A half-century after MLK's death is Baltimore less segregated? Yes and no.

Steve Kelly

Grand Prix to plant more trees than it cuts

Grand Prix to plant more trees than it cuts

Baltimoreans — at least some of them — care passionately about their trees. One thousand of them signed onto an online petition by late Wednesday calling on City Hall to "halt the clear-cutting" of trees downtown so race fans could get a better view of the Baltimore Grand Prix. The petition drive's organizer said he planned to go to court to block any further tree removal for the three-day street race.

City officials and race organizers, meanwhile, scrambled to quell the anger by explaining that far fewer trees were being removed for spectator grandstands than previously...

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