BBJ: Baltimore officials cut ties with controversial surveillance plane operator

“The Greater Baltimore Committee continues to advocate and urge the Mayor and the Baltimore Police Department to use every tool and resource available to break the cycle of violent crime in the City of Baltimore.”
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GBC Partners with Facebook Business Boost – citybiz Interview with Facebook’s Erica Woods

Topics include how to manage online presence with Facebook Business Suite and how to create ads from your Facebook page.
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BBJ: Why this Baltimore pastor thinks broadband internet should be a public utility

Yeary spoke to nearly 200 businesspeople during a June 26 webinar hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee focused on structural racism and closing racial wealth gaps. Covid-19 and the recent killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody, have spurred a new wave of critical discussions around how racial...
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BBJ: Aerial surveillance planes to begin flying over Baltimore Friday

Camera-equipped surveillance planes will take to the Baltimore skies May 1, kicking off a six-month pilot program testing the technology's ability to help fight crime.
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Baltimore Sun: Gov. Hogan issues stay-at-home order for Maryland to stop spread of the coronavirus

Marylanders may only leave their homes for essential work or urgent medical care, to get food or prescriptions or for other “absolutely necessary” reasons, Gov. Larry Hogan said March 30  under a new “stay-at-home” directive to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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Baltimore Business Journal: Why Baltimore’s police commissioner takes officers to the Center Club each month

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Every month, Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison takes a group of about 20 of his officers to the Center Club for a meal.
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AT&T invested $250M in Baltimore network upgrades over three years

Earlier this summer, AT&T said it invested $450 million in network upgrades throughout the state of Maryland over three years from 2016 to 2018. This week, the company provided specific numbers for Baltimore, saying that $250 million was invested in the metro area. “Greater Baltimore is home to world-class colleges...
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