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Catherine Pugh inherits issues left unresolved by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Catherine Pugh inherits issues left unresolved by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

After Catherine E. Pugh is inaugurated as Baltimore's mayor Tuesday, she will promptly face decisions on several contentious issues left unresolved by departing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

Pugh, Baltimore's 50th mayor, will need to conclude a potentially costly legal agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to curb police misconduct and then negotiate a new contract with the city police union.

She also must decide whether to tear down Baltimore's Confederate-era monuments, whether to sell downtown parking garages to raise money for recreation centers and whether to bring back speed cameras turned off by Rawlings-Blake's administration.

Pugh's spokesman, Anthony...

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