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Teens are being shot in record numbers, even as nonfatal shootings and homicides are down. Here’s what they have to say about it.
Cedarville Band of Piscataway seeks eviction reprieve from Charles County land
Charles County commissioners will decide on Tuesday whether they will move forward with the eviction in civil court or pause the process at the plea of the Cedarville Band.
The bench became particularly special after upward mobility, a city-backed revitalization effort, and gentrification in the ’70s began transforming the neighborhood, which had grown into the heart of Baltimore’s Native American community, mostly populated by Lumbee.
The Baltimore Banner used a database created by the investigative news site ProPublica that tracks roughly 600 federally-funded institutions — which includes museums and universities — around the country that still hold ancestral remains. One of the institutions is in Baltimore.
Leading community advocates are pushing the city to hire more bilingual employees rather than rely on an interpretation service or staff who don’t speak other languages.