News Wrap 10.12.18 | WYPR

News Wrap 10.12.18

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Polls favor Hogan over Jealous just weeks before the election.
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It's the Midday Newswrap: Seven Baltimore Police Department officers have been implicated as part of an internal investigation into the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force. As of October 4, the department has suspended 20 officers who could face criminal charges following the investigation.

Polls show Gov. Larry Hogan maintaining a comfortable lead over his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous.  Some State Senate races, and tight races for Baltimore County Executive and Attorney General give Republicans hope that they can make this Blue state a little Redder on election day.  

To review these and other local news stories this week, Tom is joined in the studio by Kamau High, Features Editor at The Baltimore Sun and WYPR reporter John Lee.

The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project is hosting an event titled Lynching in Maryland: The Journey from Truth to Reconciliation at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History on Saturday, October 13. Find more information about registration for the event here.