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  • An Annual Taste of Culture

    On a day that could have been gloomy, since the sun only peeped out occasionally, the Towson Courts Patriot Plaza became the heart of the city at the 15th Annual Baltimore County African-American Cultural Festival. Main Stage, Pennsylvania Stage and Chesapeake Stage – each of the areas ...

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  • The Rawlings-Blake Machine

    From the time the first campaign fundraising reports were released in January – which showed what seemed like an insurmountable cash lead by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake over her declared rivals – there was an air of inevitability connected to the 2011 Democratic Primary ...

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  • Mosby Unseats Conaway

    One of the "baby bears" in the Baltimore City political dynasty known as the Conaways has fallen. During primary elections this week, Councilwoman Belinda K. Conaway of the seventh district was unseated in a tight race against Verizon network engineer Nick Mosby. Preliminary tallies ...

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  • Voter Turnout Stifled by Apathy

    Although incumbent Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake topped her challengers with over 50 percent of the vote in Baltimore City’s mayoral primary, some say the win “doesn’t mean much” since less than 25 percent of registered voters showed up. Just 22 percent of eligible ...

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  • At the Finish Line…

    What could be a more perfect metaphor for the end of the 2011 campaign for Mayor of Baltimore than the completion of the inaugural running of the Baltimore Grand Prix? I agree with the analysis of most who argued Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took a huge risk scheduling an international road ...

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