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    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who was indicted by a federal grand jury in September, is no longer unopposed in November's election for his Senate seat. Sixty-three-year-old Jennifer Lowery-Bell is running as a Democratic write-in candidate.

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey attorney general's office says an abortion doctor was ``grossly negligent'' for transporting some patients to Maryland to take advantage of disparities in the two states' abortion laws. New Jersey is seeking to have Doctor Steven Brigham's license suspended or revoked.

    NEWARK, Del. (AP) New Castle County police say a Maryland man has been charged with theft after nearly $5,000 in stolen jewelry was recovered at cash-for-gold dealer. Police say the jewelry was stolen nearly two months ago from a home in New Castle and was taken to a dealer at Christiana Mall.

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Had Matt Birk chosen to use his Harvard degree in the business world, he probably would have a secure 9-to-5 office job that requires a suit and tie. Yet Birk pursued a career in the NFL. Now in his second year with the Baltimore Ravens after a long run with Minnesota, the 34-year-old Birk has no regrets.

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    Ann Meara, Half Of Husband-Wife Comedy Team, Dies At 85

    Ann Meara died Saturday in New York. She had a long varied career in show business and was one half of the 1960s comedy duo, Stiller and Meara. She was marred to Jerry Stiller. Her son is Ben Stiller.
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    How Dangerous Is Powdered Alcohol?

    Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
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    Obama Administration Forced To Defend Strategy Against ISIS In Iraq

    On this Memorial Day, the Obama administration finds itself defending its foreign policy strategy in Iraq where the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has captured the city of Ramadi.
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    For Aspiring Artists, Social Media Can Get Fans Too Close For Comfort

    The power of social media is that aspiring artists can essentially invite fans into their living rooms, but fans can sometimes overstay their welcome.

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