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    BALTIMORE (AP) Environment Maryland says a new report will document how global warming could lead to more extreme weather events. The group releases the new report today in Baltimore's Fells Point waterfront neighborhood, which was flooded by Hurricane Isabel in 2003.

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) Maryland officials say law enforcement and commercial pilots face more danger from blinding lasers from the ground. Maryland State police and Baltimore city and county police officials are gathering at Martin State Airport today to discuss actions they'll take to identify and prosecute people who target pilots with laser pointers.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) An 18-year-old convicted of assaulting a deputy sheriff who asked him to stop texting in a courtroom has been sentenced to a month in jail. Demonte Jones of Baltimore was sentenced yesterday.

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) The Army has a new test track in Maryland to help satisfy the need for speed and safety in war-fighting vehicles. The ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon at Aberdeen Proving Ground north of Baltimore marks the opening of the Pentagon's first contiguous, flat track for sustained high-speed vehicle testing.

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