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Horace Greeley
Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle
Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle

For years, Baltimore has been a city divided on east-west lines. East Baltimore political organizations vie with those in West Baltimore. The city's high schools have spirited crosstown rivalries, such as Dunbar and Douglass. Loyalties on the college landscape — Coppin State and Morgan State for example — often divide along the same east-west axis. But on Labor Day weekend, the city's orientation will change; Baltimore will become a north-south town. The Baltimore Grand Prix, a series of races Sept. 2-4, will cause the realignment. As Indy race cars rocket through a closed course in downtown Baltimore, the city will effectively be sliced in two. Locals will either find...

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