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  • 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...
  • Is having served time now a prerequisite for office? [Letter]

    Is having served time now a prerequisite for office? [Letter]
    Anne Arundel County Councilman Daryl Jones, after having spent five months in prison for failing to file tax returns, recently remarked, "You show me a lion without scars, and I'll show you a lion that can't lead" ("For Daryl Jones, long road back to...
  • Negro Leagues museum to play bigger crowds in Baltimore County

    Negro Leagues museum to play bigger crowds in Baltimore County
    Hubert V. Simmons was a gentle man who threw a nasty knuckleball in Negro Leagues baseball, and for years he dreamed of establishing a museum that could tell a story about the national pastime before it was really national, when black players were...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sun editorial board endorsements

    Obama for president     Four years ago, President Barack Obama took office as the economy was in steep decline with millions in the process of losing their jobs, the nation was locked in seemingly endless military conflicts, Wall Street firms were...
  • 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...