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Low 50s plenty of sunshine Thursday mostly sunny with highs in the low 50s I'm storm team four meteorologists Samara Theodore 34 now in roslyn the same at farragut square 31 in Laurel at 7 40 In recent years there's been a debate in Maryland about the best way to ensure the safety of disabled children in their school classrooms And now there's growing support for a bill that promises to do just that It would require every special Ed classroom in public schools to have a camera It comes after a federal investigation found disabled children in Frederick county schools were improperly detained or secluded thousands of times According to our news partner Marilyn matters that county's board of education is now throwing their support behind the bill so are parents who testified at a recent hearing about their children coming home with unexplained bruises children who are often non verbal and can't tell their parents what happened Supporters of the bill say it would also protect teachers from erroneous accusations and this iteration of the bill also makes short teachers aren't monitored without cause This is the third time the bill is being put forward by democratic delegate Michelle guyton Shayna stolen W two P news The hotel industry is on its way to recovery but there is still a long road ahead In the district alone hotel room revenue took a hit of nearly $3 billion over the past two years and almost 9000 jobs were lost in 2021 alone That's according to a report released by the American hotel in lodging association Now looking ahead this year hotel occupancy nationwide is expected to approach 2019 levels Folks heading on vacation are expected to drive recovery and remote work has made for more flexible travel options but business travel is down And this year's job loss rate is projected to be around 7%.

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