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    BALTIMORE (AP) A new study finds vision problems among Baltimore school students may often go uncorrected, even though vision screening is required by law for students through the first eight grades. The report says uncorrected vision is leaving many students at a disadvantage in the classroom.

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) Police in Hagerstown have charged two juveniles as adults after a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the chest with a pistol he found under a bed. The victim is in critical condition at Children's Hospital in Washington after the early morning shooting.

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