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Baltimore Sun
A month later, Baltimore police surveillance program still shrouded in secrecyplane flying thousands of feet above. The public was unaware of the program, a
A month later, Baltimore police surveillance program still shrouded in secrecy
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
plane flying thousands of feet above. The public was unaware of the program, as were Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the Baltimore City Council, Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, Maryland Public Defender Paul B. DeWolfe, then-City... Read more
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Irish Central
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916subsequent candidates running for my Party's nomination – including Governor Bi
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916
Irish Central / Posted 2 days ago
subsequent candidates running for my Party's nomination – including Governor Bill Clinton... As an elected member of the Baltimore City Council in the early nineties, I led the effort to pass the MacBride Principles in my city – like so many... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
11 U.S. cities to consider legislation to require greater transparency for police surveillance programsinput from the public in any decision to continue it. The ACLU of Maryland has
11 U.S. cities to consider legislation to require greater transparency for police surveillance programs
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
input from the public in any decision to continue it. The ACLU of Maryland has said it plans to propose legislation to the Baltimore City Council that would prevent the department from acquiring new surveillance technology without public... Read more
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The Daily Record
$660M tax package for Port Covington gets final council OKPort Covington redevelopment for several months, can now focus on the overhaul
$660M tax package for Port Covington gets final council OK
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Port Covington redevelopment for several months, can now focus on the overhaul of the south Baltimore peninsula. The Baltimore City Council Monday night approved a legislative package authorizing public financing for the proposed Port... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Baltimore City Council passes all bills relating to Port Covington projectBaltimore City Council members voted to pass all bills related to the Port Covi
Baltimore City Council passes all bills relating to Port Covington project
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
Baltimore City Council members voted to pass all bills related to the Port Covington Project. The bills include creating the Port Covington Development District and issuing special obligation bonds for it. Last week, the Board of Estimates and... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
City Council Approves $660 Million Port Covington DealBALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City council approved the hotly contested $660 mill
City Council Approves $660 Million Port Covington Deal
CBS Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City council approved the hotly contested $660 million deal to develop Port Covington on Monday evening. The deal passed with only one council member voting “no” and two abstaining, the rest approving the development. The... Read more
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The Daily Record
What’s next for Port Covington? Permits and paperworkPort Covington redevelopment for several months, can now focus on the overhaul
What’s next for Port Covington? Permits and paperwork
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Port Covington redevelopment for several months, can now focus on the overhaul of the south Baltimore peninsula. The Baltimore City Council is expected to approve a legislative package on Monday evening authorizing public financing for the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Plank's $5.5 billion Port Covington plan advanced quietly, then loudlyapparel company. After the secretive start, plans for the development have adv
Plank's $5.5 billion Port Covington plan advanced quietly, then loudly
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
apparel company. After the secretive start, plans for the development have advanced publicly and loudly. On Monday, the Baltimore City Council is poised to give final approval to $660 million in bonds that would pay for public infrastructure in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Give Baltimore control over its policecommittee, and he convinced his colleagues to support his idea in an 11-0 vote.
Give Baltimore control over its police
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
committee, and he convinced his colleagues to support his idea in an 11-0 vote. But that doesn't mean anything because the Baltimore City Council doesn't actually have any authority over the Baltimore City Police Department. For most practical... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Harford council proposes raises of more than $6,000 for itselfin 2013, according to salary data from the Maryland Association of Counties, as
Harford council proposes raises of more than $6,000 for itself
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
in 2013, according to salary data from the Maryland Association of Counties, as reported by The Sun in 2014. The Baltimore City Council President was making more than $100,000 in 2013, and council members were also earning more than... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Councilman Hopes Kaepernick Jersey Prompts Conversations for A Better Baltimorelists. Orioles outfielder this week publicly supported Kaepernick in an intervi
Councilman Hopes Kaepernick Jersey Prompts Conversations for A Better Baltimore
CBS Baltimore / Posted 11 days ago
lists. Orioles outfielder this week publicly supported Kaepernick in an interview with USA Today. Another local figure, Baltimore City Council member Brandon Scott, is also supporting the now-controversial 49er. The youngest council member is... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Carl Stokes announces support for Port Covington TIFThe bills related to the Port Covington redevelopment project will go before th
Carl Stokes announces support for Port Covington TIF
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 12 days ago
The bills related to the Port Covington redevelopment project will go before the Baltimore City Council starting Monday night. Councilman Carl Stokes said at a news conference Monday morning that he will vote in favor of tax increment financing for... Read more
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The Daily Record
Baltimore council to vote on Port Covington financinggranting Sagamore Development Co. $660 million in public financing to redevelop
Baltimore council to vote on Port Covington financing
The Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
granting Sagamore Development Co. $660 million in public financing to redevelop Port Covington will go to the full Baltimore City Council on Monday. Over the weekend, council members successfully petitioned out of committee a bill allowing... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Councilman Says He's Ready To Advance Port Covington Bills After DelayBALTIMORE (WJZ) — Last week, in an unexpected hiccup for the Port Covington dea
Councilman Says He's Ready To Advance Port Covington Bills After Delay
CBS Baltimore / Posted 12 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Last week, in an unexpected hiccup for the Port Covington deal, the Baltimore City Council tabled an important vote that would provide significant funding for the project. Now, Councilman Carl Stokes says he’s ready to advance the... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Stokes delays financing vote for Port Covingtonof heart as vote to move Kevin Plank's Port Covington project closer to approva
Stokes delays financing vote for Port Covington
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 15 days ago
of heart as vote to move Kevin Plank's Port Covington project closer to approval did not go as planned. Moments before a Baltimore City Council Committee was about to vote, the committee chairman, Councilman Carl Stokes, abruptly called for a... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Port Covington Project Hangs In the Balance After Councilman Delays VoteBALTIMORE (WJZ)—In an unexpected hiccup for the Port Covington deal, Baltimore
Port Covington Project Hangs In the Balance After Councilman Delays Vote
CBS Baltimore / Posted 16 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ)—In an unexpected hiccup for the Port Covington deal, Baltimore City Council tables an important vote that would provide significant funding for the project. A vote at the War Memorial Plaza building was supposed to bring the Port... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Sagamore makes $100M city-wide benefits commitmentThursday. The city-wide benefits commitment, codified in a legally-binding and
Sagamore makes $100M city-wide benefits commitment
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday. The city-wide benefits commitment, codified in a legally-binding and enforceable MOU with the mayor and Baltimore City Council, is extraordinary and unprecedented in scale and impact. It is the largest city-wide benefits package... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
$100 Million to Go to Baltimore from Port Covington Projectjobs “Baltimore’s workforce is positioned to benefit from employment opportuni
$100 Million to Go to Baltimore from Port Covington Project
CBS Baltimore / Posted 16 days ago
jobs “Baltimore’s workforce is positioned to benefit from employment opportunities that will stretch across a generation,” Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young said. “The benefits agreement pumps tens of millions of dollars into... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City Council panel plans vote tonight on Port Covington dealA Baltimore City Council committee could vote on a public financing package for
City Council panel plans vote tonight on Port Covington deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
A Baltimore City Council committee could vote on a public financing package for the developer of the massive Port Covington project this evening, after city officials, community leaders and the developer announce a community benefits deal this... Read more
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The Daily Record
Activists, Sagamore close in on Port Covington agreementsharing and affordable housing. These groups and Sagamore have been negotiation
Activists, Sagamore close in on Port Covington agreement
The Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
sharing and affordable housing. These groups and Sagamore have been negotiation on these issues since late last month. The Baltimore City Council committee that is reviewing the legislative package creating the public financing for the project is... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
A brief history of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' being played at games and getting no respectdid he find it that he decided it wouldn't be played anymore, relenting about a
A brief history of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' being played at games and getting no respect
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
did he find it that he decided it wouldn't be played anymore, relenting about a month later under pressure from the Baltimore City Council, which counts among the city's main tourist attractions Fort McHenry, the actual broad stripes, bright... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Labor union runs ad demanding Port Covington developers pay workers better wagespay workers so-called "prevailing wages" -- several dollars more per hour than
Labor union runs ad demanding Port Covington developers pay workers better wages
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
pay workers so-called "prevailing wages" -- several dollars more per hour than the developers have agreed to pay. "The Baltimore City Council is voting to give away hundreds of millions to a private investor with no written guarantee of good... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A brief history of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' being played at games and getting no respectdid he find it that he decided it wouldn't be played anymore, relenting about a
A brief history of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' being played at games and getting no respect
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
did he find it that he decided it wouldn't be played anymore, relenting about a month later under pressure from the Baltimore City Council, which counts among the city's main tourist attractions Fort McHenry, the actual broad stripes, bright... Read more
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The Morning Call
A brief history of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' being played at games and getting no respectdid he find it that he decided it wouldn't be played anymore, relenting about a
A brief history of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' being played at games and getting no respect
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
did he find it that he decided it wouldn't be played anymore, relenting about a month later under pressure from the Baltimore City Council, which counts among the city's main tourist attractions Fort McHenry, the actual broad stripes, bright... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Donor to Baltimore police surveillance program says privacy debate 'healthy'members learned about the program only recently, after a Bloomberg Businessweek
Donor to Baltimore police surveillance program says privacy debate 'healthy'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
members learned about the program only recently, after a Bloomberg Businessweek cover story revealed its existence. The Baltimore City Council intends to hold a hearing on the program. And Maryland Public Defender Paul DeWolfe is calling for a... Read more
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The Daily Record
Council members, residents hope to save Circulator routes Baltimore City Council members and residents expressed optimism that Charm Ci
Council members, residents hope to save Circulator routes
The Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
Baltimore City Council members and residents expressed optimism that Charm City Circulator routes, which could be lost due to budget woes early next year, can be saved. Representatives from... Read more
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The Daily Record
Port Covington TIF session delayed as negotiations continueCovington, and activists opposed to the deal will have more time to negotiate a
Port Covington TIF session delayed as negotiations continue
The Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
Covington, and activists opposed to the deal will have more time to negotiate an agreement. The final work session for a Baltimore City Council committee reviewing the legislation was scheduled for Monday afternoon. But Councilman Carl Stokes,... Read more
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The Daily Record
Baltimore plans hearing over secret police surveillance plane The Baltimore City Council plans to summon Baltimore police to a hearing to e
Baltimore plans hearing over secret police surveillance plane
The Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
The Baltimore City Council plans to summon Baltimore police to a hearing to explain its use of a manned plane with cameras to record movements all across the city. The Baltimore Sun... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Baltimore plans hearing over police surveillance plane(AP) The Baltimore City Council plans to summon Baltimore police to a hearing t
Baltimore plans hearing over police surveillance plane
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 29 days ago
(AP) The Baltimore City Council plans to summon Baltimore police to a hearing to explain its use of a manned plane with cameras to record movements all across the city. The Baltimore Sun reports (http://bsun.md/2bp2W2Z ) that council members will... Read more
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The Daily Record
Activists portray Port Covington project as racistexclusively for rich white people being subsidized at the expense of the city’s
Activists portray Port Covington project as racist
The Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
exclusively for rich white people being subsidized at the expense of the city’s majority black residents. But during a Baltimore City Council committee work session at City Hall Tuesday, the subtext became overt. Activists portrayed the... Read more
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