Headlines from HJM: Friday, May 1, 2020

Sprouts Farmers Market hiring for new Baltimore store

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Sprouts Farmers Market Thursday announced it will soon finish construction on its new store in Baltimore and expects to add 110 full- and part-time jobs to the local economy.
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Sneed outpaces other candidates for Baltimore City Council president in fundraising, launches TV ad

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore City Councilwoman Shannon Sneed has the most cash to spend in the race to be the next City Council president, and she is using it to launch the first TV ad buy among those running for the seat.
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Tawes Crab and Clam Bake Postponed Until Fall, MML Going Virtual

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake, a quintessentially Maryland event and a fixture on the state’s political calendar, is being postponed until early autumn, festival organizers told Maryland Matters on Thursday.
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Del. Brooke Lierman and Sen. Sarah Elfreth: More Accountability Needed on Environmental Enforcement

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
As our understanding of COVID-19 grows, it has become increasingly clear that air pollution levels correlate with more severe illness and higher mortality among those infected.
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Josh Kurtz: School Inequality Is Only Going to Get Worse. Who Can Fix It?

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
For more than two decades, the achievement gap in public schools, between white students and students of color, has vexed educators, politicians and community leaders in Maryland and across the U.S.
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As school lessons move online, some Baltimore neighborhoods have difficulty accessing the internet

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Currently furloughed from her job and holed up with her three children in their East Baltimore apartment, Miss Hill Crumity has done everything she can to get internet so her children can use the two iPads provided by their elementary school.
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FDA approves use of South Korean coronavirus tests purchased by Maryland’s government

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a South Korean company’s coronavirus tests for use in the United States, clearing one key hurdle for Maryland officials to begin ramping up deployment of the 500,000 tests they acquired.
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Baltimore City Schools CEO Joins 62 School Leaders Asking For Federal Education Support In Next Coronavirus Relief Bill

Publisher Name : CBS Baltimore
Baltimore City Public School is backing a request by the Council of the Great City Schools to the U.S. Congress seeking $200 billion in new funding for local school systems in the next coronavirus relief bill.
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Stimulus Payments Provided by CARES Act Cannot Be Seized by Debt Collectors or Creditors

Publisher Name : The Southern Maryland Chronicle
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today issued an Advisory about stimulus payments being issued to Maryland residents as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
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