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Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh resigns. Pugh is being investigated over alleged financial improprieties via a so-called self-dealing book sales arrangement ("similar to pay-to-play") for her "Health Holly: Exercising is Fun" book. Baltimore City Council president Bernard "Jack" Young has been serving as acting mayor since April 2.

BALTIMORE - Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh intends to resign Thursday, a month after taking a medical leave amid a growing scandal over her sales of a self-published children's book series, sources tell The Baltimore Sun. Pugh's defiant pledge last month to return to work gave way after federal agents raided her home and City Hall office a week ago. She is expected to become the second ...

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Baltimore Mayor Pugh resigns after month on leave amid investigation into her business deals