In national news:

Police officers and other city staffers in Baltimore have filed 169 workers’ comp claims in connection with the April riots there. The Baltimore Sun reports that Baltimore’s deputy budget director, Bob Cenname, expects the city to shell out $1.7 million in comp, a comparatively small portion of the estimated $20 million that the rioting is expected to cost taxpayers overall. The city is currently seeking a 75 reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the days of violence, which began in reaction to the death of Freddie Gray, a 25 year old man that suffered a severe and fatal spinal injury while in police custody.

Read full coverage from The Baltimore Sun here.

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