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"Dial 311 to report businesses for selling cigs to kids" (WMAR) June 26, 2015

Keeping cigarettes out of kids' hands... that’s the Baltimore City Health Department's goal, but they need your help. Residents can now report businesses who sell cigarettes to minors. Just dial 311. Health commissioner Dr. Leana Wen says it's important to educate parents and step up enforcement. If caught - businesses could face a $500 fine.

14 Brands of Niagara Bottled Water Recalled For Possible E. Coli Contamination

Niagara Bottling is issuing a voluntary recall of 14 brands of bottled water products due to concerns of possible E. coli contamination from the spring source.  Today’s heat index is expected to reach 105 degrees, so residents drinking bottled water should be cautious of the brands involved in the recall. “E. coli can be a very serious infection.  Given the Code Red weather today, out of an abundance of caution, we want to alert residents drinking bottled water of the voluntary recall,” said Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen.

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Declares Code Red Heat Advisory For Tuesday; First Of The Season

With the heat index expected to be at 105 degrees tomorrow, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen has issued a Code Red Heat Advisory for Tuesday, June 23.  The heat index is a measure of air temperature and relative humidity and indicates how hot it feels to individuals outside.  This is the first Code Red of the season.

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Events

Jun
30

BMORE Summer Block Party- Fort Worthington School

Fort Worthington School
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Jul
1

2015 Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

Various locations
8:30am to 3:00pm
Jul
7

BMORE Summer Block Party- Beechfield Community

Beechfield Community
6:00pm to 10:00pm