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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) The owner of a boardwalk hotel where a carbon monoxide leak sickened several people over the summer has pleaded guilty to failure to provide carbon monoxide detectors. Salvatore Rinaldi, owner of the Americana Hotel, pleaded guilty to the 10 counts today in District Court.

WESTOVER, Md. (AP) A Somerset County task force is expected to recommend that the county create diversity policies and an equal employment opportunity oversight committee. Kirkland Hall, the president of the county's branch of the NAACP, says the committee's report will be released November 12th during a town hall meeting hosted by the Somerset NAACP and the ACLU of Maryland.

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