Young city leaders seek to end violence

Thankfully we haven’t had another weekend like we did earlier this summer when more than a dozen people were shot in Baltimore. But the violence as continued, especially in certain neighborhoods. Local leaders and concerned neighbors have been taking to the streets in a series of rallies called “The 300 Men March” and “Enough is Enough.” (WMAR)

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Moms hold breastfeeding protest at BWI

A group of mothers staged a protest at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday morning over policies about breastfeeding on planes. (WBAL-TV)

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Star Spangled Banner Flag House burglarized

Someone robbed the Star Spangled Banner Flag House and the adjoining Mary Pickersgill Home Tuesday night. Baltimore police said they have good leads in the investigation into a burglary between 5 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the historic house. (WBAL-TV)

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Harford County seeks changes in Walmart plans for Bel Air South store

Harford County officials and members of the Bel Air South community are in a holding pattern as they wait for Walmart to address what county planners call "deficiencies" with its site plan and traffic analysis for a proposed store. (Balt. Sun)

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BWI going on 2+ weeks without hitting 90 degrees

It feels strange given recent summers, but the Baltimore region has avoided temperatures in the 90s for more than two weeks. (Balt. Sun)

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August 7 // Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days

The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday. (Balt. Sun)

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Mizeur calls for changes after disabled man dies in police custody

A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday called for statewide standards related to approaching the disabled, after a man with Down syndrome died when sheriff’s deputies tried to forcibly remove him from a movie theater. Del. Heather Mizeur asked Gov. Martin O’Malley in a letter to launch an investigation under the state’s health department. (AP)

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Prison guard stabbed after corrections officials fail to warn of threat

The inmate's handwritten letter, addressed to a tier captain in the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland, was clear: Remove two specific corrections officers from the housing unit, or they would be violently attacked. (Balt. Sun)

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