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  • Sun ends partnership with conservative political blog

    One of the problems of running a modern American daily newspaper in the current divided political climate is keeping conservative readers happy, especially on the opinion side. Conservative readers have long railed against journalists as inherently...
  • Public Service Commission fines power company $350,000

    False promises, sudden price increases and switching people to their service without even informing them are just three of the violations the Maryland Public Service Commission cited against Starion Energy today, levying a $350,000 fine. Delaware-based...
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Bullshit

    [caption id="attachment_20034" align="alignleft" width="240"] Illustration by Alex Fine[/caption] Governor Martin O'Malley delivered his final State of the State address this morning. It did not disappoint, so full was it of measures and metrics and, oh...
  • Maryland gives tax breaks to lots of businesses, not just Kevin Spacey's

    As Governor MARTIN O'Malley prepares to sign controversial legislation handing out a total of about 15 million dollars to a successful subscription TV show, City Paper wanted to know: Who and what else do we deem worth of paying less taxes than mere...
  • Domino Sugar, Doug Gansler, Under Armour, Martin O'Malley, and The Sharing Economy. 4/30/2014

    Domino Sugar, Doug Gansler, Under Armour, Martin O'Malley, and The Sharing Economy. 4/30/2014
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || 1 Domino Sugar The sugar company announced that its massive, iconic-and enormously energy-consuming-South Baltimore sign would go solar, with the installation of $125,000's worth of solar panels on the roof of the...
  • Baltimore is about to sell off its public housing. Someone is going to make money-and that's the plan.

    It was only a month ago that most Baltimoreans learned that the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) is contracting to sell off about half of its 10,300 federally subsidized low- income apartments to private companies. The Baltimore Brew broke...
  • How Clean Currents’ demise is going to cost you

    Clean Currents, a green electricity supplier to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. shut down abruptly on Friday, January 31, leaving a message on its web site: "With deep regret, we have to announce that the recent extreme weather,...
  • How legislators in Baltimore City's six districts fared in Annapolis this election year

    Now that primary elections in Maryland are held in June rather than September, state legislators' performances in the 90-day sessions in Annapolis, which end in April, are fresh meat on the campaign trail as voters contemplate who they'll back at the...
  • Tenant Council President Fights The Power

    Tenant Council President Fights The Power
    Floyd Vines steps through the door to the lobby of the J. Van Story Branch Apartments on the unit block of W. 20th St. and greets a series of people there. This is his lobby now, and these are his people, since he was elected tenant council president on...
  • Banned, On the Run

    Banned, On the Run
    Baltimore police stopped talking to Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton completely eight weeks ago after the paper published the name of a police officer who had been shot several hours before the cops made the announcement themselves. But the strained...
  • Inside Scholars

    Your recent cover story ("Heart of Darkness," Feature, May 7) was about the Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI) Scholars, and a unique volunteer program initiated by Loyola University philosophy professor Drew Leder. As one of the JCI Scholars, I...
  • Another Governor Guitar Sighting

    Martin O'Malley's office has a history of sending out videos of the governor and frontman for O'Malley's March singing and playing guitar. This week O'Pac—O'Malley's political action group—sends this adorable video: O'Malley's media minder...