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  • Mr. Bernstein learns a painful lesson about email

    Mr. Bernstein learns a painful lesson about email
    Gregg Bernstein may well have best summed up the kerfuffle he faces as a result of the public airing of a memo he wrote dissecting the results of his first stab at a prosecution in Baltimore City Circuit Court: "Welcome to the State's Attorney's Office."...
  • Another sweetheart deal for Ron Lipscomb

    Another sweetheart deal for Ron Lipscomb
    It's nice to know Sheila Dixon and the city of Baltimore weren't alone in showering favors on developer Ron Lipscomb. In a foreclosure sale just completed in May, Lipscomb lost a 4,000-square-foot Canton warehouse he'd hoped to redevelop. Real estate...
  • Trial by anonymous jury

    Trial by anonymous jury
    Interested in silencing Baltimore traffic? Just post signs with the message, "Honk if you enjoy jury duty." The quiet would be deafening. Jury duty may be a sacred obligation in a free society, but there are times when it can be worse than a mere...
  • Honfest's Denise Whiting loses grip on Twitter account

    Honfest's Denise Whiting loses grip on Twitter account
    Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting stepped up after Sheila Dixon's fall to assume the role of top Charm City villainess. Now, with Honfest protests looming, a city stripped of its favorite term of endearment watches to see if Whiting will lose her hold on...
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  • Former Prince George's official sentenced to more than 7 years

    Former Prince George's official  sentenced to more than 7 years
    Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison after admitting to a wide-ranging pattern of corruption that permeated virtually every level of county government from health to...
  • Schurick trial: Mandel as a character witness?

    Schurick trial: Mandel as a character witness?
    Former Ehrlich aide Paul Schurick's defense in the case of a campaign robocall telling voters to "relax" and not go to the polls appears to center on the idea that he is an honest man of integrity. So one of the marquee witnesses on his behalf is:...
  • Mayor's goal: Bring 10,000 new families to city in a decade

    Mayor's goal: Bring 10,000 new families to city in a decade
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hopes to attract 10,000 families to Baltimore in the next decade — which would reverse more than a half-century of population decline — and would like to serve at least one more term beyond the one she begins...
  • 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...