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At a bail hearing Friday, a judge ordered suspected gunman Jarrod Ramos held without bail. Governor Larry Hogan is ordering all flags in Maryland to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the Capital Gazette shooting  victims. "Today, I have ordered Maryland flags to fly at half-staff to honor the dedicated journalists of our hometown newspaper in our state’s capital. 

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The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will increase the amount of financial assistance offered to certain low-income City water customers, matching the upcoming adjustment in water and sewer rates.

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President Trump is advising congressional Republicans to stop wasting their time on immigration.  Trump tweeted Thursday that GOP leaders should wait until more Republicans are elected in the upcoming midterm elections.  Trump also predicted a "Red Wave" of Republican victories in November.  One House Republican immigration bill failed  and a Thursday and a vote on a more moderate second bill has been postponed until next week.


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Valerie Ervin, a former candidate for Maryland governor, claims a Democratic frontrunner in the race bullied her and played a part in her being fired from the Working Families Party.  Ervin says former NAACP President Ben Jealous has been bullying her since February.  WFP National  Communications  Director Joe Dinkin, tells WEAA's Julius White that Ervin was not fired--but rather, she left the organization to mount a gubernatorial run of her own.


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Funeral services for 19 year old Jordan McNair will be held at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore with burial to follow at King Memorial Park.

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