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    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A new report says a teacher's slaying at a juvenile detention center resulted from "multiple systemic security failures." The Maryland Juvenile Justice Monitoring Unit report will be released today. Sixty-five-year-old Hannah Wheeling was found dead in February at the center. A boy who was 13 years old at the time is charged as a juvenile with homicide and attempted rape.

    BOWIE, Md. (AP) President Barack Obama will campaign in Maryland for Democratic Gov. O'Malley. Obama will speak at Bowie State University today.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland's highest court has ruled that a Baltimore police officer was not pursuing a criminal suspect when he hit a car while furtively investigating a suspected drug deal. The court found Officer Christopher John Schreyer is not immune from being sued by people in the car.

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