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TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) U.S. Park Police have released the name of a man hit and killed by two U.S. Secret Service vehicles. Police say 53-year-old Larry Moore of Temple Hills died after being hit early yesterday on the Suitland Parkway near Naylor Road.

ADELPHI, Md. (AP) The University System of Maryland is defying a legislative call to regulate pornography on campus. The Board of Regents voted against creating a policy yesterday, saying it would be impossible to enforce and would provoke costly free-speech lawsuits.

BALTIMORE (AP) Lawyers are expected to make opening statements today in the trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon are expected today. She's accused stealing gift cards donated for needy families.

SYKESVILLE, Md. (AP) Prison inmates will launder some 5,000 bras donated to raise funds for Susan G. Komen For The Cure, a foundation that supports breast cancer awareness and research. The bras will be washed today at the laundry plant at the Central Maryland Correctional Facility in Sykesville.

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