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A coastal storm will ride to our east, throwing moisture into building cold air overhead Wednesday. This means rain and snow mix developing for the entire area Tuesday night and for a very busy travel day on Wednesday. By the time it tapers late Wednesday, we could see up to three inches of snow here in the city, and maybe even up to four inches or so in places like Carroll County.


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Baltimore Police Reopen Discarded Rape Claims - Joy Lepola

Updated: Monday, November 19 2012, 09:25 AM EST
More than half of nearly 100 rape reports that Baltimore police deemed false or baseless have been reopened.

The move comes after an audit revealed that Baltimore has the highest number of "unfounded" sexual assault cases in the country.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake asked the panel in June to evaluate recent reports of rape and sexual crimes.

It reviewed 98 rape investigations classified as unfounded between January 2009 and August 2010, and found 52 should be considered rapes or other sex crimes.Baltimore Police Reopen Discarded Rape Claims - Joy Lepola

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