In What Year Did Christopher Columbus Set Sail for America?

While you mull over our morning question, take a look at the forecast, some stories we will be covering, the stories you might've missed over the weekend and more important information for your day.

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While you thank Christopher Columbus for the day off of work, take a look at the forecast, some of the stories we will be covering, the stories you might have missed over the weekend and other important information for today. 


Today will be sunny with a high near 80 degrees. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 57 degrees—light north wind. Perfect(ish) fall weather!


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Note: All meters will still need to fed and, "trash, recycling, and yard materials will be collected according to the normal schedule on the holiday. Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh, as well as other trash and recycling drop-off facilities, will be open," according to a release from a county spokesperson. 

Answer to headline question: 

'Twas in 1492 that Columbus sailed the ocean blue


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