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Lawsuit: Baltimore’s schools are failing students, taxpayers

A new lawsuit brought by a former Republican candidate for  Baltimore City Council president claims that city taxpayers are not receiving their money’s worth from the struggling public school system. The plaintiffs are Jovani Patterson, who fell short in his ...

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Montgomery County aid program for undocumented residents is upheld by 4th Circuit

Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, shown in this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, joined an opinion written by Judge Barbara Milano Keenan finding that a federal law that generally bars undocumented people from receiving state and local benefits does not allow for private citizens, such as county taxpayers, to sue to enforce the prohibition. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

A Montgomery County program to provide $10 million largely to undocumented residents hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic survived an appeals court challenge.

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