Here's what you need to know to start this dreary Monday.WEATHERMonday will be dreary with periods of rain on and off throughout the day. Winds will be out of the south-southwest from 4 to 8 mph. Temperatures will top out at 55 today and will plunge to the low 20s overnight. Get out those flannel pajamas!TRAFFICGet the latest on delays for this morning's commute from baltimoresun.comTRENDING ONLINE THIS MORNINGPresident Obama calls the beheading of Indiana aid worker Peter Kassig by Islamic State militant as &quot;an act of pure evil.&quot;Have you seen 'Dumb and Dumber To' yet? The sequel starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, which opened Friday, reached $38.1 million at the box office over the weekend.FROM LAST NIGHTThe Kamenetz administration has proposed changing the price of the North Point Government Center from $2.1 million to $7.6 million, and will also relieve the buyer of a requirement to build a recreation center for the community. Instead, the county will build the new center.U.S. drug agents carried out surprise inspections of the medical staffs of several National Football League teams on Sunday in an investigation of alleged prescription drug abuse in the league.In other NFL news, Tennessee Titans tight end Chase Coffman was fined $30,000 for unnecessary roughness after an incident last Sunday in which he knocked down a Ravens assistant coach on the sideline.A fire destroyed a home on Fallston's Beechwood Lane; no one was injured.TODAY'S FRONT PAGERepublican gains in the midterm elections mean Maryland's Democratic-heavy congressional delegation will have far less clout when lawmakers gavel in a new Congress next year.The debate over the merits of stream restoration has taken on significance as such projects have become a favored tool of local governments in the Baltimore area.Eight miles of express lanes on I-95 north of Baltimore is set to open Dec. 6. Tolls for commuters could rise to $3.50 a day.In the ongoing battle against Ebola in West Africa, public health experts stress the role of trust over fear.