AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Digest 130 pm, MD
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TODAY’S TOP STORIES:
CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE CHIEF: A former George Washington University police chief has been tapped to lead the city of Charlottesville’s police department after its previous chief stepped down in the aftermath of a white nationalist rally. Has moved.
BALTIMORE POLICE COMMISSIONER-RESIGNS
BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s police commissioner resigned Tuesday after being federally charged with failing to pay his taxes. Has moved.
MARYLAND GOVERNOR-BILL SIGNING
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan holds his last bill signing ceremony of the term. UPCOMING: 130 words by 3 p.m. 400 words by 4 p.m.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signs a bill to prohibit health professionals from practicing “gay conversion therapy” on minors, as a growing number of states and municipalities are banning the practice. By Brian Witte. Upcoming: 130 words by 3 p.m. 300 words by 4 p.m.
OFFICE PARK SHOOTING: A jury will begin deliberations in the trial of a man accused of shooting a Wilmington, Delaware, business owner hours after killing three at his former workplace north of Baltimore. Has moved.
BALTIMORE — Pimlico Race Course is all gussied up again this week, ready to host the Preakness on a day that will enable the 148-year-old track to survive another year. Old Hilltop is beginning to show its age, however, and it will cost an estimated $300 million to make it right. So it might not be long before the middle jewel of the Triple Crown moves south within the state to newer, fresher Laurel Park. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 750 words by 5 p.m.
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