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‘Our Numbers Are Up About 500%’ Maryland Pushes To Vaccinate As Covid Delta Variant Spreads; Still No Plans For Another Mask Mandate

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The walk-in vaccination clinic at the Engineers Club in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood was not packed, but every shot counts with the more contagious Delta variant of COVID—19 on the rise in Maryland. The Ivy Hotel helped organize the clinic, which offered Moderna and targeted people in the hospitality industry. “Fingers crossed! The more people we can get through these doors and get vaccinated, the happier we are,” said The Ivy Hotel’s general manager Rob Arthur. More than 30+ free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics this week across the City. Start your week by reaching out to your healthcare provider to...
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Langley Park,

Latino tenants in Langley Park sue landlord over alleged unsanitary, hazardous conditions

According to the lawsuit, "broken windows are routinely replaced with plywood, repurposed wooden doors, or other construction material." (Photo via CASA de Maryland) CASA de Maryland, a Latino advocacy group, and tenants of two Langley Park apartment buildings filed a federal lawsuit early last week accusing the owners and managers of causing “significant damage to the Langley Park community,” alleging neglect resulting in hazardous and unsanitary conditions.

After FOX45 inquiry, MD unemployment debit cards will stay active until October 1

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - After FOX45 News started asking questions, the Maryland Department of Labor extended the use of debit cards for unemployment claimants statewide. Maryland's Labor Department announced in the spring that it was phasing out Bank of America debit cards and would be implementing direct deposit or paper checks for benefit payment through a new contract with Wells Fargo.
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Maryland State Board Of Education Focuses On Safe Reopening Amid Parent, Teacher Concerns

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Tuesday, the Maryland State Board of Education had their first full in-person meeting in several months. During the meeting, education officials expressed that one of their top priorities is to safely re-open schools for five days a week this fall. The new state superintendent of schools, Dr. Mohammed Choudhury talked about the $1.3 billion the federal government sent to Maryland public schools. Schools will have a lot of freedom on how they spend that money and that could include upgrades for better ventilation systems. “Eighty percent of the funds they have discretionary autonomy over it and how they want to...
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The Baltimorean

Baltimore COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Baltimore: 1. 2504 N Charles St (410) 662-7594; 2. 6910 Harford Rd (410) 426-4701; 3. 5603 Baltimore National Pike (410) 744-1422; 4. 1000 Taylor Ave (410) 828-0708; 5. 8302 Liberty Rd (410) 655-9890; 6. 900 Edmondson Ave (410) 719-6688;
Baltimore County,

Baltimore County Activist Brittany Oliver Eyes Ruppersberger Seat

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D) appears to have his toughest Democratic primary challenger in recent memory, with Baltimore County progressive activist Brittany Oliver launching a bid to unseat the 10-term congressman. Oliver, 33, a seasoned community organizer who kicked off her campaign earlier this summer, told Maryland Matters that the...
Howard County,

Indian Cultural Association of Howard County sends a letter to the County Council in opposition to the appointment of Sabina Taj to the Board of Library Trustees

It is not real often that you see significant opposition to pending appointments before the Howard county Council. I have seen it…but again…it does not happen often. There has been a number of social media posts recently about the pending appointment of Sabina Taj to the Board of Library Trustees in Howard County.