WYPR News

Maryland
1:02 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

'Veep' Leaves Maryland After $6.5M California Tax Credit Win

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 11:38 am

HBO's "Veep" is leaving Maryland after four years after the series scored $6.5 million in California film tax credits.

HBO announced Thursday that it will move production of the show starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus to southern California.

HBO spokeswoman Cecile Cross-Plummer says Maryland has been home to many vital HBO projects, including "The Corner," ''The Wire" and "Game Change," and they "look forward to returning with another production in the future."

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WYPR Series
12:59 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

On The Watch: What's Baltimore's Fair Policing Plan?

At the second community comstat, Baltimore officers were approached by local residents in West Baltimore. usually, the Baltimore Police Department hold weekly private comstat meetings where they discuss crime trends and safety issues in the city's police districts.

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 2:10 pm

Programming Note: Today, we start a police reform series called, "On The Watch: Fixing The Fractured Relationship Between Baltimore's Police And Its Communities".  The series will run for the next twelve months.  Please email the reporter at mmadden@wypr.org with any comments or suggestions.

Crime in Baltimore is up, but police presence is down, residents say.  Arrests have plummeted, open air drug markets operate freely and since May 1, six homicide victims were under 18.

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Baltimore City
1:47 pm
Thu June 18, 2015

Sarah’s Hope Receives A Grant To Green Its Corner of Sandtown

The plans for a green construction project outside of Sarah's Hope in Sandtown. The shelter for families received a $75,000 grant from the federal governor towards the cost of building it.

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 11:49 am

A homeless shelter based in Sandtown is getting some help from the federal government and the Chesapeake Bay Trust to make its part of 1100 block North Mount Street a bit greener.

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The First Five Years
11:07 am
Wed June 17, 2015

First Five Years: Child Care Fire Safety

  Many families have a plan in case of a fire at home. But is your child care provider as ready as you are? Learn the right questions to ask to make sure.


University of Maryland
10:19 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Sports At Large: Let's (Not) Raise Our Drinks (And Say We Did)!

Byrd Stadium at The University of Maryland

Originally published on Tue June 16, 2015 3:06 pm

University of Maryland president Wallace Loh has proposed to break with tradition once again, by allowing the sale of beer and wine to the general public at the football and basketball arenas on campus beginning in the fall.

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