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Federal task force on Baltimore winds down as Trump's urban policy remains uncertain

Federal task force on Baltimore winds down as Trump's urban policy remains uncertain

The Obama administration has directed $110 million in new funding to Baltimore since last year's riots, according to a report that comes as local officials across the nation are wondering how President-elect Donald Trump will help struggling cities.

Baltimore officials on Tuesday praised the Obama administration's efforts in the city since last spring, and said they are hopeful that the close coordination that began after Freddie Gray's death will continue when Trump takes office next year.

Meanwhile, a number of African-American celebrities and sports figures — including retired Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and musician Kanye West — met with Trump in New York on...

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