Regional Recap, May 21, 2010

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Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Mom: I Know Who Gave My Baby Gonorrhea.  A Baltimore city mother said she knows who infected her 19-month-old daughter with gonorrhea, but police have yet to charge the person.Police are calling it a complex case.”I was so disgusted,” the girl’s mother, who did not want to be identified, told 11 News.She said she and the baby’s father were tested for the disease and were clean.

Candidate For Harford County Executive Dies In Crash. A Republican candidate for Harford County executive died Thursday night when his SUV ran off the road in Bel Air and hit a pole.Stephen Wright was also a member of the county’s Republican Central Committee.Wright was alone in his vehicle when it ran off the road in the 500 block of Wheel Road. He was pronounced dead at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.Wright owned a business in Churchville. In his last entry on his Facebook page he had announced plans to attend a Right to Life meeting last night in Abingdon.

O’Malley Signs Foreclosure Mediation, Cell Phone Bills.  Maryland residents facing foreclosure will have the right to mediation with their mortgage lenders under a new law Gov. Martin O’Malley signed on Thursday.O’Malley said the bill will enable more people to work through financial difficulties to keep their homes.”With my signature today, we are empowering our fellow Marylanders, putting them on a more equal footing with mortgage companies that too often can’t be bothered to pick up the phone before beginning a foreclosure proceeding against a Maryland family,” O’Malley said.

Students Help Plant Oyster Reefs In Bay.  A group of environmentally-minded Maryland students got to spend the day on a boat helping to plant crucial oyster reefs. Students from Baltimore city and Baltimore, Prince George’s, Montgomery and Howard counties boarded several boats to plant dozens of oyster reefs, including the reef’s 1,000 ball.

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