The Morning Report is a quick roundup of links to stories that Carroll County residents are talking about for Thursday, September 15, 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.
- Carroll County Board of Education members were left with questions and not many answers Wednesday night after a discussion about a post-Labor Day calendar.
- A man from Finksburg and another man have been charged as drug kingpins after police found about a kilogram each of suspected cocaine and heroin during a traffic stop in Harford County earlier this week.
- Starting this fall, Carroll students who enjoy creating art and sharing their work with others will have the opportunity to learn about their craft and display their works on a weekly basis in the Carroll and Freedom Youth Competitive Art Leagues.
- A Westminster woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly broke into a woman's house.
- Ford is shifting all North American small-car production to Mexico, CEO Mark Fields told investors Wednesday.
- A third person has been arrested and charged in connection with an August alleged gun theft.
- Metro says a man was struck by a train and killed, prompting the closure of a stretch of the green line through the morning rush.
- The Orioles released their regular season schedule for next year and they will open the 2017 season on April 3 at home against the division-rival Toronto Blue Jays.
- The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future consideration, Goodell said.
- The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries.
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