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Transforming Baltimore: A Long-Awaited Zoning Makeover

Baltimore's first zoning makeover in 40 years aims to alter the city's skyline by allowing taller buildings - and more of them. It seeks to kick out corner liquor stores from neighborhoods and encourage a livelier downtown scene. Planning Director Tom Stosur joins Kojo to explain the new vision for Charm City.

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