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  • Young brings pragmatism, passion to council presidency, supporters say

    Young brings pragmatism, passion to council presidency, supporters say
    Councilman Bernard C. "Jack" Young stopped by an elementary school in his East Baltimore district Friday morning to meet with a group of concerned constituents - the school's fifth-grade leadership team. The children led Young on a tour of the Dr....
  • Zoo train back on track

    Zoo train back on track
    A two-way radio bounces off Karl Kranz's corduroys and a red bandanna threatens to come out of his back pocket as he pulls back the covering from his train. He's showing off the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's new toy, a bright-red replica of the 1863 C.P....
  • Richest counties hardest hit by storm

    Richest counties hardest hit by storm
    The blizzard that walloped Maryland last weekend was progressive as well as paralyzing - seeming to exact a higher toll on some of the state's wealthiest areas. In Howard County, residents on quiet cul-de-sacs waited until Monday to see the first plow...
  • Updates on new snowstorm in region

    Updates on new snowstorm in region
    Southwest, Airtran cancel many Thursday flights Updated 6:13 p.m.: Southwest Airlines will cancel the majority of its flights at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport for a second day, according to a BWI spokesperson. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In unusual move, state employs jury consultant

    The Maryland State Prosecutor enlisted a private consultant to help select the jury that will weigh the theft charges against Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon, a potentially costly move that is unusual for prosecutors in criminal cases. Ronald Matlon, 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...
  • 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...
  • Waiting to learn who pays Dixon's legal bills

    Waiting to learn who pays Dixon's legal bills
    Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon's legal bills, racked up during a years-long corruption probe that has led her to enlist seven criminal defense attorneys for a theft trial next week, could run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, legal observers say....