Headlines from HJM: Thursday, August 20, 2020

Inspector General opens investigation into Strong City’s handling of grantee money

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Charged with helping youth in struggling neighborhoods, some grassroots groups say the nonprofit’s stranglehold on their funds has been their biggest challenge
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911 call centers across Maryland will accept text messages starting Thursday

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The association said in a news release that customers from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon will be able to send texts to 911 when a call can’t be placed.
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Green Party candidates will appear on Maryland ballots in November

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Voters in Baltimore’s 12th District will now have a choice between incumbent Councilman Robert Stokes and teacher Franca Muller Paz
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Elections Officials Seek More State Aid for Ballot Applications

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland election officials want the state to pay for the additional postage for mail-in ballot applications in the November election.
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Judge Rules Hornberger Can Remain on Ballot in Cecil County Exec Race

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The Republican nominee for Cecil County executive can stay on the November ballot despite “a number of irregularities” in her candidacy, a judge ruled late Tuesday.
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November Hopefuls’ Campaign Ads Slam Baltimore Democrats

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Baltimore independent mayoral candidate Robert Wallace debuted his first campaign TV ad Wednesday evening, slamming the city’s history of Democratic leadership during coverage of the Democratic National Convention.
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