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  • Mayor urges city residents to 'pitch in' to improve Baltimore

    Mayor urges city residents to 'pitch in' to improve Baltimore
    In her inaugural address Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake exhorted Baltimoreans to "pitch in and do their part" to improve the city and draw new residents despite economic challenges. Speaking in a light rain outside City Hall, Rawlings-Blake, 41,...
  • Baltimore homestead tax credits: Gross inequality

    Baltimore homestead tax credits: Gross inequality
    A homeowner should not pay more in property taxes than his two neighbors put together for their nearly identical homes. But that's exactly what Sun reporters Scott Calvert and Jamie Smith Hopkins found in a comprehensive and unprecedented review of...
  • Punishments to fit the politicians' crimes

    I enjoyed the letter "A punishment that fits the crime: Sentence Schurick to register African-American voters." Tailoring punishment to fit crimes is exactly what good judges do. Here are some additional suggestions: Sentence Democratic congressman...
  • In the background of Baltimore mayor's race: Sheila Dixon

    In the background of Baltimore mayor's race: Sheila Dixon
    When City Councilman Carl Stokes was considering whether to pull out of the mayor's race, he sought the guidance of family members, supporters — and Sheila Dixon. Stokes, who announced on filing day last week that he was dropping out of the...
  • Baltimore mayoral race: What should we ask the candidates?

    Baltimore mayoral race: What should we ask the candidates?
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has no free shot in her attempt to win election to a post she inherited less than 18 months ago. She faces five challengers in the Democratic primary, including three current officeholders, a one-time chief of staff to Ms....
  • Highest court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton

    Highest court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton
    City Councilwoman Helen Holton's three-year battle against allegations of bribery and perjury came to a close Wednesday as Maryland's highest court upheld a Baltimore judge's decision to dismiss the most serious charges against her. The 5-2 ruling...
  • Comparing Shelia Dixon to Marion Barry is not a compliment

    The funniest, and most disheartening, portion of your article "Dixon at work behind the scenes" (July 13) about Sheila Dixon and her "comeback" (be afraid...be very afraid) can be found in Lester Spence's comparison of Ms. Dixon with Marion Barry. I mean,...
  • A Dixon comeback? Not so fast

    A Dixon comeback? Not so fast
    She's back. Just 17 months after being forced into political exile after she resigned from the mayor's office in disgrace, Sheila Dixon is quietly advising candidates in this year's election and floating the idea of a political comeback in 2015, The Sun'...
  • Dixon helps us figure out who not to vote for

    After getting over my disgust at the Sunpaper for finding a way to write a front page story about Sheila Dixon's current political status, I realized that you probably did the city of Baltimore a service ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 13). By...
  • Sheila Dixon: Baltimore's Marion Barry?

    Wednesday's paper contained the good news for fans of Sheila Dixon that she is working with those hoping to unseat Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 3). Should any of those candidates prevail, we expect Ms. Dixon...
  • Dixon's advice: Let them wear mink

    Several years ago, I was a committee chair for a local charity function at M&T Bank Stadium to benefit Baltimore's homeless. Midway through the evening, Sheila Dixon graced us with her presence, making an appearance in one of those now infamous full-...