89
      Thursday
      93 / 73
      Friday
      91 / 73
      Saturday
      92 / 74

      Maryland's infant mortality rate drops

      BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland officials are announcing the infant mortality rate has dropped for the second year in a row.

      State and local officials, including Gov. Martin O'Malley and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, have scheduled a news conference in Baltimore on Wednesday to talk about the decline for 2010.

      Maryland's infant mortality rate has been above the national average.