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City Police Investigate Shooting In Northwest Baltimore

City Police are investigating a Thursday shooting in the Arlington neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore. Officers responded to the 37-hundred block of West Belvedere Avenue and found a man who had been shot in the arm. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. The shooting marks the city’s 94th nonfatal shooting during the month of May. There have been 38 murders this month.

Former Maryland Governor To Declare Presidential Bid On Saturday

Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley will likely announce he’s seeking the Democratic nomination for president at a rally in Baltimore on Saturday. O’Malley has been busy visiting early voting states like New Hampshire and Iowa in recent months. Some of his big supporters launched a super PAC to support his candidacy earlier this week. The latest Quinnipiac [[ KWIN-uh-pee-ack ]] poll shows O’Malley with only one-percent support among Democratic primary voters across the country at this point. However, a recent CBS News poll showed eleven-percent of Democrats would consider supporting his presidential run.

Former Maryland Governor To Declare Presidential Bid On Saturday

At least 12 people are dead in the wake of horrific flooding in Texas. The record-breaking rainfall totals are expected to rise this weekend as storms continue to batter the area. Over 200 drivers were rescued in Dallas as floodwaters overtook their vehicles, but fortunately there are no reports yet of deaths or injuries. Roads are still covered in water all across the region.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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