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  • Mayor to form group to study police body cameras

    Mayor to form group to study police body cameras

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to announce a working group on Friday to study the cost and privacy concerns that would be associated with equipping Baltimore police officers with body cameras that would film their interactions with the public. The group, which the mayor is to appoint in conjunction...

  • VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins

    VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins

    The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, visiting Baltimore on Tuesday, asked nursing students at Johns Hopkins to consider careers with the VA — part of a larger plan to combat the long wait times that have plagued the health care system. VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald, who took over...

  • Mayor appoints task force to study heroin, substance abuse

    Mayor appoints task force to study heroin, substance abuse

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to announce a new task force Wednesday that will spend the next nine months studying heroin and substance abuse in Baltimore and developing ideas for the city to better coordinate treatment options. Rawlings-Blake envisions the task force as a way to help residents...

  • Baltimore first responders honored at service for fallen firefighters

    Baltimore first responders honored at service for fallen firefighters

    EMMITSBURG — Family after family took the solemn walk Sunday to receive an American flag and red rose, each pausing for a moment to feel the nation's gratitude for their loved ones, fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty. Among the 107 first responders honored at the National Fallen Firefighters...

  • 'Tougher' liquor board increases violations, closures

    'Tougher' liquor board increases violations, closures

    The new head of the city liquor board has a message for Baltimore's sometimes out-of-control bar scene: The party's over. In its first three months of action, a revamped liquor board — chaired by Thomas Ward, a tough-talking, 87-year-old former judge — already has found nearly 120 bars and liquor...

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