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Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

ShootingsMorgan State UniversityBaltimore OriolesNate McLouthStephanie Rawlings-BlakeKyle Farnsworth

WEATHER

The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny, with a high near 82 and southeast winds around 5 to 7 miles per hour. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 66.

TRAFFIC

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

FROM LAST NIGHT

Police respond to shooting hear Catonsville High School: Amid heightened anxiety over two recent gun incidents in schools, Baltimore County police said that the victim of a police-involved shooting was found late this morning on the grounds of Catonsville High School.

Maryland pit bull ruling challenged in federal court: A resident at the low-income Armistead Gardens housing development is suing the state in federal court, asking judges to strike down a recent court ruling that pit bulls are inherently dangerous.

McLouth, Machado deliver a 3-2 walk-off win for the Orioles: Rookie Manny Machado led off the bottom of the ninth with a single off Rays reliever Kyle Farnsworth. Two batters later, he came around on Nate McLouth's walk-off single, giving the O's a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

TODAY'S FRONT PAGE

Attack targets U.S. consulate in Libya, Obama vows 'justice': The attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in eastern Libya that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans was carried out by a small group of militants who arrived late at night, unleashed a fusillade from AK-47 rifles and rocket-propelled grenades, then torched and ransacked the building, according to witnesses and U.S. officials.

Gunman shoots man on Morgan State campus: Morgan State University was placed on emergency lockdown and classes were canceled Wednesday night after a man was shot on campus — the latest in a series of violent incidents that have touched the region's schools

Mayor blames drivers for high-speed camera revenue: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended the city's nearly $20 million in revenue from its booming speed camera program Wednesday, placing the blame on motorists who refuse to slow down.

Md. considers new rules to prevent teen athletes from suffering concussions: With national attention on the issue of concussions in the NFL, Marylanders are wrestling over the protocols needed to reduce such injuries, which can cause lasting brain damage.

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