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AG Holder, Sonja Sohn speak at ‘Defending Childhood’ hearing

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Sonja Sohn, who played Kima Greggs on HBO's "The Wire," were the headliners at the Defending Childhood Task Force hearing held Tuesday morning at the University of Maryland's law school in Baltimore. Baseball legend Joe Torre is co-chair of the task force, which collects testimony about children exposed to violence.

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Guilty plea for ‘Wire’ actress Felicia “Snoop” Pearson

An actress who played a Baltimore drug gang assassin in HBO’s “The Wire” has pleaded guilty in a drug conspiracy case. Thirty-one-year-old Felicia “Snoop” Pearson entered the plea to conspiracy to distribute heroin Monday, a day before her trial was ...

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HBO signs on for ‘VEEP’ pilot shot in Baltimore

WASHINGTON — HBO has picked up a political satire series called “VEEP,” starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The show features the “Seinfeld” star as a former senator who becomes vice president. The pilot was filmed in Baltimore as a stand-in for Washington. ...

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April 15 declared Werner’s Restaurant Day as Baltimore landmark closes

Baltimore landmark restaurant Werner's, on E. Redwood Street, closed on Friday with a packed house. Those who came often, came back for one last meal, and a representative from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office declared that April 15 be known as Werner's Restaurant Day.

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