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  • Dixon corruption case could expand

    Dixon corruption case could expand
    The City Hall corruption case against Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon and other officials could widen to include additional development projects, one of several fresh details revealed Thursday when prosecutors and defense attorneys met in open court for...
  • Holton poll seems downright quaint

    It may be the second-most-noteworthy thing about the now infamous poll conducted during City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton's 2007 re-election campaign - the response to a name-recognition question. After serving on the council since 1995, and thinking...
  • City tax sale list is a hall of shame

    Fur coats, trips and other treats for the mayor? At least $15,348. Political poll for City Council member? $12,500. City property taxes? Priceless. Or, rather: Unpaid. The free-spending Ronald Lipscomb, the developer whose gifts to Mayor Sheila...
  • City reaches slots pact that could cut taxes

    The Dixon administration and the group bidding to build a slots parlor in Baltimore have reached an agreement that could generate enough money to slash Baltimore's property tax rate by up to eight cents, officials said. "It looks like this process is...
  • Build a better 401(k)

    The fastest-growing segment of the population these days: centenarians. That might be a testament to medical advances, but it doesn't bode well for a nation of notoriously poor savers. This has many financial experts and policymakers worried about how...
  • Western Md. slots proponents seek sweeter deal for Rocky Gap

    Western Md. slots proponents seek sweeter deal for Rocky Gap
    Western Maryland slots proponents came to Annapolis on Tuesday with a dire message: Sweeten the deal for Rocky Gap or nobody will want to build a casino there. Without a slots casino, the state-owned facility will go belly up and millions of dollars...
  • Slots accord may cut taxes

    Baltimore's spending panel is expected to approve a pair of land deals with prospective casino owners today that could fulfill Mayor Sheila Dixon's pledge to lower city property taxes. Under the agreement, the city would extend a 75-year lease for a...
  • Hearings on CEG deal extended

    Maryland energy regulators extended hearings Friday on Constellation Energy Group's proposed nuclear joint venture with a French utility, likely delaying yet again a decision on the fate of the deal. Additional hearings are scheduled for Oct. 14, and...
  • Study for race to force parking bans

    Drivers will face parking restrictions and possible delays downtown Saturday as a helicopter crew conducts a survey of the likely route of a proposed Grand Prix race in Baltimore. City officials will post notices warning motorists not to park along...
  • GOP incumbents running again

    In this year of hyper-partisan political rhetoric, County Council chairwoman Courtney Watson, a Democrat, has struck a different note in her re-election campaign. Cindy Ardinger, the campaign manager whom Watson introduced at her hotel fundraiser April...
  • Yellow flag for Baltimore Grand Prix

    Yellow flag for Baltimore Grand Prix
    Even if the sight of cars racing at up to 200 miles per hour down Pratt Street toward the Inner Harbor doesn't rev your engine, the idea of adding another sporting event with the economic impact of the Preakness to Baltimore should. That's why the Board...
  • Deducting medical care expenses

    Baltimoresun.com's tax-advice column features three experts from the Hunt Valley accounting firm SC&H Group answering questions about preparing your return every Monday until April 17. To be included in the following weeks, please use the form at the...