| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:00 PM
One teen spoke about attending 17 schools due to an unstable family. Another discussed the isolation she felt being raised by an unemployed single father who devoted more attention to her younger half-siblings. A third dedicated her question for the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:13 PM
If you are anywhere within earshot of radio Tuesday between 7:30 and 10 a.m., go out of your way to spend some time at 1010 on the AM dial to hear the WOLB mayoral forum hosted by Larry Young.
Young's show plays an important part in the civic life of...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:38 PM
The city mailed sample ballots out this week to remind registered voters of the primary election coming up on Sept. 13.
Trouble is, the forms are telling them to go to the polls Sept. 3.
"I think the error is going to mislead a lot of people," said...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Rhonda Eldridge had pulled an all-nighter July 27 to pack. She, her husband, Anthony Johnson, and her four children were to leave that weekend for a four-day vacation in Ocean City.
At 2 a.m. a neighbor came to get her. Just a few feet away from her home...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:14 AM
Candidates vying to be Baltimore's next mayor promised Thursday evening to double funding for after school programs, create 1,000 summer jobs for youth and renovate or rebuild all of the city's schools.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, former city...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Baltimore officials moved Tuesday to take back undeserved tax breaks from owners of vacant properties who are profiting from a program intended for primary residences.
The effort followed a Baltimore Sun report that the owners of 465 empty homes —...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The Roosevelt Recreation Center on Aug. 23 looked like a voting precinct on Election Day.
Although the Democratic and Republican primaries aren't until Sept. 13 and Roosevelt isn't a voting place, it was the center of attention — and campaign signs...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:16 PM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her husband collected homestead tax credits on two separate properties before she became mayor of Baltimore, in violation of a state rule that prohibits married couples from claiming the break on more than one residence,...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has opened an imposing lead over her challengers with just weeks to go before the Democratic primary, garnering a larger share of likely voters than all of her rivals combined, according to a Baltimore Sun poll.
| Aug 28, 2011
| 9:30 AM
I attended a fundraiser the other night for Joseph T. "Jody" Landers. It is the second candidate fundraiser I've attended, the first being for Otis Rolley. Both men are smart, passionate about serving the city, and genuinely concerned over the future of...
| Aug 27, 2011
David Troy started tinkering with computers when he was 7 years old. In the 1980s and 1990s, he ran a company that sold Atari computers by mail in Anne Arundel County. That venture eventually morphed into ToadNet, a regional Internet service provider that...