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BALTIMORE (AP) The developer whose gifts to former Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon led to a corruption scandal has moved his business out of state. The president of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association says Ronald Lipscomb is no longer doing business in Maryland and is working instead in D.C. and in Florida.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland Natural Resources Police say a 20-year-old Ocean City man is facing drunken boating charges after throwing beer cans at fellow boaters and yelling profanities at them. Authorities say Nicholas Shawn Basle is charged with disorderly conduct, operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol, underage possession of alcohol and littering on the waters of the state.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles were solely responsible for the Texas Rangers' last four-game losing streak. The Rangers arrive in Baltimore to begin a four-game series tonight.

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