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BALTIMORE (AP)Federal prosecutors say the getaway car driver in the 2008 robbery of an armored vehicle that netted $105,000 has been sentenced. Fifty-year-old Charles Witherspoon of Baltimore was sentenced to 15 years in prison today.

BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon says the city will receive $6.37 million of federal stimulus funds from the Department of Energy. She announced yesterday that $1 million of the funds would go to community and nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing cost-saving energy improvements in neighborhood centers.

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