Regional Recap, October 23, 2009

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Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Analyst: Slots Revenue Won’t Reach Estimates. The 11 News I-Team is raising new questions about the revenue estimate Baltimore city’s banking on from slot machine gambling after one analyst called the numbers ridiculous.Joseph Fath, an analyst from investment firm T. Rowe Price, said he can almost guarantee the slots facility in Baltimore won’t produce the kind of money the city slots group is promising.

Day Care Provider Charged In Child’s Head Trauma Death. A Maryland woman has been charged with manslaughter and child abuse charges after police said an infant under her care died of head trauma.Gail Dobson, 52, of Trappe, was also charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, among other charges. Maryland State Police said Thursday that the child’s injuries were associated with shaken baby syndrome.

Police Say Dorm Room Intruder Tried To Assault WomanBaltimore police and Maryland Institute College of Art security officers said a man broke into a student’s dormitory room and tried to sexually assault her.City police spokesman Detective Kevin Hagan said the 18-year-old woman was asleep in her room at about 1 a.m. Wednesday at the Commons Building on McMechen Street when she was awakened by someone standing over her bed.

Event To Increase Pit Bull Awareness, Raise Funds. The Baltimore County Humane Society is hosting a tattoo-a-thon and a rally against animal cruelty this weekend to highlight Pit Bull Awareness Day.Humane Society officials said they want people to know that despite their reputation, pit bulls are loving animals when they get love in return.

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