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Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

WEATHER

The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Monday night is expected to start cloudy and then gradually become clear, with a low around 62. Tuesday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 81.

TRAFFIC

Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute.

FROM THE WEEKEND...

Tax break errors cost Baltimore millions, Sun investigation finds: The city of Baltimore has failed to collect millions of dollars in potential revenue because of chronic errors and miscalculations in a program offering tax breaks for historic renovations, a Baltimore Sun investigation has found. The Sun documented mistakes in the historic tax credit program that in some cases span nearly a decade. Time and time again, errors originating at the state assessments agency got past city officials charged with overseeing Baltimore's finances, even though the officials were alerted to similar problems in 1999.

Seven-alarm brush fire burns through 40 acres on Kent Island: A seven-alarm fire swept through about 40 acres of timber farmland on the southern end of Kent Island on Sunday, burning for nearly 12 hours before firefighters from across Maryland and Delaware contained the flames, according to a Queen Anne's County fire spokesman.

7-year-old girl killed in 3-car, alcohol-related crash: A 7-year-old Waldorf girl was killed and three adults were injured in a three-car, alcohol-involved collision Sunday in Charles County, according to Maryland State Police.

Matt Wieters' 2-run homer in the bottom of the 8th lifts Orioles to 2-1 win over Nationals: Matt Wieters' two-run home run in the eighth inning -- his first homer in three weeks -- lifted the Orioles to a 2-1 win (and series victory) over the Nationals on Sunday at Camden Yards.

Hundreds gather to mourn teen who died after fight with off-duty officer: Christopher Brown's loved ones billed the service as a "celebration of life." But the Rev. Jamal Bryant of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore encouraged them to shun "political correctness" and find a wake-up call in 17-year-old Brown's death, which followed a physical confrontation with an off-duty Baltimore County police officer on June 13.

TODAY'S FRONT PAGE

Anglican parish in Towson switches to Catholicism: On Sunday, Christ the King Church -- Anglican -- became Christ the King Catholic Church. The Towson congregation of about 140 is one of the first groups in the United States to join a new "ordinariate" established for those who want to be Catholic but hold on to Anglican traditions. The largest Anglican church in the country to do so, it follows in the footsteps of Mount Calvary Church in Baltimore and St. Luke's Parish in Bladensburg.

Bartlett struggles with campaign disclosure: Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, the Western Maryland Republican who faces a re-election battle this fall, has repeatedly filed incomplete and inaccurate campaign finance reports, and was fined $5,000 this year by the Federal Election Commission, records show. A review of FEC data by the Baltimore Sun found that Bartlett has received 25 letters from the agency for incomplete reports since 2009 -- more than any other current member of the House of Representatives.

Diets suggested for more pregnant women: An estimated one in five pregnant women are obese, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an epidemic according to some doctors who have begun to buck conventional ideas about "eating for two." They now recommend healthy diets, little or no weight gain and even bariatric surgery for obese women before they get pregnant.

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