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Feds must process Baltimore teen pregnancy prevention grant renewal, judge rules

Baltimore City Solicitor Andre M. Davis. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

A federal judge has ordered the Department of Health and Human Services to process Baltimore’s application to renew funding for teen pregnancy prevention initiatives, finding the early termination of the five-year grant did not follow agency protocol. Healthy Teen Network ...

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ACLU appeals dismissal of lawsuit over Baltimore police settlement confidentiality clauses

In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Police Department Officer Jordan Distance stands on a street corner during a foot patrol in Baltimore. Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, repeatedly use excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being presented Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

The plaintiffs challenging Baltimore’s policy of including non-disparagement clauses in police misconduct settlements are appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis ruled last month the clauses do not violate free-speech and free-press rights, ...

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State seeks change to ruling on segregation on Md. colleges

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The state is asking a federal judge to vacate her judgment from October 2013 finding Maryland’s state colleges and universities maintained traces of past segregation, arguing the court’s decision was based on flawed reasoning that came to light during this ...

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