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Why It’s Hard for a Baltimorean to Run for U.S. Senate

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 11:26am

Rep. Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings

There is one Baltimorean in the race for Barbara A. Mikulski’s soon-to-be-vacant U.S. senate seat: Republican Chrys Kefalas. So far, no Democrats. And, assuming the seat truly is “Safe Democrat,” that’s where all the action is going to be. Read More →

Featured, GreenLaurel, Money & Power

Saving Cash on Your Hot BGE Summer Bill

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 10:50am

Cutting electricity through BGE's PeakRewards and Energy Saver days offers both climate and financial benefits.

Cutting electricity through BGE’s PeakRewards and Energy Saver Days offers both climate and financial benefits.

Have you been wondering when you signed up for BGE’s Smart Energy Saver’s Program? More than 800,000 BGE customers participated in the June 21 collective effort to cut electricity via BGE’s PeakRewards and Smart Energy Saver programs. The goal of both initiatives is to reduce our area’s peak electric grid load and help avoid “brown outs,” where power is cut to many.  The energy reducing programs, which are funded through EmPOWER Maryland, are also a clever way to motivate us to finally take steps to reduce monthly energy. Read More →

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SRB: If Maryland Wants to Be ‘Open for Business,’ Build Transit

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 4:49pm

Red Line Station (rendering)

Red Line Station (rendering)

Last week, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said he wants an alternative plan to the Red Line light rail that Gov. Larry Hogan shelved. Now, Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is getting onboard. Read More →

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What Happens in Vegas… Goes to Md. to Brand MGM Nat’l Harbor

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 11:22am

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Okay, I butchered it. Las Vegas’s extremely popular, frequently misremembered tourism slogan is actually “What Happens Here, Stays Here.” According to the Baltimore Business Journal, the firm that dreamed up that campaign is going to help brand MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County. Read More →

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Jana Hunter, Abdu Ali Talk About Race in the Baltimore Music Scene

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 8:45am

israel and palestine

Jana Hunter is a white Baltimore transplant. Abdu Ali is a black Baltimore native. For an Op-Ed piece at Pitchfork the two lauded musicians sat down and talked about the ways segregation, privilege, and oppression play out in the city’s music scene.

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Baltimore City Wants to Improve Sex Ed

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 3:58pm

Baltimore's new health commissioner

Dr. Leana Wen

Baltimore City got federal money for sex ed, according to the City Health Department. Read More →

Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Sold, for $121 Million: Baltimore’s Tallest Building

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 2:30pm

Transamerica Tower

Transamerica Tower

The tallest building in Baltimore is off the market. Columbia-based COPT announced plans to buy the Transamerica Tower, better known to common Internet browsers as the home to the pergerine falcons nest. Read More →

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Larry Hogan Sports ‘New Aerodynamic Look’

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 1:13pm

hoganWe heard about Larry Hogan’s grueling second round of chemotherapy treatments, and we heard that the prognosis for his recovery from cancer is now looking better. On Tuesday morning, we got to see Maryland Governor Larry Hogan following the treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Read More →

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Boston Is No Longer the 2024 U.S. Olympic Bid City

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 12:47pm

2024 OlympicsWashington, D.C., and Baltimore may see their Olympic bid given a second shot. Read More →

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In Criminal Justice Reform, O’Malley Has a Credibility Problem

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 8:15am

martin-omalley-israel

Martin O’Malley the presidential candidate is all about criminal justice reform. According to the Des Moines Register, he sees it as a “defining issue.” He better hope he’s wrong. Read More →

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