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Ex-Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Joins Airbnb as a Paid Adviser

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After twice pushing for higher taxes and tighter rules for Airbnb rentals in Baltimore, former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has accepted a paid gig with the company on an advisory board comprised of former city mayors.

Pugh: Plan to Tear Down Confederate Monuments was to ‘Move Quickly and Quietly’

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The vandalized base of the Lee-Jackson Monument in the Wyman Park Dell.

Mayor Catherine Pugh knew she wanted to rid the city of its Confederate monuments, she says. She just wasn’t sure how, and how to time it.

New Census Data: Baltimore Lost 8,689 People in Last Two Years

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Photovia 3sonsproductions/Flickr

Baltimore City is bleeding residents, according to new U.S. Census figures released today.

Top Stories: Trump Adviser Cordish Has History of Lawsuits, a Restored Blue Mt. Vernon Townhouse and a Glowing Bike Path in Port Covington

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All eyes this week were on Donald Trump, but by extension, they also homed in on his new presidential adviser, Baltimore developer Reed Cordish. Following the news of Cordish’s official appointment to Trump’s team, news outlets dug up some of his checkered history of plaintiffs alleging racial discrimination against his company. Our new president responded to one of those outlets with a statement defending his decision to hire Cordish.

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Former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Lands Job With ABC News

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Via PBS NewsHour

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is making a return to the political limelight, but this time she’ll be contributing as a commentator rather than as the subject of the news.

AG Loretta Lynch Hopes Consent Decree with Police Reforms Will be Ready by January

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Courtesy NBC News/Politico/YouTube

There’s still a chance that a consent decree containing required reforms for the Baltimore Police Department could be ready by January — before Donald Trump’s administration takes over — according to outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Demolition Begins this Week on Madison Park North Apartments in Reservoir Hill

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Rendering Courtesy Neighborhood Coalition for MPN Redevelopment
Rendering Courtesy Neighborhood Coalition for MPN Redevelopment

Demolition was one of the recurring themes of Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s term as Baltimore’s mayor, and it’s starting out to be a theme for Mayor Catherine Pugh as well.

Portrait of Henrietta Lacks Coming to City Hall

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Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)
Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)

Henrietta Lacks, the Baltimore woman whose cancer cells have contributed to decades’ worth of groundbreaking research after her death, has been memorialized in a portrait that will be hung in City Hall.

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