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WHEATON, Md. (AP) Serial sniper John Allen Muhammad's upcoming execution has residents in the Washington area reliving the fear they felt during his three-week killing spree seven years ago. Muhammad is set for lethal injection tomorrow in Virginia for shooting a man at a gas station.

BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon is about to go on trial on theft charges. Jury selection is scheduled to begin this morning.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release its draft strategy for restoring the Chesapeake Bay today. The federal agency gave bay watershed states its expectations last week of what is needed to restore the nation's largest estuary.

BALTIMORE (AP) One of the victims of the mass shooting at Fort Hood was a military physician assistant who lived in Havre de Grace. Lt. Col. Juanita Warman was 55 years old and leaves behind two daughters and six grandchildren.

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