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BALTIMORE (AP) Officials say they're investigating a large Chesapeake Bay fish kill but suspect cold weather and not water quality problems. The Maryland Department of the Environment says an estimated two million fish have been reported dead south of the Bay Bridge since last week, mainly juvenile spot.

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) Montgomery County Police say a woman who was raped in her apartment in June has been attacked again. Officers believe the suspect is the same man who raped an 86-year-old woman in a senior facility across the street from the woman's apartment in Germanton.

BALTIMORE (AP) A Delaware man reached a $1.7 million settlement Wednesday with a small Maryland parish that housed a pedophile priest who abused him in the 1980s. Attorneys in the case say that as part of the settlement, the parish will issue a public apology and acknowledge that Joseph Curry was molested by the late Reverend Edward Carley.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Ray Lewis knows there won't be many more chances to win another Super Bowl, so he has attached a sense of urgency to this year's playoff run. Now in his 15th season, the Baltimore Ravens linebacker begins what might be his last postseason in Kansas City this Sunday. (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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