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In West Baltimore, frustration over Red Line's demise

In West Baltimore, frustration over Red Line's demise

At the Edmondson Village Shopping Center on Friday, folks weren't happy. For at least a decade, residents had heard that the light rail project known as the Red Line was going to help revitalize the area, which is marked with potholes and dilapidated buildings. They had attended dozens of meetings — even helped pick out designs for a train stop — and hoped more businesses would come and nearby home values would rise. Then they got the news: Gov. Larry Hogan was declining to fund the project. "I'm speechless," said Monique Washington-Alston, president of the Edmondson Village Community Association. "For years, we supported the Red Line because we saw...

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