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Good morning, Baltimore! What you need to know for your Thursday.

WEATHER

It'll be sunny today with temperatures in the low 70s, with an overnight low of 49. Winds will be gentle at 4 to 8 mph and they will be out of the northeast.  Looks like we're in for a partly sunny Preakness Saturday.

TRAFFIC

Get the latest on delays for this morning's commute from baltimoresun.com

FROM TODAY'S FRONT PAGE

As federal investigators focused their attention on Tuesday's Amtrak wreck near Frankford Junction north of Philadelphia, that injured more than 200 and killed seven, preliminary results indicate that Train 188 was traveling more than 100 mph in a 50 mph zone.

A two-year FBI investigation of Baltimore landfills that involved wiretaps and informants found some employees taking bribes and others stealing then selling thousands of dollars' worth of scrap metal, federal agents said in court records.

Broderick Johnson, who is  President Barack Obama's point man in Baltimore and is leading the effort to reach out to young men of color in West Baltimore, is a Baltimore native.

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah arrived Wednesday at Pimlico Race Course.

FROM LAST NIGHT

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has tapped longtime Baltimore civic leader Michael Cryor to lead her One Baltimore initiative to help the city recover from recent unrest that followed after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

State officials approved plans Wednesday to build a $30 million, 60-bed jail to house Baltimore teenagers charged as adults. The new facility will be in an existing building on North Forest Street in East Baltimore.

A majority of Americans, sixty-five percent, who participated in a recent poll, said State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby made the "right decision" in charging city police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

   

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