Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

WEATHER: Mostly cloudy, high near 82. Wednesday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

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Harborplace sold to N.Y. real estate firm: The Baltimore waterfront's iconic Harborplace has been sold to a New York real estate investment firm that has a reputation for purchasing distinctive retail centers, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.

Md. Dream Act hits home for both friends and foes: Question 4 has drawn supporters and critics. But for some — from the students who would benefit to the taxpayers who don't want to subsidize the education of illegal immigrants — the issue is personal.

Harford schools to get additional security after bomb threat: The Harford County sheriff's office plans to have additional security Wednesday at five schools after a bomb threat was made. According to police, the primary school mentioned was C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air.

City wasted $918,000 on gas cards, inspector general finds: Baltimore city employees wasted nearly $1 million in recent years purchasing fuel at private gas stations instead of filling up at cheaper, government-owned pumps, the city's inspector general reported Tuesday.

E-mails show White House was told of Benghazi militant claim: Officials at the White House and State Department were advised two hours after attackers assaulted the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya that an Islamic militant group had claimed credit for the attack, emails show.


ORIOLES: Call it the theory of sports relativity. The Orioles beat long odds and made it to the second playoff round. But it's okay to think it was a great season, but that it could have been greater — because it could have been greater.

RAVENS: The wisdom of outside linebacker Terrell Suggs' decision to play won't be determined until after the Ravens return from their bye week, but early signs indicate that Suggs may have already beaten the odds.

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Baltimore's special deliveries: Yes, Baltimore, you can actually have Belgian waffles, pregnancy tests, booze and other sundries brought to your front door.

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