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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

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  • Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs

    Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs
    A resolution seeking to restore and preserve funding for two programs that target the city's gifted students was introduced in the City Council on Monday, as city political leaders described a disinvestment in the city schools' top achievers. The...
  • Harbor's trash starts in vacant lots [Letter]

    Harbor's trash starts in vacant lots [Letter]
    There are 26 outlets to the Baltimore Harbor, and most of these are from the neighborhoods that empty into it. The new trash interceptor is amazing ("New water wheel joins fight against harbor trash," May 6) but it will clean up only the Jones Falls...
  • State, city politicians head to Vegas for business convention

    State, city politicians head to Vegas for business convention
    Once again this year, Maryland politicians and business people will travel to Las Vegas for the Global Retail Real Estate Convention – a three-day deal-making event beginning May 18. It's considered a "who's who" event, where the worlds of...
  • Council authorizes plan to privatize some city pensions

    Council authorizes plan to privatize some city pensions
    Some future city workers will receive a 401(k)-style retirement plan rather than traditional pensions under a sweeping plan approved Monday by the City Council. The legislation — the result of a deal struck by Baltimore unions and Mayor...
  • Looking Out: Baltimore to receive award for LGBT equality ranking

    Looking Out: Baltimore to receive award for LGBT equality ranking
    Back in November, we reported that Baltimore was among just 25 cities across the country to receive top marks for LGBT equality in municipal policies, according to an analysis by the Human Rights Campaign. The organization's Municipality Equality...
  • Former mayor Kurt Schmoke to be University of Baltimore's next president

    Former mayor Kurt Schmoke to be University of Baltimore's next president
    The University of Baltimore on Wednesday named former mayor Kurt L. Schmoke its next president, marking the return of a pivotal figure in the city's political history and someone boosters hope will strengthen the institution and its neighborhood....
  • 'Superblock' lawsuit dismissed; project to move forward

    'Superblock' lawsuit dismissed; project to move forward
    A Baltimore judge dismissed Friday a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the former developers of the "Superblock" that alleged the city illegally terminated their exclusive rights to build on the property. Baltimore Circuit Judge Pamela J. White...
  • 'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

    'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum
    The artist Sheila Pree Bright has spent her adult life trying to sort through her mixed feelings about the American flag. It's just a red, white and blue bolt of cloth. But all the Atlanta resident has to do is glance up casually and see one at the...
  • Transgender woman killed Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore

    Transgender woman killed Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore
    Baltimore police acknowledged Wednesday afternoon that a homicide victim found early Tuesday in a field in Northeast Baltimore was a transgender woman, but details surrounding the case remained scarce. Police said Tuesday night that a man had been...
  • Attorney Cornell Brooks to lead NAACP

    Attorney Cornell Brooks to lead NAACP
    Cornell William Brooks, an attorney and minister from Northern Virginia, will lead the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization at a time when the NAACP is experiencing a resurgence in influence and recruitment but struggling with budget...
  • Picture-perfect day at Preakness

    Picture-perfect day at Preakness
    A record Preakness crowd saw the Kentucky Derby winner streak to victory Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, tantalizing fans with the possibility that California Chrome will be the first horse in nearly four decades to win racing's coveted Triple Crown....
  • City passes latest property tax break

    City passes latest property tax break
    Property taxes for Baltimore homeowners will drop again under Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to gradually lower the city's rate to bring it more in line with the rest of the state. The city's spending panel agreed Wednesday to lower the rate to...