WEATHER: Sunny, with a high near 63. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 46.
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Five dead in fatal fire in Northeast Baltimore: The bodies of four children and one adult were found in a house fire in Northeast Baltimore Thursday morning. City firefighters arrived on the scene just after 2 a.m., according to fire department spokesman Chief Kevin Cartwright.
Orioles fall in extra-inning loss to Yankees: The Orioles were just two outs away from a win, but a pair of solo homers by Raul Ibanez led to a 12-inning, 3-2 walk-off loss to the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALDS.
Health officials set 'low threshold' for meningitis treatment: Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases.
Gallaudet official suspended for signing anti-same-sex marriage petition: Gallaudet University's diversity officer has reportedly been placed on leave for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law on the ballot.
Biden seeks to reclaim Obama campaign momentum in debate: With the Republicans grabbing the momentum, Vice President Joe Biden will look to recover some ground and ease Democratic worries on Thursday in a high-stakes debate against challenger Paul Ryan.
ORIOLES: Peter Schmuck writes that the Orioles are "going to need to change the script a bit and put more pressure on the Yankees pitching staff to stage a comeback of the necessary magnitude."
RAVENS: On Sunday, the Cowboys' physical press coverage will put pressure on the entire Ravens offense, including an offensive line that is starting to show some cracks.
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