Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday


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Young says his plan would keep open rec centers, fire companies: Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young says the city also could double funding for youth summer jobs and after-school programs under his proposal, which calls for cutting $7 million from city agencies and finding $10 million in revenue from other sources.

Craig asks panel to consider Harford for casino site: Harford County Executive David R. Craig has asked a state work group studying gambling expansion to consider Harford as a casino site despite the proximity of an existing slots parlor in neighboring Cecil County.

Howard assistant principal pleads guilty to stealing credit cards: Patricia Kelly Murray, of Severna Park, who is currently on administrative leave from her position at Howard High School, pleaded guilty Monday to stealing credit cards from school system employees and using them to make several purchases last December.

Orioles select LSU RHP Kevin Gausman with No. 4 pick in draft: Always on the lookout for quality pitching, the Orioles added to their stable of young arms Monday, selecting quirky and effective Louisiana State University right-hander Kevin Gausman with the fourth overall pick in the first round of baseball's amateur draft.


Cannibalism suspect described in police report as 'Virginia Tech waiting to happen': Five months before a Morgan State University student was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating his heart and parts of his brain, a school instructor flagged the 21-year-old's erratic behavior, describing him as "a Virginia Tech waiting to happen."

Locals say Jarrettsville Pike needs caution from drivers: To Phoenix-area residents, "dead man's curve" is just one of many dangerous spots on Jarrettsville Pike, where there were almost 500 accidents from 2007 through 2011 -- about two per week -- including 73 that involved personal injury.

Jamal Lewis among star athletes to land in bankruptcy: Lewis filed for bankruptcy in Georgia in April, listing $14.5 million in assets and $10.6 million in debts -- among them, a more than $350,000 judgment on a defaulted loan from M&T, the bank whose name hangs over the Ravens' stadium.

Harford Co. librarian comfortable with her decision not to carry '50 Shades': Hastler, the county's library director, says she has no problem with your run-of-the-mill bodice-ripper. But she felt she was reading a step-by-step guide to bondage, and a poorly written one at that.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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