The Morning Report is a quick roundup of links to stories that Carroll County residents are talking about for Thursday, September 8, 2016. Read our eNewspaper, a PDF replica of today's paper. Access to the eNewspaper and our website is included with a print subscription. Activate yours at www.carrollcountytimes.com/activate.
- Art lovers are in for a treat as three unique gallery exhibits open their doors to the public Thursday.
- The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a Tuesday trailer fire in Eldersburg.
- As a horticulturist with the University of Maryland Extension Office in Carroll County, Allgeier often receives calls from people concerned about ticks or bed bugs, but recent headlines about the mosquito-borne Zika virus have led to Allgeier receiving a lot more phone calls about the buzzing blood suckers.
- Analysts say the new iPhones could help Apple recover modestly from a recent dip in sales. But with few expected dramatic changes from previous models, Apple watchers aren't expecting the kind of big spikes in consumer demand that the company saw two years ago, when it introduced larger screens.
- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture and the University of Maryland Extension will host a free webinar on Google optimization Wednesday, Sept.14.
- A setback related to the foot surgery he underwent in the offseason will prevent Elvis Dumervil from playing in the Ravens’ season opener against the Buffalo Bills.
- The Orioles were unable to pull off their first three-game road sweep of the season, falling 7-6 to the Tampa Bay Rays in Wednesday afternoon’s series finale.
- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.