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Fowler to leave Downtown Partnership for Maryland Zoo (access required)

The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore’s longtime president Kirby Fowler will leave that organization to take up a new role leading the Maryland Zoo, the zoo’s board announced Friday. Fowler has led the organization promoting business and tourism in downtown Baltimore since 2004, ...

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Maryland Zoo: baby giraffe has died (access required)

The Maryland Zoo says a young giraffe that has been struggling since birth has died. Zoo CEO Don Hutchinson said Saturday that veterinary staff and an animal care team put their lives on hold and explored every avenue to try ...

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Maryland Zoo euthanizes giraffe

(AP) The Maryland Zoo has euthanized a beloved, hand-raised giraffe that had been struggling with age-related medical issues for months. Officials at the Baltimore zoo say they euthanized 17-year-old Angel on Tuesday. The zoo’s chief veterinarian says Angel has had ...

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Maryland Zoo closed, readying for penguins

(AP) The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is closed this week as it prepares for the grand opening of a major new exhibit focusing on African black-footed penguins and other renovated exhibits. The new exhibit, Penguin Coast, will open Sept. 27, ...

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Conaway plans suit over water-bill policies (access required)

Baltimore City Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway is planning to file a class action lawsuit that targets the city’s water department for allegedly permitting business customers to rack up millions of dollars in delinquencies while homeowners risk losing their homes for as little as $350 in unpaid bills.

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