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Baltimore mayor vetoes $15 minimum wage bill

Added: 25.03.2017 1:29 | 14 views | 0 comments

BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has vetoed the $15-an-hour minimum wage bill approved by the City Council.
The council voted 11 to 3 on Monday to approve the bill, which would raise the minimum wage in the city gradually to reach $15 an hour by 2022.
But Pugh ...

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Baltimore mayor vetoes $15/hour minimum wage

Added: 24.03.2017 21:19 | 15 views | 0 comments

Baltimore's mayor said on Friday she would veto legislation that would nearly double the Maryland city's minimum wage to $15 an hour in a setback for advocates of a "living wage" for restaurant workers and other low-wage earners.


Pope Francis sends condolences on Cardinal Keeler's death

Added: 24.03.2017 20:59 | 16 views | 0 comments

BALTIMORE (AP) - Pope Francis cited Cardinal William Keeler's commitment to ecumenical and interreligious understanding in offering condolences on the death of the archbishop emeritus of Baltimore.
The pope sent a telegram Friday to Archbishop William Lori, the day after Keeler died.
Pope Francis said Keeler was a "wise and ...


James Jackson charged with murdering Timothy Caughman

Added: 24.03.2017 6:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

Baltimore resident with 'intent to kill as many black men as he could' plunged sword into 66-year-old Timothy Caughman.


Responsible fatherhood: He’s been a key voice in the national conversation

Added: 23.03.2017 21:50 | 9 views | 0 comments

While the certificate represents the end of a 17-year drug addiction marked by countless court appearances and several stints behind bars, it is also emblematic of the type of progress and improvement that he works to bring out in others who live in Baltimore. Jones is founder and president of the Center for Urban Families (CFUF), established in 1999 with the objective of empowering low-income families through programs designed to help wage earners contribute to their families and to help men fulfill their roles as fathers. There are dozens of outstanding warrants, high rates of reentry among those released from correctional facilities, and a tally of more than $26 million in collective child-support arrears, he notes.

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Hundreds of cases may be tainted after officers' indictment

Added: 23.03.2017 19:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

The top prosecutor in Baltimore says more than 50 active cases and more than 150 closed and adjudicated cases may be tainted after members of a firearms crime task force were indicted in a racketeering conspiracy.


Cardinal William Keeler dies at age 86; helped ease Catholic-Jewish tensions, led Baltimore archdio

Added: 23.03.2017 12:04 | 4 views | 0 comments

CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) - Cardinal William Keeler dies at age 86; helped ease Catholic-Jewish tensions, led Baltimore archdiocese.

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Altogether ooky: Gomez Addams actor opposes fracking

Added: 23.03.2017 5:40 | 7 views | 0 comments

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The actor who played the patriarch of the Addams Family says the gas drilling process known as fracking is no joke.
John Astin, a Baltimore native and comedian who played Gomez Addams, is the voice of a radio ad that supporters of a ban are broadcasting ...


Official: Sword death of black man is "assault" on diversity

Added: 23.03.2017 4:56 | 19 views | 0 comments

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore, "an assault" on the city's inclusiveness and diversity.
James Harris Jackson took a bus to New York ...


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