There is really no other way to put it: Today stinks.

Across the state this morning, Marylanders have awoken to one depressing story after another.

Ben Barnhard

In Fort Washington, a man and a woman were found murdered in their home this morning on Hickory Drive. Police are just beginning their investigation. And in Charles County, a 3-year-old girl died in a house fire. News outlets are reporting that firefighters couldn’t get to the girl in time.

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And today will get better, right? Right?