Headlines from HJM: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Greene Turtle CEO says company is 'definitely' looking for new Baltimore location

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
CEO Geo Concepcion checked in with the BBJ about coronavirus, restaurant closures and what's next.
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Protests force Target, CVS and Walmart to close some stores

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
U.S. retailers large and small have closed some of their stores across the country because of disruptions caused by the widespread street protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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Mayoral candidates weigh in on fighting crime

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
While COVID-19 dominates the attention of many these days, there is a pivotal and transformative primary election coming up in Baltimore City on June 2.
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Speaker Creates Police Accountability Workgroup in the House

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) and House Judiciary Chairman Luke H. Clippinger (D-Baltimore City) said Saturday that they were forming the Workgroup to Address Police Reform and Accountability in Maryland, which will begin meeting in the weeks ahead.
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On the eve of Baltimore’s mayoral primary, many voters appear unsure and unenthusiastic

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Over the weekend, city residents were distracted by local and national protests over police brutality, busy with day-to-day chores complicated by Covid-19 and, to a remarkable degree, unsure about whom to vote for as Baltimore’s next mayor.
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9 Races to Watch on an Unprecedented Primary Day

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
With the presidential primaries a foregone conclusion, most of the political action in the state on Tuesday is in Baltimore City, where, in contrast to many Maryland jurisdictions, most of the local offices are decided in presidential rather than gubernatorial years.
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Dr. Sharfstein: Pandemic Underscores Need to Improve Education for Disadvantaged Children

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
School-aged children are high on the list of Marylanders sacrificing for the greater good during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Montgomery, Prince George’s begin to reopen after virus shutdown

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Montgomery and Prince George’s counties slowly eased out of a coronavirus shutdown on Monday, the last jurisdictions in the D.C. area to begin relaxing weeks of restrictions.
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