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Controversial Harbor Point Development Approved By City Council

The Baltimore City Council gives final approval to $100 million in taxpayer assistance for a new waterfront development. Supporters say the plan will create thousands of jobs but some see it as nothing but a handout to the developer.

09/09/2013

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Hagerstown Balks At Hosting Food Giveaways

The city of Hagerstown says charities must stop using a city-owned parking lot to give away food to the homeless.

07/17/2013

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2 More Dead As Baltimore City Police Push To End Rampant Shootings

Like a warzone. With dozens of shootings in parts of Baltimore since just the start of summer, and a number of people dead, city police are taking action.

06/27/2013

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Baltimore City Police Push To End Rampant Shootings

The Baltimore City police department is waging war against violence in the city. But even with more officers on the streets, there was another shooting just hours ago!

06/26/2013

styrofoam

Baltimore City Styrofoam Ban Put On Hold

Baltimore’s city council backed off on a ban of styrofoam products used by restaurants and carryouts.

06/18/2013

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Md. City Lowers Voting Age For Its Elections To 16

A small Maryland city just outside the Washington, D.C., city limits has voted to lower the voting age for city elections to 16.

05/15/2013

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Ireton Re-Elected Mayor In Salisbury

Jim Ireton has been elected to a second term as mayor of Salisbury.

04/02/2013

liquor store

New Zoning Proposal Could Put More Than 100 City Liquor Stores Out Of Business

Do more liquor stores mean more violence? Some city officials say yes. Now they’re considering a controversial new zoning proposal that could put more than 100 stores out of business.

01/10/2013

inner harbor

Statue Of First Black Baltimore Mayor Planned

An 8-foot-tall bronze statue of Baltimore’s first black mayor will be placed at the Inner Harbor.

11/22/2012

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Baltimore Council Passes Mayor’s $2.3B Budget

The Baltimore City Council has passed the mayor’s $2.3 billion budget plan, rejecting millions of dollars in budget cuts that it had endorsed earlier in the week.

06/22/2012

baltimore city council president jack young

Baltimore City Council President’s Proposal To Restore Funding Cuts Fails

The Baltimore City Council votes on a plan to restore some of the funding cuts proposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

06/21/2012

soda bottles in store

Baltimore City Council Won’t Vote On Proposed Bottle Tax Hike Until Next Week

In a significant move, Baltimore’s bottle tax is no longer stopped up in a City Council committee. It’s now going to the full council.

06/11/2012

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