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Author Archives: Jon Sham

Initiative aims to make Inner Harbor fishable, swimmable

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, students from The Crossroads School and the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore officially announced on Wednesday morning the city's plan to clean up the Inner Harbor over the next decade. The Healthy Harbor initiative's ultimate goal is to make the harbor clean enough to both fish and swim in by 2020.

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Bozzuto, mayor break ground on Union Wharf

Toby S. Bozzuto, president of the Bozzuto Group, and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake led a groundbreaking Tuesday morning near the future site of Union Wharf, a luxury apartment community in Fells Point. The mayor said such developments will help in her goal of bringing 10,000 families into the city in the next decade.

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Top 5: ‘…floating a trial balloon which we felt compelled to pop’

Paul E. Schurick was found guilty in the election robocall case this week, and a UMUC professor won a large settlement in a discrimination case. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Jury finds Schurick ...

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Top 5: ‘They come in here and fill their pockets up and leave’

St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson might have a buyer soon, and Locust Point finally got its Harris Teeter grocery store four years since they began planning it out. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. ...

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Rawlings-Blake sworn in as Baltimore mayor

In front of a rain-soaked crowd of hundreds at War Memorial Plaza Tuesday morning, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was sworn in as mayor of Baltimore. During her inaugural address, the mayor spoke of her commitment to growing the city, public safety, education and job growth.

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The Daily Record honors Maryland’s ‘Leading Women’

The Daily Record honored 46 women Thursday in its annual Leading Women award ceremony. Leading Women identifies women age 40 or younger for the accomplishments they have made so far in their career. They are judged on professional experience, community involvement and a commitment to inspiring change.

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Sonja Sohn’s full testimony at ‘Defending Childhood’ hearing

"I remember watching in horror as my mother's head lay on the chopping block of our kitchen counter while my father held a large butcher's knife to her throat, as she cried and begged to be put out of her misery."

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AG Holder, Sonja Sohn speak at ‘Defending Childhood’ hearing

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Sonja Sohn, who played Kima Greggs on HBO's "The Wire," were the headliners at the Defending Childhood Task Force hearing held Tuesday morning at the University of Maryland's law school in Baltimore. Baseball legend Joe Torre is co-chair of the task force, which collects testimony about children exposed to violence.

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Top 3: ‘It’s all about money’

Since we have an abbreviated week, we’ve also got an abbreviated top 5 (we’re calling it a “top 3”). Units at the Ritz-Carlton Residences are selling, and the Maryland Transit Administration isn’t saying who’s getting the bid for two MARC ...

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