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CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) Statues depicting Don Pedro, a famed Spanish ram imported by E.I. DuPont, will once again grace the entrance to a former DuPont estate. A pair of Don Pedro statues were stolen in September from the entrance to the estate, which is now home to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-Horn Point Laboratory.

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) A group of watermen plan to meet Wednesday to decide if they will split from the Maryland Watermen's Association and create their own regional group. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Church Creek Firehouse in Church Creek.

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