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Baltimore officials blast EBDI results

A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed Wednesday to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to hire local workers and companies, build housing for relocated families and return financial benefits to the community.

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Real Estate Weekly – 3/2/12: Riderwood residents help Habitat for Humanity

Grants awarded to two area housing assistance programs Two Baltimore-area housing assistance programs received grants last week from NeighborWorks America. Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore received a $252,200 grant, while St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center was granted $150,500. Both organizations are ...

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EBDI protestors met with city police in East Baltimore

City police were never far away Thursday morning as angry East Baltimore residents marched toward Johns Hopkins in protest of East Baltimore Development Inc., chanting "We want jobs!" and "If we don't work, nobody works!" EBDI has been redeveloping neighborhoods in the area, and out-of-work residents demand that they be given the jobs with the development.

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Residents demand community hires from EBDI

"If we don't work, nobody works!" chanted about 200 East Baltimore residents as they marched through the streets Tuesday morning toward the offices of EBDI, a nonprofit working to redevelop the area. Led by Baltimore Community Churches United, the group demanded to be hired in upcoming construction projects at the 88-acre site.

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Residents march on EBDI demanding jobs

About 200 residents of East Baltimore met at the Triumph Christian Church Tuesday morning to march 10 blocks to EBDI's headquarters demanding jobs. Marchers chanted "We want jobs!" and "No more lies!"as they made their through the streets and gathered at EBDI's front door.

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Construction expected to begin next month for $184M facility at EBDI

State officials have awarded a $170 million contract to Turner Construction Co. to build a new lab for the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene at the 88-acre East Baltimore Development Inc. site in Middle East. Construction is expected ...

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Top 5: ‘We will be in your face’

More troubles for the organizer of the Baltimore Grand Prix, another round of terminal shuffling at BWI and a drop in casino revenue were among the most-read business stories of the week. Baltimore’s newest hotel and a contentious hearing over ...

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