabloid heaven that...
  • Money wasted as phone system overhaul stalls

    Money wasted as phone system overhaul stalls
    There's one topic about which everyone at City Hall can agree: The phones are terrible. Many lack basic features, such as call waiting and caller ID. Some don't tell you when you've received a voice mail. And the city's system is millions of dollars...
  • Q&A with Sheila Dixon

    Q&A with Sheila Dixon
    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? "Allowing others to take me off my focus and losing faith at key points in my life. That has made a difference in falling or moving to a higher level." What's a fact about yourself that will surprise...
  • As search for fire chief begins, some urge a look within

    As search for fire chief begins, some urge a look within
    As Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake begins her nationwide search for a new fire chief, some city and fire union officials are urging her to focus on qualified candidates from within the department. The city has hired Florida-based Gans, Gans & Associates...
  • Yes, Sheila Dixon is one to watch

    Yes, Sheila Dixon is one to watch
    I agree with the Sun Magazine's view that former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon is a woman who should be watched — watched like a hawk ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). Douglas Kaplan, Baltimore
  • Sheila Dixon doesn't belong on anyone's list of leading women

    Sheila Dixon doesn't belong on anyone's list of leading women
    I eagerly sat down to read The Sun magazine feature on Baltimore women leaders ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). So imagine my disappointment when I got to No. 8 and saw former mayor Sheila Dixon's name on the list. Actually, disappointment...
  • Dixon shouldn't have made the list

    Dixon shouldn't have made the list
    I was very disappointed that you would include former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon as one of your 50 women leaders to watch ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). She was a horrible mayor who stole from the city and poor people, and we are...
  • Bad choice on Dixon

    Bad choice on Dixon
    I can't believe The Sun put former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon in its magazine ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). How pathetic. I'm pretty sure you could have found someone else to put in instead of her. Do you really want children to...
  • Dixon doesn't deserve to be watched

    Dixon doesn't deserve to be watched
    I was very disappointed to see Sheila Dixon included in your feature of Baltimore women leaders ("50 women to watch in Baltimore," July 22). The other women seemed to be people whose lives so far have indicated they will make positive contributions to...