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  • William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist

    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist
    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who went from being a numbers runner on the streets of Baltimore to the city's first prominent African-American venture capitalist, bankrolling numerous black-owned businesses such as Parks Sausage and Super Pride...
  • Civic center street closures ahead

    Access to Pasadena City Hall will be limited for the next four weeks as crews reconstruct street pavement and install brick-paved crosswalks along Garfield Avenue, city officials said. Garfield Avenue between Union Street and Thurgood Marshall Street...
  • Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast

    Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast
    A frightening earthquake jolted Baltimore and much of the East Coast on Tuesday, shaking buildings and rattling nerves. Thousands of people streamed from offices and homes into the afternoon sunshine, stunned by a phenomenon more commonly associated...
  • Parkville college students make Salisbury U dean's list

    The following students were named to the dean's list at Salisbury University for the spring 2011 semester: Parkville residents Michael Buckless, Randi Burkhardt, Casey Dressel, John Fitzgerald, Abigail Gatch, Lauren Goff, Victoria Hook, Lindsay Thompson,...
  • Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene

    Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene
    Send info about openings and closings to healthcalendar@baltsun.com. What's open •The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides. •The Town of Ocean City will...
  • Post-9/11 buildup added billions to Maryland's economy

    Post-9/11 buildup added billions to Maryland's economy
    General Physics Corp. had already built a strong business training police and fire departments in the use of emergency equipment. But after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the doors of opportunity opened even wider. The attacks focused officials at all...
  • Baltimore's true identity: black history

    Baltimore's true identity: black history
    A new vision for our city in the 21st century is sorely lacking from the discourse in the Baltimore City mayor's race. Sure, lowering property taxes is a good idea, but it is not a game changer — even if it could be done without slashing city...
  • 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...