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EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) Fire has charred the wood beams and melted Tiffany-style glass lamps at the Old Stein Inn restaurant in Edgewater after a three-alarm blaze over the holiday weekend. The restaurant, which was open for 28 years, has been closed indefinitely. Co-owner Mike Selinger says he plans to reopen.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) The remains of a U.S. Marine from western Maryland are coming home from the war in Afghanistan. The Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office in Dover, Del., says the remains of Lance Cpl. Maung Htaik were scheduled for return to Dover Air Force Base this afternoon. The Air Force lists his hometown as Hagerstown.

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Baltimore Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon has surrendered to Dominican police for questioning about a fatal shooting New Year's Eve. The Dominican pitcher arrived at national police headquarters today.

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