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BALTIMORE (AP) A man who was beaten and stabbed in 2002 and then died this past June at a nursing home is being added to Baltimore's homicide count. Larry Staton is at least the fifth person wounded in prior years who has died this year from medical complications.

LAUREL, Md. (AP) A 9-year-old Virginia girl found a bone at a dinosaur park near Laurel, and the fossil is now going to the Smithsonian Institution. Gabrielle Block found the vertebra from a raptor's tail while visiting with her parents and younger sister.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 30, 2015

Folk music descends on Vienna this weekend. Elsewhere in Virginia, jazz music takes over a performing arts venue. 

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You Say Striped Bass, I Say Rockfish. What's In A Fish Name?

Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud.
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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Oculus Uses 'Henry' Premiere To Wet Appetites For Its Virtual Reality Headset

The virtual reality company Oculus is close to releasing a headset for games, movies and other entertainment. The company premiered an animated short called Henry that will come with the headsets.

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