Marylanders woke up to a new governor-elect. Here's what you need to know to start your Wednesday.
Partly sunny today with rain commencing later this evening and continuing into Thursday. So, keep that raincoat and bumbershoot nearby, you're going to need it. Temperatures will reach a high of 68, with an overnight low of 51. Gentle winds continue from the west.
TRENDING THIS MORNING
Did you stay up late to watch election results on TV? If not, you're probably searching for coverage on Google.
Among the popular searches this morning is our own Maryland governor race. Larry Hogan's upset over Anthony G. Brown has attracted national attention as Republicans claimed victories around the country.
And want to see how the election was covered by media? From Nate Silver to Fox News, Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik takes a look at the coverage.
If you are looking for non-election news today, check out a mixed tape Kurt Cobain made in 1988 that has recently surfaced.
FROM LAST NIGHT
A 16-year-old girl reported she was raped last weekend at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house in Charles Village, according to Baltimore police. Johns Hopkins University officials have ordered the fraternity to cease operations.
Baltimore is seeking four new contractors to help with a massive overhaul of the city's more than 4000,000 water meters, reported the city Department of Public Works.
TODAY'S FRONT PAGE
Larry Hogan, only the second Republican to be elected governor since the 1960s, scored a stunning upset Tuesday over Anthony G. Brown. "Wow! What a historic night in Maryland!" an ebullient Hogan told supporters early Wednesday morning at his campaign headquarters in Annapolis.
In Howard County, Republican Allan H. Kittleman beat Democrat Courtney Watson for county executive. Kittleman will be the second Republican executive in the county's history and the first since the 1990s.