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Baltimore: Largest city in Maryland, United States
Baltimore is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the 30th most populous city in the United States, with a population of 593,490 in 2019 and also the largest independent city in the country. Baltimore was established by the Constitution of Maryland as an independent city in 1851. As of 2017, the population of the Baltimore metropolitan area was estimated to be just under 2.802 million, making it the 21st largest metropolitan area in the country. Baltimore is located about 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Washington, D.C., making it a principal city in the Washington-Baltimore combined statistical area (CSA), the fourth-largest CSA in the nation, with a calculated 2018 population of 9,797,063.

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Brandon Scott Wins Democratic Primary For The Baltimore Mayoral Election [Video]

Brandon Scott Wins Democratic Primary For The Baltimore Mayoral Election

Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott won the Democratic primary for the Baltimore mayoral election. According to Business Insider, the city conducted the election largely with mail-in..

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Confusion, long lines as U.S. states vote during pandemic [Video]

Confusion, long lines as U.S. states vote during pandemic

Confusion, missing mail-in ballots and long lines at some polling centers marred primary elections on Tuesday in eight states and the District of Columbia, the biggest test yet of voting during the..

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U.S. health experts warn protests may add to virus spread

Public health experts and government officials, including New York's governor, are warning that large street protests over racial inequities and excessive police force could worsen the spread of the..

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U.S. cities braced for another night of violence [Video]

U.S. cities braced for another night of violence

Major U.S. cities feared another night of violent protests on Sunday over the death of George Floyd in police custody, cleaning up broken glass and burned out cars after curfews failed to stop..

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Trump hails Nat'l Guard for work battling COVID-19 [Video]

Trump hails Nat'l Guard for work battling COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump honored the fallen on the Memorial Day holiday Monday, and thanked U.S. National Guard members who are among those currently on the front lines of the battle against the..

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Trump Honors Veterans, Defends His Choice To Golf As Pandemic Death Toll Nears 100,000 [Video]

Trump Honors Veterans, Defends His Choice To Golf As Pandemic Death Toll Nears 100,000

Memorial Day saw US President Donald Trump paying tribute to fallen members of the military at Arlington National Cemetery. He then attended a ceremony to honor those who died for their country at the..

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Parts of NY, VA and MD reopen in patchwork start [Video]

Parts of NY, VA and MD reopen in patchwork start

Less populated areas of New York, Virginia and Maryland took their first steps towards lifting lockdowns on Friday, part of a patchwork approach to the coronavirus pandemic that has been shaped by..

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