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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A Maryland appeals court has ruled that suspicion is enough for police to conduct a strip search. The Court of Special Appeals issued the opinion last week, explaining why it overruled a lower court in October.

BALTIMORE (AP) Author Tom Clancy now owns an entire penthouse floor at an upscale Baltimore condominium complex. Clancy, author of thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games," first bought three condos at the Ritz-Carlton Residences, which were joined into one nearly 12,000 square-foot unit featuring four bedrooms and six baths.

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) A military court in Maryland is set to hear the case of an Army doctor charged with refusing to deploy to Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin says he doubts whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States and therefore questions his eligibility to be president.

BOSTON (AP) The mother of a North Carolina teenager authorities think may have stowed away in the wheel well of a jetliner before falling to the ground in suburban Boston says her son was afraid of heights. Jonette Washington -- who lives in Baltimore -- says 16-year-old Delvonte Tisdale had never flown in his life.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A developer says a temporary casino with 2,000 slot machines and a limited-menu bar would be built on the ground floor of a parking garage next to a shopping mall. The president of Cordish Cos. says it would open the first phase of its casino in the last quarter of 2011.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) State legislative analysts in Maryland say a proposal to freeze cost-of-living adjustments for retirees would be illegal. The analysts made their comments yesterday to members of Maryland's Public Employees and Retirees Benefits Commission.

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