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Local News

Fire Breaks Out At Canton Apartment BuildingCrews work an overnight fire at Tindeco Wharf apartments in Southeast Baltimore.
'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get VaccinatedThe Maryland Department of Health reported Thursday morning that 10,011 total Marylanders have lost their lives to COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020. 
‘This Loss Is Ours As A City’ Baltimore Hockey Team Mourns Two Young Members, Murdered In East Baltimore ShootingIn a wave of recent violence involving young people in Baltimore, 22-year-old Abe Ludden and 20-year-old Davon ‘Peanut’ Barnes were shot to death on East Monument Street Sunday.
Local Small Business Owners Share How American Rescue Plan Funding Helped To Keep Them AfloatThe American Rescue Plan is paying off for Maryland small business owners who received millions from the federal program.
Maryland Restaurant Week, Returning For Second Year, Kicks Off Sept. 17Founded last year to help eateries suffering from the crippling effects of the pandemic, Maryland Restaurant Week is returning for 10 days of special menus and deals across the state, the Restaurant Association of Maryland announced.
Maryland Wine Festival To Return This Weekend At Carroll County Farm MuseumThe Maryland Wine Festival is returning this weekend to the Carroll County Farm Museum for its 37th annual celebration after last year’s event was canceled due to the pandemic.

Politics

Maryland Attorney General Frosh Offers Support For DOJ Challenge Of Texas Abortion LawMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Wednesday offered his support for the Department of Justice's challenge of the new Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces $9M For Baltimore County To Reimburse COVID-19 ExpensesBaltimore County will receive nearly $10 million in federal funds as a reimbursement of some pandemic-related expenses, U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Reps. Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume announced on Tuesday.
Maryland Reports 9,900 Deaths Since COVID-19 Pandemic Began; Baltimore County Will Mandate Employee VaccinesBaltimore County will require all government employees to get vaccinated, Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr. and Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch announced on Thursday.
Anne Arundel County Commits To Using Equity Lens To Review Policies Under New Executive OrderAnne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman signed an executive order on Tuesday affirming the county government will use an "equity lens" when reviewing policies, procedures and practices as part of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Rep. Jamie Raskin's Book 'Unthinkable' Coming Out Jan. 4U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland is working on a memoir in which he will reflect on the Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol and the tragedy he suffered a week earlier when his 25-year-old son Tommy killed himself.
Baltimore City Will Require Weekly Testing For All Employees Who Are Not Vaccinated By Oct. 18Mayor Brandon Scott on Tuesday said all city employees who are not fully vaccinated by Oct. 18 will have to submit to weekly testing.

Health

CBS World News

3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth from budding space stationThey landed in the Gobi Desert. It was China's longest such mission yet. Astronaut trios are expected to be sent on 90-day missions to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.
First eyewitness account from Marine wounded in Kabul airport attack that killed 13 U.S. troopsOnly on "CBS Mornings," the first eyewitness account from a U.S. Marine who was wounded in the terrorist attack at the airport in Kabul that killed 13 U.S. service members during the chaotic American evacuation from Afghanistan. David Martin reports.
Where Afghan refugees are expected to be resettled, by stateCalifornia and Texas are set to receive thousands of Afghans evacuated to the U.S., while other states are expected to resettle fewer than a dozen or none at all.
8-year-old to deliver portable desks to UgandaAfter learning that some kids in Uganda don't have schools, a young girl from Texas came up with a solution. She will deliver do-it-yourself desks to the country, giving students there an opportunity to create pop-up classrooms. Omar Villafranca takes a look.
Judge rules U.S. can't expel migrant families using public health lawUnder a Trump-era policy that the Biden administration has maintained, hundreds of thousands of migrants have been expelled without a chance to apply for asylum.
Little girl has big idea to educate the world's forgotten childrenAt just 8 years old, Paisley Elliott uses her globe, not for play but for planning a trip to Uganda to change lives.