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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. Baltimore is the largest independent city in the country and was designated as such by the Constitution of Maryland 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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Mike Pence calls for end to violence as he accepts vice president nomination [Video]

Mike Pence calls for end to violence as he accepts vice president nomination

US vice president Mike Pence accepted the nomination to run for a second termon Wednesday, and used his acceptance speech in Baltimore to call for an endto violence which has erupted in cities in..

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Second person found dead in Baltimore blast [Video]

Second person found dead in Baltimore blast

Baltimore Fire Department Information Officer Blair Adams on Tuesday said a body of an adult male was found at the scene of a gas explosion that happened Monday, bringing the number of deaths to two.

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Baltimore blast levels homes, kills at least one [Video]

Baltimore blast levels homes, kills at least one

[NFA] A gas explosion ripped through a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, killing at least one person, injuring four and trapping children as the blast destroyed at least three homes. Lisa Bernhard..

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Baltimore blast kills at least one; children trapped [Video]

Baltimore blast kills at least one; children trapped

A major explosion leveled several houses as it tore through a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, killing at least one person and critically injuring three while at least five others including children..

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Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead' [Video]

Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead'

White House health experts are warning of a slow rise in the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus in U.S. cities such as Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Washington and urged local leaders..

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