Headlines from HJM: Friday, July 10, 2020

Pols and Police Union Duke it Out On Twitter Over Christopher Columbus Statue

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
After a series of high-profile killings of Black people at the hands of police officers, protesters across the country have taken to the streets, calling for defunding and abolishing police departments and for destroying statues commemorating Confederate soldiers and other oppressors.
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Young Black leaders explore structural racism, leadership, Baltimore’s challenges

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
“We are doing things that just don’t make sense.”
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Del. Darryl Barnes: Shouldn’t Black Lives Matter in Our Medical Cannabis Industry?

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
During the 2020 legislative session, I, together with my Senate Champion, Sen. Jill Carter, jointly introduced HB 1449\SB 1012 “Health – Medical Cannabis Reauthorization Act.”
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Parents Raise Concerns Over Proposed School Reopening Plans in Baltimore City

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Baltimore City Public Schools’ reopening plan for the upcoming school year is designed to provide families with choices and to prioritize safety, schools CEO Sonja Santelises said during a virtual town hall Thursday.
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For Md. young adults, summer jobs, internships a casualty of coronavirus

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Historically high unemployment rates triggered by the coronavirus pandemic are taking a toll on summer jobs for teens and young Marylanders.
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Sprouts Farmers Market to open Baltimore location July 22

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Sprouts Farmers Market will open in Baltimore at 3800 Boston St. July 22 at 7 a.m., the fifth Sprouts location in Maryland for the Phoenix, Arizona-based grocery store chain.
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Montgomery’s Elrich unveils $66 million in budget cuts, including trims to police, mass transit

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich on Wednesday announced $66 million in proposed cuts in anticipation of projected revenue losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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SHOULD STUDENTS RETURN TO THE CLASSROOM IN THE FALL? NOT AN EASY DECISION

Publisher Name : Maryland Reporter
Legislators, parents, and teachers are struggling with whether students should return to schools in the fall or should children continue to do online learning.
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Maryland county issues one of the region’s most strict mask mandates as DMV sees four-day increase in cases

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Anne Arundel County announced one of the strictest mask mandates in the Washington region on Thursday as leaders across the area monitor new coronavirus caseloads that have ticked upward this week.
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