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Race For Baltimore Mayor In Spotlight After Dixon Declares Candidacy

Baltimore’s 2016 election is suddenly getting attention, as former mayor Sheila Dixon declares herself a candidate, running against incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in the Democratic primary race for mayor.

07/02/2015

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War Of Words Between Baltimore Mayor, City Police Union

A war of words plays out between Baltimore’s mayor and the union that represents city police. The union wants to know–did Stephanie Rawlings-Blake order police to stand down during violent riots that injured more than 100 officers.

06/16/2015

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Mayor’s ‘Vacants To Value’ Program Attacking City’s Blighted Housing Problem

Baltimore de-clutters. The city has completed demolition of blighted housing in a section of Northeast Baltimore.

06/11/2015

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D.C. Mayor Avoids Saying ‘Redskins,’ Wants To Speak To Owner

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is once again referring to the Washington Redskins without mentioning the team’s full name. But she still wants to talk to the team and owner Dan Snyder about a new stadium in the nation’s capital.

06/09/2015

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O’Malley Calls Death Penalty ‘Ineffective’

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he respects the verdict of the jury in the Boston Marathon bombing case but remains opposed to the death penalty and considers it “ineffective.”

05/15/2015

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Former Mayor Sheila Dixon Speaks Only To WJZ About A Comeback

WJZ has learned former mayor Sheila Dixon wants her old job back and is seriously considering running again for Baltimore mayor.

05/14/2015

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Details Of Baltimore Emergency Curfew

The mayor has instituted a city-wide curfew that will go into effect Tuesday night, starting at 10 p.m.

04/28/2015

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Baltimore City Leaders Urging Rioters To Get Off The Streets

The mayor insisted she would not surrender the city to a band of what she called “thugs.” She is calling for calm and peace. The police commissioner is insisting that parents get involved and help.

04/27/2015

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Mayor Fighting Back Against Recent Surge In Violence

A spike in violence across the city, including three murders in one day. One of the victims was the relative of a prominent city leader.

04/07/2015

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Mayor Calls For Action To Battle Young African-American Killings

A call to action. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joins forces with community leaders to battle the growing homicide rate among young African-American men.

03/16/2015

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Makes Debut In Musical ‘Chicago’

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake trades in City Hall for the stage.

03/04/2015

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Busted Water Mains Leading To Rising Frustration Across The City

Water line emergency. Baltimore City flooded with calls as the frigid cold causes thousands of water service lines to break. Some homeowners now waiting days for help.

02/25/2015

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