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Arrest Made For Alleged Sexual Assault In 1999

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Fernando Asturizaga, 44, was arrested in Montpelier, Vt., yesterday and extradited to Montgomery County. Police have accused him of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl starting in 1999.

The girl was a student at a private school in Prince George's County where Asturizaga worked. Police say he first assaulted the girl when he babysat for her at her residence in Silver Spring in 1999. A second alleged incident occurred later in Bethesda.

Asturizaga faces two charges of rape and six charges of second-degree sex offense.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Squeezed By Drought, California Farmers Switch To Less Thirsty Crops

Water scarcity is leading farmers away from planting staples and towards planting higher-value, lower-water specialty crops. Think wine grapes and pomegranates instead of citrus and avocados.
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Obama's Trip To Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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