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New Citywide Sweeping Program Will Get Rid Of Trash In Baltimore Streets

It takes the phrase “spring cleaning” to another level. A new initiative in Baltimore will create a greener, healthier city by getting rid of all that trash piling up on our streets.

03/22/2014

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General Assembly Steps Into Baltimore Speed Camera Controversy

The General Assembly is about to step into the Baltimore speed camera controversy.

02/07/2014

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Baltimore City Crime Report: Overall Violence Down, Murder Rates Up

Overall, violent crime is down in Baltimore but murders are rising.

12/30/2013

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Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Set To End For Thousands In Md.

More than a million Americans are bracing to lose their lifeline from the government. Long-term unemployment benefits, put in place during the recession, are set to end Saturday.

12/27/2013

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake’s Panama Canal Visit Could Lead To Big Business in Baltimore

Big plans for the port. The mayor just returned from visiting the Panama Canal with Vice President Joe Biden. Improvements being made there will have huge impacts on Baltimore.

11/21/2013

Santoni's

Closing Santoni’s Market Blames Bottle Tax, Mayor Blames Recession

It’s been an East Baltimore staple for more than 80 years. But now Santoni’s grocery store is closing, and the owner is pointing the blame right at the city and its bottle tax.

10/14/2013

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Mayor Urging Baltimoreans Without Insurance To Sign Up For Obamacare

While glitches continue on the Obamacare website, Marylanders are urged not to give up.

10/09/2013

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Rawlings-Blake Tackles Dropout Rates At The Elementary Level

A recent study of dropouts in Baltimore shows that for those who drop out, absences begin in elementary school.

10/07/2013

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Quantity Over Quality? Governor Suggests Fighting Crime In City With More Arrests

Tackling violent crime remains a top priority for city leaders. But with murders and shootings on the rise, there is renewed debate over how to curb it.

09/20/2013

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Whoops! Robocall From Mayor Rawlings-Blake Went Out To Thousands

Bad robocall. Friday morning, thousands of Baltimore residents got a wake-up call from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

08/16/2013

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Baltimore City Will Hire 2 New Prosecutors To Reduce Violence

A new plan of action. The recent spike in city violence sparks local and federal lawmakers to enact a new plan of action. The mayor, police commissioner and U.S. attorney appoint two special prosecutors to target violent offenders.

07/11/2013

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Same-Sex Couples To Marry In Mass Wedding Next Month

Same-sex couples from all over the country will flock to Baltimore next month for a historic event.

05/19/2013

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