Dramatic morning light captured by novelist Laura Lippman, via Twitter.

Baltimore cancels Inner Harbor NYE concert amid rain forecast, but fireworks still on – The Sun

Southwest pledging regular operations on Friday after days of cancellations and disruptions – Baltimore Business Journal

Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin discloses lymphoma diagnosis – CBS News

The benefits to Maryland of Rep. Steny Hoyer’s leadership – The Washington Post

Rising property assessments and their affect on taxes – WBAL-TV

85-year-old man dies in Sparrow’s Point house fire – WMAR-TV

New managing editor named for Afro – The Afro