Money & Power

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Maryland Kids May Be Going Back to School a Little Later Next Year

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 29, 2016 4:13pm

Towson High School

Towson High School

As school starts in Baltimore city on Monday, it could be the last time kids see August on the calendar during the regular school year. Read More →


Funding Has Dropped Sharply for Vacants to Value Incentive Program Over the Years, Records Show

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 29, 2016 2:34pm

vtovA popular homebuyers incentive program quickly ran out of money to assist applicants this year because it began the fiscal year with sharply less money than in previous years, according to statistics provided by the Baltimore City housing department. Read More →


Baltimore Sun Parent Company on the Verge of Being Sold

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 29, 2016 9:53am

Baltimore Sun Buys Two Metro Area Papers

The Baltimore Sun’s parent company, the publisher formerly known as Tribune Publishing, fended off a takeover bid earlier this year. This time around, though, it looks like they’re likely to succumb. Read More →

3 Views of What It’s Like to Police in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 26, 2016 5:17pm

After the DOJ’s report on the Baltimore Police Department, the national media honed its focus on what it’s really like to be a cop in the city. Three distinct looks emerged this week that are worth reading: Read More →


Maryland and Japan are Really Friends Now

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 26, 2016 3:52pm


Larry Hogan and his wife, Yumi, aboard the maglev train in Japan.

Maryland and Japan bonded over bullet trains, but it takes a document to seal the relationship. Read More →


Ten City Liquor Establishments Fined for Selling Alcohol to Minors

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 26, 2016 2:03pm

6packbluemoonFrom time to time, the Baltimore Sheriff’s Office and Baltimore liquor board send minors into local liquor stores and wine shops to see if they will sell them alcoholic beverages, which would be against the law. Read More →


Parking Program Aims to Make Sure Disabled People Get to Use Reserved Spots

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 4:11pm

800px-Disabled_parking_placeThe Parking Authority of Baltimore is looking to make sure that disabled people can park in reserved spaces in a pair of much-visited areas. Read More →


Now Running in Florida, Former Md. Congressional Candidate Goes off on Reporter

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 5:17pm


Dan Bongino

After running for Congress and U.S. Senate here, Dan Bongino has become a Florida Man. But he’s still running for office. Read More →


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Vacants to Value Program Puts Halt on New Applications

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 12:10pm

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City housing department has stopped taking applications for home buyers incentive program

Less than two months into fiscal 2017, a Baltimore city housing program that helps potential buyers purchase vacant city-owned properties has reached its funding limit for the year and has stopped taking applications.

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Involuntary Intoxication Defense Increasing In Courtrooms

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 22, 2016 3:30pm



Attorney Shawn Sukumar practices criminal defense in the District of Columbia. He represents clients who have been charged with a range of crimes, including DUI and attempted murder. Read More →

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