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BALTIMORE (AP) Hundreds of people turned out at Baltimore's Inner Harbor to sing "Happy Birthday" to former Gov. William Donal Schaefer, who turned 88 today. Schaefer says he was amazed by the turnout for the dedication of a statue in his honor at harborside.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland natural resources officials are retiring more than 500 crabbing licenses. The state says many of the 6,000 Maryland crabbing licenses aren't in active use and retiring them makes good sense given the dwindling crab harvest.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Ravens say they've gained new momentum after routing the Denver Broncos 30-to-7 on Sunday. After dropping three in a row, the Ravens say the victory gives them a much-needed shot of confidence as Denver drops out of the ranks of the unbeaten.

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