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  • Baltimore activists urge formation of local African-American civil rights commission

    Concerned that Baltimore is in danger of losing valuable aspects of its African-American heritage, civil rights activists and preservationists gathered at City Hall Tuesday to urge the formation of a Baltimore City African-American Civil Rights Historic...
  • Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino

    Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino
    City officials are expected to sign off Wednesday on a deal that promises to help residents seeking the 1,700 jobs planned for Horseshoe Casino Baltimore — addressing one of the main arguments made by gambling supporters in the debate over expanding...
  • Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract

    Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract
    Morgan State University's Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of the university's president for an additional year during a lengthy meeting Friday — reversing a contentious decision to seek a new president at the close of the academic...
  • City Council approves bill allowing Ticketmaster's service fees

    The City Council approved a bill Monday that would allow companies such as Ticketmaster to continue to charge unlimited fees in selling tickets to events in Baltimore. The 15-member council voted heavily in favor of the bill, which would exempt...
  • Advocates work to find housing for homeless at downtown encampment

    Advocates work to find housing for homeless at downtown encampment
    As a Friday deadline approaches, advocates are working to find housing for the homeless men and women living at a Baltimore encampment set to be cleared. Christina Flowers, president of Belvedere Homes, stopped by the site between Interstate 83 and...
  • City Council gives final approval to bill allowing Ticketmaster fees

    City Council gives final approval to bill allowing Ticketmaster fees
    The City Council gave final approval Monday to a bill that would allow companies such as Ticketmaster to continue to charge unlimited fees when selling tickets to events in Baltimore. The 15-member council voted without discussion in favor of the bill,...
  • Trees draw scrutiny in battle to keep the lights on

    Trees draw scrutiny in battle to keep the lights on
    No one seemed to know who owned the unhealthy trees in the alley behind Rexmere Road in Baltimore, the ones growing amid the electrical lines, but there was no mystery about the cause of every power outage around there. Meetings were organized. Baltimore...
  • As homestead tax credit deadline approaches, outreach intensifies

    As homestead tax credit deadline approaches, outreach intensifies
    Maryland homeowners could lose out on hundreds of dollars in tax bill savings if they miss a deadline that's a week away. Many may not realize they must sign up for the Homestead Tax Credit, which saved the average Baltimore homeowner more than $1,000...
  • Report paints dire picture of city's finances

    Report paints dire picture of city's finances
    A report by a consultant hired by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration paints a dire picture of future city finances — opening the door for Baltimore officials to propose widespread cuts, including to city employees' health and pension...
  • Mayor calls for trash pickup fee, 10 percent cut in city workforce

    Mayor calls for trash pickup fee, 10 percent cut in city workforce
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called Monday for "bold reforms" to fix a looming financial shortfall, including requiring more city workers to contribute to their retirement fund, charging residents for trash collection, asking firefighters to work longer...
  • Mayor says trash fee would make city more competitive

    Mayor says trash fee would make city more competitive
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that charging residents for trash collection would actually help the city attract new residents because it could reduce its property tax rate. Defending a hotly debated proposal in her State of the City...