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ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) Montgomery County residents lined up overnight in a queue that stretched several blocks hoping to get swine flu vaccinations. County officials were prepared to distribute roughly 1,200 doses of the H1N1 vaccine, but that was not nearly enough to meet demand.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A state commission has approved a license for 1,500 slot machines at a Cecil County venue. The commission made the unanimous vote today to award a license to Penn Cecil, a subsidiary of Penn National Gaming.

BALTIMORE (AP) Prosecutors in Baltimore say a man and woman have been sentenced to 20 years in prison for shooting a colleague, who is now paralyzed from the attack. Twenty-year-old Darryl Newsome and 24-year-old Keya Gardner were sentenced yesterday. The two were convicted in May.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 6, 2015

A play springs forth from an iconic photo, and a photography exhibit transports visitors back to the Civil War.


Budapest Foodies Hope Cuisine Can Help Heal Anti-Migrant Prejudice

Forget the goulash. Budapest's restaurants have been featuring refugee cuisine — think Syrian sweets, Afghan pies and Eritrean flatbread. It's a festival to foster understanding through food.
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Are D.C. Charter Schools Funded Fairly?

A debate about education funding digs up a decades-old fight for D.C. home rule.

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Computer Guys And Gal: Taking Selfies To New Heights And More

Mobile ad blocking comes to iPhones, updated Android comes to new Nexus phones, and "dronies" -- video selfies shot by a GoPro on a drone -- come to Instagram. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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