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  • The Red Line cure for gas price blues

    As Baltimoreans watch gas prices soar above $4, it's worth asking: why don't we have a better public transportation system? Do we lack the imagination? In decades past, we had the imagination to fund and build our port, our tunnels and bridges, and...
  • Industry group ranks Maryland transportation priorities

    Maryland's top transportation priorities should include widening the Baltimore Beltway, making Route 295 six lanes near BWI Marshall Airport and building the city's Red Line light rail, a national transportation group said Wednesday. The...
  • Trayvon Martin: Controversy, racial strife familiar for attorney Benjamin Crump

    Trayvon Martin: Controversy, racial strife familiar for attorney Benjamin Crump
    Before it became the subject of hours of national news coverage and the catalyst for an international movement, the Trayvon Martin shooting was just another sad crime story overshadowed by the NBA All-Star Game. In the days after Trayvon and George...
  • JFX jammed? Try these alternate routes to downtown

    JFX jammed? Try these alternate routes to downtown
    Attention, Baltimore commuters: The JFX has been reduced to two lanes in each direction. That means, come Monday morning, it's going to be extra-crowded on the expressway. To get to work on time, check out the directions below for alternate routes into...
  • Robert L. Carter dies at 94; NAACP attorney fought segregation

    Robert L. Carter dies at 94; NAACP attorney fought segregation
    Robert L. Carter, who as an NAACP civil rights attorney was an architect of the legal strategy used in the cases that led to Brown vs. Board of Education, the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has...
  • Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist

    Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist
    Raymond L. Johnson Sr., an attorney, civil rights activist and former Tuskegee Airman, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of complications of pneumonia and heart failure, said his wife, Evelyn. He was 89. Johnson, who practiced law for nearly 50 years, was a...
  • Fortunately For Me, Old Is The New Young

    There are now more people age 65 and over in the United States than ever before, and this group is increasing at a faster rate (10,000 per day) than the general population. The only state that showed a decline in the 65-and-older demographic was Rhode...
  • For players, AFC championship the 'epitome' of where they want to be

    For players, AFC championship the 'epitome' of where they want to be
    For the fans, Sunday's AFC title game between the Ravens and New England Patriots is just another step to the Super Bowl. But those who have played in a conference championship for Baltimore say that, psychologically, the game means much, much more....
  • Most rural Marylanders say, 'War? What war?'

    Most rural Marylanders say, 'War? What war?'
    Nobody asked me but . . . This news, via MarylandReporter.com, might come as a shock to members of the General Assembly who believe the O'Malley administration is waging a "war on rural Maryland": A poll by OpinionWorks finds that 62 percent of...
  • SAG NOMINATIONS LIST: The Screen Actors Guild announcement brings plenty of surprises

    SAG NOMINATIONS LIST: The Screen Actors Guild announcement brings plenty of surprises
    This is shaping up to be one of the biggest roller coasters of an award season in some time. The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) unveiled its nominees for the best in film and television this morning, offering plenty of surprises. Perhaps the biggest?...
  • More details on Camden Yards improvements, statues

    More details on Camden Yards improvements, statues
    The Orioles announced some improvements/changes to Camden Yards today. As previously reported, the Orioles will honor their six Hall of Famers with bronze statues in a picnic grove beyond the batter’s eye wall in center field this year. The statues...