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Carl Stokes

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  • The Fight for Freddie Gray: Dispatches from last week's protests

    The Fight for Freddie Gray: Dispatches from last week's protests
    “All night, all day, we will fight for Freddie Gray.” Freddie Gray died on Sunday, April 19, a week after police took him into custody in Sandtown-Winchester’s Gilmor Homes. As news spread throughout the neighborhood and the city,...
  • Gary mayor attended Harvard with new Attorney General

     Gary mayor attended Harvard with new Attorney General
    When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson attended undergrad school at Harvard University, she met a classmate with a wry sense of humor and a demeanor described by Freeman-Wilson as "unflappable." Freeman-Wilson soon became close friends with Loretta Lynch...
  • On second try, financing deal for Poppleton goes to City Council

    On second try, financing deal for Poppleton goes to City Council
    The Baltimore Board of Finance approved $58.3 million in public financing Monday for a long-stalled development in Poppleton, pushing forward a plan to use a tool associated with high-profile Inner Harbor projects to spur largely residential development...
  • Baltimore's City Council members often miss votes

    Baltimore's City Council members often miss votes
    City Councilman Brandon Scott's bill seeking health grades for Baltimore restaurants was languishing in committee, partly because not enough members showed up to vote. Councilman William "Pete" Welch was a persistent no-show. When the measure finally...
  • West Baltimore development receives preliminary approval of $58.6 million TIF

    West Baltimore development receives preliminary approval of $58.6 million TIF
    The city's Board of Finance approved $58.6 million in financing Monday for new homes, shops and other construction near the University of Maryland Biopark and the Edgar Allan Poe House — an area that has suffered from disinvestment and blight. The...
  • Baltimore's development boom leads to loss in school aid

    Baltimore's development boom leads to loss in school aid
    With development booming in Baltimore, the city's property wealth grew by more than $1.3 billion last year — by far the fastest rate in Maryland. But those gains have come with a cost: deep cuts in state aid to city schools. The proposed state...
  • City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden

    City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden
    Visitors to popular Hampden restaurants, bars and shops this spring would find new parking limits on some local streets under a plan approved Monday by a divided Baltimore City Council. The council voted 9-3 to create new restrictions around the Rotunda...
  • Wandering Eye: The NRA is winning the gun-control debate, how development works in Baltimore, and more

    Wandering Eye: The NRA is winning the gun-control debate, how development works in Baltimore, and more
    Here in Baltimore, where guns are used to shoot people pretty much every day, controlling the availability of firearms is perhaps seen as a fundamental public-health priority. Not so elsewhere in this country, though. Pew Research Center has been tracking...
  • Tubman for the 20? A City Councilman launches a social media blitz

    Tubman for the 20? A City Councilman launches a social media blitz
    Baltimore is pushing hard to put abolitionist and underground railroad icon Harriet Tubman's portrait on the 20-dollar bill, replacing the War of 1812 hero, Indian-remover, central-bank-vetoer, Democratic Party-founder, and no longer stylish Andrew...
  • City Council advances bill to more easily override mayor's vetoes

    City Council advances bill to more easily override mayor's vetoes
    A Baltimore City Council committee voted Tuesday 3-1 to approve a measure aimed at making it easier for council members to override a mayor's vetoes. The bill sponsored by City Councilman Bill Henry would reduce the number of votes needed to override...
  • Mayor, Pratt finally agree to replace city phone system

    Mayor, Pratt finally agree to replace city phone system
    For three years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt have fought over a stalled upgrade of Baltimore's outdated municipal phone system. Accusations have flown. Legal battles have been waged. Millions in taxpayer dollars, both...