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City settles 90-year-old woman’s lawsuit

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday signed off on the $95,000 settlement of a lawsuit filed by a 90-year-old former school principal who had her shoulder broken while being handcuffed by police in her home in 2007. Venus Green, ...

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Top 5: ‘Honest minds can differ’

New restaurants come to West Baltimore and Arundel Mills and a new (and controversial) fountain coming to Union Square are among the most-read business stories of the week. The list also includes the Baltimore Grand Prix receiving new management. The ...

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Board of Estimates hears testimony before Grand Prix vote

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday heard testimony — both positive and negative — from IndyCar, Visit Baltimore, citizens and others before taking its vote on whether to approve the contract for Downforce Racing to assume control of the city's Grand Prix.

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Baltimore Grand Prix management contract approved by Board of Estimates

The city’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Comptroller Joan M. Pratt and City Council President Bernard C. ...

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Announcement over new Grand Prix manager looming

The mayor’s office plans to announce Wednesday who it has chosen to take over the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix, but two of the three groups who have reportedly expressed interest in managing the event said they have not recently had ...

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Baltimore spending panel OKs settlements in two cases

The Baltimore Board of Estimates last week approved a $375,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed Baltimore man who was shot twice in the back by a police officer in 2008. The family of Edward ...

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