Regional Recap, January 18, 2012

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Police Find 40 Dead Animals In Columbia Home.  Howard County police are investigating a case in which 40 dead pets were found inside a Columbia home. Police responded Monday afternoon to the 9600 block of Lambeth Court after a property manager reported odors coming from a townhouse. Officers discovered the 40 dead animals, along with four living animals that were in poor condition.

Maryland Announces Six Blue Ribbon Schools. Six public schools have been selected as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools.The names of the schools were announced Tuesday. They are: Crofton Meadows Elementary School in Anne Arundel County, Woodholme Elementary School in Baltimore County, Ring Factory Elementary School in Harford County, Rachel Carson Elementary School in Montgomery County, Whitehall Elementary School in Prince George’s County and Pocomoke Elementary School in Worcester County.

Poe Fans Plan Last Vigil For Mystery Visitor. Edgar Allan Poe fans are planning one last vigil to watch for the mysterious person who for decades visited the gothic writer’s grave on the anniversary of his birth. The rose and cognac tributes of an anonymous man in black are thought to date back to at least the 1940s.Notes left with the tributes indicate that the tradition passed to a new generation in the 1990s, but the visitor, dubbed the “Poe Toaster,” hasn’t appeared since 2009.

Payback For Council President? Mayor Yanks Ravens Tickets. Sources told the 11 News I-Team that the office of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake asked City Council President Jack Young to return two tickets he had for Sunday’s Baltimore Ravens playoff game.The tickets were for a skybox that the city owns. The game, won by the Ravens over the Houston Texans, sent the Ravens to next weekend’s AFC championship game against New England.I-Team lead investigative reporter Jayne Miller said Young isn’t commenting and that the mayor’s office hasn’t returned calls about the topic.

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