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BALTIMORE (AP) A jury in Baltimore is in its sixth day of deliberations in the public corruption trial of Mayor Sheila Dixon. Prosecutors have accused Dixon of misappropriating gift cards donated for needy families, a charge her lawyers deny.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland's comptroller says he'll push for legislation in the upcoming General Assembly session to require all high school seniors to take a course in financial literacy. He says the recession convinced him that personal finance is a must course for seniors.

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