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  • Amazon to build huge distribution center in Southeast Baltimore

    Amazon to build huge distribution center in Southeast Baltimore
    Amazon.com will open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 1,000 people at the site of the former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore, the company announced Tuesday. The company plans to hire locally for jobs packing and...
  • State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

    State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations
    Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp. Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
  • Harbor Point's tax deal facing council criticism

    Harbor Point's tax deal facing council criticism
    The Rawlings-Blake administration is asking the City Council to approve more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a large waterfront development that will house energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters. But some council members...
  • Baltimore's anti-animal abuse efforts 'chronically underfunded and understaffed,' council told

    Baltimore's anti-animal abuse efforts 'chronically underfunded and understaffed,' council told
    Baltimore's anti-animal abuse efforts are "chronically underfunded and understaffed," leading to "rampant problems," including inadequate investigates and poor conditions for captured strays, advocates told a City Council committee Wednesday evening....
  • Arrest of officers causes reshuffling, concerns

    Arrest of officers causes reshuffling, concerns
    To compensate for the arrest or suspension of more than two dozen officers in an alleged towing company scam, Baltimore Police will pull uniformed officers away from an initiative that contributed to a profound reduction in violent crime in the...
  • Baltimore loses federal lead-paint funding

    Baltimore loses federal lead-paint funding
    Baltimore, where thousands of buildings contain lead-based paint that can poison young children, has lost federal funding for abatement programs due to mismanagement of its most recent grant, officials said Monday. Department of Housing and Urban...
  • Weathering the storms with Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

    Weathering the storms with Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
    The first snowflakes whirled down less than 48 hours after Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was sworn in as Baltimore's mayor. Before a week had passed, two blizzards had walloped the city, dropping nearly 4 feet of snow. Once a reticent legislator, Rawlings-...
  • Council president urges mayor to end Grand Prix

    Council president urges mayor to end Grand Prix
    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is urging Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to abandon the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix and focus on "core issues that impact the quality of life for all Baltimoreans." In an op-ed article submitted to The...
  • City Council president says he'll pay back Ray Lewis for tickets to private skybox

    City Council president says he'll pay back Ray Lewis for tickets to private skybox
    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young promised Wednesday to pay Ray Lewis for tickets to the Ravens linebacker's private skybox at Sunday's sold-out playoff game, saying he wanted to follow an ethics law the City Council approved just four months...
  • When should Baltimoreans vote? Once again, officials battle over proposals for change

    City and state leaders and voting rights advocates agree on this: After last year's abysmal voter turnout, Baltimore's odd election cycle should be changed to lure more people to the polls and save millions of dollars. But a fierce battle is brewing over...
  • 'Sweepstakes' game rooms raise legal, tax questions

    'Sweepstakes' game rooms raise legal, tax questions
    Lillie Chappell was up about $50, then down about the same, and was into her third hour playing a video game — pressing a button on the computer screen and watching tumbling four-leaf clovers, bars, horseshoes, numeral sevens. Compared with slot...