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Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

Officials are trying to find out why an unmanned rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded on takeoff. Baseball season is nearing an end, with Game 7 of the World Series tonight. Here's what you need to know to start your Wednesday.

WEATHER

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Get out the umbrella and rain coat, you're going to need it today, because there is a 55 percent chance of rain. Temperatures will reach a high of 66, with an overnight low of 42. Winds will be out of the northwest from 4 to 8 mph.

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TRENDING THIS MORNING

In Game 6 of the World Series, the Kansas City Royals bested the San Francisco Giants, 10-0. It is the first World Series Game 7 since 2011 and only the fourth in the past two decades.

It's the end of the road for Honey Boo Boo. TLC has decided to cancel the show, "Here Come Honey Boo Boo" after reports that mother, "Mama June," was dating a registered a sex offender.

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FROM LAST NIGHT

An Amber Alert was issued for an Odenton woman who took her two children and told her boyfriend she planned to drive off the Delaware Bridge with them. The woman and children were found unharmed. 

Inside an empty brick home in East Baltimore, police found a man who had been reported kidnapped. Police say they believe the house had been used to hold and torture other victims.

Rejecting arguments by the Rawlings-Blake administration, key City Council members said that they plan to push ahead with legislation to equip police officers with body cameras to film their interactions with the public.

The Maryland Republican Party is calling on the state Board of Elections to investigate reports that voting machines are switching ballots cast for GOP candidates to their Democratic opponents.

TODAY'S FRONT PAGE

Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft exploded upon lift off at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The unmanned craft was set to deliver 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.

Three percent of teachers in Maryland were rated ineffective under new evaluations, according to statistics released Tuesday by the state Department of Education.

Republican Steve Schuh, and his Democratic opponent, George F. Johnson IV, who are vying to be the next Anne Arundel County executive, have taken different paths toward that goal.

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