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Project bid, Boardwalk banners, more among Ocean City Council approvals | News | #citycouncil

From a winning bid for electrical work at the Downtown Recreation Complex to beach events and veteran banners, Ocean City Council members approved several items this week at their Jan. 17 meeting. Rec complex bid award Council members opted to go with the lowest of three bidders to complete electrical work for renovations to the […]

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Alabama

Karen Bass, Juan Ciscomani among the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  As midterm results continue to roll in days after Election Day, Democratic and Republican candidates have already been celebrating historic victories. Heading into Election Day, both parties were looking to diversify their ranks of elected officials, both in Congress and beyond, and they appear on track to do so. House Republicans will add […]

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Former Maryland mayor who died in January accused of embezzling $2.2 million from DC charter school system

Kevin Ward, the former Maryland mayor who died by apparent suicide in January, has been accused of embezzling millions in public funds from one of the largest charter school systems in Washington, D.C., prior to his death, according to a new lawsuit. The civil complaint, filed on Monday in D.C. federal court, alleges that Ward committed […]

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Maryland shows what centrist politics should look like | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Anderson edited “Leveraging: A Political, Economic and Societal Framework” (Springer, 2014), has taught at five universities and ran for the Democratic nomination for a Maryland congressional seat in 2016. America should be moving toward a New Center. Our politics is extremely polarized, and we need a politics that respects the 30 percent to 50 percent […]

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Mayor

AFRAM Headliner Ne-Yo Highlights Importance Of Juneteenth, Mayor Says Next Year Will Be Bigger – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — R&B superstar Ne-Yo lit up Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park on Saturday night as the headliner for AFRAM Festival 2022. The two-day festival celebrating African-American culture coincides with Juneteenth, the commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in 1865 that officially became a federal holiday last year. READ MORE: CDC Approves COVID-19 Vaccines For […]

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City Council

With City Council’s Ear, Baltimore Residents Urge Cuts To Police Budget Ahead Of Vote – CBS Baltimore | #citycouncil

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City residents called for funding cuts to police Thursday during Taxpayers’ Night, where citizens can weigh in with the City Council on how their money is being spent.    The City Council still needs to finalize and vote on the City’s $4 million dollar budget set forth by the Mayor, which […]

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City Council

With City Council’s Ear, Baltimore Residents Urge Cuts To Police Budget Ahead Of Vote – CBS Baltimore | #citycouncil

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City residents called for funding cuts to police Thursday during Taxpayers’ Night, where citizens can weigh in with the City Council on how their money is being spent.    The City Council still needs to finalize and vote on the City’s $4 million dollar budget set forth by the Mayor, which […]

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Neighbors Demand Action On Baltimore’s Persistent Violent Crime As Mayor, Council Talk Strategy – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore is again on track to surpass 300 homicides and with crime surging, many neighbors are demanding action. “Once it gets dark, I do not come outside. Everywhere you turn, there’s a shooting here, a shooting there,” said Cory, who lives in a Southwest Baltimore community plagued by shootings.  READ MORE: Teen, […]

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