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BALTIMORE (AP) Jurors in the theft trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon have recessed again without reaching a verdict. The jury left around 4:40 p.m. Monday after sending a note to the judge saying they had not completed deliberating but were "making progress."

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) The Maryland State Highway Administration says the Route 90 Bridge into Ocean City will reopen earlier than expected. The SHA says the Ocean City Expressway Bridge over the Assawoman Bay in Worcester County will reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) Federal prosecutors say two men have been sentenced for plotting to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. Thirty-six-year-old Otis Harris of Washington was sentenced to more than 23 years in prison and 38-year-old Jerry Bannister of Indian Head were sentenced to more than 18 years on Monday.

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Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

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