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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) The Maryland General Assembly is entering its last day of this year's session with plenty of loose ends to address on high-profile legislation. The session ends at midnight today. The House and Senate still have to work out differences in high-profile initiatives against sex offenders this session.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Authorities have arrested a man and charged him with attempted murder after a vehicle driven by an Arundel County sheriff's deputy was fired on. Authorities say Rodney Divine was arrested yesterday morning after he fired a pistol at a sheriff's vehicle being driven by Sgt. Carl Schanberger

ESSEX, Md. (AP) A Census Bureau spokesman says a powdery substance inside an envelope at a data processing center outside Baltimore has been found to be harmless. One person was taken to a hospital after the powder was discovered Saturday with anxiety-related symptoms.

WASHINGTON (AP) Teacher salaries in the Washington area jumped by more than 40 percent over the past decade. The Washington Examiner reports that teachers in the Maryland suburbs have enjoyed the largest pay raises in the past 10 years.

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