Regional Recap, January 2, 2012

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Happy New Year: Ravens Win AFC North. The Ravens clinched a title and headed home, which is the only place they want to be at this time of the season.Ray Rice had a pair of long touchdown runs on Sunday night, leading Baltimore to a 24-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals that gave the Ravens their third AFC North title and the No. 2 seed in the playoffs.

Powerball Tickets Doubling To $2. Powerball lottery organizers are betting that bigger jackpots will entice more people to play, but gamblers are going to have to dig deeper into their wallets to try their luck.Tickets for the multistate game are doubling in price to $2 beginning Jan 15. While the odds of winning one of the game’s giant jackpots also are improving, those in charge of the lottery are gambling that people are willing to pay more for the hope of becoming a millionaire in a down economy.

Police: Brooklyn Park Man Stabs Brother In StomachA 23-year-old man stabbed his 28-year-old brother in northern Anne Arundel County Friday morning, police said.Investigators said the man stabbed his brother in the stomach area shortly before 11:30 a.m. in the 6000 block of Belle Grove Road in Brooklyn Park.Paramedics took the 28-year-old man to Shock Trauma with a stab wound that was not considered life threatening.

Teacher Accused Of Lying About Terminal Cancer. Harford County school employees have accused a teacher of falsely claiming she was dying of cancer, and say thousands of dollars were raised to help her.Harford County sheriff’s deputies did not release the 24-year-old teacher’s name Friday, but said charges are pending.On Dec. 12, a school employee who became very suspicious of the Bakerfield Elementary School teacher reported alleged fraud.

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