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After a night of rioting and looting in Baltimore, the cleanup begins

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Officials vow to end the violence, as shop owners and residents grapple with the damage and anger.

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    Baltimore, by the numbers: 200 arrests, 15 fires, 19 officers injured

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    Aftermath of Baltimore riots

    Residents began to clean up from the looting and fires that plagued the city Monday after the funeral for Freddie Gray.

    Riots in Baltimore after Freddie Gray’s funeral

    Small groups of young people threw rocks and other objects during confrontations with police officers.

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    Rocks and other objects were thrown at officers who confronted small groups of protesters outside a shopping mall in northwest Baltimore, officials said.

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