Baltimore City Council condemns Trump's rhetoric, days before his visit

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Ugly sweaters infiltrate the holiday season with garish styles, public events

Keisha Jones, 32, of Mitchellville dons a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle" Christmas T-shirt decorated with pizza slices, a nod to her favorite childhood cartoon and her shirt of choice for her friend's annual ugly sweater party.

Jennifer Eisenberg, 23, of Federal Hill wears a black sweater with glimmering mistletoe and a reindeer with pursed lips that reads "Kiss Me."

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What might have been Mayor Catherine Pugh's ideal Twitter handle belongs to a 'Delicious Taco Bot'

When in politics, it's standard to change your Twitter handle to reflect your title. Former mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is still "@MayorSRB." City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is "@prezjackyoung" and President Barack Obama is "@POTUS."

On Tuesday — Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's first day in office — her Twitter handle was changed to "@Mayor_Pugh."

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Amy Schumer responds to critics over possible Barbie role

Amy Schumer is calling out critics who slammed her potential casting as Barbie in an upcoming live-action film based on the Mattel doll. Variety reported last week that the Towson University graduate was in talks to play Barbie, and the plot of the movie would involve the character getting kicked out of Barbieland for not being perfect enough and going on an adventure in the real world.

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B'More Organic wins $10,000, consultation with Barbara Corcoran on 'Rachael Ray Show'
Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh wears Carolina Herrera dress to inauguration

Catherine E. Pugh made a statement when she was sworn in as Baltimore's 50th mayor Tuesday morning -- not just with her words, but with a bold dress by famed womenwear designer Carolina Herrera.

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NBC to show Cafe Hon's 'Hairspray Live' viewing party during national broadcast

NBC’s “Hairspray Live” — the much-anticipated live rendition of the musical set in Baltimore and based on the John Waters film — will air on national TV Wednesday, and so will a group of Baltimoreans.

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