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Small Amounts Of Lead Can Change Children’s Lives Forever

Older homes in older cities mean a higher risk of lead poisoning. Children are especially at risk of lead poisoning. Now the Environmental Protection Agency is taking another step to keep Baltimore’s children safe.

10/24/2013

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Baltimore City Health Department Identify Children’s Jewelry With High Lead Levels

Baltimore City Health Department has issued a violation notice to two businesses prohibiting the sale of children’s jewelry that were identified with high levels of lead.

05/24/2013

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Md. Firm Recalls Akanwu After Lead Is Found

State health officials say a Hyattsville company is recalling a spice product called akanwu lubi after significant levels of lead were found in some samples.

02/20/2013

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Sen. Cardin: Military Lead Exposure Is A Health Hazard

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin says a new report shows military exposure to lead is a health hazard.

12/04/2012

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Prominent Md. Lobbyist Fined For Lead Violation

Prominent Maryland lobbyist Bruce Bereano has been fined $13,000 for lead paint violations at two Anne Arundel County rental properties.

09/28/2012

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Md. Landlord Sentenced For Lead Paint Violations

A landlord who manages about 175 rental units throughout Baltimore has been sentenced to a year in prison for lead-paint violations.

06/07/2012

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Number Of Children With Lead Poisoning Lowest In Years

More than 500 Maryland children are suffering from lead poisoning–the lowest number in years. But a new study shows there’s still lots of work to be done.

09/20/2011

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Well Water Contaminated By Lead In New Harford Co. Community

Looking for lead. A group of Harford County homeowners is searching for the source of lead that’s seeped into their tap water.

07/28/2011

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Orioles’ Pen Blows It In 10-Inning Loss To Royals

Vladimir Guerrero drew his first walk of the season, putting Brad Bergesen in line for his first victory.

05/04/2011

Orioles Bullpen Can’t Hold Late Lead Against Yanks

Baltimore’s bullpen wasted a solid effort by Jake Arrieta and the Orioles lost their fourth in a row after opening a five-run lead, 6-5 to the New York Yankees in 10 innings Thursday night.

04/15/2011

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Lawmakers Press Rawlings-Blake On Lead Paint Payments

Three state lawmakers are urging Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to find a way for the city’s housing authority to pay nearly $12 million from lawsuits filed by people exposed to lead paint.

04/08/2011

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Baltimore Loses Federal Lead Abatement Funding

Millions of dollars lost, which might have saved children from lead paint poisoning.

03/01/2011

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