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City Council President Brandon Scott Announces Mayoral Bid

Election for Baltimore’s top office expected to shape up as a generational battle.
The Chatter

City Council President Brandon Scott Announces Mayoral Bid

Election for Baltimore’s top office expected to shape up as a generational battle.
 “Eutaw Place Glory” by Lissa Abrams, one of many pieces on view at the Baltimore Hebrew exhibit. Courtesy of Lissa Abrams
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History of Baltimore's Bygone Synagogues Captured in New Plein Air Art Exhibit
Collection of oil paintings on view at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation through October 28.
Arts District

History of Baltimore's Bygone Synagogues Captured in New Plein Air Art Exhibit

Collection of oil paintings on view at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation through October 28.
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Former Baltimore Elite Giant Roy Campanella led the team to their first Negro National League title.
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Former Baltimore Elite Giant Roy Campanella led the team to their first Negro National League title.

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On The Town

Drink Rum and Learn Something New with Johns Hopkins’ Homewood Museum

Explore the history of Maryland rum at the annual Evening of Traditional Beverages.

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Local Health Leaders React to Restrictive Abortion Laws

With a woman’s right to choose protected in Maryland, women’s rights advocates and citizens are reaffirming their support.

Sports

The Bid & The Kid

In 1979, a 19-year-old kid from Dundalk rode Spectacular Bid to Preakness glory.


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City Officials Express Concern Over Elon Musk’s Baltimore to D.C. Transit Plan

Before exploring intra-city transportation options, local leaders hope to address issues at home.

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Gender-Neutral Bathroom Bill Unanimously Passes City Hearing

Supported by transgender activists and Mayor’s LGBTQ Commission, legislation could be signed during next month’s Pride Weekend.

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Veep Cast and Crew Reflect on Show’s Baltimore Legacy

The HBO series, which airs its finale Sunday, filmed in Baltimore for four years.

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Kaye Whitehead Hopes Mary Bubala Incident is a Teachable Moment

After appearing on a controversial WJZ newscast, the historian talks about what we can learn.

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Fall of Bethlehem Steel Chronicled in New Photo Exhibition

Photojournalist’s 15-year study of the decline of American steel opens at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

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Could New City Council President Brandon Scott Be Baltimore’s Next Mayor?

Former Rawlings-Blake staffer just bulked up his resume for 2020 bid.

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Five Things to Know About Bernard C. “Jack” Young

East Baltimore native knows how to wield power and his first policy moves as mayor will be revealing.

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Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns Following Healthy Holly Scandal

Attorney Steve Silverman read mayor’s resignation letter during a press conference at his downtown office.

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Catherine Pugh’s Lawyer Expected to Announce Mayor’s Resignation This Afternoon

Baltimore’s scandal-plagued mayor has been on paid sick leave since April 1.

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FBI and IRS Raid Mayor Catherine Pugh’s Home and City Hall

Corruption investigation stemming from Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” book scandal moves into federal investigation.

News & Community

Hell and High Water

Climate change is already wreaking havoc on the city’s infrastructure and public health. How will Baltimore cope with the staggering challenges to come?

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Maryland Politicians React to Good, Bad, and Ugly in Mueller Report

President didn’t conspire with Russian intelligence during 2016 election. He did try to seize control of the special counsel investigation.

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NDMU Professor Reflects on Fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

Dr. Anne Henderson discusses the cathedral’s historical and religious significance.

On The Town

Maryland Legislature Passes Brewery Modernization Act

Plus, new laws will loosen distillery regulations and distribution relationships.

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City Council Urges Pugh’s Immediate Resignation; Mayor Vows to Return

Meanwhile, Mayor’s 2020 campaign consulting organization severs ties.

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John Oliver Features Catherine Pugh Scandal on Last Week Tonight

The HBO show host devotes nearly five minutes discussing the Healthy Holly scandal.

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