Good afternoon, Baltimore: Friday lunchtime lowdown

March 23, 2012|The Baltimore Sun


Summer-like humidity approaching uncomfortable levels: Heat and moisture more normal for May or June arrived Friday, with highs expected in the low 80s.

Delaney outpaces Garagiola in 6th district fundraisingDemocratic congressional candidate John Delaney outraised state Sen. Rob Garagiola, giving the Potomac banker a significant financial advantage in the competitive 6th Congressional District.

Ravens agree to two-year deal with cornerback Corey Graham: The former Chicago Bear joins the Ravens to bolster their coverage units, which struggled during the 2011 season. The team also announced a deal with special teams captain Brendan Ayanbadejo.

Woman injured, boyfriend arrested after Arundel shooting: The incident occurred early Friday in North Beach, sending the 26-year-old woman to Prince George's Shock Trauma.


  • The Baltimore housing department received a $2.9 million grant to remove lead paint from private housing, re-energizing efforts after a grant was lost in 2011.
  • The second animal cruelty trial of twin brothers Travers and Tremayne Johnson, who are accused of setting a pit bull on fire for sport, is expected to begin Friday.
  • Ongoing processes to hire schools superintendents for Baltimore County and the state education department continue behind closed doors, in contrast to open processes elsewhere around the country.
  • The shortest-ever member of the Harlem Globetrotters, 5-foot-2-inch former Social Security Administration worker "Too Tall" Tim Hall, plays Saturday at the Verizon Center in Washington.
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground is unveiling a monument to the contributions of women scientists and mathematicians Friday.
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