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City sees jump in young, college-educated residents

It's difficult for longtime Baltimoreans to say when exactly the young college graduates started moving into the neighborhoods clustered around downtown. But at some point they were everywhere, some 25,000 of them, toasting at bars, forming kickball leagues and jamming the free Circulator buses. "These things take a little while to catch on, and then one day, they really rocket off," said Tim Barnett, 32, who moved to Mount Vernon from Texas in 2006 for a taste of city life. He expected to spend just a few years here, but he's stayed. He now works for Zipcar and is one of the organizers of the Baltimore Bike Party, a monthly event that attracts hundreds of people for a...

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