Regional Recap, September 7, 2011

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Man Arrested In Annapolis’ First Slaying Of 2011. Annapolis police have arrested a suspect in the first recorded slaying of the year in Maryland’s capital.Police were called to the 1000 block of Monroe Street for a shooting around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to find Teon Wallace, 19, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Franchot Expected To Run For Governor. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot made clear before taking office in 2007 that he would expand the job description beyond collecting taxes, paying the state’s bills and auditing its agencies, and he is living up to that promise. Mr. Franchot, a Democrat, has been vocal on policy and legislation throughout his tenure, and he has become one of Annapolis’ most visible officials and one of its most polarizing among legislators.

Grocery Stores Recall Snack Bar. Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets, following a recall by Quaker Oats Company, announced that it has removed from sale Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel Snack Bars.Officials said the product may contain milk, an undeclared allergen, not identified on the label.The item concerns Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel Snack Bars, 6.72 oz., sold in an 8- count package, with UPC No. 3000031108.

Maryland Records 32 Heat Related Deaths So Far In 2011. Maryland health authorities said 32 people have died due to extreme heat so far this year. That’s according to a report released Tuesday by the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Health officials reported the same number of confirmed heat-related deaths last year.There were six deaths in 2009, 17 in 2008 and 21 in 2007.

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