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    NORTH EAST, Md. (AP) Natural Resources Police have recovered the body of a Rising Sun man who was thrown from a boat when it hit a buoy in the Elk River last week. Officials found the body of 49-year-old Deforrest Wayne Timlin yesterday evening about 500 yards north of the accident site.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Gov. O'Malley has sworn in Maryland's first African-American woman appellate judge. Judge Michele Hotten is now a member of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the state's intermediate appellate court.

    BALTIMORE (AP) Maryland utility regulators will question Pepco executives on recent storm outages that have left many customers without power for days. Pepco executives are scheduled to appear this morning before the Maryland Public Service Commission in Baltimore.

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) A biotechnology services company says it's expanding its Frederick repository for cancer research specimens. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. of Waltham, Mass., plans to add more than 22,000 square feet to the Frederick site.

    BALTIMORE (AP) An advocacy group says it is pleased the interests of consumers will be protected under Baltimore Gas + Electric's revised smart meter program. BGE says it will go ahead with the program, which state regulators conditionally approved last week.

    (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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    Whales, Sea Turtles, Seals: The Unintended Catch Of Abandoned Fishing Gear

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