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Two Hospitalized In Union Station Incident

There were tense moments today after shots were fired inside Union Station.  Police say a security officer shot a man who is accused of stabbing a woman in the food court area of the station.  Both the man and woman were taken to a hospital.  Witnesses described a scene of chaos, though Union Station remained open.

Baltimore Mayor Will Not Seek Reelection

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced she will not seek reelection in 2016.  The 45-year-old says she plans to focus on preparing for the upcoming trials related to Freddie Gray’s death and helping the city recover in her final 15 months in office.  She said she feels the rigors of a re-election campaign would be a distraction to those efforts. 

Eight-Car Trains  Back Next Week

Metro says more eight-car trains will be back on its tracks next week.  Riders were packed into mostly six-car trains during the summer as many cars underwent inspections and repairs.  The Red, Blue, Orange and Green lines were affected.  The resumption of normal eight-car train service will happen on Monday.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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