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  • Mayor's political rise takes her out of state

    Mayor's political rise takes her out of state
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles. A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
  • Earnings surge 24 percent at T. Rowe Price in fourth quarter

    Earnings surge 24 percent at T. Rowe Price in fourth quarter
    T. Rowe Price Group's stock soared Tuesday after the firm reported fourth-quarter earnings rose 24 percent compared with the year before, beating analyst expectations. The Baltimore money manager posted a profit of $287.7 million and earnings per share...
  • New exhibit at Lewis Museum chronicles black history from 1600s to present

    New exhibit at Lewis Museum chronicles black history from 1600s to present
    Over the past 181 years, the bill of sale has turned a pale tan. The ink has faded from black to brown and includes elaborate flourishes that seem ill-suited to such a grim and ugly business. On Feb. 25, 1832, the bill reads, a slave named William...
  • Union calls for independent review of Harbor Point toxins

    Union calls for independent review of Harbor Point toxins
    Union organizers called on the developers of the Harbor Point site to submit to an outside environmental review, staging a small demonstration Saturday with a pair of workers dressed in hazmat suit costumes. Morgan Webb Battista, an organizer with the...
  • City officials say they won't sell money-losing Hilton

    City officials say they won't sell money-losing Hilton
    City officials said Thursday that they've ruled out selling the money-losing Hilton Baltimore convention center hotel, but hope to turn a profit on the $300 million project within a decade. The city could lose $60 million to $90 million if it sold the...
  • Strip club promotion causes scare at downtown office tower

    Strip club promotion causes scare at downtown office tower
    An invitation to Baltimore strip club Scores' annual end-of-summer luau that included "a little part of the beach" inside caused a scare when it landed on a desk at Constellation Energy Group on Tuesday morning. The party's promoters bought some sand...
  • T. Rowe Price reports 9 percent increase in profit for third quarter

    T. Rowe Price reports 9 percent increase in profit for third quarter
    T. Rowe Price reported a $270.3 million profit in the third quarter Thursday, up 9.3 percent from the previous year, although the Baltimore-based money manager saw an outflow of investor dollars during the period. On a per-share basis, the company earned...
  • Run to Remember through downtown Baltimore recalls 9/11

    Run to Remember through downtown Baltimore recalls 9/11
    The Baltimore City fire and police department were among the groups that turned out Sunday morning to take part in the 911 Run to Remember 5k run and 1-mile walk downtown. The event started at the 9/11 Memorial in front of the World Trade Center on East...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days

    The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday. General manager Tim Mayer said...
  • Downtown Baltimore skywalk over Pratt Street to come down

    Downtown Baltimore skywalk over Pratt Street to come down
    The city plans to remove a skywalk between the Baltimore Convention Center and Bank of America at 100 S. Charles St. in the next few weeks, according to the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, a nonprofit. The goal is to increase pedestrian traffic for...
  • Will Power takes advantage of Scott Dixon's penalty to win in Sonoma

    Will Power takes advantage of Scott Dixon's penalty to win in Sonoma
    A year ago at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, race car driver Will Power thought what he viewed as an illegal restart after a late yellow caution flag helped give Ryan Hunter-Reay a win on Pratt Street and ultimately the overall Izod IndyCar championship....
  • Baltimore must take steps to help pedestrians

    Baltimore must take steps to help pedestrians
    Downtown Baltimore's transportation network has made great progress in recent years, with improvements like the Charm City Circulator, the completion of the Jones Falls Trail on Pratt Street and an expanding network of bike lanes. Those investments make...