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What Did Baltimore Google in 2019?

Here are the topics and trends that got Charm City talking this year.
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What Did Baltimore Google in 2019?

Here are the topics and trends that got Charm City talking this year.
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Maryland Politicians React to Trump Impeachment
Local leaders reflect and look ahead at Senate trial.
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Maryland Politicians React to Trump Impeachment

Local leaders reflect and look ahead at Senate trial.
 Councilmen Izzy Patoka (center) and Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer (right). Courtesy of Izzy Patoka, Facebook
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Jewish Community Leaders Respond to Jersey City Shooting
Councilman Izzy Patoka leads charge to increase security at kosher markets following the attack.
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Jewish Community Leaders Respond to Jersey City Shooting

Councilman Izzy Patoka leads charge to increase security at kosher markets following the attack.

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Sports

A Man for All Seasons

Babe Ruth, the once “hopeless incorrigible” kid from Baltimore, made baseball, and America, bigger and better.

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Pete Buttigieg Touts Criminal Justice Reform In Baltimore Visit

The presidential candidate first visit to Baltimore was for private donor fundraising event.

Arts & Culture

2019: Year In Review

Twenty of the most pivotal events in Baltimore this year, in chronological order.


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Will Judge Make an Example Out of Catherine Pugh?

With the former mayor’s sentencing scheduled for February, both sides get to work on their case.

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Options Remain for Adnan Syed's Legal Team Following Supreme Court Denial

The nation’s highest court announced Monday that it will not hear the case.

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Feds Charge Pugh With Fraud and Tax Evasion in ‘Healthy Holly’ Scandal

Former mayor faces 11 counts, including conspiracy, in alleged children’s book scheme.

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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Declares For Late Husband’s Seat

We break down the familiar faces in upcoming special Democratic primary.

Health & Wellness

This is His Lane

Shot in the throat as a teenager, Johns Hopkins emergency surgery chief has become a leading gun-violence prevention advocate.

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Miller Steps Down as Maryland Senate President; Baltimore's Bill Ferguson Tapped to Succeed

Longest serving Senate president in state history has been battling cancer.


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Former Presidents Obama and Clinton to Speak at Cummings Funeral in Baltimore

The late Congressman is the first African American elected official to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol today.

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Jack Young Hopes to Continue Pushing Agenda With Mayoral Run

Amidst an expected announcement that he will seek election in 2020, we examine his initiatives.

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Former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro III, Brother of Nancy Pelosi, Dies at 90

Known as “Young Tommy,” D’Alesandro III presided over the city during tumultuous period, including the ’68 riots.

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U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, Passionate Advocate for Civil Rights and Baltimore, Dies at 68

The son of former sharecroppers and House Oversight Committee chairman passed away early Thursday.

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Hogan Says He Supports Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Maryland Governor joins small but increasing number of Republicans distancing themselves from the president.

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New City Council Bill Could Ban Plastic Bag Use Across Baltimore

A vote next week could set in motion a bill that reaches the mayor’s desk.

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Pelosi Announces House Will Begin Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation announces support for formal hearings.

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City Council President Brandon Scott Announces Mayoral Bid

Election for Baltimore’s top office expected to shape up as a generational battle.

Arts District

History of Baltimore's Bygone Synagogues Captured in New Plein Air Art Exhibit

Collection of oil paintings on view at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation through October 28.

Sports

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Former Baltimore Elite Giant Roy Campanella led the team to their first Negro National League title.

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