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More than 1,000 Amazon jobs open in Baltimore

wbaltv.com — Amazon needs more than 1,000 workers for its new fulfillment center in Baltimore. City officials said they want to ensure city residents get recruited and get the jobs. More information: Amazon fulfillment jobs Amazon's new, 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center in southeast Baltimore at the site of the old GM plant on Broening Highway is slated to open in the spring.

Catonsville retirees donate handmade toys for Christmas

wbaltv.com — It seems Santa has an auxiliary workshop in Catonsville, where he has recruited elves from the Charlestown Retirement Community. "I probably started when I was kid, nailing 2-by-4s together," woodworker Jimmy Mullis said. In their Charlestown woodshop, Mullis and his team have spent 800 hours this year making 100 wooden toys by hand.

Restoration work shores up Washington Monument

wbaltv.com — Restoration work on the Washington Monument in Baltimore's Mount Vernon Square was nerve-wracking and painstaking, but well worth the wait. The Washington Monument is the spot to which Baltimore turns every holiday season for a spectacular light display, but it is also a place of national significance.

Baltimore police ready for Ferguson reaction

wbaltv.com — Baltimore authorities said they are aware and ready to protect the safety of the public and any protesters when a Missouri grand jury announces its decision whether to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of a young man in August.

AAA predicts more road travel this Thanksgiving

wbaltv.com — The volume of holiday travelers is expected to increase this year to the highest levels we've seen since 2007. The robust travel forecast is being fueled by some really positive economic signs, according to AAA. AAA predicts we'll see 46.3 million travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday -- that's the five days from Wednesday to Sunday, Nov.

Baltimore City Council considers plastic bag surcharge

wbaltv.com — Paper or plastic used to be the question customers would get asked at the grocery by a cashier, but soon it could be, "Do you want a bag?" That's because Baltimore City is one step closer to a plastic bag surcharge.

Anthony Brown gubernatorial candidate profile

wbaltv.com — Video Transcript WE CONTINUE OUR COMMITMENT 2014 COVERAGE WITH GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE ANTHONY BROWN. ANTHONY BROWN IS HOPING THAT A WIN ON NOVEMBER 4 WILL HEADLINE HIS OWN ADMINISTRATION. THAT'S RIGHT. I SAT DOWN WITH HIM RECENTLY TO FIND OUT WHAT'S DRIVING THIS PUSH FOR THE NUMBER ONE JOB IN ANNAPOLIS.

Candidate profile: Democrat Anthony Brown

wbaltv.com — After serving alongside Gov. Martin O'Malley for eight years, Maryland's lieutenant governor hopes to win on Nov. 4 and headline his own administration. Mobile users tap here to watch video Also: Larry Hogan profile Anthony Brown said a commitment to service -- whether it's military, public or community service -- is a core value driven home by his parents from as early as he can remember.

Candidate profile: Republican Larry Hogan

wbaltv.com — Anyone wondering what kind of governor Republican candidate Larry Hogan would be, July 1974 is a good place to start. Many people cite a parent as a personal hero and Hogan is no exception.

Officials address crime at University of Maryland-Baltimore

wbaltv.com — Public safety officials held a town hall meeting Tuesday at the University of Maryland-Baltimore after a recent rash of crimes on and near the downtown campus. Despite a dip in the rates of violent crime, property crime and street robberies downtown and on the west side, public safety officials know none of that matters if students, faculty and staff don't feel safe.
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Jan 27, 2015

RT @BACOPoliceFire: The boy who was rescued from a Landsowne pond on Sunday after being in the water for over an hour has died. ow.ly/I1l0b ^JW

Jan 25, 2015

Sleds not cars in North End 4 April Fools one! RT @ericfisher only 5 storms on record eclipse 2ft of snow in #Boston pic.twitter.com/zCM3uO4w08

Jan 25, 2015

On dirt path? RT @maxthegirl: Lawn chair out for possible snowstorm is the most Baltimore thing I've ever seen. pic.twitter.com/fb8zSxBOGS

Jan 25, 2015

@wbaljfro you really are nuts! How are you working this morning?!?! Please send me some of your post-plunge energy. @wbaldeborah

Jan 23, 2015

You had better be bussing yourself down here RT @DonChampionTV: Oh, no questions please about why I'm on a bus. lol

Jan 23, 2015

It is such a horrible, horrible story. I can't even imagine. Horrible. RT @DirtyBird18: Kate, you do a great job on the hard stories!

Jan 23, 2015

RT @wbaltv11: BREAKING UPDATE: One more victim's body was found in the Annapolis-area mansion fire

Jan 21, 2015

RT @AP: BREAKING: Fire official says 2 bodies found in the charred remains of an Annapolis-area mansion: apne.ws/1Chdb38

Jan 19, 2015

I miss getting your reviews in person every week. RT @maxthegirl: MORTDECAN'T

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