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  • Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'

    Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'
    At a memorial service that celebrated both his landscape-altering legacy and his big-hearted if crusty-shelled persona, the William Donald Schaefer nation gathered one last time on Wednesday — friends and one-time foes alike, Maryland politicos past...
  • A better plan for city slots bids

    A better plan for city slots bids
    If Maryland's experience so far with slot machines tells us anything, it's that we shouldn't get too excited that the state Video Lottery Facility Commission is about to issue a new request for proposals for a Baltimore City casino. The theoretical...
  • Why the long lines to dump old paint?

    Why the long lines to dump old paint?
    Long lines of cars snaked around Baltimore Polytechnic Institute last Saturday during a one-day collection of household hazardous waste. Some 1,800 vehicles inched their way through the school's parking lot so the drivers could dispose of their cargo...
  • Jack Johnson's sad, familiar story

    Jack Johnson's sad, familiar story
    The guilty plea by former Prince George's County executive Jack Johnson revives an all-too-familiar story in Maryland: the corrupt county executive shaking developers down for kickbacks. In a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Mr. Johnson on Tuesday...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Schultz suspended for calling Ingraham a 'slut'

    On¬†weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National¬† • But he was always so reasonable...
  • 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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  • Major Baltimore drug dealer pleads guilty to heroin charges, money laundering

    For more than a year, authorities believe, Steven "J.R." Blackwell Jr. was at the center of a street war with a rival faction that saw as many as two dozen people shot across Baltimore. In an empty federal courtroom Wednesday, the 27-year-old Blackwell,...