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HANOVER, Md. (AP) Mailroom workers are expected back at work today after two small packages exploded when they were opened at state government buildings in Maryland. Explosive material wasn't found in either package that ignited yesterday and authorities aren't sure if other dangerous packages are out there.

BALTIMORE (AP) A man accused of plotting to kill military personnel with a car bomb is scheduled for a court appearance. Antonio Martinez will appear in U.S. District Court for an arraignment this morning and is expected to plead not guilty.

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) Salisbury police have charged a man with attempted murder in the shooting of a taxi cab driver. Twenty-year-old Shamale Goslee of Salisbury was taken into custody this week after the shooting.

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