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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.

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    O'Keeffe Museum Acquires Rarely-Seen Work By The Famed Artist

    An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist's work.
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    We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Why

    Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
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    Power Plant Fight In Prince George's County

    A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.

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    Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

    The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

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