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BALTIMORE (AP) Three young men accused in the fatal shooting of a former Baltimore city councilman are set to go on trial today. Kenneth Harris was shot and killed in a robbery outside a jazz club in September 2008. He served on the council from 1999 to 2007.

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) Baltimore County emergency management officials say relocation of a water main and installation of a new storm drain may interrupt water service in Middle River. The work will begin about 8 p.m. today and continue through 6 a.m. tomorrow.

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) The Maryland State Highway Administration says all southbound lanes of Interstate 270 will be closed for brief periods early tomorrow morning in the Gaithersburg area so that crews can install an overhead sign structure. The SHA said Friday that all four lanes south of Exit 10 will be shut down for two, 15-minute intervals between midnight and 4 a.m.

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