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EASTON, Md. (AP) Easton Airport has received two federal grants totaling $1.5 million for repairs and upgrades. The money from the U.S. Department of Transportation will be used to replace and widen a tarmac; install a new drainage system under the tarmac; and trees will be cut to proper height requirements.

BALTIMORE (AP) Maryland has recorded its 45th death from swine flu. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says it reported the death of an adult from the Baltimore area to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday. The death occurred within the last week.

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