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  • 'Ban the Box' bill advances over opposition from businesses

    'Ban the Box' bill advances over opposition from businesses
    Supporters of a proposed law to help more ex-convicts land jobs in Baltimore scored a victory Monday when they fended off efforts by the business community to block the measure indefinitely. The protracted debate over the so-called "Ban the Box"...
  • Leaders gather for Maryland Day to celebrate state's 380th year

    Leaders gather for Maryland Day to celebrate state's 380th year
    When Tuesday's Maryland Day ceremony was relocated to the Baltimore Basilica because of the snow, several speakers noted the significance of the location. As the first Catholic cathedral in the country, in a state with a history of religious tolerance,...
  • Rosters, new format for President's Cup baseball announced

    Looking to create more interaction between baseball players from Baltimore City public and private schools, organizers of the President's Cup have changed the event's format, eschewing a 16-team public vs. private tournament in favor of a single East vs....
  • Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services

    Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil a proposed $2.5 billion budget Wednesday that would give city workers a 2 percent raise and — for the first time since 2008 — would not cut city services, officials said. The plan includes the...
  • Pratt, Young object to plan to hire outside auditors

    Pratt, Young object to plan to hire outside auditors
    Two of Baltimore's top elected officials objected Wednesday to the administration's plan for choosing outside auditors to monitor large agencies, such as police and public works. Officials with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration told the...
  • Morrell Park residents take CSX fight to Annapolis

    With a few legislative victories already in hand, Laurie Weishorn will sit down before the entire Baltimore delegation in Annapolis on Friday morning and ask them to go one step further and stop CSX Corp. from building a cargo transfer facility in her...
  • Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison

    Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison
    Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free Tuesday after spending four decades behind bars for killing a Baltimore police officer — making his one of the highest-profile cases affected by a high court decision that has cut short...
  • City to authorize $9.7 million more for water meter overhaul

    City to authorize $9.7 million more for water meter overhaul
    The city's spending panel on Wednesday is slated to approve $9.7 million more to overhaul the city's huge water-meter system — on top of $83.5 million approved last year for the project. The Board of Estimates is expected to authorize a contract...
  • City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions

    City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday that he'll eliminate 212 officer positions — all vacant — from the department, marking the first significant reduction in the ranks in decades. Shrinking the size of the police...
  • Mayor's IT director resigns amid investigation

    Mayor's IT director resigns amid investigation
    The head of the Mayor's Office of Information Technology has resigned amid an investigation into allegations that the department paid contractual employees for work they may not have performed. Christopher Tonjes, who denies any wrongdoing, expressed...
  • Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference

    Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday evening she's been able to secure undisclosed business deals for the city at a Las Vegas convention. "Out of this conference, there will be new-to-the-city retailers," Rawlings-Blake said in a telephone...