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  • The 2014 Baltimore City primary election results: the "City Paper" skinny

    The 2014 Baltimore City primary election results: the "City Paper" skinny
    With 294 out of 296 precincts reporting, and absentee and provisional ballots not yet counted, today’s results of yesterday’s Baltimore City primary elections are preliminary and based on what appears to have been a dismal turnout, on a par...
  • District Line

    District Line
    In politics, population is power: The more people a place has, the more legislators it gets. Successive U.S. Census counts since the 1970s have halved Baltimore City's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, diminishing its voice in Annapolis from...
  • 41st Legislative District

    41st Legislative District
    Location: A big chunk of the city's northwest corner, reaching east to Charles Street and south as far as Frederick Road. Demographics: Adult population of almost 92,000, about 68 percent African-American and a little more than a quarter white.  ...
  • 43rd Legislative District

    43rd Legislative District
    Location: In north/northeast Baltimore, roughly between Charles Street and Harford Road from North Avenue to the city line. Demographics: Adult population of about 95,000 adults, almost 63 percent black and 30 percent white.   Incumbent Senator: Joan...
  • 46th Legislative District

    46th Legislative District
    Location: Wraps around the waterfront from Hawkins Point to Brooklyn, northward to the Inner Harbor, then eastward to the city line, roughly south of Route 40 East. Demographics: Adult population of almost 95,000, about 30 percent black and almost 60...
  • 44th Legislative District

    44th Legislative District
    Location: The city portion of this city/county district, dubbed District 44A, runs roughly from the Upton and Harlem Park neighborhood west to the area between Frederick and Wilkins avenues out to the city line. Demographics: Adult population of about...
  • Baltimore's youngest councilman has high hopes for himself and for his city

    Snow just stopped falling on an early December Monday and Brandon Scott is late to his 11 a.m. appointment at City Hall. It's not the snow, per se, that delayed him, though. The city councilman slogged through it on his usual run, he says, in sneakers, at...
  • True-crime writer Chris Boardman lionizes cops, remembers victims, nurses inmates, and runs for office

    When Christopher Boardman first started working in Baltimore, at the port in the 1970s, he was already a frustrated writer. In the 1960s and early '70s, he'd penned opinions for the progressive Capital Times in Madison, Wisc., and missives for the Distant...
  • Great Expectations by Edward Ericson Jr. was thought-provoking.

    Degrees Indeed The article by Edward Ericson Jr. ("Great Expectations," Feature, Jan. 8) was thought-provoking. When city government hires white-owned contractors with no black employees, what is Brandon Scott babbling about? Have black politicians...
  • Mary Krivosh spent 30 years in City Hall, maintaining files-and keeping secrets-for William Donald Schaefer and Hyman Pressman

    The young Mary Ellen Fowler of Highlandtown-now 71 and known as Mary Krivosh-served in the 457th General Hospital U.S. Army Reserves with an odd duck who would go on to become one of the most successful mayors in the history of Baltimore. "I served...
  • 1950 - 2013

    When Richard Ben Cramer* died of lung cancer last January, he was primarily remembered for his monstrously great book on the 1988 presidential elections, What It Takes. Ezra Klein of The Washington Post said the book changed his life and, after Cramer...
  • Mandela biopic tackles South Africa's tangled history

    Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Directed by Justin Chadwick Opens Dec. 25 In one of the more poignant scenes in the biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, the elderly Nelson Mandela (expertly played by Idris Elba, The Wire's Stringer Bell) makes his way to...