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George Young was a Baltimore Hall of Famer off the field before he became a Giant on the field

BALTIMORE – New Yorkers are cheering George Young’s entrance into the pro football Hall of Fame. As general manager, he guided their Giants to some wonderful years. But New Yorkers don’t know the best parts of the big guy’s story. […]

George Young was a Baltimore Hall of Famer off the field before he became a Giant on the field

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BALTIMORE – New Yorkers are cheering George Young’s entrance into the pro football Hall of Fame. As general manager, he guided their Giants to some wonderful years. But New Yorkers don’t know the best parts of the big guy’s story. […]

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Ravens heartbreaking Loss: Baltimore will mourn for decades to come

BALTIMORE – Among my generation of football fans, there’s an unwritten rule: Nobody around here brings up the embarrassment of Super Bowl III, when the upstart Joe Namath Jets

Who is going to save Baltimore’s kids from the ‘Killing Fields?’

BALTIMORE – As we flip the calendar to a brand new year, this city’s mayor, Bernard (Jack) Young, calls for a brand new level of civility. In the wake

I will never be asked to sit on a jury again

BALTIMORE – One time when this city summoned me to jury duty, Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Johnson told me to go home. Now I’ve got permission to stay home

Nancy Pelosi: We have a rogue president and a rogue leader in the Senate

BALTIMORE – There’s an old story about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the daughter of this city’s long-time Democratic Mayor Tommy (The Elder) D’Alesandro, about her leaving here and moving

Do you hate President Trump?

BALTIMORE – As Congress debated millions of us into auditory numbness last week on the way to impeaching President Donald Trump, there was an unsettling word that kept coming

Nations Jobs Report: ‘Good News America. Not so good, Baltimore.’

BALTIMORE – The deep thinkers in Washington are applauding the latest U.S. jobs numbers, but what should we say to the thousands around here who work for giant Amazon,

Martin O’Malley tears into Trump Homeland Security official at the Irish Pub Dubliner in D.C.

BALTIMORE – When Martin O’Malley was mayor of this city, he kept a sign on a wall above his City Hall desk that said, “No Irish Need Apply.” It was

Baltimore becomes a national punch line again

BALTIMORE – Once again, this city becomes part of a national punch line for municipal humiliation. This time it’s another mayor, Catherine Pugh, banished from City Hall, now pleading

Maryland still has not settled the public school segregation argument

BALTIMORE – In the spring of 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court decreed America’s public schools racially integrated, this city’s leaders quickly complied. The surrounding counties did not, and

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