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Baltimore Board Of Liquor License Commissioners Granted Hammerjacks An Arena Liquor License

On Thursday, the Baltimore Board of Liquor License voted unanimously to grant Hammerjacks’ owners, Andrew Hotchkiss and Kevin Butler, an arena liquor, beer and wine license. The stadium will replace the now vacant Paradox at 1300 Russell Street and most … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Attorneys Deny Access To Baltimore Fire Department Records

The Baltimore Sun submitted Public Records Act requests to access files from the Baltimore Fire Department. The newspaper was denied the requests on the grounds that the documents were not available. However, an audio copy of a 911 call that … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Officials Plans To Replace 116-Year Old Harford Road Bridge

On Thursday afternoon, the Harford Road Bridge over Herring Run sprung a leak, reported to the Department of Public Works by witness Matt Bovie. A 6-inch water main broke, causing water to gush out of the bridge “as fierce as … Continue reading

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Susan G. Komen Will Celebrate Its 25th Anniversary In Baltimore

Baltimore City will host the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this fall. Officials are welcoming the economic impact and attention the event will bring to the city, since it will be Komen’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Between … Continue reading

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A Spike In Sleep-Related Deaths Of Babies Is Causing Concern For Baltimore City Health Officials

According to preliminary data from Maryland’s medical examiner’s office, there were seven suspected cases of sleep-related reported in Baltimore in 2016. Comparing these numbers to the six suspected cases reported in the first three months of 2017, there is reason … Continue reading

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A New Pirate-Theme Boat Attraction, Garden And Cafes Are Coming To The Inner Harbor

On Wednesday, the Baltimore City’s spending board awarded the Living Classrooms Foundation a five-year contract to repair the tumbledown dock that is located between the National Aquarium and World Trade Center. The organization will also be responsible for operating a … Continue reading

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8,000 Summer Jobs Available Through Baltimore YouthWorks Program

YouthWorks provides Baltimore’s youth an opportunity to work during the summer season. On Monday, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced the launch of YouthWorks, a five-week program that provides summer jobs to young people between the ages of 14 and 21. … Continue reading

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Baltimore City’s Minimum Wage Could Increase To $15 By 2022

In July, Maryland’s minimum wage is set to increase to $9.25, with another increase set to follow in July of 2018, which would increase the minimum wage to $10.10. Many low-wage workers argue that the rate, with the increase is … Continue reading

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The Dip In Life Expectancy Raises Concern For Americans

Life expectancy in the United States was on the rise for decades, but that came to a sudden stop last year. According to new data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rates of every leading … Continue reading

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Maryland Test Results Show Less Than Half Of Kindergartners Are Ready For School

According to Maryland test results only 43 percent of kindergartners were ready for the 2016-2017 school term. Several school districts conducted the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment this past year. Garrett County students demonstrated skill they needed, with a 63 percent performance … Continue reading

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