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  • Pugh vetoes bill that would raise Baltimore minimum wage

    Pugh vetoes bill that would raise Baltimore minimum wage

    Mayor Catherine Pugh vetoed legislation Friday that would have raised the minimum wage in Baltimore to $15 by 2022, leaving the measure's future in question. The council — which next meets on April 3 — would need 12 of its 15 members to vote to overturn the veto. On Friday, the 12-member coalition...

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    Within integrated schools, de facto segregation persists

    They were classmates and best friends, and they both wanted to get into the 11th-grade Advanced Placement English class at Columbia's Hammond High School. Since meeting in summer school just before ninth grade, Mikey Peterson and Eli Sauerwalt had been through a lot together. They'd each battled...

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  • Family of Hampden man charged in N.Y. fatal stabbing express shock, extend condolences

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    The family of a Hampden man charged with fatally stabbing a black man in Manhattan, in what police called a racially motivated attack, condemned the killing in a statement Thursday. "Our family is shocked, horrified, and heartbroken by this tragedy. We extend our prayers and condolences to the...

  • Rape at Rockville High gets drawn into immigration debate

    Rape at Rockville High gets drawn into immigration debate

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    Parents: City schools are working for us

    We write in response to Tricia Bishop's column, "The Catch-22 in Baltimore schools" (March 16). We, as parents of school-aged children, were once in the writer's shoes and decided to stay in our neighborhood. We are lawyers, cashiers, nurses, architects, engineers, factory workers, business owners,...

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    Back in Baltimore, Oprah's longtime makeup artist transforms senior faces

    Dorothy Lievers marveled at herself in the mirror just before she got her beauty shots taken in the brightly lit Mount Vernon studio of fashion photographer P.A. Greene. Her smooth, mahogany skin glowed. Smoky eye shadow with a tinge of shimmer danced across the ridge just under her eyebrows. Her...

  • Anquan Boldin

    Anquan Boldin

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  • The problem with DeVos' education agenda

    The problem with DeVos' education agenda

    Newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, a Michigan billionaire, has used her considerable wealth to promote charter school expansion in her home state for more than two decades. According to Politico, she and her husband have made over $2 million dollars in campaign contributions to...

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