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Midday Friday

Jun 12, 2015

Midday producer Melody Simmons visits two of the Baltimore neighborhoods, where last week's shootings occurred. And speaking of gun violence, Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, shares some encouraging news for Baltimore and Maryland about the impact of a handgun law in Connecticut. Rick Seltzer of the Baltimore Business Journal has an update on business recovery since the April 27 riot. Two Baltimore street artists talk about their Freddie Gray mural in Sandtown-Winchester, and sax-man Greg Thompkins warms up for a summer solstice concert in Studio A.

Nether and Brandon Ross are two of the Baltimore Street artists who created a mural of Freddie Gray at the corner of Mount and Presbury Streets.