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Editorial: Everyman Theatre a boost for the West Side

The Everyman Theatre’s recent groundbreaking for its new home is welcome news for Baltimore’s West Side, where development continues to come in fits and starts. The $17.5 million conversion of a vaudeville house that opened in 1910 is expected to ...

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Walters and Miserendino: Can Baltimore afford not to cut taxes?

Politically, this summer was supposed to be boring. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s textbook strategy of lining up early endorsements from party bigwigs and amassing a huge campaign fund should have kept quality opponents on the sidelines and enabled her to ...

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C. Fraser Smith: City’s problems demand bold thinking

Baltimore needs a mega-casino at the Inner Harbor. So says former mayor Thomas A. D’Alesandro III. The city can’t pay its own way anymore and gambling is the only revenue game left in town. As a mayor of Baltimore, D’Alessandro ...

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Baltimore paying the price for police mistakes

Payouts in police-related litigation cost the taxpayers of Baltimore more than $16.8 million from July 2004 through the beginning of March 2011, according to figures released to The Daily Record last week. In addition to citizen run-ins with police, the ...

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Betsy Nelson: Support YouthWorks, win Ravens tickets

There may be snow on the ground, but Baltimore City’s YouthWorks summer jobs program is getting ready for the summer. YouthWorks provides Baltimore City youth and young adults, ages 14-21, the opportunity to develop the essential work skills that today’s ...

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Report: 6K new jobs downtown

Downtown Baltimore gained 6,000 jobs last year as the economy steadied — the first job gain in three years, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore. The findings are part of the organization’s annual State of ...

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Fried hard drive causes late parking bills

Monthly parkers who use lots and garages run by Baltimore City might be wondering why they have not been billed for the month yet. Because of a hardware malfunction at the Parking Authority of Baltimore City, thousands of customers did ...

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