Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday


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Baltimore County

Council members unanimously signed off Tuesday on accepting the $110,000 property, which consists of 11 acres on Maple Avenue near Frederick and Rolling roads.

: A 62-year-old man was standing in the median strip of the 3500 block of Park Heights Ave. just before 3:30 p.m. when he was struck by a passing vehicle, according to a Baltimore Police spokeswoman. He was pronounced dead at Sinai Hospital.

: County Executive

Kevin Kamenetz

proposed the buyouts in September, hoping to cut about 200 positions from the county payroll, but more than three times that number sought the opportunity.

: Three men have been charged with armed robbery after what a prosecutor said started as a drug deal early Friday in the outskirts of Whiteford that left two brothers in just their underwear and socks knocking on doors seeking help in the middle of the night.


: In order to pay $2.59 million in damages awarded by a jury for a

lead poisoning

judgment, the Baltimore sheriff's office plans to begin the process Wednesday of seizing 20 vehicles owned by the city's housing authority.

: Alumni and students from Maryland's four historically black universities took their long-held view that the state perpetuates racial segregation to court Tuesday, arguing that their institutions are underfunded.

: The six vessels, each worth more than $5 million, are the first ocean-going tugs built in Maryland in nearly a half-century.

: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney edged out

Rick Santorum

by only eight votes, winning by 30,015 to 30,007, the state

Republican Party


[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]