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crime

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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Mayor To Discuss Tougher Penalties For Police Officer Misconduct

Sweeping changes could be coming to how police misconduct cases are handled. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake just laid out her plans.

02/02/2015

Dew Tour

Ocean City Won’t ‘Do The Dew’ Tour This Summer

There’s disappointment in Ocean City after word that the Dew Tour will not be returning this summer.

02/02/2015

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Plastic Bag Ban Reintroduced At Baltimore City Council Meeting

The so-called plastic bag ban is back on the table in Baltimore City. The measure was reintroduced after it was vetoed by the mayor late last year.

01/14/2015

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D.C. Mayor Says City Will Work To Get Marijuana Law Enforced

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city will “explore every option” to get its law legalizing marijuana enforced.

01/04/2015

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Overall Crime In Baltimore Was Down In 2014

Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner are celebrating what they are calling “significant progress” in 2014 in a citywide crackdown on violence.

01/01/2015

Marion Barry

Marion Barry Processional Travels Through D.C.

District of Columbia residents are continuing to mourn their “Mayor for Life.”

12/05/2014

Marion Barry

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies At 78

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. The former D.C. mayor died Sunday at 78.

11/23/2014

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Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake Will Veto Police Body-Camera Bill

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she’ll veto a police body-camera bill if it lands on her desk so it can “be done right.”

11/17/2014

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