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Board of Estimates approves ‘spy plane’ program despite protests

Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates narrowly approved a controversial surveillance plane program Wednesday despite complaints from the ACLU of Maryland and the NAACP that it is unconstitutional. Before the 3-2 vote, ACLU attorney David Rocah said it was “absurd” to consider ...

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