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Officer.com
Protests Planned During Freddie Gray HearingsActivists plan to protest at the courthouse and elsewhere in the city as hearin
Protests Planned During Freddie Gray Hearings
Officer.com / Posted 29 minutes ago
Activists plan to protest at the courthouse and elsewhere in the city as hearings begin Wednesday in the case against six Baltimore police officers charged in Freddie Gray's arrest and death. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are set to argue... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hearing begins in trial of officers accused in Freddie Gray's deathA gathering of media and sign-toting protesters formed outside the courthouse a
Hearing begins in trial of officers accused in Freddie Gray's death
Chicago Tribune / Posted 37 minutes ago
A gathering of media and sign-toting protesters formed outside the courthouse around 8 a.m. Wednesday — an anticipated scene surrounding a case that has garnered international attention following rioting and unrest in the weeks following Gray's... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hearing begins in trial of officers accused in Freddie Gray's deathA gathering of media and sign-toting protestors formed outside the courthouse a
Hearing begins in trial of officers accused in Freddie Gray's death
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
A gathering of media and sign-toting protestors formed outside the courthouse around 8 a.m. Wednesday — an anticipated scene surrounding a case that has garnered international attention following rioting and unrest in the weeks following Gray's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hearing begins in trial of officers accused in Freddie Gray's deathA gathering of media and sign-toting protestors formed outside the courthouse a
Hearing begins in trial of officers accused in Freddie Gray's death
Baltimore Sun / Posted an hour ago
A gathering of media and sign-toting protestors formed outside the courthouse around 8 a.m. Wednesday — an anticipated scene surrounding a case that has garnered international attention following rioting and unrest in the weeks following Gray's... Read more
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NBC Miami
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC Miami / Posted 3 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC New York
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC New York / Posted 4 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC Chicago
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC San Diego
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Gray Death
NBC San Diego / Posted 4 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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NBC Washington
1st Hearing Set for Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's DeathThe first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers wer
1st Hearing Set for Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death
NBC Washington / Posted 5 hours ago
The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. Protesters are planning to gather... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mosby to have fundraiser days after pretrial hearings in Freddie Gray caseBaltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has a campaign fundraiser with tick
Mosby to have fundraiser days after pretrial hearings in Freddie Gray case
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has a campaign fundraiser with tickets ranging from $250 to $1,000 scheduled for Sept. 16 — just days after key pretrial hearings in her case against the police officers charged in Freddie Gray's arrest and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City inspector general says fraud investigations saved $2.3M last yearBaltimore's inspector general says investigations targeting fraud — largely in
City inspector general says fraud investigations saved $2.3M last year
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
Baltimore's inspector general says investigations targeting fraud — largely in the fire and police departments — saved city taxpayers more than $2.3 million last year. Multiyear investigations targeted fraud in the payroll, pension, worker's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mike Maraziti, owner of One-Eyed Mike's, files to run for mayorMike Maraziti, the owner of One-Eyed Mike's bar in Fells Point, filed this week
Mike Maraziti, owner of One-Eyed Mike's, files to run for mayor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
Mike Maraziti, the owner of One-Eyed Mike's bar in Fells Point, filed this week to run for mayor of Baltimore. Maraziti is president of the Fells Point Main Street business association. He is the sixth Democrat to formally enter the race in a field... Read more
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The Evening Sun
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray caseBALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged i
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray case
The Evening Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray, defense attorneys and prosecutors will appear before a judge who will determine how the case will move forward. THE CASE Six Baltimore... Read more
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York Daily Record
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray caseBALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged i
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray case
York Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray, defense attorneys and prosecutors will appear before a judge who will determine how the case will move forward. THE CASE Six Baltimore... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray caseBALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged i
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray case
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray, defense attorneys and prosecutors will appear before a judge who will determine how the case will move forward. THE CASE Six Baltimore... Read more
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Bennington Banner
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray caseBALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged i
First court date approaches in Freddie Gray case
Bennington Banner / Posted 19 hours ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray, defense attorneys and prosecutors will appear before a judge who will determine how the case will move forward. THE CASE Six Baltimore... Read more
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The News & Observer
Your guide to the political correctness debate | News & Observer August 31, 2015 Trump, Seinfeld among those who say peop
Your guide to the political correctness debate
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer August 31, 2015 Trump, Seinfeld among those who say people are too sensitive about language Obama was criticized for using the word... Read more
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Washington Post
Marvin Mandel will lie in repose Wednesday at Maryland State HouseFormer Maryland governor Marvin Mandel is seen at his 95th birthday celebration
Marvin Mandel will lie in repose Wednesday at Maryland State House
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
Former Maryland governor Marvin Mandel is seen at his 95th birthday celebration in Baltimore. (Josh Hicks/The Washington Post) Former Maryland governor Marvin Mandel, who became one of the most powerful and effective chief executives in Maryland... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
What they're saying about Marvin MandelHere's a look at what others are saying about the passing of former Maryland Go
What they're saying about Marvin Mandel
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Here's a look at what others are saying about the passing of former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel. Gov. Larry Hogan: "The state of Maryland lost not only a former governor but also a truly great leader and someone countless people thought of as a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former 'Superblock' parcels re-open for redevelopmentA key group of city-owned properties on the west side of downtown is again avai
Former 'Superblock' parcels re-open for redevelopment
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
A key group of city-owned properties on the west side of downtown is again available for redevelopment, after years of legal wrangling and other delays that left the area languishing. The Baltimore Development Corp. on Monday said it is seeking... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Baltimore City Students Head Back To ClassBALTIMORE (WJZ) — The new school year kicks off for city public school students
Baltimore City Students Head Back To Class
CBS Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The new school year kicks off for city public school students Monday. Some of the students will have special guests in their classrooms. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and several school board members will be dropping in. It’s a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Open the primariesThe fastest growing segment of Maryland's electorate is voters who decline to i
Open the primaries
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The fastest growing segment of Maryland's electorate is voters who decline to identify as Republicans or Democrats. As The Sun's John Fritze reported recently, their numbers are up by 57 percent in the last decade, and they continue to grow despite... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Maryland's 56th Governor, Marvin Mandel Dead At 95BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Marvin Mandel, Maryland’s 56th governor has died at the age of
Maryland's 56th Governor, Marvin Mandel Dead At 95
CBS Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Marvin Mandel, Maryland’s 56th governor has died at the age of 95. In a statement released by the family, Mandel passed away peacefully after having spent two days visiting family in St. Mary’s County. Born in 1920 in Baltimore,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Nick Mosby 'seriously considering' run for mayorAt a "Back to School" Rally in West Baltimore Sunday, Councilman Nick J. Mosby
Nick Mosby 'seriously considering' run for mayor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
At a "Back to School" Rally in West Baltimore Sunday, Councilman Nick J. Mosby is working the crowd. He's giving out 500 fully stuffed backpacks and talking about citywide issues that need solutions — such as how to deal with dirt bikes and crime —... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Criminal misconduct dominates Baltimore police terminationsEven as leaders of the Baltimore Police Department work to improve the agency's
Criminal misconduct dominates Baltimore police terminations
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Even as leaders of the Baltimore Police Department work to improve the agency's image, documents show that criminal misconduct dominates the reasons for employee terminations. From late September 2012 to May 4, 2015, 18 employees — 25 percent of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Horseshoe still finding place in crowded marketEverything about the gleaming, $442 million Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, which i
Horseshoe still finding place in crowded market
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Everything about the gleaming, $442 million Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, which is celebrating its one-year anniversary, seems outsized — including the expectations. The Caesars property — with its 122,000-square-foot gambling floor, two-story video... Read more
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Officer.com
Baltimore Police to Create Information CenterBaltimore police will establish a command center to coordinate and release emer
Baltimore Police to Create Information Center
Officer.com / Posted 5 days ago
Baltimore police will establish a command center to coordinate and release emergency communications should the city face future unrest, interim police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Thursday. The creation of a Joint Information Center -- a gathering... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
A dirt bike Grand Prix?It's against the law. Everyone knows it. And that's a big part of the fun — cha
A dirt bike Grand Prix?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
It's against the law. Everyone knows it. And that's a big part of the fun — challenging the police by breaking the law with a dirt bike. It's being done in cities like Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia — but especially Baltimore. In Baltimore,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trauma training aims to help city employees in dealing with publicStanley Smith has spent nearly four decades helping troubled young people earn
Trauma training aims to help city employees in dealing with public
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Stanley Smith has spent nearly four decades helping troubled young people earn GEDs and get jobs, but he learned something new this week that he thinks will help him do his job even better. Smith, an employment advocate with the Mayor's Office of... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Baltimore City officials prepare for school, Freddie Gray case to startPreparing for a safe and productive school year, Baltimore City is also bracing
Baltimore City officials prepare for school, Freddie Gray case to start
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
Preparing for a safe and productive school year, Baltimore City is also bracing for potential unrest as school officially begins around the same time as pretrial hearings are held in the Freddie Gray case. Six officers are charged in the case. All... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Two more candidates file to run for Baltimore mayorTwo more candidates have filed to run for mayor of Baltimore. Richard Black, a
Two more candidates file to run for Baltimore mayor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Two more candidates have filed to run for mayor of Baltimore. Richard Black, an accountant, filed this week to run as a Democrat. According to his website, his campaign will focus on "reducing the tax burden for our hardworking taxpayers,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore schools to gather student leaders to discuss upcoming Freddie Gray hearingsBaltimore school officials will gather 100 youth leaders Saturday to discuss th
Baltimore schools to gather student leaders to discuss upcoming Freddie Gray hearings
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Baltimore school officials will gather 100 youth leaders Saturday to discuss the upcoming court proceedings in the Freddie Gray case to prepare them to serve as student ambassadors, the district CEO said Thursday. Gregory Thornton said the meeting,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore, other cities say Trump's comments on immigrants in gangs unfoundedRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump says gangs in places such as Bal
Baltimore, other cities say Trump's comments on immigrants in gangs unfounded
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says gangs in places such as Baltimore, Chicago, St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri, are populated with "rough dudes" in the country illegally. But officials in those cities say there's no evidence to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mayor hires Baltimore's first 'Broadband Coordinator'Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday hired Jason Hardebeck, a veteran te
Mayor hires Baltimore's first 'Broadband Coordinator'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday hired Jason Hardebeck, a veteran technology executive, to become the city's first Broadband Coordinator. Hardebeck, who will be paid $44,000 as a contractor, will lead an effort with community members and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Cities say Trump’s comments on immigrants in gangs unfoundedST. LOUIS (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says gangs in p
Cities say Trump’s comments on immigrants in gangs unfounded
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says gangs in places such as Baltimore, Chicago, St. Louis and Ferguson are populated with “rough dudes” in the country illegally. But officials in those cities say there’s no evidence... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Major League Baseball wants more city kids to 'play ball'There were few African-Americans in the major leagues when Frank Robinson arriv
Major League Baseball wants more city kids to 'play ball'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
There were few African-Americans in the major leagues when Frank Robinson arrived in 1956. It was only nine years after Jackie Robinson had shattered baseball's color barrier. "I didn't have a role model," the 79-year-old former Oriole said... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Penn North community leader calls for city to spend millions on kids, not trash cansOrganizers of the Penn North Safe Zone and about two dozen students came to Cit
Penn North community leader calls for city to spend millions on kids, not trash cans
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Organizers of the Penn North Safe Zone and about two dozen students came to City Hall Wednesday to ask Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to supply funding for a group that's providing activities for young people in one of Baltimore's toughest... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City preparing for protests during next week's hearing in Freddie Gray caseMayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that city officials are preparing
City preparing for protests during next week's hearing in Freddie Gray case
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that city officials are preparing for protests as court hearings ramp up in the Freddie Gray case by coordinating with law enforcement agencies around the state, upgrading riot gear and conducting... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City school officials to ease hiring rules for applicants with criminal recordsBaltimore school officials are seeking to relax hiring rules to make applicants
City school officials to ease hiring rules for applicants with criminal records
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Baltimore school officials are seeking to relax hiring rules to make applicants with nonviolent misdemeanor convictions — such as drug possession and burglary — eligible for jobs renovating school buildings. The proposal comes as the school district... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mayor: City could lose millions by selling HiltonMayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she opposes Council President Ber
Mayor: City could lose millions by selling Hilton
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she opposes Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young's proposal to sell the city-owned Hilton Hotel — arguing the city could lose millions if officials sold now. "The council president, who raised this... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Police Use "Vampire Technology" To Combat CrimeBALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City police have enlisted the help of a vampire to
Police Use "Vampire Technology" To Combat Crime
CBS Baltimore / Posted 6 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City police have enlisted the help of a vampire to help combat crime. Vampire is new technology allowing crime scene technicians to process fingerprints found on a scene in seconds. Meghan McCorkell has more on how it... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Cities say Trump's comments on immigrants in gangs unfoundedUpdated: Wed, Aug 26 2015, 04:57 PM ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Republican presidential
Cities say Trump's comments on immigrants in gangs unfounded
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 6 days ago
Updated: Wed, Aug 26 2015, 04:57 PM ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says gangs in places such as Baltimore, Chicago, St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri, are populated with "rough dudes" in the country illegally. But... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Horseshoe celebrates first anniversaryHorseshoe Casino Baltimore is marking its first anniversary with a $111,111 giv
Horseshoe celebrates first anniversary
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is marking its first anniversary with a $111,111 giveaway. The Caesars property said it has attracted more than 5 million guests and created 1,815 jobs, most of them held by city residents. The $442 million casino opened... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Howard start-up targets food wasteThe peaches, peppers and tomatoes waiting to be sorted on a recent Saturday at
Howard start-up targets food waste
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
The peaches, peppers and tomatoes waiting to be sorted on a recent Saturday at Hungry Harvest's Jessup warehouse all had one thing in common: they would never make it to the shelf of a supermarket. Though perfectly fresh and edible, most of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trades apprenticeship program to launch in BaltimoreAfter being honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps years ago, I was ha
Trades apprenticeship program to launch in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps years ago, I was having great difficulty finding meaningful employment which, in turn, led me to the streets and an environment of trouble. My saving grace was a referral I received to the... Read more
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