Baltimore's 51st mayor spends his first full day on the job 527 miles away, his phone ringing nonstop

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Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young sworn into office.

The ceremony Thursday comes a week after former Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned amid corruption investigations.

See Also: Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigning From Serving Baltimore City Amid Scandal

Young began being interim mayor in early April, when Catherine Pugh took a leave due to poor health following a bout of pneumonia.

He automatically became mayor when Pugh resigned May 2.

See Also: Mayor Pugh’s Fate Still Unknown; Jack Young Says: “I Would Hate To See Her Come Back”

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