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BALTIMORE POLICE "KEEP GUNS AT HOME"
In some Baltimore neighborhoods, New Year's Eve revelers shoot bullets instead of fireworks. And as in years past, city police are mounting an offensive to, if not put a stop to the celebratory gunfire, at least scare some people into putting away their guns and joining tens of thousands for the sanctioned display of pyrotechnics over the Inner Harbor. (Baltimore Sun)
Just what started the fracas at a Culpeper restaurant is unclear, but one woman claims that before the incident was over she was assaulted with a bottle of Tabasco sauce. (Fredericksburg.com)
5 SETS OF TWINS BORN
Tonight's blue moon came early to Frederick Memorial Hospital's Birth Place. The hospital's maternal ward had five pregnant women give birth to twins from 8 p.m. Monday until 8 a.m. Wednesday. Melanie Muncy gave birth to fraternal twin girls Wednesday morning during a scheduled cesarean section. (Frederick News Post)