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BALTIMORE (AP) Mayor Sheila Dixon, on trial for theft, is keeping up a busy public schedule when she is not in the courtroom. Over the weekend, Dixon is scheduled to appear at a high school fair, the dedication of a park, the distribution of turkeys and the Santa House lighting ceremony in the Inner Harbor.

BALTIMORE (AP) A funeral Mass has been scheduled for an Army Reservist from Baltimore who was killed in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan. The funeral for Spc. Christopher James Coffland will take place on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

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