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Baltimore City Council Races: A Changing of the Guard

A sea change is coming to the Baltimore City Council: Nearly half the members are not seeking reelection this year. Three of the 15 are retiring, two...

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On Her Own: A Conversation with Diane Rehm

NPR's treasured host Diane Rehm is at a crossroads. Late this year, after the election, she plans to stop hosting the interview show she has led for ne...

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Friday News Roundup: Citizen/Police Mediation; Needle Exchange Expansion?; Music at the Airport

Baltimore City's Police Department fielded 799 citizen complaints against police officers last year. Most were dismissed, and the civilian and the offi...

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State of the State Recap; Addressing Pay Equity in Maryland

In his second State of the State address yesterday, Governor Hogan struck a tone of bipartisanship. But Democratic leaders say the governor's rhetoric ...

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Whose Manure Is It Anyway?

Maryland's Eastern Shore has a lot of chickens...and enough chicken manure to fill M&T Bank Stadium twice every year. That manure is a major...

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The Traumatized Brain: Life After a Brain Injury

Aggression, insomnia, headaches, and even seizures. A traumatic brain injury can have life-altering consequences for individuals and their families. Tod...

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Rising Child Migration

A flood, a surge, an influx. In 2014, headline writers struggled to convey the massive number of Central American children crossing the border into the...

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Friday News Roundup: City Youth Fund, Weathering The Snowstorm, Headlines w/ BBJ and Daily Record

When budgets are tight, rec centers and pools often suffer, but that could change in Baltimore City. On Tuesday, the City Council voted to approve...

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Fighting Blight

Three weeks ago, Governor Hogan announced a massive effort to eliminate blight in Baltimore – hundreds of millions of dollars to demolish vacant homes...

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The Promise of Teen Court

Theft, breaking and entering, trespassing. These are common crimes that bring youth into contact with the juvenile justice system, contact that can lea...

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