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Good morning, Baltimore! Here's what you need to know for your Tuesday.

WEATHER
It's going to feel like July in Baltimore today with temperatures possibly hitting 90. The overnight low will be 54. West-southwest winds will be from 8 to 16 mph with gusts of up to 30 mph this afternoon. There is a chance of isolated showers. Tomorrow promises to be cooler with temperatures in the high 60s under partly cloudy skies.

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WHAT'S TRENDING?
Find trending stories from The Sun.

FROM TODAY'S FRONT PAGE
The Maryland Public Defender's Office is arguing in court that Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake exceeded her authority last month when she imposed a citywide curfew amid the unrest that followed the death of Freddie Gray.

Episcopal Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton, head of the Maryland diocese, announced the Rt. Rev. Chilton R. Knudsen -- a former bishop of Maine, and a widely respected author, counselor in the field of addiction recovery and a recovering alcoholic -- will be Sutton's second-in-command until the diocese selects a long-term replacement for former Bishop Heather Cook  who resigned May 1.

Gov. Larry Hogan is urged to sign a bill that would restore voting rights to ex-felons before they complete the terms of their probation and parole.

The "Living Seashore," a new $5.5 million exhibit at the National Aquarium, officially opens today.

FROM LAST NIGHT
The increase in violence that has followed the death of Freddie Gray continued through the weekend, with four homicides reported since Saturday, according to Baltimore Police.

Former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, who was considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat left open by the retirement of Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, has decided to endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen for the position and co-chair his campaign.

Dozens of education advocates at two separate events Monday called on Gov. Larry Hogan and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to increase funding for the city's schools, arguing the recent rioting in Baltimore shows the money is desperately needed.

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