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National Night Out seeks to reclaim Baltimore's streets, image

National Night Out seeks to reclaim Baltimore's streets, image

The onslaught of violence in Baltimore this summer isn't only devastating the victims, their families and friends, Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young said Tuesday — it's also embarrassing the city on a national level. "The image they're showing of our city is sickening," Young said told a crowd in Park Heights during a National Night Out celebration. Forty-five people were killed in July, the city's deadliest month in four decades, and 116 have been slain between May and last month — a three-month record. At events around the city Tuesday night, Young, Mayor Stephanie-Rawlings Blake, interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis...

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