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BALTIMORE (AP) A Johns Hopkins Hospital doctor who was shot by a patient's son has been released from the hospital. A hospital spokeswoman says 45-year-old Dr. David Cohen of Cockeysville went home last night. Cohen was shot in the abdomen on Sept. 16.

BALTIMORE (AP) Organizers of a rally for the Chesapeake Bay say hundreds are expected to turn out at the National Aquarium in Baltimore tonight. Environment Maryland says the rally is being held to call on state leaders to fully support Maryland's proposed bay restoration strategy.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland will become the eighth state where drivers can't talk on a handheld cell phone under a new law that takes effect this week. Drivers could be fined $40 for first violations and $100 for subsequent ones.

BEL AIR, Md. (AP) A judge has thrown out charges against a Maryland man who videotaped his traffic stop by a plainclothes state trooper and posted the video on YouTube. Anthony Graber had been indicted under Maryland's wiretapping law. Maryland requires the consent of both parties to record a private conversation.

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