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Southeast Baltimore Newspaper Publishes Last Issue

0 Written by: | Monday, May 23, 2016 3:46pm

This week's Baltimore Guide cover.

This week’s Baltimore Guide cover.

In yet another sign of the decline of print newspapers, the weekly that appeared on Southeast Baltimore stoops announced last week’s issue was its last. Read More →

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First Verdict in Freddie Gray Case: Officer Nero is Not Guilty

0 Written by: | Monday, May 23, 2016 11:50am

Officer Edward M. Nero

Officer Edward M. Nero

A judge issued the first clear verdict Monday to a Baltimore police officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death. Officer Edward Nero is not guilty on four counts, Judge Barry Williams ruled. Read More →

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Cummings Asks Baltimore to Accept Nero Verdict, Whatever It Is

3 Written by: | Friday, May 20, 2016 1:34pm

Rep. Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings, who has represented most Baltimore City and Howard County in congress for the past 20 years, “urges Baltimore residents to respect the outcome of the trial [of Officer Edward Nero] regardless of the verdict,” according to the Baltimore Sun. Read More →

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Kamenetz Accelerates School A/C Repairs, Hogan Criticism After Funding Freeze

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:20pm

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After the governor and comptroller froze school funding over air conditioning, Baltimore County came up with a new plan to cool the schools. But the rhetoric remained hot. Read More →

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A Miami Super Yacht is Docking in Baltimore This Summer

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:04pm

courtesy Grand View Aviation

courtesy Grand View Aviation

Mogul status is closer than ever before in Baltimore this summer. Read More →

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“The Wire” Actor Says Alleged Victim Tried to Pull Him into Her Hotel Room

2 Written by: | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:20am

Wendell Pierce as "Bunk" Moreland in The Wire.

Wendell Pierce as “Bunk” Moreland in The Wire.

The story of The Wire actor Wendell Pierce’s arrest for simple battery has accrued more details as well as more dispute. Read More →

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Baltimore’s Rental Housing Market Is in Crisis

4 Written by: | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:00am

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People living in certain Baltimore neighborhoods–say, Canton, Locust Point, or Woodberry–might have noticed their rents going up a lot. A whole lot. Like a more than 100 percent increase since 2000.

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Sheila Dixon Asks Court to Open Mayoral Election Investigation to the Public

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 4:55pm

Mayor_DixonState election officials are sorting out the issues that were raised last week with some Baltimore ballots from last month’s mayoral primary. But they’re doing so behind closed doors, and primary runner-up Sheila Dixon is taking legal action to let her campaign — and the rest of the public — observe the process. Read More →

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Baltimore City Council Decides Not to Give Itself More Power

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 3:59pm

Bernard C. "Jack" Young

Bernard C. “Jack” Young

Along with whether someone is fit to lead and the city’s future trajectory, Baltimore’s mayoral election is important because of the city’s “strong mayor” system that keeps the chief executive in control of a lot of spending. Alongside the mayoral election, the City Council passed a couple of motions to take some of the money decision out of the mayor’s office. But in the end they didn’t complete the power play. Read More →

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Obama Designates Baltimore as “Summer Impact Hub”

1 Written by: | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:05am

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The Obama administration announced Monday that 16 cities would be receiving a boost to their summer jobs program. Baltimore is first on the list. Read More →

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