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BALTIMORE (AP) Prosecutors in former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon's perjury case are putting the spoils of their efforts on eBay. An Xbox 360 video game console seized during a raid on Dixon's home is for sale. As of this afternoon, the highest bid was $660. Potential buyers have until March 18th to bid on the Xbox.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) A new report from the Montgomery County inspector general's office says the county made more than $600,000 in no-bid payments to nine companies involved in a controversial tuition-assistance program. Inspector General Thomas J. Dagley says better guidelines and monitoring are needed.

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