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BALTIMORE (AP) Authorities have agreed to settle a 26-year-old lawsuit that accused Baltimore public schools of denying essential services to special education students. The preliminary deal would end court oversight of the city's special ed program and resolve the suit within two years.

BALTIMORE (AP) A Maryland utility is warning customers they can expected bigger gas and electric bills in March due to the February blizzards. Baltimore Gas and Electric says February was much colder than normal and that weather is the main factor driving up the March bills.

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Maryland and Notre Dame have announced plans to meet Nov. 12, 2011 at the Washington Redskins stadium. The last time they met, the Fighting Irish beat the Terrapins 22-0 in the 2002 Kickoff Classic at Giants Stadium.

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