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State of the Art – Tue, 10 Jul 2012
Art prizes are always contestable because they attempt to define the ineffable: By putting money and prestige behind a particular artist, awards inevitably make a claim about art itself. There is, of course, a certain drama to the very act of deciding.
Raid The Pentagon – Tue, 10 Jul 2012
I read with interest Mobtown Beat, in which Edward Ericson Jr. highlighted the dispute between the mayor and some City Council members
Every Day I’m Hustlin’ – Tue, 10 Jul 2012
Mike Sailer has been selling Word on the Street, Baltimore’s homeless newspaper, for three weeks now. “I was on the street, and I was saved by a guy who introduced me to the paper,” Sailer says. The papers, produced by the homeless community, cost $1.
Water main break disrupts downtown – Tue, 17 Jul 2012
A water main break in downtown Baltimore disrupted evening commutes and had a main artery “buckling.” As of about 7 p.m. Monday, Light Street was closed from Baltimore Street until Pratt Street, and Lombard Street was blocked off from Light to N. Calvert streets. Kurt Kocher, a spokesman for the city’s Department of Public Works, said the department believed a 20-inch main had broken. “Once we dig it up, we’ll have a better idea,” Kocher said. “That might take awhile.”
Weakened version of City Council’s audits bill moves forward – Tue, 17 Jul 2012
Bill would require audits of 14 agencies every four years, instead of all 55 departments every two
A weakened version of the City Council’s hotly debated audits bill won preliminary approval Monday night, meaning it could go before voters in November after a final council vote next month.
FDA approves drug to prevent HIV infection – Mon, 16 Jul 2012
Baltimore could benefit from new drug approved to prevent HIV infection
The federal government has approved for the first time a drug that can prevent an HIV infection, a significant development for Baltimore where transmission rates for the virus remain high and growing.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore – Tue, 17 Jul 2012
A water main break near the Inner Harbor is dumping muddy water and diverting rush hour traffic in downtown Baltimore.
1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Small Plane Crash – Tue, 17 Jul 2012
Montgomery County authorities say one person is dead and one person is injured in a small plane crash in Laytonsville.
Metro Still Investigating Cause Of Computer Glitch – Mon, 16 Jul 2012
Metro officials say they still don’t know what caused a software program tracking trains to shut down twice over the weekend, and it’s possible it could happen again.