Episode 15 of the Rise of Charm City explores the history of Baltimore's LGBTQ+ communities. 

Baltimore City skyline.
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Julius White has the local news: there will be a public meeting tonight in Lutherville to debate a controversial new church building; state officials will miss the October 1 deadline to publish fracking regulations; Baltimore city police are looking for a suspect who shot and killed Crystal Edmonds, a transgender woman, in northwest Baltimore.

Barnaby Manor Elementary School Visit by Jay Baker at Oxon Hill, MD.
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A digest of Baltimore news from local sources.

Baltimore pride 2008.
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A digest of Baltimore news from local sources.

Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C.
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First Edition guest host Catalina Byrd speaks with Rashad Tailor, political strategist and former state legislator, as well as Eugene Craig III, third vice party chair of the Maryland GOP, about what's going on with Trump trying to fundraise and sending emails overseas — as though he doesn’t know that's illegal. Then, Byrd discusses defense secretary Ashton B. Carter's move to remove a final barrier to military service for LGBTQ community.