Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

  • Harford County sheriff's deputies salute as Cpl. Charles B. Licato's coffin passes by before funeral services last month. Licato was one of four officers to die in a two-week span.
Harford County sheriff's deputies salute as Cpl. Charles… (Nicole Munchel )
October 02, 2012

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TOP NEWS

Harford County confronts deaths of four officers: Harford County law enforcement is working through tragedy unlike any it has endured in the last two centuries: the back-to-back deaths of active duty officers.

Ravens' Matt Birk joins fight against same-sex marriage: Ravens center Matt Birk is expected to film a video this week opposing Maryland's new same-sex marriage law, making him the second player on the team to take a public stand on the referendum.

City GED seekers face delays, obstacles: With the state poised to add new casinos, the University of Maryland School of Medicine plans to create a center aimed at training professionals to help gambling addicts.

Orioles magic more about ritual than superstition: Almost to a man, the members of this young Orioles team say they don't put much stock in superstition. But in the next breath, they acknowledge that ritual is a key part of their preparation for games.

As debate approaches, Romney calls Obama weak on foreign policy: Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney launched a fresh attempt on Monday to paint President Barack Obama as weak on foreign policy, saying he had let U.S. leadership atrophy.


SPORTS

ORIOLES: The Orioles' AL East title hopes took a hit Monday night with a 5-3 loss to the Raysthat leaves the O's one game back.

RAVENS: Per usual, the Ravens are expected to turn up the speakers in preparation for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. However, they acknowledged that there's only so much they can do to prepare for Arrowhead Stadium, which many players have described as the NFL's loudest venue.

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TRENDING

Stolen Renoir found, yet mystery remains: Who owns it?: Perhaps the only question more puzzling than who walked away with a Renoir landscape from the Baltimore Museum of Art on a fall weekend in 1951 is who rightfully owns the tiny treasure now.

'Family Guy' helmer Seth McFarlane to host Oscars: Ted director and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, better known for his work behind the camera than in front of it, will host the 2013 Oscars.

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