The World Series lineup is set. The 2014 campaign season is heating up with just weeks to go. And the weekend's weather is shaping up to be fall-like. Here's what you need to know for your Friday morning and beyond.
It's starting to feel like autumn. Today will be partly sunny with a high of 70 and a low of 52. There is a 5 percent chance of precipitation, with winds out of the southwest from 6-12 mph. The weekend is expected to bring sunny weather and cooler temperatures.
TRENDING THIS MORNING
After a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals last night, the San Francisco Giants will face the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. This is the Giants' third World Series appearance in five years.
Police outside Seattle say they've found the body of missing actress Misty Upham. Upham was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for her role in the 2008 drama "Frozen River" and co-stared in "August: Osage County" with Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. Family first reported Upham missing on Aug. 6 and said she was on medications for mental health issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT
The two men running to be Maryland's next lieutenant governor, Democrat Ken Ulman and Republican Boyd Rutherford, traded barbs and accusations in their first and only debate that was held Thursday evening on Washington radio station WAMU.
TODAY'S FRONT PAGE
Fears about the deadly Ebola virus mounted Thursday across the country and into Maryland where local longshoreman briefly refused to unload cargo from a ship that arrived in the port of Baltimore from West Africa.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown is drawing criticism for using uniformed Baltimore police officers in a campaign ad attacking his Republican opponent Larry Hogan.
Local education leaders are pressing the state to delay using tougher new exams as graduation requirements in Maryland public schools, saying the state can't predict how well students will do on the tests.
The state medical examiner has ruled that the death of 10-year-old Damaud Martin in a state-regulated group home in July was from cerebral palsy and past head trauma.