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  • Baltimore City Council considers adding a suicide prevention role to the city health department and renaming a park in honor of Tupac Shakur. A Baltimore County health center sets up at Security Square Mall. And the county school system plans to allow some students to learn online this school year.
  • I’m older, and it seems like I tear up more when I see beautiful things.
  • Baltimore County pours resources into its troubled Essex neighborhood. Victims’ families react to the verdict in the Capital Gazette shooter’s trial. Legalizing recreational marijuana could be decided by Maryland voters in 2022. And local ‘porch concerts’ are happily here to stay.
  • In the trial Capital Gazette shooter, the verdict is in. Local officials say Baltimore is the best city to host the 2026 World Cup. The city’s comptroller wants an evaluation of the oversight of the Inspector General’s office. And how do young people learn emotional intelligence? There’s an app for that.
  • Richard Thompson is an English singer-songwriter whose work spans over five decades and who has likely influenced many of your favorite bands and musicians with his distinct, virtuosic guitar-playing.
  • A police officer is charged with murdering his 15-year old stepson. The prosecution rests in the Capital Gazette shooter’s sanity trial. Plus, a report on the scope of the city’s ongoing eviction crisis and strategies to overcome it.
  • Unemployed Marylanders get a legal victory. Baltimore’s Inspector General gets a performance review. And Dr. Fauci is unsure when the pandemic will completely subside.
  • I don’t care if I got a million dollars or one dollar. I stay the same.
  • Fauci says vaccine booster shots are not currently necessary. Baltimore County’s IG releases her report on a year’s worth of investigations. And to-go cocktails are legal (again) in Baltimore County.
  • Maryland Dems urge Governor Hogan to cease efforts to end pandemic unemployment benefits early. A judge denies bail for a Baltimore police officer accused of hiding the body of his teenaged stepson. And Dr. Leana Wen argues for vaccination requirements at schools and workplaces.