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Watch Keith Mills obliterate a computer to celebrate his semi-retirement

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Still via WBAL Radio/YouTube

In case you didn’t know, longtime Baltimore sportscaster Keith Mills is retiring, sort of, with plans to step back from his full-time gigs with WBAL Radio, WBAL-TV and 98 Rock.

ICE agents seen stopping, detaining residents in Columbia; police say agency gave heads up about activity

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Photo via U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement/Flickr

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were seen stopping Hispanic residents in a Columbia neighborhood Tuesday.

Council president offers sharp words for agencies, calls hearing about Poe Homes water outage

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Image via Google Street View.

With residents of West Baltimore’s Poe Homes public housing complex still lacking adequate water service one week since disruptions began, Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott today called on agencies to respond to the crisis and formulate a plan to handle future ones.

DPW cites broken valve for lack of water at Poe Homes, continues work on ‘complex situation’

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Image via Google Street View.

As crews work to restore water to the Poe Homes public housing complex in West Baltimore, the Department of Public Works released a statement today trying to explain the complex infrastructure failure.

Maryland to test out digital license plates on 22 state vehicles

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Photo via Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration

Maryland is testing out the license plates of the future, though they won’t be available to the general public just yet.

Baltimore City and County to review decades-old water billing arrangement

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Photo by Ángelo González

The time has come for a review of Baltimore City and Baltimore County’s aging framework for water billing, officials say.

Construction on Camden MARC station should wrap up by early September, MTA says

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The soon-to-be-replaced MARC station at Camden Yards. Photo by Ed Gunts.

Commuters and Orioles fans will have to wait a few more months before they see a fully redone Camden MARC station outside of Oriole Park.

Councilman Henry picks back up on push to ban plastic bags in Baltimore City

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Photo by Jackie, via Flickr

Years after Stephanie Rawlings-Blake vetoed legislation banning stores from handing out plastics bags in Baltimore City, Councilman Bill Henry is giving it another go.

Manager at DOT was driving for rideshare service while on the clock, inspector general says

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Photo by Christopher Sessums, via Flickr

For the third time in four months, a city Department of Transportation employee has been investigated for unethical behavior while on the job. The latest case involves a now-former manager who investigators say was pulling double duty as a driver for a rideshare service and falsifying hours on his timesheet.

Water bills won’t be going out for June due to ransomware attack

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That headline sounds like a blessing—no more water bills!—but just remember it’s only temporary, and you will eventually be charged for running your faucet or flushing the toilet.

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