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  • Mayoral candidates seek to reverse long slide in city jobs

    Mayoral candidates seek to reverse long slide in city jobs
    Charleta Jones isn't looking for just one job. She's looking for two: something full time and something on the side, to help repair the financial damage she suffered after losing her job last year as a paratransit driver. "I've been out of work for...
  • Clarksville: Yu the man! River Hill junior earns perfect 2,400 score on SAT

    River Hill High is blessed with some very bright and multi-talented students and Anthony Yu is one of the brightest. The junior is one of only eight River Hill students to ever make a perfect score on the SAT. He scored a perfect 800 in critical reading,...
  • In reality, trade seldom free or fair

    In his letter ("Free trade does not kill jobs," Aug. 30), Thomas Jandl responded to my recent opinion piece in The Sun ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27) by questioning my analysis of our trade practices. He misunderstood the basis for the piece. His...
  • Otis Rolley

    Otis Rolley
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. My passion is city planning. After graduating from MIT, I made Baltimore my home and went on to become the nation's youngest Director of City...
  • Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake

    Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took over leadership of Baltimore at a difficult time. She became the chief executive after Sheila Dixon's scandal-induced ouster from City Hall, just before a major snowstorm and in the midst of a deep budget crisis. She...
  • Rolley courting voters, one at a time

    Otis Rolley is scrambling up porches in a quiet West Baltimore neighborhood, undaunted by a steady drizzle. He leaps over baby gates, dodges yapping poodles and asks voters to support him in the primary election. A few years ago, few outside City Hall...
  • Markets need government

    Markets need government
    Those who think the government shouldn't be promoting energy innovation have short memories. The federal government's satellite and ballistic missile program spillovers are what brought us Silicon Valley. The energy program spillovers are going to...
  • City voters head to the polls

    City voters head to the polls
    BREAKING NEWS ALERT:  Stephanie Rawlings-Blake glided to victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, securing the nomination for a full four-year term in the office to which she was appointed last year. ----- Baltimore voters headed to the polls this...
  • Astronomers fret over Webb Telescope's future

    Astronomers fret over Webb Telescope's future
    Congressional wrangling over the future of the overdue, over-budget James Webb Space Telescope has split astronomers in a struggle over billions in funding. Astrophysicists worry that action in the U.S. House to eliminate funding for the Webb project,...
  • Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physics

    Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physics
    More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work. "I really want to...
  • Eagle soars in White Hall

    Eagle soars in White Hall
    Bald eagle sightings are becoming more common in North County these days. And, the Webster family of White Hall can glance outside any day to spot a fine-feathered beauty. The eagle they see is 10 feet high and wears a Boy Scout's Eagle badge on its...
  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...