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Trump Plaza’s casino failure in Atlantic City should be a lesson for Baltimore

ATLANTIC CITY – Stand here on the boardwalk, between Mississippi Avenue and Columbus Place, and behold the shadow that haunts this whole seaside resort. It’s a big building, utterly empty. It used to be a gambling casino, but the self-described […]

Trump Plaza’s casino failure in Atlantic City should be a lesson for Baltimore

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ATLANTIC CITY – Stand here on the boardwalk, between Mississippi Avenue and Columbus Place, and behold the shadow that haunts this whole seaside resort. It’s a big building, utterly empty. It used to be a gambling casino, but the self-described […]

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Keep Preakness in Baltimore? Don’t bet on it

(Preakness screenshot from YouTube and Preakness Stakes twitter account.) BALTIMORE – They should have played Auld Lang Syne after War of Will galloped across the finish line here Saturday to

Charm city is at crossroads but hope is still alive

BALTIMORE – This city has come to a crossroads in its history, and not only because a new mayor has arrived with the old one disgraced and forced from

Why should Mayor Pugh be the only one to pay the price?

BALTIMORE —  The most nervous people in town right now should be the enablers of Mayor Catherine Pugh. The FBI and the IRS are pursuing the mayor, raiding two Pugh

Mueller Report: No wonder cable news ratings continue to slide

BALTIMORE – In the fiery aftermath of last week’s Mueller report release, we see every gaping canyon in the American political divide. You want to see conflict of analysis?

Mayor Pugh, UMMS, Kaiser Permanente, Associated Black Charities need to answer some hard questions

Mayor Catherine Pugh (Photo by Mike Jordan) BALTIMORE  – This city, feeling pretty crummy with each new revelation about Mayor Catherine Pugh, attempted the other evening to console itself by

Take me out to the ball game and let’s party like it’s 1989 again

BALTIMORE – Around here, four wins in the first week of the brand new Orioles season lets everybody dream a little. After last year’s disgrace, some of us are

Baltimore Colts were stolen away in the middle of the night 35 years ago

BALTIMORE —  For a generation of disillusioned fans, the date which will live in football infamy was precisely 35 years ago. John Ziemann knows it well. But, across America,

Barr’s four-page letter perfectly fits America’s attention span

BALTIMORE – As everybody knows, we Americans have no attention spans whatsoever. Our national attention span was sawed off by years of TV news relentlessly giving us 15-second stories,

Latest college admissions scam is affirmative action for rich undeserving white students

BALTIMORE — Among my best friends in high school was Mansfield (Sonny) Newsom, who sat directly in front of me for three years by dint of alphabetical order. I

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