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“All the Words That Mean Joyous”: Looted Baltimore Fashion Boutique Reopens

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 03, 2015 9:31am

Flawless Damsels after the looting. Photo via the store's gofundme campaign.

Flawless Damsels after the looting. Photo via the store’s gofundme campaign.

Taylor Alexander has finally reopened her Flawless Damsels clothing shop after being looted in April, and she is, let’s say, very happy to be back in business. “Elated, all the words that mean joyous — that’s how I feel right now,” Alexander told NPR’s Pam Fessler upon her packed reopening. Read More →

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These 3 Towson High Schools Rank Among the Top 1,000 in the Country

1 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 03, 2015 9:00am

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Towson High School

Newsweek’s annual ranking of the top high schools in the country includes six from Baltimore County. Three are in Towson. Read More →

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Officers Charged in Freddie Gray Case Will Be Tried Separately

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 5:30pm

Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Officer Edward M. Nero, Officer Garrett E Miller (top L-R), Officer William G. Porter, Lt. Brian W. Rice, Sgt. Alicia D. White (bottom L-R),

Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Officer Edward M. Nero, Officer Garrett E Miller (top L-R), Officer William G. Porter, Lt. Brian W. Rice, Sgt. Alicia D. White (bottom L-R),

The Baltimore 6 are being split up for trial. A judge ruled that each of the six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray will be tried separately. That denies a motion by State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s office to split the officers into three groups. Read More →

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UPDATE: One Arrest Made at Freddie Gray Protest, Motions Denied

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 11:20am

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Baltimore police have made an arrest at the protest that began this morning before the Freddie Gray hearing.

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Two Law Enforcement Dogs Die in Hot Car in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 9:49am

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Kojack and Dingo, a bloodhound and a Dutch Shepherd respectively, died from heat exhaustion in a police vehicle last week, the Baltimore Sun reportsRead More →

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Ravens Stadium’s New Burger Isn’t Really a Burger

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 9:11am

The Tailgater "Burger"

The Tailgater “Burger”

I think I would call it a “burger-inspired food stack.” Or maybe, “whoops-I-forgot-my-plate-at-this-cookout-oh-hey-here’s-a-stick-just-put-everything-on-that.” Read More →

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Martin O’Malley Flaunts E-mail Praise from Hillary Clinton

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 9:00am

clinton-omalleyHillary Clinton’s trove of “personal” e-mails from her time as Secretary of State aren’t just fodder for ravaging Republicans. Her Democratic rivals are digging into the files, as well. Martin O’Malley’s campaign apparently thought going through the e-mails was worth it, as they found some HRC praise for the former governor from 2010. Read More →

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A Brief Guide to the Hearings in the Freddie Gray Trial

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015 3:30pm

Since the death of Freddie Gray, Sandtown-WInchester has been getting national media attention.

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The case of Freddie Gray’s death in police custody is set to come back into focus, as court proceedings get underway on Sept 2. Activists and police are outlining plans for where they will be deployed on the street. Thanks in part to the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, here’s a look at what’s happening in Judge Barry Williams’ courtroom. Read More →

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House Built By Frederick Douglass For Sale in Fells Point for Cheap

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015 9:28am

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Frederick Douglass grew up on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and spent ages 8 to 15 in Baltimore, working for a ship carpenter. It was also where the famous abolitionist and son of a slave woman learned to read, and first became exposed to abolitionist ideas.  “Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity,” he said later. Douglass returned to Baltimore some 60 years later to build rental properties for the city’s African American population in Fells Point–and one of those houses could be yours. Read More →

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Wes Moore, Nick Mosby Contemplating Mayoral Campaigns

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015 9:00am

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Wes Moore

The 2016 mayoral race in Baltimore was at first shaping to be a contest between Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her predecessor, Sheila Dixon. Since then, we’ve seen two 27-year-olds jump in. This week, a pair of local leaders in their 30s are considering jumping in, which could further uproot the race for the city’s top office. Read More →

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