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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says recreational uses of the upper Potomac River should be avoided because recent rains have increased river levels. Natural resources officials say the advisory extends through Monday and includes creeks and streams feeding the upper Potomac.

BALTIMORE (AP) A New Jersey man being held in Yemen as a suspected member of al-Qaida spent two weeks working at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Maryland. Twenty-six-year-old Sharif Mobley is accused of killing one guard and wounding another while trying to escape from a hospital in Yemen.

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