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Charline Rolley can keep $26K for paid leave, Baltimore jury finds

The wife of former mayoral candidate Otis Rolley III does not have to repay the city $26,000 she received for maternity or sick leave she took while she was working for the Baltimore City Council president, a jury concluded Thursday.

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Baltimore budget approved by City Council, Board of Estimates

The Baltimore City Council and the city’s Board of Estimates voted to approve a $2.8 billion budget for 2013 Monday that will force the closing of three city fire houses while granting a residential property tax cut, the city’s first ...

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A year of teachable moments

Lillian Parker, a 50-year-old lunch lady in the Baltimore school system, was wrongfully arrested and thrown in jail for two days in 2007 on drug and weapons charges that were later dropped. She sued, seeking $2 million from the officers ...

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Officials blast EBDI results

A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed Wednesday to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to hire local workers and companies, ...

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Senator to close for renovations for at least six months

The historic art deco palace in north Baltimore known as the Senator Theatre has closed — for at least six months. When it reopens around Christmas time, it will have three new theaters, a restored main auditorium complete with comfy ...

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Rawlings-Blake’s property tax rate reduction bill to be introduced Monday night

A bill to lower Baltimore’s property tax rate by 20 cents by 2020 will be introduced Monday night before the City Council. The legislation is a follow up to a campaign pledge made by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake last year while ...

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Moratorium called for Baltimore City water and sewer liens

A moratorium on placing liens on city houses solely for unpaid water or sewer charges will be introduced Monday night at the Baltimore City Council following a scathing audit that showed widespread problems in the city’s billing system. City Council ...

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Board of Estimates hears testimony before Grand Prix vote

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday heard testimony — both positive and negative — from IndyCar, Visit Baltimore, citizens and others before taking its vote on whether to approve the contract for Downforce Racing to assume control of the city's Grand Prix.

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Baltimore Grand Prix management contract approved by Board of Estimates

The city’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Comptroller Joan M. Pratt and City Council President Bernard C. ...

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