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BALTIMORE (AP) Federal agents have found more drugs aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that employees allegedly used to smuggle narcotics into the United States. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a drug-sniffing dog found two packages of heroin and one package of cocaine on the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas. ]

BALTIMORE (AP) Irene Bennett Reid, mother of former Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke, has died at Sinai Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman says. Reid was 78. Reid, who was the stepmother of the Reverend Frank Reid the Third, pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, died today.

TOWSON, Md. (AP) The Towson University basketball team should have a new home in 2013. The school hopes to break ground on a new arena in May and expects the project to be complete by spring 2013.

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