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Author Archives: Donald C. Fry

Baltimore’s other crisis (access required)

If you happen to be one of the approximately 24,000 motorists who travel across the Hanover Street Bridge in south Baltimore each day, you are driving on a structure that is standing on borrowed time. The reason: The bridge, built ...

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A look at today’s Greater Baltimore region (access required)

Construction cranes are prevalent throughout the Baltimore region these days — from downtown Baltimore to Towson, Columbia and beyond — and to many they are the most visible sign of changes afoot in Baltimore City and the surrounding counties. But ...

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Good news in Baltimore’s war against crime (access required)

There is good news worth noting in the fight against violent crime in Baltimore. The number of homicides and non-fatal shootings have been trending downward over the past four months. It’s too early to identify the specific factors that have ...

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Hogan’s plan to fight Baltimore violence deserves support (access required)

Baltimore has experienced some good news of late in the fight against violent crime. No homicides were reported for 12 days, the longest streak since 2015, according to news reports. Mayor Catherine Pugh attributes the public safety initiatives that she ...

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How to gain a competitive edge (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan provided some glad tidings to the business community just after the Christmas holiday by announcing that his administration had identified more than 650 state regulations that are outdated and would be repealed, streamlined or otherwise updated. The ...

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