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WASHINGTON (AP) The government reports its first estimate of the third quarter gross domestic product today. Economists predict it will show the economy grew at a 2 percent annual rate from July to September. President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the economy at campaign stops in Maryland and Virginia today.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) A Vermont man has been arrested in Montgomery County on charges that he sexually abused a girl in her home from 1999 to 2001. Police say the victim was a 10-year-old student of Fernando Asturizaga's at a private school in Prince George's County.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) The National Archives says it's cooperating with a theft investigation involving a retired employee. The search of longtime Archives employee Leslie Waffen's home came as two government audits found problems with the Archives' record management and security.

BALTIMORE (AP) A 47-year-old Baltimore man is accused of impersonating a police officer in order to molest a 14-year-old boy. Police are concerned there may be other victims, in part because Mark Citro volunteered at a school near his home.

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Chicago Police Chief Firing And Efforts To Boost Public Trust Of Police Nationwide

Chicago's mayor fires the city's police chief amid protests over the response to the police killing of a black teenager. An update on efforts to boost public trust in police forces across the country.

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