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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A state panel has approved more than $361 million in spending reductions and reversions recommended by Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to help meet Maryland's budget shortfall. The cuts were higher than the $300 million in revisions that had been expected.

WHEATON, Md. (AP) Montgomery County police say the death of a man whose body was found in the road early today is a homicide. Police identified the victim as 34-year-old Samuel Dejesus Chacon of New Carrollton.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs will miss Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts because of a knee injury. Ravens coach John Harbaugh says Suggs has a sprained ligament in his right knee.

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