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A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for Northern Baltimore and Carroll Counties and a WINTER WEATHER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for Baltimore City, Harford, and Howard Counties.  Rain will develop toward daybreak Wednesday, changing to snow through Wednesday morning.  Snow should end by around sunset on Wednesday evening.  Snow totals could range from about 1-3" northwest of I-95, with up to 3-6" and road problems north and west of the Beltway.

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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake on Gay Rights Rulings

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:18 PM EDT

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake briefly commented on Wednesday's Supreme Court Rulings at a press conference.


The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that has prevented married gay couples from receiving a range of tax, health and retirement benefits that are generally available to married people.

The Court also held that defenders of California's gay marriage ban did not have the right to appeal lower court rulings striking down the ban. The court's 5-4 vote Wednesday leaves in place the initial trial court declaration that the ban is unconstitutional.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake on Gay Rights Rulings


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