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Columbus Statue Toppled, Thrown Into Inner Harbor

Statue near Little Italy becomes latest monument in the U.S. to fall.
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Columbus Statue Toppled, Thrown Into Inner Harbor

Statue near Little Italy becomes latest monument in the U.S. to fall.

History & Politics

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Miller Steps Down as Maryland Senate President; Baltimore's Bill Ferguson Tapped to Succeed

Longest serving Senate president in state history has been battling cancer.

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Former Presidents Obama and Clinton to Speak at Cummings Funeral in Baltimore

The late Congressman is the first African American elected official to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol today.

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Jack Young Hopes to Continue Pushing Agenda With Mayoral Run

Amidst an expected announcement that he will seek election in 2020, we examine his initiatives.


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Former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro III, Brother of Nancy Pelosi, Dies at 90

Known as “Young Tommy,” D’Alesandro III presided over the city during tumultuous period, including the ’68 riots.

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U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, Passionate Advocate for Civil Rights and Baltimore, Dies at 68

The son of former sharecroppers and House Oversight Committee chairman passed away early Thursday.

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Hogan Says He Supports Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Maryland Governor joins small but increasing number of Republicans distancing themselves from the president.

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New City Council Bill Could Ban Plastic Bag Use Across Baltimore

A vote next week could set in motion a bill that reaches the mayor’s desk.

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Pelosi Announces House Will Begin Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation announces support for formal hearings.

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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.


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.

Sports

Bugle Player

Former Baltimore Elite Giant Roy Campanella led the team to their first Negro National League title.

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Plans to Transform Penn Station Into Station North Hub Continue Forward

A pledge from Amtrak as well as government and private funds will contribute to neighborhood renovation.

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Reopening of Harlem Park Recreation Center Marks a New Beginning

The West Baltimore hub is back, serving as a model for future Rec and Parks projects.

Arts & Culture

Time Machine

It took Trudy Morgal two decades to find her now-iconic portrait from the weekend of peace, love, music, and mud.

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What is the Likelihood of President Trump Coming to Baltimore?

With a House Republican conference and an invitation from Elijah Cummings, a presidential visit might be imminent.

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Trump's Continued Attacks on Baltimore Addressed in Democratic Presidential Debate

Candidates are some of many who have come to the city’s defense in recent days.

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Baltimore City Takes on Trump after President’s Vitriolic Attacks

Donald Trump adds people of Baltimore, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Congressional District to growing list of black and brown targets.

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City Council Seeks to Address Trauma Crisis Among Baltimore Children

More than 56 percent of city children have experienced one or more major traumatic events.

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Baltimoreans Recount the Moon Landing on Its 50th Anniversary

For those around to see it, the Apollo 11 mission was an especially momentous occasion.

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