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Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Women’s March Organizers Among Speakers Coming to Hopkins this Fall

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 22, 2017 11:19am

Photos via Hopkins Hub

A Republican challenger to Donald Trump from last year’s election, the organizers of the Inauguration Day Women’s March, a correspondent from “The Daily Show” and MSBNC’s Joy Ann Reid are all coming to Hopkins this fall.

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Culture, Featured

Matt Porterfield’s ‘Sollers Point’ to Premiere in Spain Next Week

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 22, 2017 10:01am

Still from “Sollers Point,” via San Sebastian International Film Festival website

Renowned Baltimore film director Matt Porterfield’s latest work is debuting next week at a festival in Spanish Basque Country.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Food for Thought at the Baltimore Book Festival, Butcher Battle at Fork & Wrench

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 22, 2017 9:12am

Fork & Wrench hosts the first in its Butcher Battle series this Wednesday, with a portion of proceeds benefiting victims of Hurricane Harvey. Credit: Sanchez-Gruver Restaurants

Baltimore food scene has a little bit of everything this week, from intellectual pursuits to dinners benefiting great causes to parties that are just plain fun. Here’s a look at what the city has to offer for the next seven days:

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Featured, GreenLaurel, Lifeline

Greenlaurel: Your Top 7 Electric Vehicle (EV) Questions

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 3:18pm

There are over 700 public electric vehicle chargers in Baltimore, like this one at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Even better, EVs often get preferred parking spaces.

They’re cool. They’re supposedly green. And yes, electric vehicles (EV) can be confusing. Check out the real-world answers below to seven classic EV questions.  We’ve even discovered some crazy sweet (like $10,000 sweet) EV coupons that expire Sept. 30. Maybe it’s time to go electric?

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Featured, Lifeline

Black and White Marylanders Disagree on What Racial Inequality Looks Like, New Poll Shows

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 11:27am

Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Wikimedia Commons

Most Maryland voters, black or white, agree that race relations are in decline, according to the newest Goucher Poll for fall 2017. But when it comes to the details of how that manifests, there’s an apparent divide along racial lines.

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Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Foose, Ex-HoCo Schools Superintendent, Turns Down Job with State Ed. Board

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 9:41am

Renee Foose poses with a “Most Admired CEOs” award from The Daily Record in 2014. Photo via Howard County Public Schools.

Renee Foose won’t be working for the Maryland State Department of Education, after all.

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Featured, Money & Power

Family to Receive $110K to Settle False Imprisonment Lawsuit Involving City Police

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 2:22pm

Baltimore officials today approved yet another settlement tied to an incident involving city police officers, signing off on a $110,000 payout to a family who said they were falsely arrested and imprisoned.

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Culture, Featured, Homegrown, Shop Local

Treason Toting Co. Forges Business Born, Bred and Built in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 1:15pm

Aaron Jones and Jason Bass met for the first time four years ago drinking whiskey at a bar with mutual friends. The two immediately hit it off and began working together on a clothing line Bass had visualized called IROCKFOX. They knew they wanted to start a business with strong Baltimore ties, but after a year or so with the clothing line, they had a better idea: bags. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Recently Replaced Howard Schools Superintendent Gets Job with State Ed. Board

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 11:24am

Renee Foose poses with a “Most Admired CEOs” award from The Daily Record in 2014. Photo via Howard County Public Schools.

Howard County Public Schools’ ousted superintendent has a new gig with the state board of education.

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Featured, Money & Power

Baltimore’s Deputy Solicitor of 13 Years Leaving for Private Sector

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 9:38am

David Ralph. Photo via Mayor’s Office.

David Ralph, who’s helped represent the city as an attorney in four consecutive mayoral administrations, is on his way out the door.

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