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BALTIMORE (AP) Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he's considering whether to impose a 5 percent across-the-board cut in state aid for public education. Budget analysts say that step could save more than $200 million as Maryland confronts a $1.3 billion budget gap in 2011.

BALTIMORE (AP) The U.S. Senate has confirmed two new judges to the federal bench in Baltimore. Ellen Hollander and James Bredar have been confirmed as U.S. District Court judges.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Ravens spent the first 13 games of the season trying to get their passing game going. With the playoffs approaching, Baltimore is now finding the key to winning is a solid running game backed by defense after a 30-24 Ravens victory over New Orleans.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Members of a state employees benefits commission will begin voting on how to resolve large unfunded liabilities in Maryland's pension and health benefit system for state workers. The Public Employees' + Retirees' Benefits Commission meets today in Annapolis.

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) With weeks left in his first term, Maryland's Gov. O'Malley is hosting a series of forums as he shapes his administration's priorities in his second four years in office. The first of the five "Maryland Forward" forums is planned today in Gaithersburg.

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) Natural Resources Police fined two men who helped rescue a deer trapped in a frozen river because they didn't have life jackets or any floatation devices aboard their inflatable boat. Baltimore County fire and Natural Resources Police officers say James Hart of Jessup and Khalilalim Abusakran Jr. were on the scene, but officers told them to get off the waterway because they weren't wearing life jackets.

BRUNSWICK, Md. (AP) One man died and others were taken to hospitals after a house fire in Brunswick. Fire officials say a faulty chimney started the blaze in the home Saturday night.

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