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The 5 Strangest Baltimore and Maryland Stories of 2017

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Weird news abounded in 2017, from quirky oddball real estate to surprising nefarious (alleged) behavior. Here were our reports on some of the strangest things the last 12 months had to offer around Baltimore and the rest of Maryland.

KKK Imperial Wizard from Baltimore Charged with Firing Gun at Violent Charlottesville Rally

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A Baltimore resident who leads Rosedale’s Ku Klux Klan chapter was arrested Saturday after the release of a video that appears to show him shooting at a black counter-protester at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

The Ku Klux Klan Is Apparently Still Alive and Well in Maryland

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photo via the SPLC
photo via the SPLC

Baltimore Fishbowl will re-publish posts that have become relevant again on Throwback Thursday, beginning today.

Originally published April 8, 2016 – There are fewer than 10,000 members of the KKK, the most well-known hate group in the United States. And they’re not all living in the Deep South.

Bad News: Maryland KKK Group to Rally on Saturday; Good News: It’s Only Like Nine People

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It’s disturbing to know that a Ku Klux Klan group like the Rosedale-based Confederate White Knights even exists in Maryland, but it’s some kind of consolation to know that even when they’re throwing their big recruitment party they can whoop up barely enough members for a baseball team — sans designated hitter.

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