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C. Fraser Smith: Time to see who runs Baltimore

It’s time for more doing and less suing. It’s also time for seeing who runs Baltimore. In a forceful essay in The Baltimore Sun this week, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake boldly asserts herself. Her general target? A tendency to sue when ...

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William Donald Schaefer remembered as a giant of state, city politics

William Donald Schaefer, whose collective public service included nearly three decades as Baltimore mayor, Maryland governor and state comptroller, was memorialized Wednesday before an overflow crowd of former aides, dignitaries, politicians and the common folk at Old Saint Paul’s Episcopal ...

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Search on for unbiased jurors in case of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich

CHICAGO — The judge in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption retrial has begun questioning jurors during the second full day of jury selection. First up was a woman who’s a Navy veteran, who says she didn’t pay much attention to the case ...

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