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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) The Board of Public Works is scheduled to vote on a settlement in a legal case the state lost relating to Maryland's alcoholic beverage pricing regulations. The board is scheduled to vote today on $200,000 in attorney's fees due to the plaintiffs.

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) Flags are at half-staff across Maryland as the remains of a 21-year-old Marine corporal from Frederick are laid to rest. Cpl. Kurt Shea's funeral Mass is set for this morning at the Frederick Christian Fellowship complex. The radio operator was killed May 10.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) Metro officials say a man found dead on a rail car had boarded the train five hours earlier. Metro says the man boarded the red line train at the Twinbrook station in Rockville around 10:15 a.m. Monday. Officials say the train traveled to the Silver Spring station and then returned to Shady Grove station around noon.

LARGO, Md. (AP) Prince George's County residents could make a buck for buckling their seat belts. County police say officers and safety advocates will distribute $1 bills to drivers and passengers who have their seat belts fastened starting at noon today, near the Boulevard at the Capital Center in Largo.

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Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now being encouraged at some upscale, urban restaurants catering to wealthy, young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.
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