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BALTIMORE (AP) The judge in Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon's theft trial has dismissed two of the seven charges against her. A judge ruled the evidence was insufficient to proceed with charges related to gift cards provided by the mayor's former boyfriend, developer Ronald Lipscomb.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) The Montgomery County Council has approved a bill that would force chain restaurants to post calorie counts on their menus. The measure was approved today and the regulations would take effect in July 2010.

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