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    BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore police say a man became distraught as a doctor briefed on his mother's condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital and shot the doctor. The man later shot and killed himself and his mother in her hospital room.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland revenue estimates have been revised upward by $88.6 million for fiscal year 2011. The Board of Revenue Estimates today revised the state's general fund revenue estimate to $13.1 billion for fiscal year 2011.

    WASHINGTON (AP) Delaware's GOP Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell is scheduled to speak at the conservative Family Research Council's fifth annual Values Voter Summit in Washington. The chairman of the group's political action committee, Tony Perkins, says O'Donnell will speak at the event tomorrow afternoon.

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) The main reason Maryland is undefeated after two games is the same reason the Terrapins lost three of four last September. Defense. The Terps should get a much better indication of the defense's progress Saturday against Number 21 West Virginia on the road.

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    Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

    McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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    QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Presidents And Food?

    It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
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    Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

    Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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    Police Use Fingertip Replicas To Unlock A Murder Victim's Phone

    Michigan State University engineers tried 3-D-printed fingertips and special conductive replicas of the victim's fingerprints to crack the biometric lock on his Samsung Galaxy phone.

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