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The Baltimore Development Corp. is making a push to keep the national headquarters of the NAACP in the city rather than see the civil rights organization move to Washington or Montgomery County.

Representatives of the city’s economic development agency have compiled a list of more than 15 locations in Baltimore’s central business district that could meet the organization’s space needs and visited four of them with NAACP personnel, according to Phil Croskey, director of development for the agency’s west team.

It also has offered a $500,000 grant to help cover relocation costs if it stays in Baltimore, Croskey said.

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