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  • A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck

    A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck
    Missing an adjective: I left on my cluttered desk a four-letter word I meant to use in Thursday's column about Sheila Dixon wanting to be mayor again: weak. That best describes the half-hearted, five-years-too-late apology Dixon offered on WJZ-TV in May for her 2010 embezzlement conviction. You don't need to be a Clintonian word-parser to see that "I am sorry for what happened" is evasive and quite different from what Dixon needs to have said: "I am sorry for what I did." The former sounds like she's just sorry for getting caught and causing a fuss.
  • Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon enters 2016 mayoral race

    Sheila Dixon, who became Baltimore's first black female mayor but resigned in disgrace after an embezzlement conviction, announced Wednesday that she is running to reclaim her old job — the first direct challenge to incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-...

    Dixon's return

    Dixon's return
    Given the riots after Freddie Gray's death, the ensuing spike in violent crime and all the systemic economic, educational and social problems that have been brought to light as a result, Baltimore could assuredly use an election. We need a real...

    Breaking down Baltimoreans on Sheila Dixon

    Breaking down Baltimoreans on Sheila Dixon
    All Baltimoreans who were here for her trial knew this day was coming — the day Sheila Gift Card would announce her intention to regain the office she dishonored. I'm guessing we split into three camps: Never Again: These are the Baltimoreans...

    Last blighted home on Tivoly Avenue demolished

    Last blighted home on Tivoly Avenue demolished
    Sweating in the 95-degree heat, Ralph Stewart guided the excavator's giant claw through the rowhouse's porch roof at 2783 Tivoly Ave. on the city's east side. As the structure crumbled, the assembled crowd of politicians, neighborhood leaders and city...