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Baltimore Sun
Council told of shortage of resources to prevent lead poisoningThousands of rental homes in Baltimore are believed to contain dangerous lead p
Council told of shortage of resources to prevent lead poisoning
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Thousands of rental homes in Baltimore are believed to contain dangerous lead paint, but the city has money to repair only 230 of them over the next three years, a top housing official testified Thursday. At a City Hall hearing called in response to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'Bag bill' returns in Annapolis -- againFor half-a-dozen years, environmentalists have pressed lawmakers to either ban
'Bag bill' returns in Annapolis -- again
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
For half-a-dozen years, environmentalists have pressed lawmakers to either ban or levy fees on the plastic and paper bags that stores give to customers. And despite being defeated repeatedly, environmental activists are making a push for a "bag... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City Council wants health study of transporting oil by train through BaltimoreBaltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is seeking a study of
City Council wants health study of transporting oil by train through Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is seeking a study of the health and safety risks of transporting crude oil by train through Baltimore. His bill, which was introduced this week, is co-sponsored by every other member of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lawyers will help, not hinder, DOJ's Baltimore investigationThree dangerous storm clouds now hang over Baltimore in the wake of the spring'
Lawyers will help, not hinder, DOJ's Baltimore investigation
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Three dangerous storm clouds now hang over Baltimore in the wake of the spring's Freddie Gray riots. First, police/community relations continue to deteriorate seriously. Second, violent crime continues to rise dramatically. Third, there is continued... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore council members criticize city's plan to issue fines during snow clean-upSeveral members of the Baltimore City Council on Tuesday criticized the Rawling
Baltimore council members criticize city's plan to issue fines during snow clean-up
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Several members of the Baltimore City Council on Tuesday criticized the Rawlings-Blake administration's plan to begin giving citations to businesses and some homeowners who have not shoveled their sidewalks during the record storm. Baltimore will... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Voting rights for felons spurs impassioned debateRobinette Barmer woke up in Baltimore with paralyzing arthritis last week, but
Voting rights for felons spurs impassioned debate
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Robinette Barmer woke up in Baltimore with paralyzing arthritis last week, but she crawled out of bed anyway and kept moving until she was on the steps of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, shouting "Shame! Shame! Shame!" at Maryland's... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Health warning labels might help parents skip the soda aisleBy Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Health warning labels
Health warning labels might help parents skip the soda aisle
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 24 days ago
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Health warning labels on sugary beverages -- similar to those on cigarette packs -- might make parents less likely to buy such beverages for their kids, according to new research. Growing... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Rev. Westley West trial postponed until Jan. 29Baltimore City Council candidate Rev. Westley West will appear in court this mo
Rev. Westley West trial postponed until Jan. 29
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Baltimore City Council candidate Rev. Westley West will appear in court this month for charges he received during a September protest. West was charged after a pre-trial hearing on Sept. 2 for the six officers charged in the arrest and death of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Barbara E. Langrehr, businesswoman and community activist, diesBarbara E. Langrehr, a businesswoman and community activist, died Thursday of c
Barbara E. Langrehr, businesswoman and community activist, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Barbara E. Langrehr, a businesswoman and community activist, died Thursday of complications from dementia at the Richmond, Va., home where she had lived for the last 17 years. The former longtime Northwood resident was 76. Barbara Elizabeth Duley,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City Council plans hearing into why hundreds of children still get lead poisoningThe Baltimore City Council announced plans Monday to hold an investigative hear
City Council plans hearing into why hundreds of children still get lead poisoning
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
The Baltimore City Council announced plans Monday to hold an investigative hearing into why hundreds of children are still getting lead poisoning — a preventable condition officials vowed to eradicate six years ago. In response to a Baltimore Sun... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Baltimore City Council may face complete overhaulIt's looking more and more like there will be a significant change in the Balti
Baltimore City Council may face complete overhaul
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted a month ago
It's looking more and more like there will be a significant change in the Baltimore City Council after this year's election as a number of seats are up for grabs. Change seems to be the theme among a majority of the candidates vying for a seat on... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Baltimore City Council may face complete overhaulHOPING TO BE PART OF CHANGE IN CHARM CITY. CHANGE SEEMS TO BE THE ONGOING THEME
Baltimore City Council may face complete overhaul
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted a month ago
HOPING TO BE PART OF CHANGE IN CHARM CITY. CHANGE SEEMS TO BE THE ONGOING THEME WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE CANDIDATES VYING FOR A POSITION ON THE BALTIMORE CITY COUNCIL. AND QUOTE ON THE CURRENT COUNSEL HAVE SO MANY RUNNING BUT THE QUESTION IS WILL... Read more

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