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Baltimore housing department to demolish nearly 600 buildings

Baltimore rowhouses

The city housing department has signed an agreement to use nearly $10 million from a national foreclosure abuse settlement to demolish 578 mostly derelict buildings and houses in 10 Baltimore communities, in some cases relocating homeowners and renters so entire blocks can be razed.

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Audit finds accounting issues at Enoch Pratt

Baltimore auditors presented a report on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Wednesday that, among other things, showed the institution owed the city close to $30,000 in fines and fees collected during fiscal 2011 and lacked sufficient accountability over a $300,000 cash fund set up to purchase books.

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City to pay $100K for child’s fatal jump from back of bus

The family of a 6-year-old special needs education student who died after falling from the back of a school bus will receive $100,000 from the Baltimore City Public Schools.

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