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Ron Cassie

Ron Cassie is a senior editor for Baltimore, where he’s has worked since 2012, covering the environment, education, medicine, politics, and city life. Before becoming a journalist, he swung a hammer, poured drinks, and pedaled a bike for a living. He’s still slightly uncomfortable sitting at a desk and needs to get outside every day.


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Bike Share Stations Out and Dockless Bicycles and Scooters In

Struggling bike share program cancelled as City shifts to new technologies.

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More than 2,000 Marylanders Died from Opioid-Related Overdoses in 2017

New report shows epidemic has not slowed in first quarter of 2018.

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Baltimore Suing Fossil Fuel Companies Over Cost of Climate Change

City accuses oil and gas industry of knowingly contributing to sea-level rise and extreme weather events.

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Hundreds Join ‘Keep Families Together’ Immigration Rally in Patterson Park

Cardin, Ruppersberger and Sarbanes blast Trump Administration immigration policies.

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Eight Key Takeaways from Maryland's Primary Election

Ben Jealous will challenge Gov. Larry Hogan and race for Baltimore County executive still undecided.

The Birds Nest

Is Chris Davis Having the Worst Year in Baseball History?

Canton bar offering free shots whenever the first baseman gets a hit.

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Today is the Last Day to Register for the June Primaries

Jealous jumps past Baker in Democratic race for governor; Hogan's approval rating remains high in latest poll.

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Red Emma’s Moving to Former Spike & Charlie's Space in Mt. Vernon

Radical bookstore coffeehouse to move to expanded location later this summer.

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Is Swimming in the Harbor by 2020 an Impossible Mission? Maybe Not.

New Waterfront Partnership report shows dramatic progress over the past year.

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Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Dies from Cardiac Arrest

Gubernatorial candidate was among leading Democrats vying to unseat Gov. Larry Hogan.

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Tank Davis Wins Second World Title

Baltimore champ remains unbeaten; three former fighters inducted into Maryland Boxing Hall of Fame.

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Shake and Bake is Back

Roller skating rink founded by former Colts star Glenn “Shake & Bake” Doughty made a comeback this weekend.

The Birds Nest

Baltimore, We Have a Starting Rotation

Five things you need to know about new O’s pitcher Alex Cobb.

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When Our Ship Came In

The B&O Railroad and Baltimore Immigration museums will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first immigrant ship at Locust Point.

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Super Bowl Champ Torrey Smith Back For Charity Hoops Game

Former Terps and Ravens star maintains connection to Baltimore.

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Juan Dixon and Coppin Get First Win in Double OT

Eagles end nation’s longest losing streak in dramatic fashion.

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Joseph Kohl Photography Exhibit is Spontaneous and Beautiful

Maryland Historical Society celebrates one of Baltimore’s most distinctive photojournalists and artists.

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Jeff Sessions Comes to Baltimore Pledging To Speed Deportations

Attorney General says FBI likely to assume investigation into police officer’s death.

Arts District

Blind Balloon Artist HongSeok Goh Shows Off Massive Work at AVAM

South Korea artist creates one-of-a-kind installation at the American Visionary Art Museum.

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Ray Lewis Named Hall of Fame Semifinalist

Ex-Ravens great still generating controversy and expected to join Jonathan Ogden in Canton.

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Center Stage Names Stephanie Ybarra as New Artistic Director: With an interest in social justice and inclusivity, Ybarra will come to Baltimore from New York's Public Theater this fall.

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