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Published on May 12, 2020
Top Baltimore news: Virus hospitalizations down 100 statewide; escaped emu dies after capture; morePhoto: James Cridland/Flickr

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Baltimore.

Coronavirus hospitalizations down by nearly 100: MD Health Dept.

The Maryland Department of Health reported its largest decrease in coronavirus hospitalizations in recent weeks Monday morning.

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Escaped emu strolling through Baltimore County streets dies after capture

Baltimore County Police say the emu escaped from a fenced yard at Lynn’s Farm and Nature Center. Police tracked the emu to a busy four-lane section of Liberty Road near a Wal-Mart and a Home Depot and captured it there. But a police spokesperson said the emu died after it was captured from stress and exhaustion.

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Steve Harvey Foundation helps Baltimore high schooler attend dream school

Dunbar High School freshman and 14-year-old Marque Knox has Hollywood dreams.

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Full-time electronic tolling begins at Bay Bridge 

If you're taking the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to drive full-time electronic tolling will begin today.

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