Day 4 of jury deliberations begin in Mayor Sheila Dixon’s trial, and reporters attempt to gauge the significance of notes from the jury, as reported by two reporters and two columnists in The Baltimore Sun. “This is all that is really known about the jurors in Mayor Sheila Dixon’s trial: Some of them smoke,” writes Danny Jacobs in The Daily Record.
Sparrows Point plant admits toxic chemicals have been seeping into Baltimore’s Harbor for years, reports Mark Reutter in Baltimore Brew, as a result of a Public Information Act request.
Rush-hour traffic may be slow as molasses on some Maryland highways, but the State Highway Administration is going to try applying a coat of a molasses-derivative to cut use of road salt, Michael Dresser reports in the Sun. Catch the video on Fox 45, with critical comments about the solution.
And the LG, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, served an early Thanksgiving dinner at a juvenile detention center on News Channel 8.
Pamela Wood at the Capital checks up on the oyster harvest in the Bay.
The Capital’s Liam Farrell talks about the political shadings of the debate over budget cuts.
“A consumer cost-saving initiative has begun by Allegheny Power in an effort to offset electricity costs, but all utility customers will foot the bill for the program through a $1.09 surcharge on their monthly bill,” reports the Cumberland Times News, laying some of the responsibility on the Maryland Energy Administration and the Public Service Commission.