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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland lawmakers find themselves facing a daunting $2 billion deficit as the 2010 legislative session opens later this week. The state's budget crunch will play a prominent role in the 90-day session.

BALTIMORE (AP) State officials will be outlining plans on how to strengthen the cyber security industry in Maryland. Gov. O'Malley is scheduled to release a report today that's being touted as the state's first comprehensive inventory of the cyber security sector in Maryland.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Archdiocese of Baltimore says it has removed a priest from church duties following allegations of sexual misconduct. The archdiocese says the abuse allegedly occurred in the mid- to late-1980s while 62-year-old Father John Wielebski was serving at St. Dominic Church in Baltimore and the Monsignor Clare J. O'Dwyer Retreat House in Sparks. The priest denies the allegations.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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