Baltimoreans Protest Ferguson Shooting, Calls For A Later First Day Of School, & Tax-Free Week Ends

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Demonstrators took to the streets in Baltimore last night to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. State Comptroller Peter Franchot took his call for a later start to the school year to Ocean City yesterday. You’ve got two more days to get in on Maryland’s annual sales-tax-free shopping period. Today and tomorrow, you can buy many articles of clothing – including shoes – valued up to $100 without paying the state’s six-percent sales tax. Plus: a new president for BCCC, why a fee-reduction bill drew Rawlings-Blake’s first veto, spice-seller McCormick is recalling nearly 75-thousand bottles of ground oregano, and more.

Baltimoreans Protest Ferguson Shooting: Demonstrators took to the streets in Baltimore last night to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. About 300 people took part in the peaceful rally; Baltimore Police say there were no arrests or major incidents.