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William Donald Schaefer rites likely to snarl downtown traffic this week

Downtown traffic patterns will be complex this week as the cortege of former Gov. William Donald Schaefer passes through city neighborhoods for a final tipping of the wings Monday followed by Schaefer’s funeral on Wednesday. The city’s Department of Transportation ...

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Schaefer funeral, Baltimore tour plans finalized

ANNAPOLIS — William Donald Schaefer will take one last tour of Baltimore next week. The former Mayor of Baltimore and Maryland governor, who died Monday, will be shuttled in a motorcade from his boyhood home in West Baltimore to another ...

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Week in review: 4/22/11

Baltimore, state mourn Schaefer William Donald Schaefer, Baltimore’s former mayor and Maryland’s former governor and comptroller, died Monday at 89. He will lie in repose Monday at the State House in Annapolis and Tuesday at Baltimore City Hall. His funeral will ...

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Editorial: The legacy of William Donald Schaefer

The adjectives have flowed freely following the death of William Donald Schaefer: mercurial, demanding, indomitable, irascible, autocratic, quirky, impatient, impossible, insufferable, inspiring, extraordinary. Each is accurate and yet each is incomplete because each shows only one facet of an extraordinarily ...

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William Donald Schaefer saluted at his landmarks

Baltimoreans and tourists alike paid tribute to William Donald Schaefer on Tuesday as they visited city landmarks that reflected his influence. The former city councilman, mayor, comptroller and governor died Monday at the age of 89. Those who remembered his ...

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O’Malley and Ehrlich head to polls on Election Day

ANNAPOLIS — Democrat Gov. Martin O’Malley and Republican former governor Robert Ehrlich made their last rounds with voters Tuesday before Maryland residents decided the outcome of a rematch between the state’s two biggest political rivals. Ehrlich, voting with his wife ...

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